"Abraham and Isaac," John August Swanson. Used by permission from the artist.
Image © by John August Swanson. Artwork held in the Luther Seminary Fine Arts Collection, St. Paul, Minn.
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Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 21:23-32 Commentary
by Ira Brent Driggers
In my posting last week, I referred to Jesus' ministry as "a gracious transformation, a divine reclamation, of the world."
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Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32 Commentary
by Anathea Portier-Young
"The parents have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge" (Ezekiel 18:1).
Exodus 17:1-7 Commentary
by Nancy deClaissé-Walford
Exodus 17 records the fourth occurrence of "complaining" by the Israelites in the early days after the exodus from Egypt.
Philippians 2:1-13 Commentary
by David E. Fredrickson
Philippians 2:6 might be translated: "He did not regard snatching as worthy of a god."
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Brainwave 019: Lectionary Texts for 28 September 2008
September 28, 2008
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, David Lose and Matthew Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for 28 September 2008:Ezek 18:1-4, 25-32, Ex 17:1-7, Phil 2:1-13, Matt 21:33-46.