"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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Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost
John 6:51-58 Commentary
by Ginger Barfield
The lectionary text for this Sunday again includes the final verse from last week's passage.
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Proverbs 9:1-6 Commentary
by Wil Gafney
Wisdom has built her house... Proverbs 9 continues what might be called the "Acts of Wisdom" begun in Proverbs chapter 8.
1 Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14 Commentary
by Cameron B.R. Howard
The Old Testament readings for this week and next week both feature prayers of King Solomon.
Psalm 34:9-14 Commentary
by Henry Langknecht
9Fear the LORD, you saints of the LORD, for those who fear the LORD lack nothing.
Ephesians 5:15-20 Commentary
by Melinda Quivik
Most of Ephesians is found in the Revised Common Lectionary
Bread of Life Sermon Series
by David Lose
August 19, 2012
Dear Working Preacher,
One of the most pervasive and influential aspects of our common church life today is, I believe, the relative unfamiliarity of our people with the biblical ...
Brainwave 248- Lectionary Texts for August 19, 2012
Join Profs. Rolf Jacobson, Karoline Lewis, David Lose, and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for Pentecost 12: 1 Kings 2:10–12; 3:3–14, Proverbs 9:1–6, Psalm 34:9–14 (10), Ephesians 5:15–20, John 6:51–58.