[R]uling in the fear of God, is like the light of morning ... gleaming from the rain on the grassy land. Photo by Maddy Baker on Unsplash; licensed under CC0.
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Christ the King
John 18:33-37 Commentary
by Lucy Lind Hogan
In 1925, Pope Pius XI instituted a new liturgical observance, the Feast of Christ the King.
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Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14 Commentary
by Roger Nam
Since the earliest churches, Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14 have informed a wider picture of the person of Jesus of Nazareth, particularly aspects of his divine being.
2 Samuel 23:1-7 Commentary
by Kathryn M. Schifferdecker
On this Christ the King Sunday, we hear about the ideal king from the “sweet singer of Israel,” himself, King David. Like Jacob (Genesis 49) and Moses (Deuteronomy 33) before him, David before ...
Psalm 93 Commentary
by Beth L. Tanner
Today’s psalm gives the opportunity to provide some content to the phrase “God is King” or “LORD is King.”1
Revelation 1:4b-8 Commentary
by Katherine A. Shaner
Revelation is not a script for the end of the world.
The True Kingdom
by Karoline Lewis
November 25, 2018
Dear Working Preachers, many of you also listen to Working Preacher’s weekly podcast, Sermon Brainwave. As a result, you know that I am an adder. That is, add a few verses ...
Sermon Brainwave #634 - Ordinary 34 (Christ the King / Reign of Christ Sunday)
Discussion on texts for Christ the King / Reign of Christ Sunday (Nov. 25, 2018): (Gospel) John 18:33-37; (First Reading) Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14; (Semi-continuous First Reading) 2 Samuel 23:1-7; Psalm 93; (Second Reading) Revelation 1:4b-8. Recorded at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn., for Working Preacher.