"Zacchaeus (Misereor Hunger Cloth - Ethiopia)," Alemayehu Bizuneh. Used by permission from the artist.
Image © by Alemayehu Bizuneh. Artwork held in the Luther Seminary Fine Arts Collection, St. Paul, Minn.
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Sign up today for five Narrative Lectionary study webcasts. The first session on Sept.-Nov. texts is available June 9, 2017.
All Saints Day
Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 19:1-10 Commentary
by Meda Stamper
Following on last week’s parable, we find another story of a tax collector and a sinner and of God’s intention to seek and to save the lost.
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Isaiah 1:10-18 Commentary
by Corrine Carvalho
Scandals: they are part of human experience, and, unfortunately, churches are not immune to them.
Habakkuk 1:1-4, 2:1-4 Commentary
by Karl Jacobson
“I resolved to expound this prophet Habakkuk so that he, too, may finally come to light and that his contents may be learned…”
Psalm 32:1-7 Commentary
by Fred Gaiser
Who knew? The ancient psalmist was a clinical therapist, saying in effect, “Don’t hold in your pain, or it will eat you alive!”
2 Thessalonians 1:1-4, 11-12 Commentary
by Mariam Kamell
When I was young, a cousin and I were pen pals for about four years.
Zacchaeus and the Reformation
by David Lose
November 03, 2013
A Quick Note: Because I am writing on the All Saints' passage this year, Workng Preacher, I've posted here the commentary I wrote on the Zaccheaus passage three years ago. It happened ...
Brainwave 320 - Lectionary Texts for November 3, 2013
Discussion on texts for the Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost: (Gospel) Luke 19:1-10; (1st Reading) Isaiah 1:10-18; (Semi-continuous 1st Reading) Habakkuk 1:1-4, 2:1-4; Psalm 32:1-7; (2nd Reading) 2 Thessalonians 1:1-4, 11-12.
A separate podcast (Sermon Brainwave 321) is available for All Saints texts.