"Peaceable Kingdom," John August Swanson. Used by permission from the artist.
Image © by John August Swanson. Artwork held in the Luther Seminary Fine Arts Collection, St. Paul, Minn.
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Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost
John 6:51-58 Commentary
by Brian Peterson
Once again we are faced with a Gospel text that deals with bread and eating.
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Proverbs 9:1-6 Commentary
by Sara Koenig
In many ways, the message in this text of Proverbs is quite simple: wisdom is better than foolishness.
1 Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14 Commentary
by Kathryn M. Schifferdecker
"What would you wish for if you could wish for anything?"
Psalm 34:9-14 Commentary
by James K. Mead
Last Sunday's Psalm lection (34:1-8) contained some of the typical features of individual Psalms of Thanksgiving, where a worshiper invites others to praise God (verses 1-3) for an act of personal deliverance ...
Ephesians 5:15-20 Commentary
by Susan Hylen
"Be careful then how you live..."
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Brainwave 071: Lectionary Texts for 16 August 2009
August 16, 2009
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, David Lose and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for 16 August 2009