Unidentified Flemish painter. Rich and Poor, or, War and Peace, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, Tenn. Original source.
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Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 16:1-13 Commentary
by Lois Malcolm
Any commentator will tell you that this is a difficult text.
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Amos 8:4-7 Commentary
by Karl Jacobson
The old truism that “pride goes before the fall” (Proverbs 16:18) is, at least for Amos, gospel truth.
Jeremiah 8:18-9:1 Commentary
by Garrett Galvin
Jeremiah demonstrates to us the confidence of the Israelite.
Psalm 113 Commentary
by Nancy deClaissé-Walford
Psalm 113 is the third psalm in a group of psalms in Book Five known as the hallelujah psalms (Psalms 111-118).
1 Timothy 2:1-7 Commentary
by Christian A. Eberhart
The passage in 1 Timothy 2:1-7 consists of two units.
Money, Relationships, and Jesus' Most Confusing Parable
by David Lose
September 22, 2013
Dear Working Preacher,
If you’re not sure what to make of this parable, take some comfort -- I’m not sure Luke was either! Consider that there are at least ...
Brainwave 313 - Lectionary Texts for September 22, 2013
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, David Lose, Rolf Jacobson, and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Ordinary 25): Luke 16:1-13; Amos 8:4-7; Jeremiah 8:18--9:1 (Semicontinuous); Psalm 113; and 1 Timothy 2:1-7