"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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Mark 9:30-37 Commentary
by Alyce M. McKenzie
This is the third week of our "What if?" approach to texts from Mark.
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Jeremiah 11:18-20 Commentary
by Frank M. Yamada
How are the faithful to respond in times of pressing difficulty?
Proverbs 31:10-31 Commentary
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Proverbs 31:10-31 is the famous poem celebrating the "capable wife."
Psalm 54 Commentary
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Why the passion of this psalm?
James 3:13-4:3, 7-8a Commentary
by A.K.M. Adam
This week's epistle reading explicitly connects James' interest in mindful speech with his concern for community harmony.
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Brainwave 076: Lectionary Texts for 20 September 2009
September 20, 2009
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, David Lose and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for 20 September 2009.