"Peaceable Kingdom," 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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Fourth Sunday of Advent
Christmas Eve: Nativity of Our Lord
Luke 1:26-38 Commentary
by Karoline Lewis
To Be Regarded...
The Annunciation to Mary is a remarkable text.
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2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16 Commentary
by Elna K. Solvang
Royal hope and an undisturbed place
The opening chapters of 2 Samuel describe protracted and bloody conflict over kingship between David and Saul's son Ishbaal, assisted by their respective armies.
Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26 Commentary
by W. Dennis Tucker, Jr.
At the heart of Psalm 89 is the question of faithfulness.
Romans 16:25-27 Commentary
by Dirk G. Lange
The letter to the Romans begins and ends in unusual ways for Paul.
by David Lose
December 18, 2011
Dear Working Preacher,
I want to ask you a question, and I suspect that much of your success as a preacher hangs on how you answer it. Nervous? :) Don't be; it's really quite simple: ...
Brainwave 209: Lectionary Texts for Dec. 18, 2011.
Join Profs. Rolf Jacobson, Karoline Lewis, David Lose, and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for Advent 4: 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16, Luke 1:46b-55 (52) or Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26 (1), Romans 16:25-27, Luke 1:26-38