"Peaceable Kingdom," John August Swanson. Used by permission from the artist.
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Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost
Mark 10:46-52 Commentary
by Karl Jacobson
There is an old Saturday Night Live sketch from back in the day in which Chris Farley plays the tropical storm system called "El Niño" as if he were an all-star wrestler.
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Jeremiah 31:7-9 Commentary
by Amy Erickson
The two visions of hope and homecoming from Jeremiah featured by the lectionary (Jeremiah 31:7-9 and 31:31-34) this week might best be characterized as anomalous when read in the context of the book as ...
Job 42:1-6, 10-17 Commentary
by Kathryn M. Schifferdecker
We have walked with Job the last few weeks through the book that bears his name. This week we read the final chapter of the book and find out what becomes of Job in the end.
Psalm 126 Commentary
by W. Dennis Tucker, Jr.
[Adapted from commentary posted for Third Sunday of Advent, Dec. 11, 2011]
In this psalm, the notion of reversal occupies a central place, inviting the reader to recognize that restoration by God does ...
Hebrews 7:23-28 Commentary
by Scott Shauf
Hebrews 7:23-28 occurs in the middle of a larger argument about Jesus being a heavenly high priest.
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Brainwave 258- Lectionary Texts for October 28, 2012
October 28, 2012
Join Profs. Rolf Jacobson, Karoline Lewis, David Lose, and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for Pentecost 22: Mark 10:46-52; Jeremiah 31:7-9; Job 42:1-6, 10-17; Psalm 126; and Hebrews 7:23-28.