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The Sermon Brainwave and Narrative Lectionary podcasts for Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday are now posted. Blessings as you prepare to preach through Holy Week.
Twenty-Sixth Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 21:5-19 Commentary
by Richard Swanson
This is a scene that ought not to have been cut so short.
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Malachi 4:1-2a Commentary
by Steed Davidson
This passage from Malachi is typical fire and brimstone scripture.
Isaiah 65:17-25 Commentary
by Corrine Carvalho
Two Sundays ago, the lectionary included a reading from Isaiah in which God condemns the temple worship of the elite.
Psalm 98 Commentary
by Eric Mathis
It was Dorothy Day who wrote, “Whenever I felt the beauty of the world in song or story, in the material universe around me, or glimpsed it in human love, I wanted to cry out with joy. The Psalms ...
2 Thessalonians 3:6-13 Commentary
by Mariam Kamell
“The one who is unwilling to work, shall not eat” (2 Ths 3:10; NIV2011).
A Public Works Project
by David Lose
November 17, 2013
Dear Working Preacher,
For more than five years we’ve worked hard to provide you with trusted and helpful resources at this website. Commentaries, podcasts, articles, videos, ...
Brainwave 323 - Twenty-sixth Sunday after Pentecost
Discussion on texts for the Twenty-sixth Sunday after Pentecost (Nov. 17, 2013): (Gospel) Luke 21:5-19; (1st Reading) Malachi 4:1-2a; (Semi-continuous 1st Reading) Isaiah 65:17-25; Psalm 98; (2nd Reading) 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13.