"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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Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
Mark 4:35-41 Commentary
by Meda Stamper
The first half of Mark is a seaside tale. Jesus' ministry begins as he is walking along the Sea of Galilee.
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Job 38:1-11 Commentary
by Fred Gaiser
The book of Job, like the lament psalms, serves to keep us honest.
1 Samuel 17:[1a, 4-11, 19-23] 32-49 Commentary
by Samuel Giere
The story of David slaying Goliath, violent though it is, has been used for generations to open the imagination of children to the LORD's power.
Psalm 107:1-3, 23-32 Commentary
by Nancy deClaissé-Walford
Psalm 107 opens with the words:
2 Corinthians 6:1-13 Commentary
by Carla Works
Paul longs for the Corinthians' faith not to be meaningless: "We entreat you not to accept the grace of God in vain" (6:1b).
Faith and Fear
by David Lose
June 24, 2012
Dear Working Preacher,
What are you afraid of?
I ask that because I have a hunch that we're rarely aware of just how significant a role fear plays in many of our decisions, actions, ...
Brainwave 240- Lectionary Texts for June 24, 2012
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for Pentecost 4: Job 38:1-11, 1 Samuel 17:[1a, 4-11, 19-23] 32-49, Psalm 9:9-20 (9), 2 Corinthians 6:1-13, Mark 4:35-41