Paul Gauguin, "The Vision after the Sermon (Jacob Wrestling with the Angel)."
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The Sermon Brainwave and Narrative Lectionary podcasts for Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday are now posted. Blessings as you prepare to preach through Holy Week.
Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 18:1-8 Commentary
by David Lose
In what way is God like an unjust judge?1
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Genesis 32:22-31 Commentary
by Terence E. Fretheim
What does it mean for God to wrestle with a human being and have the human opponent “prevail”?
Jeremiah 31:27-34 Commentary
by Alphonetta Wines
The prophet’s job is twofold. In Jeremiah 31:27 God reminds Jeremiah of his commission by summarizing and reiterating the task in Jeremiah 1:10.
Psalm 121 Commentary
by Wil Gafney
Psalm 121 is one of the Songs of Ascent, Psalms 120-134, as indicted by its opening words.
2 Timothy 3:14-4:5 Commentary
by John Frederick
In this passage, Paul reminds Timothy of the sacred writings with which he was familiar since his youth and which are able to make him wise for salvation “through faith in Christ Jesus” (2 Timothy ...
by Karoline Lewis
October 16, 2016
So, just how should we define justice?
While this story from Luke is most certainly a commending of our contending with God (especially paired with the Genesis text), it is important ...
SB506 - Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 29)
Discussion on texts for Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 29) (Oct. 16, 2016): (Gospel) Luke 18:1-8; (First Reading) Genesis 32:22-31; (Alternate First Reading)
Jeremiah 31:27-34; Psalm 121; (Second Reading) 2 Timothy 3:14--4:5.