JESUS MAFA. The birth of Jesus with shepherds, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, Tenn.
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Get ready for Narrative Lectionary Year 4 (Gospel of John). Walk through major themes for fall and spring and gain practical planning resources.
Christmas Eve: Nativity of Our Lord
Christmas Day: Nativity of Our Lord (II)
First Sunday of Christmas
Luke 2:1-14 [15-20] Commentary
by Ron Allen
From Luke’s theological-narrative point of view, Luke 2:1-20 is a single unit.
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Isaiah 9:2-7 Commentary
by Gennifer Benjamin Brooks
The propensity of too many preachers is to take a hop, skip, and jump over the challenges that underlie this text and go directly to the salvific reality of Jesus the Christ.
Psalm 96 Commentary
by Joel LeMon
God’s rule extends to everyone, everywhere, and for all time.
The Need for Christmas Preaching
by Karoline Lewis
December 24, 2015
Dear Working Preachers,
Why preach on Christmas? Why indeed? I mean, you’ve got the carols and the candles; the special music and the story itself; the festive attire and ...
SB453 - Nativity of Our Lord (Christmas Eve)
Discussion on texts for Christmas Eve (Dec. 24, 2015): (Gospel) Luke 2:1-14 [15-20]; (First Reading) Isaiah 9:2-7; (Psalm) Psalm 96; (Second Reading) Titus 2:11-14.