JESUS MAFA. Healing of the ten lepers, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, Tenn.
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Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 17:11-19 Commentary
by Meda Stamper
The story of the grateful Samaritan offers us another image of who and what matters to Jesus and should, therefore, matter to us.
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2 Kings 5:1-3, 7-15c Commentary
by Roger Nam
“How can we pray for you?”
Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7 Commentary
by Garrett Galvin
Jeremiah’s words here astonish, and yet they fulfill what he has proclaimed.
Psalm 111 Commentary
by Walter C. Bouzard
Following an initial doxological summons to “praise the LORD” (hallu yah), the psalmist composed Psalm 111 in the acrostic form.
2 Timothy 2:8-15 Commentary
by Matt Skinner
If Timothy hasn’t yet figured out that success in his ministry isn’t predicated on his creativity and insight, this part of the letter might fix that.
by David Lose
October 13, 2013
Dear Working Preacher,
I think we are in sore need of thanksgiving.
Take a look around. There is plenty of cause to be worried: too much unemployment; a gridlocked ...
Brainwave 316 - Lectionary Texts for October 13, 2013
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, David Lose, and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost (Ordinary 28): Luke 17:11-19; 2 Kings 5:1-3, 7-15c; Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7 (Semicontinuous); Psalm 111; and 2 Timothy 2:8-15