"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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Third Sunday of Advent
Matthew 11:2-11 Commentary
by James Boyce
John's question is really the question for hearers of every age. More clearly than perhaps any place in the gospel, the writer fairly leaps over the characters on the stage of the narrative
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Isaiah 35:1-10 Commentary
by Fred Gaiser
This is one of those texts for which many of the hearers will know not only the words but the tune, because it stands behind the well-known alto recitative in George Frideric Handel's Messiah:
James 5:7-10 Commentary
by Susan Eastman
In the third Sunday of Advent, the epistle reading shifts from Paul's letter to the Romans, to the Epistle of James. Paul and James have often been contrasted with each other,
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