Tissot, James Jacques Joseph. Lost Drachma, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, Tenn. Original source.
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Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 15:1-10 Commentary
by Lois Malcolm
The fifteenth chapter of Luke consists of three parables: the Lost Sheep (verses 3-7); the Lost Coin (verses 8-10); and the Prodigal Son (verses 11-32).
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Exodus 32:7-14 Commentary
by Brian C. Jones
The exchange between the LORD and Moses in Exodus 32:7–14 follows Israel’s greatest moment of failure, the golden calf incident, Israel’s paradigmatic sin.
Jeremiah 4:11-12, 22-28 Commentary
by Alphonetta Wines
It’s bad enough when one knows one has a problem.
Psalm 51:1-10 Commentary
by Nancy deClaissé-Walford
Psalm 51 is classified as an individual lament in which a single voice cries out to God for deliverance from a life-threatening situation.
1 Timothy 1:12-17 Commentary
by Christian A. Eberhart
First Timothy provides guidance for church life; hence, this letter is counted among the Pastoral Epistles.
by David Lose
September 15, 2013
Dear Working Preacher,
Here’s the question that’s been rumbling around in my head since reading this passage: Can you be righteous and still lost?
Brainwave 312 - Lectionary Texts for September 15, 2013
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, Rolf Jacobson, and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost (Ordinary 24): Luke 15:1-10; Exodus 32:7-14; Jeremiah 4:11-12, 22-28 (Semicontinuous); Psalm 51:1-10; and 1 Timothy 1:12-17