"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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Come to the Craft of Preaching Oct. 7-9 in St. Paul, Minn., to gain practical sermon skills and process from Matt Skinner, Joy J. Moore, and Shauna Hannan.
Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Mark 10:2-16 Commentary
by Karoline Lewis
Let's be honest. Few, if any, preachers out there will want to write a sermon on this Gospel text.
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Genesis 2:18-24 Commentary
by Sara Koenig
It could very well be that the familiarity of this passage breeds contempt, or at least, a desire to investigate the other lectionary texts for this Sunday!
Job 1:1; 2:1-10 Commentary
by Kathryn M. Schifferdecker
We enter this week into one of the most difficult and theologically sophisticated books of the Old Testament: the book of Job.
Psalm 8 Commentary
by Rolf Jacobson
James Limburg has described Psalm 8 as "a psalm for stargazers"1 and indeed, it is that. But even more, this is a psalm for soul searchers.
Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12 Commentary
by Scott Shauf
Hebrews 1:1-4 introduces a contrast that is the central theme throughout Hebrews: the climactic revelation of God in Christ, surpassing every way that God spoke and worked prior to Christ's coming.
Love and Marriage
by David Lose
October 07, 2012
Dear Working Preacher,
Given the various readings on marriage and divorce this week, I suspect it's occurred to more than a few of us that the prudent working preacher might choose ...
Brainwave 255- Lectionary Texts for October 7, 2012
Join Profs. Rolf Jacobson, Karoline Lewis, David Lose, and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for Pentecost 19: Mark 10:2-16, Job 1:1; 2:1-10, Genesis 2:18-24, Psalm 8 (5), Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12