"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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Sunday of the Passion (Palm Sunday)
Mark 14:1-15:47 Commentary
by O. Wesley Allen Jr.
Palm/Passion Sunday is less a day for preaching and more a day when preachers can allow extended gospel readings to set the tone for those who will be worshiping together throughout Holy Week and to rehearse ...
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Isaiah 50:4-9a Commentary
by Mark S. Gignilliat
Teresa of Ávila, the sixteenth century mystical writer, knew of suffering.
Psalm 31:9-16 Commentary
by Shauna Hannan
If your congregation plans to highlight the Sunday of the Passion (instead of Palm Sunday), spending some time with this Psalm will benefit your preaching.
Philippians 2:5-11 Commentary
by Elisabeth Johnson
What's in a name? From a biblical perspective -- everything!1
by David Lose
April 01, 2012
Dear Working Preacher,
The first time I preached on Palm Sunday I was an intern. So I didn't know any better. Honest. Where the congregation usually read the abbreviated Passion, ...
Brainwave 227 - Lectionary Texts for April 1, 2012.
Join Profs. Rolf Jacobson, Karoline Lewis, David Lose, and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for Passion Sunday: Mark 11:1-11 or John 12:12-16 Procession with Palms, Isaiah 50:4-9a, Psalm 31:9-16 (5), Philippians 2:5-11
Mark 14:1 – 15:47 or Mark 15:1-39 [40-47]