"Chora Church mosaic," Byzantium.
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Looking for Lenten midweek inspiration? Read Karoline Lewis's five-part preaching series on the I AM statements in the Gospel of John.
Christmas Eve: Nativity of Our Lord
Christmas Day: Nativity of Our Lord (II)
Christmas Day: Nativity of Our Lord (III)
Luke 2:1-14 [15-20] Commentary
by Ginger Barfield
This text should carry a warning statement for those of us who dare to preach from it.1
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Isaiah 9:2-7 Commentary
by Terence E. Fretheim
Isaiah 9:1 is not a part of the lectionary text, but helps put this Christmas Eve text in historical and literary context.1
Psalm 96 Commentary
by Rolf Jacobson
The Lord is king!1
Titus 2:11-14 Commentary
by Elisabeth Johnson
This passage stands out as a theological gem in the midst of the moral exhortations of Titus.1
The Meaning of Christmas
by Karoline Lewis
December 24, 2016
Merry Christmas, Dear Working Preachers.
I hope you will be forgiving of a rather personal perspective on Christmas for this week’s column. Yet, I do have a rationale for ...
SB516 - Christmas Eve
Discussion on Revised Common Lectionary texts for Christmas Eve (Dec. 24, 2016): (Gospel) Luke 2:1-14 [15-20]; (1st Reading) Isaiah 9:2-7; Psalm 96; (2nd Reading) Titus 2:11-14. Recorded at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn., for WorkingPreacher.org.