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Christ the King
Matthew 25:31-46 Commentary
by David Schnasa Jacobsen
One of the tricky parts of preaching this text is learning to read it as it appears toward the end of Matthew’s Gospel.
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Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24 Commentary
by Charles L. Aaron, Jr.
Finally! The devastating words of judgment have begun to fade. Jerusalem has fallen. The worst that can happen lies in the background.
Psalm 95:1-7a Commentary
by James K. Mead
If you are considering this psalm selection for Christ the King/Reign of Christ Sunday, one of the first decisions you’ll need to make is whether your sermon text will be only verses 1-7a or the entire ...
Ephesians 1:15-23 Commentary
by Amy L.B. Peeler
In light of goodness that cannot be fully articulated, even with a profusion of words, Ephesians expresses hope for a maturing faith that comes to grasp Christ’s place in the universe and the church’s ...
A Year in Perspective
by Karoline Lewis
November 26, 2017
Dear Working Preachers, Matthew has been a good homiletical companion this past year. Perhaps, the very Gospel we needed to preach for and into a world so deeply bound by hypocrisy; ...
SB571 - Christ the King / Reign of Christ Sunday
Discussion on Revised Common Lectionary texts for Christ the King / Reign of Christ Sunday (Nov. 26, 2017): (Gospel) Matthew 25:31-46; (1st Reading) Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24; Psalm 95:1-7a; (2nd Reading) Ephesians 1:15-23. Recorded at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn., for WorkingPreacher.org.