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Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 22:1-14 Commentary
by Erick J. Thompson
This parable comes across as a difficult text about judgement. Yet, it has some important and useful aspects that commend itself to preaching
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Isaiah 25:1-9 Commentary
by Christopher B. Hays
Isaiah 25:1-9 begins with a hymn of praise to a victorious God.
Exodus 32:1-14 Commentary
by Anathea Portier-Young
The people behold the statue Aaron has poured and shaped from molten metal and declare, “this is your god, O Israel, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt” (Exodus 32:4).
Psalm 23 Commentary
by James Howell
The 23rd Psalm is a perennial favorite.1
Philippians 4:1-9 Commentary
by Troy Troftgruben
Today’s reading recaps several major themes of Philippians. In fact, readers today often prefer the recap portions over most of the preceding letter.
What Not To Wear
by Karoline Lewis
October 15, 2017
A wedding guest without a worthy wardrobe results in being cast out of the party into outer darkness where there is weeping and gnashing of teeth? Clearly, there is more to this ...
SB563 - Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 28)
Discussion on Revised Common Lectionary texts for Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Oct. 15, 2017): (Gospel) Matthew 22:1-14; (1st Reading) Isaiah 25:1-9; (Semi-continuous 1st Reading) Exodus 32:1-14; Psalm 23; (2nd Reading) Philippians 4:1-9. Recorded at The Craft of Preaching event held at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn., for WorkingPreacher.org.