"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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Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost
Mark 10:35-45 Commentary
by Rolf Jacobson
Location, Location, Location
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Isaiah 53:4-12 Commentary
by Amy Erickson
"Who is the suffering servant?"
Job 38:1-7 [34-41] Commentary
by Kathryn M. Schifferdecker
Like George Bailey in It's a Wonderful Life, Job responds to his troubles by wishing he had never been born (Job 3).
Psalm 91:9-16 Commentary
by J. Clinton McCann
Although it is not entirely unique in the Psalter, the most striking thing about Psalm 91 is that it ends with a divine speech in verses 14-16.
Hebrews 5:1-10 Commentary
by Scott Shauf
Hebrews 5:1-10 establishes the basic identity of Jesus as the heavenly high priest, an important and unique contribution Hebrews makes to our understanding of Christ.
by David Lose
October 21, 2012
Dear Working Preacher,
Sometimes the challenge of preaching is finding a connection between the appointed biblical reading and our life today. The passage seems so archaic or foreign ...
Brainwave 257- Lectionary Texts for October 21, 2012
Join Profs. Rolf Jacobson, Karoline Lewis, David Lose, and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for Pentecost 21: Mark 10:35-45; Isaiah 53:4-12; Job 38:1-7 [34-41]; Psalm 91:9-16; Hebrews 5:1-10