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Get inspired to preach more effective sermons in these trying times at the Craft of Preaching conference Oct. 5-7, featuring Joy J. Moore, Kenyatta R. Gilbert, and Jared E. Alcántara.
Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Mark 9:38-50 Commentary
by Micah D. Kiel
In Mark 9:38, John directs a comment towards Jesus on behalf of the disciples that is the epitome of myopia
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Numbers 11:4-6, 10-16, 24-29 Commentary
by Margaret Odell
No sooner have the Israelites set out from Mount Sinai than the complaining begins.
Esther 7:1-6, 9-10; 9:20-22 Commentary
by Kathryn M. Schifferdecker
Preaching from the book of Esther is not for the faint-hearted.
Psalm 19:7-14 Commentary
by James K. Mead
As a college professor of biblical studies, I consistently find that the most important question for the course is: What kind of book is the Bible?
James 5:13-20 Commentary
by James Boyce
“In fulfillment of God’s purposes … ” That’s how the opening verses of James have described the purposive nature of God’s “generous acts of giving” and God’s ...
On Seeing Yourself
by Karoline Lewis
September 27, 2015
“We saw someone….” That’s how a lot of judgment starts, doesn’t it? "Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we tried to stop ...
SB437 - Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Ordinary 26)
Discussion on texts for Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Ordinary 26; Sept. 27, 2015): (Gospel) Mark 9:38-50; (First Reading) Numbers 11:4-6, 10-16, 24-29; (Semicontinuous First Reading) Esther 7:1-6, 9-10; 9:20-22; Psalm 19:7-14; (Second Reading) James 5:13-20.