"Celebration," 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
John 8:31-36 Commentary
by Jaime Clark-Soles
These days if we say "I'm in," then immediately someone asks us, "But are you ALL in?" This is the question Jesus asks in our passage from the start: Are you all in?
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Jeremiah 31:31-34 Commentary
by Amy Erickson
The new covenant God makes with "the house of Israel and the house of Judah" (31:31) is both strange and familiar, rooted in and ripped from tradition.
Psalm 46 Commentary
by J. Clinton McCann
The good news of Psalm 46 is essentially the same as that of last week's psalm (see Psalm 91:9-16, Twenty first Sunday after Pentecost) -- that is, God is "with us."
Romans 3:19-28 Commentary
by Mark Tranvik
Celebrating The Reformation
Many churches will celebrate the Reformation this week.
Bartimaeus, Luther, and the Failed Reformation
by David Lose
October 28, 2012
Dear Working Preacher,
What would you do if you couldn't fail? What would you endeavor, dare, or try? What mission would you attempt, what venture would you risk, what great deed ...
Brainwave 259- Texts for Reformation Sunday
Join Profs. Rolf Jacobson, Karoline Lewis, and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the festival texts for Reformation Sunday: John 8:31-36; Jeremiah 31:31-34; Psalm 46; Romans 3:19-28