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Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 22:15-22 Commentary
by Raj Nadella
No one would have expected the Pharisees and the Herodians to come together on the issue of taxation.
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Isaiah 45:1-7 Commentary
by Christopher B. Hays
Can a community of faith benefit from a champion who does not even know God?
Exodus 33:12-23 Commentary
by Vanessa Lovelace
Can one bargain with God? According to the narrative in Exodus 33:12-23, the answer is yes!
Psalm 96:1-9 [10-13] Commentary
by Nancy Koester
Psalm 96 is for royalty. It should start with timpani and end with a trumpet. (If you don’t have a drummer or trumpeter handy, read on.)1
1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 Commentary
by Michael Joseph Brown
If anything, this letter is about relationship and imitation. Paul makes this clear from the beginning.1
by Rolf Jacobson
October 18, 2020
Thank you for what you do to preach the Word of God, in season and out of season.
Thank you for proclaiming the counter reality of God’s kingdom in a world that is in rebellion ...
Brainwave 747: Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost (Ordinary 29A)
Join Profs. Rolf Jacobson, Karoline Lewis, Joy J. Moore, and Matt Skinner for a conversation on the Revised Common Lectionary texts for October 18, 2020 (Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost - Ordinary 29A). Recorded via Zoom on September 16, 2020, for Working Preacher. Watch video version at https://youtu.be/lLGI9ijT6KU