"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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Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost
John 6:56-69 Commentary
by Jaime Clark-Soles
This climatic passage, with its rich metaphor and intense interaction, aims to move us finally to a confession, a claiming, a proclaiming.
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Joshua 24:1-2a, 14-18 Commentary
by Anathea Portier-Young
Bondage to a lie, or freedom's integrity.
1 Kings 8:[1, 6, 10-11] 22-30, 41-43 Commentary
by Cameron B.R. Howard
Like last week's reading from Kings, this week's selection also features a prayer uttered by King Solomon.
Psalm 34:15-22 Commentary
by Henry Langknecht
1515The eyes of the LORD are upon the righteous, and God's ears are open to their cry.
Ephesians 6:10-20 Commentary
by Melinda Quivik
Extending last Sunday's focus on Christ the bread of life, here again is exhortation to serve the one true God of liberation, to have life by eating and drinking Christ's body and blood.
Bread of Life Sermon Series
by David Lose
August 26, 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 249- Lectionary Texts for August 26, 2012
Join Profs. Rolf Jacobson, Karoline Lewis, David Lose, and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for Pentecost 13: 1 Kings 8:[1, 6, 10-11] 22-30, 41-43, Joshua 24:1-2a, 14-18, Psalm 34:15-22 (15), Ephesians 6:10-20,John 6:56-69