"Ash to Ash"
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First Sunday in Lent
Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 Commentary
by Warren Carter
The heart of this passage is found in an accurate translation of the key word in Matthew 6:1, “Beware of practicing your justice before others.”
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Joel 2:1-2, 12-17 Commentary
by Walter C. Bouzard
While gallons of interpretive ink have been spilt over the historical locus of the Prophet Joel, little can be said with certainty save that the book appears to be a post-exilic work and that it may have ...
Psalm 51:1-17 Commentary
by Joel LeMon
Most psalms picture the supplicant as an essentially righteous person.1
2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10 Commentary
by Brian Peterson
The relationship between Paul and the congregation at Corinth has been strained, to say the least.
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SB527 - Ash Wednesday
March 01, 2017
Discussion on Revised Common Lectionary texts for Ash Wednesdady (Mar. 1, 2017): (Gospel) Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21; (1st Reading) Joel 2:1-2, 12-17; Psalm 51:1-17; (2nd Reading) 2 Corinthians 5:20b--6:10. Recorded at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn., for WorkingPreacher.org.