"Abraham and Isaac," 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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Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 18:15-20 Commentary
by Karl Jacobson
Here's a question I'm sure you've been asking yourself: Is the "real presence" really present in the biblical material?
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Ezekiel 33:7-11 Commentary
by Margaret Odell
Today's gospel lesson is a hard one for those of us who live in a culture whose motto "live and let live" quite often replaces the much more challenging work of mending broken lives by tending to ...
Exodus 12:1-14 Commentary
by Ralph W. Klein
Passover in the Old Testament is at the heart of the Exodus experience.
Psalm 119:33-40 Commentary
by Rolf Jacobson
Here we are again, so to speak. As was the case about a month and a half ago, the psalm selection for this week is one stanza of Psalm 119.
Romans 13:8-14 Commentary
by Mary Hinkle Shore
In the first part of Romans 13, Paul addresses what those in the Christian community owe the civil authorities.
What Kind of Community Will We Be?
by David Lose
September 04, 2011
Dear Working Preacher,
Do you ever have one of those weeks where you just break down and admit that you don't much like the appointed gospel reading? Okay, sure you do, we all ...
Brainwave 191: Lectionary Texts for Sept. 4, 2011
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for Pentecost 12: Ezekiel 33:7-11, Exodus 12:1-14, Psalm 149 (1), Romans 13:8-14, Matthew 18:15-20.
Note: The Celebration of Biblical Preaching is being hosted at Luther Seminary, not in downtown Minneapolis, as stated in the podcast