"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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Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 25:14-30 Commentary
by Carla Works
The parable of the talents is among the most abused texts in the New Testament.
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Zephaniah 1:7, 12-18 Commentary
by Mark S. Gignilliat
My wife and I attended a Scottish Episcopal church in St. Andrews, Scotland.
Judges 4:1-7 Commentary
by James Limburg
Judges 4:1-7 introduces two biblical chapters which focus on Deborah, in the form of a story (4) and a song (5). These materials are interesting for a number of reasons.
Psalm 90:1-8 [9-11] 12 Commentary
by Rolf Jacobson
This week's psalm selection is the opening section of one of the great lyrics of the Bible -- Psalm 90.
1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 Commentary
by C. Clifton Black
Mr. Harold Camping, president of California's Family Radio, predicted that three million people would be saved, the rest perish, on May 21, 2011.
What God Do You See?
by David Lose
November 13, 2011
Dear Working Preacher,
So you know the saying, "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder." I wondered, after reading this week's gospel on the Parable of the Talents, if we might also ...
Brainwave 203: Lectionary Texts for Nov. 13, 2011
Join Profs. Rolf Jacobson, Karoline Lewis, David Lose, and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for Pentecost 22: Judges 4:1-7, Zephaniah 1:7, 12-18, Psalm 90:1-8 [9-11] 12 (12),1 Thessalonians 5:1-11, Matthew 25:14-30