"Two Sons," James Janknegt. Used by permission from the artist.
Image © by James Janknegt. Artwork held in the Luther Seminary Fine Arts Collection, St. Paul, Minn.
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Twenty-fifth Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 21:5-19 Commentary
by David Tiede
Jesus never promised it would be easy to follow him.
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Malachi 4:1-2a Commentary
by Fred Gaiser
Treacherous days, treacherous texts.
Isaiah 65:17-25 Commentary
by Carolyn J. Sharp
Isaiah invites us into a theological vision of what life can be for God's faithful people.
Psalm 98 Commentary
by James Howell
"Sing praises to the Lord with the lyre and the sound of melody! With trumpets make a joyful noise before the King, the Lord!" (Psalm 98:5)
2 Thessalonians 3:6-13 Commentary
by Sally A. Brown
The epistle for this last proper of the church year is concerned with the life of local Christian communities, and in a thoroughly down-to-earth way: we live by faith, but we live the life of faith with ...
Figgy Pudding and the End of the World
by David Lose
November 14, 2010
Dear Working Preacher,
I've got just two words to say about the apocalyptic passage Luke blesses us with this week: figgy pudding.
Anyone recognize where "figgy pudding" ...
Brainwave 145: Lectionary Texts for the 14th of November 2010
Join Profs. Rolf Jacobson, Karoline Lewis, David Lose, and Matt Skinner,for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for the 25th Sunday after Pentecost.