"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-fourth Sunday after Pentecost
Mark 12:38-44 Commentary
by Micah D. Kiel
Money. Every pastor's favorite topic.
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1 Kings 17:8-16 Commentary
by Kathryn M. Schifferdecker
"Do not be afraid."
Ruth 3:1-5; 4:13-17 Commentary
by Patricia Tull
This week's reading concludes the book of Ruth, which was begun last week. The prescribed passages appear to be representative of the book overall, and especially this week preachers must fill in ...
Psalm 146 Commentary
by James Limburg
Each day began the same way in the elementary school where I grew up.
Hebrews 9:24-28 Commentary
by Amy L.B. Peeler
The cycle of sin and atonement ends in Christ
Repetition can be a good thing.
by David Lose
November 11, 2012
Dear Working Preacher,
I’m going to level with you: I’m not sure what to do with this week’s reading from Mark. I wish I had better news, but there it is. I’m ...
Brainwave 262 - Lectionary Texts for November 11, 2012
Join Profs. Rolf Jacobson, Karoline Lewis, David Lose, and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for Pentecost 24: Mark 12:38-44; 1 Kings 17:8-16; Psalm 146 (8); Hebrews 9:24-28; and Ruth 3:1-5; 4:13-1