"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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Third Sunday after Epiphany
Mark 1:14-20 Commentary
by Stephen Hultgren
The text consists of two parts: a summary of Jesus' preaching in 1:14-15; and a call story in 1:16-20.
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Jonah 3:1-5, 10 Commentary
by Beth L. Tanner
Today is the day to tell the story of Jonah, for this is its only appearance in the regular lectionary cycle.
Psalm 62:5-12 Commentary
by Wendell Frerichs
Psalm 62 has elements of a Psalm of praise, thanksgiving, lament, and wisdom.
1 Corinthians 7:29-31 Commentary
by Arland J. Hultgren
The Second Lesson prescribed for any given Sunday in the Revised Common Lectionary does not usually cohere with the core message of the Gospel for the Day.
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Brainwave 039: Lectionary Texts for 25 January 2009
January 25, 2009
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, David Lose and Rolf Jacobson for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for 25 January 2009.