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Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 18:15-20 Commentary
by Stanley Saunders
The sayings on binding and loosing in Matthew 18:18 (and 16:19) have presented a puzzle that resists precise resolution.
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Ezekiel 33:7-11 Commentary
by Charles L. Aaron, Jr.
In bizarre (Ezekiel 1), devastating (Ezekiel 15), and even graphic (Ezekiel 16 and 23) terms, the prophet has spoken words of judgment against Judah.
Exodus 12:1-14 Commentary
by Casey Thornburgh Sigmon
Wherever you live right now, it is probably Egypt in some way or another.
Psalm 119:33-40 Commentary
by Nancy deClaissé-Walford
Psalm 119 is a massive alphabetic acrostic, in which its 176 verses are divided into stanzas of eight verses, each of which begins with a successive letter of the Hebrew alphabet.1
Romans 13:8-14 Commentary
by Kyle Fever
This passage, part of the larger section of Romans 12-15, has traditionally been called the ethical outworking of Paul’s presentation of the gospel in Romans 1-11, or the paraenesis section.
God Is With Us
by Karoline Lewis
September 10, 2017
For many churches, this coming Sunday is the start of the fall schedule, a return to the programming and activities that create the hum of the church which falls silent during the ...
SB557 - Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 23)
Discussion on Revised Common Lectionary texts for Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Sept. 10, 2017): (Gospel) Matthew 18:15-20; (1st Reading) Ezekiel 33:7-11; (Semi-continuous 1st Reading) Exodus 12:1-14; Psalm 119:33-40; (2nd Reading) Romans 13:8-14. Recorded at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn., for WorkingPreacher.org.