"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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The Sermon Brainwave and Narrative Lectionary podcasts for Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday are now posted. Blessings as you prepare to preach through Holy Week.
Resurrection of Our Lord
John 20:1-18 Commentary
by Lucy Lind Hogan
In the beginning . . . In the new beginning . . .
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Mark 16:1-8 Commentary
by Paul S. Berge
The Sabbath day has passed and it is the dawn of a new day.
Acts 10:34-43 Commentary
by Eric Barreto
Acts 10 narrates a significant change in Peter's own life but also a massive shift in the trajectory of the church's mission in its earliest days.
Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 Commentary
by Shauna Hannan
Given that the occasion of this Sunday is so prominent (as it should be), we will inevitably end up interpreting this Psalm through the lens of Easter resurrection.
1 Corinthians 15:1-11 Commentary
by Susan Hedahl
Note: Part I explores the biblical text and Part II discusses homiletical strategies for the text.
The entirety of this chapter is the eloquent center of Paul's primary argument for the Resurrection. ...
Just the Beginning
by David Lose
April 08, 2012
Dear Working Preacher,
It's not a great ending, so I can understand the urge to fix it. The ending to Mark's Gospel, I mean. You know as I do that almost all scholars believe Mark ...
Brainwave 229 - Lectionary Texts for April 8, 2012
Join special guest Thomas Long with Profs. Karoline Lewis and David Lose for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for Easter Sunday: Acts 10:34-43, Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 (24), 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Mark 16:1-8 or John 20:1-18