"Prodigal Son," Chuck Hoffman. Used by permission from the artist.
Image © by Chuck Hoffman. Artwork held in the Luther Seminary Fine Arts Collection, St. Paul, Minn.
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Fourth Sunday in Lent
Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32 Commentary
by Matt Skinner
Hearing this parable can be like hearing from a longtime friend. Strong memories rush in, and we are eager to resume conversation with a familiar voice.
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Joshua 5:9-12 Commentary
by W. Dennis Tucker, Jr.
Even though the Old Testament reading for this week is brief, it plays a critical role within the book of Joshua.
Psalm 32 Commentary
by Paul S. Berge
The Hebrew Psalter is a marvelous resource for a living response to the God who has created us and redeems us in Jesus Christ.
2 Corinthians 5:16-21 Commentary
by Holly Hearon
As I read through this passage, I am struck by how many of the verses have been pulled out of context for use as catchy 'one liners':
The Prodigal Son and the Country of God
by David Lose
March 14, 2010
Dear Working Preacher,
Every once in a while you get a glimpse into another country, the country of God. Oh, I know, sometimes it's called "kingdom," but that seems so archaic, ...
Brainwave 107: Lectionary Texts for 14 March 2010
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, David Lose and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for the Fourth Sunday in Lent.