St. Vitale - Abraham and the Three Angels (detail), from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, Tenn. Original source: Images donated by Patout Burns, Vanderbilt University.
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Second Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 9:35-10:8 [9-23] Commentary
by Colin Yuckman
The parallel pattern of behavior between Jesus and his apostles is nowhere more striking than in Matthew's Gospel.
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Exodus 19:2-8a Commentary
by Callie Plunket-Brewton
In Exodus 19, the children of Israel arrive at the beginning place, Mount Sinai.
Genesis 18:1-15 [21:1-7] Commentary
by Kathryn M. Schifferdecker
The story for this week is for those who think there is no humor in the Bible.
Psalm 100 Commentary
by Joel LeMon
Psalm 100 tells us to shout it out.
Romans 5:1-8 Commentary
by Elizabeth Shively
We often talk of hope as wishful thinking: “I hope it won’t rain”; “I hope I win the lottery”; “I hope my team wins the Super Bowl” but Paul’s concept of ...
The Laborers Are Few
by Karoline Lewis
June 18, 2017
“Cure the sick, raise the dead, cleanse the lepers, cast out demons.” What would the world look like if the primary ways by which we imagined how to follow Jesus were ...
SB545 - Second Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 11)
Discussion on Revised Common Lectionary texts for Second Sunday after Pentecost (June 18, 2017): (Gospel) Matthew 9:35-10:8 [9-23]; (1st Reading) Exodus 19:2-8a; (Semi-continuous 1st Reading) Genesis 18:1-15 [21:1-7]; PSalm 100; (2nd Reading) Romans 5:1-8. Recorded at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn., for WorkingPreacher.org.