Lazarus waiting at the door, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, Tenn. Original source
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Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 16:19-31 Commentary
by Barbara Rossing
Unique to Luke is the story of the rich man and Lazarus.
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Amos 6:1a, 4-7 Commentary
by Rolf Jacobson
The Old Testament reading of this Sunday is from the prophet Amos, as it was last Sunday.1
Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15 Commentary
by Alphonetta Wines
It is said that hope springs eternal.
Psalm 146 Commentary
by Wil Gafney
Psalm 146 lacks any evidence of context enabling the reader to hear it in her own time and place.
1 Timothy 6:6-19 Commentary
by A.K.M. Adam
The lesson today skips over the extensive discussion of roles in the church and takes up (after a denunciation of those who teach false doctrine, revisiting a topic from the beginning of chapter 4) the ...
The Bosom Of Abraham
by Karoline Lewis
September 25, 2016
Rock-a-my soul in the bosom of Abraham, Rock-a-my soul in the bosom of Abraham, Rock-a-my soul in the bosom of Abraham, Oh, rock-a-my soul.
You know that old African American ...
SB502 - Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 26)
Discussion on texts for Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 26) (Sept. 25, 2016): (Gospel) Luke 16:19-31; (First Reading) Amos 6:1a, 4-7; (Alternate First Reading)
Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15; Psalm 146; (Second Reading) 1 Timothy 6:6-19.