"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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Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 18:21-35 Commentary
by Karl Jacobson
When Jesus taught (as often as not) he taught in parables.
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Genesis 50:15-21 Commentary
by Margaret Odell
Coming at the end of the Joseph narrative, this episode in which Joseph's brothers seek his forgiveness is not as straightforward as it seems.
Exodus 14:19-31 Commentary
by Ralph W. Klein
This fourth semi-continuous selection from the Book of Exodus focuses on what most people mean by the Exodus: the escape from Egypt and the crossing of the Red Sea.
Psalm 103:[1-7] 8-13 Commentary
by Henry Langknecht
In my preaching classes at Trinity Lutheran Seminary we talk often about "ignore-at-your-peril" preaching situations.
Romans 14:1-12 Commentary
by Mary Hinkle Shore
Paul begins Romans 14 by speaking of the "weak in faith" and in 15:1 he urges "we who are strong" to "put up with the failings of the weak."
Faith, Forgiveness, and 9-11
by David Lose
September 11, 2011
Dear Working Preacher,
Ten years seems to have passed in the blink of an eye. With little to no effort, I can remember the frantic call from my wife on my then new (and first) ...
Brainwave 192: Special Edition - Sept. 11, 2011
Join Profs. Rolf Jacobson, Karoline Lewis, David Lose, and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching 10 years after 9/11.