"Two Sons," James Janknegt. Used by permission from the artist.
Image © by James Janknegt. Artwork held in the Luther Seminary Fine Arts Collection, St. Paul, Minn.
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First Sunday of Advent
Luke 21:25-36 Commentary
by Karl Jacobson
Charles Dickens is said to have said, "Train up a fig tree in the way it should go, and when you are old sit under the shade of it."
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Jeremiah 33:14-16 Commentary
by Melinda Quivik
As Advent begins this year, we immediately hear God's assertion: "I will fulfill the promise I made... I will cause a righteous Branch to spring up... Jerusalem will live in safety."
Psalm 25:1-10 Commentary
by Elizabeth Webb
1 Thessalonians 3:9-13 Commentary
by Jacob Myers
Paul's words of thanksgiving, admonition, and encouragement to the fledgling churches at Thessalonica reverberate with pastoral passion; nearly every sentence could end with an exclamation point!
A Promise Big Enough to Save Us
by David Lose
December 02, 2012
Dear Working Preacher,
Thank you, thank you, thank you! First, of course, for your faithful ministry. But also for your support of this website, support that makes it possible ...
Brainwave 265 - Lectionary Texts for December 2, 2012
Join Profs. Rolf Jacobson, David Lose, Karoline Lewis, and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for Advent 1: Luke 21:25-36; Jeremiah 33:14-16; Psalm 25:1-10; and 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13