Volterra, Daniele da, ca. 1509-1566. Prophet Elijah on Mount Horeb, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, Tenn. Original source: http://yorckproject.de
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Fifth Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 8:26-39 Commentary
by Lucy Lind Hogan
Groucho Marx once famously observed that he would never want to be a part of a club that would accept him as a member.
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Isaiah 65:1-9 Commentary
by Michael J. Chan
This text has three major movements: God’s patient suffering at the hands of a recalcitrant people (Isaiah 65:1-5), God’s decision to judge (Isaiah 65:6-7), and the merciful promise to save ...
1 Kings 19:1-4[5-7]8-15a Commentary
by Terence E. Fretheim
These verses in First Kings have long captured the imagination of interpreters, especially the phrase: “the still, small voice” or “a sound sheer silence” (19:12).
Psalm 22:19-28 Commentary
by Jin H. Han
This psalm selection begins with a sharp transition calling upon God (“But you, O LORD,” v. 19a).
Galatians 3:23-29 Commentary
by Alicia Vargas
In our text for this week, Paul seeks among other things to situate the Jewish law in God’s plan, God’s timeline, vis-à-vis God’s promise to Abraham and God’s giving the gift ...
Naked No More
by Karoline Lewis
June 19, 2016
This past week I taught the Core 1 course in Luther Seminary’s Doctor of Ministry in Biblical Preaching program. The Core 1 course is the first class the students take, “Preaching ...
SB488 - Fifth Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 12)
Discussion on texts for Fifth Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 12) (June 19, 2016): (Gospel) Luke 8:26-39;(First Reading) Isaiah 65:1-9; (Alternate First Reading)
1 Kings 19:1-4[5-7]8-15a; Psalm 22:19-28; (Second Reading) Galatians 3:23-29.