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Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost
Mark 10:2-16 Commentary
by Philip Ruge-Jones
Beware this week.
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Genesis 2:18-24 Commentary
by Juliana Claassens
Genesis 2:18-24 is a fascinating text that throughout the centuries has done much harm.
Job 1:1; 2:1-10 Commentary
by W. Dennis Tucker, Jr.
Most readers come to the book of Job with the issue of theodicy at the fore; they desperately want nothing more than to understand why bad things happen to good people.
Psalm 8 Commentary
by Matthew Stith
This psalm of praise is unique in the Psalter in that it is addressed directly to the Lord throughout.1
Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12 Commentary
by Craig R. Koester
This week’s second lesson begins a series of readings from the Epistle to the Hebrews.
The Divorce Text
by Karoline Lewis
October 07, 2018
There are certain texts that once read out loud in worship, in the midst of a faith community, demand then to be preached. The lection from Mark this week is one of those texts. ...
Sermon Brainwave #626 - Ordinary 27 (Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost)
Discussion on texts for Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost (Oct. 7, 2018): (Gospel) Mark 10:2-16; (First Reading) Genesis 2:18-24; (Semi-continuous First Reading) Job 1:1; 2:1-10; Psalm 8; (Second Reading) Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12. Recorded at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn., for Working Preacher.