"Simon's mother-in-law, Fen Ditton" by Steve Day; licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.
Like us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Subscribe to us on YouTube
Subscribe to us on iTunes
Subscribe to our RSS Feed
Receive our Email Newsletter
Visit us at Luther Seminary
The Working Preacher app provides inspiration, interpretation, and imagination wherever you are, whenever you need it.
Fifth Sunday after Epiphany
Mark 1:29-39 Commentary
by Matt Skinner
This passage continues the one assigned for last week.
| Bible Text
Isaiah 40:21-31 Commentary
by Christopher B. Hays
With its themes of comfort for the people and the transience of human powers by contrast with the enduring nature of God, Isaiah 40:21-31 is some of the most beautiful poetry in the Bible.
Psalm 147:1-11, 20c Commentary
by Shauna Hannan
"Praise the Lord.” What more is there to say? “Praise the Lord.” Period.
1 Corinthians 9:16-23 Commentary
by Frank L. Crouch
In 1 Corinthians, Paul undertakes to address a series of church conflicts, theological debates, and disputes over community practices.
On Being Restored to Yourself
by Karoline Lewis
February 08, 2015
Full disclosure. I do not like hockey, I really, really don’t. This coming from a Minnesota resident whose 13-year-old son is a big-time hockey player. My reason? I am a native ...
SB400 - Fifth Sunday after Epiphany
Discussion on texts for the Fourth Sunday after Epiphany (Feb. 8, 2015): (Gospel) Mark 1:29-39; (1st Reading) Isaiah 40:21-31; Psalm 147:1-11, 20c; (2nd Reading) 1 Corinthians 9:16-23.