And the whole city gathered around the door. - Mark 1:33 (Public domain image; licensed under CC0)
Like us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Subscribe to us on YouTube
Subscribe to us on iTunes
Subscribe to our RSS Feed
Receive our Email Newsletter
Visit us at Luther Seminary
Register by Feb. 16 to receive a discount for the 2020 Festival of Homiletics, May 18-22, in Atlanta.
Fifth Sunday after Epiphany
Mark 1:29-39 Commentary
by Cynthia Briggs Kittredge
Jesus intervenes in the conflict between the power of evil and the power of God by doing deeds of power and preaching.
| Bible Text
Isaiah 40:21-31 Commentary
by Charles L. Aaron, Jr.
Every pastor has observed a person coming to faith for the first time, whether a sudden transformation or a gradual process, such as confirmation.
Psalm 147:1-11, 20c Commentary
by Shauna Hannan
"Praise the Lord.” What more is there to say? “Praise the Lord.” Period.1
1 Corinthians 9:16-23 Commentary
by Carla Works
What are we willing to do so that others can see God?
A Call Story
by Karoline Lewis
February 04, 2018
I’ve had a persistent problem with this passage. First blush was always suspicion and resentment. I mean, after all, Simon’s mother-in-law is healed of her fever and ...
SB584 - Fifth Sunday after Epiphany
Discussion on Revised Common Lectionary texts for Fifth Sunday after Epiphany (Feb. 4, 2018): (Gospel) Mark 1:29-39; (1st Reading) Isaiah 40:21-31; Psalm 147:1-11, 20c; (2nd Reading) 1 Corinthians 9:16-23. Recorded at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn., for WorkingPreacher.org.