"Two Sons," James Janknegt. Used by permission from the artist.
Image © by James Janknegt. Artwork held in the Luther Seminary Fine Arts Collection, St. Paul, Minn.
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All Saints Day
Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 6:20-31 Commentary
by David Tiede
Saints are "holy ones" (Greek: hagioi), the "blessed of God" (Greek: makarioi: Luke 6:20-22). But who are they really?
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Daniel 7:1-3, 15-18 Commentary
by Fred Gaiser
Daniel Chapter 7: four great beasts, resembling a winged lion, a tusked bear, a four-headed leopard, and a ten-horned and iron-toothed monster.
Psalm 149 Commentary
by Hans Wiersma
This is a great psalm to preach on when you want to exhort your flock to (a) give praise to the Lord, (b) to sing a new song, and/or (c) to take up the sword in order to execute vengeance on the nations ...
Ephesians 1:11-23 Commentary
by Sally A. Brown
The final phrases of a Jewish-styled opening berakah prayer of blessing join in this text to a Christocentric thanksgiving in "prayer report" form.
For All the Saints
by David Lose
November 07, 2010
Dear Working Preacher,
If there ever was a festival day that invited a change of readings, surely it's All Saints! It's not so much that the appointed texts are wrong, but more ...
Brainwave 143: ALL SAINTS Texts for the 7th of November 2010
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, David Lose, and Matt Skinner,for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for All Saints Day.