"Abraham and Isaac," John August Swanson. Used by permission from the artist.
Image © by John August Swanson. Artwork held in the Luther Seminary Fine Arts Collection, St. Paul, Minn.
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The Sermon Brainwave and Narrative Lectionary podcasts for Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday are now posted. Blessings as you prepare to preach through Holy Week.
Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 21:23-32 Commentary
by Ira Brent Driggers
In my posting last week, I referred to Jesus' ministry as "a gracious transformation, a divine reclamation, of the world."
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Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32 Commentary
by Anathea Portier-Young
"The parents have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge" (Ezekiel 18:1).
Exodus 17:1-7 Commentary
by Nancy deClaissé-Walford
Exodus 17 records the fourth occurrence of "complaining" by the Israelites in the early days after the exodus from Egypt.
Philippians 2:1-13 Commentary
by David E. Fredrickson
Philippians 2:6 might be translated: "He did not regard snatching as worthy of a god."
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Brainwave 019: Lectionary Texts for 28 September 2008
September 28, 2008
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, David Lose and Matthew Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for 28 September 2008:Ezek 18:1-4, 25-32, Ex 17:1-7, Phil 2:1-13, Matt 21:33-46.