"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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Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 16:19-31 Commentary
by Greg Carey
How far may we push a parable? Should we regard parables as helpful fictions that open our imaginations to new possibilities, or should we approach them as condensed pedagogical vehicles designed to carry ...
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Amos 6:1a, 4-7 Commentary
by Rolf Jacobson
The Old Testament reading of this Sunday is from the prophet Amos, as it was last Sunday.
Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15 Commentary
by Frank M. Yamada
Hope often comes in the middle of judgment. Belief and courage become most pronounced in the face of despair.
Psalm 146 Commentary
by Hans Wiersma
This psalm of praise resonates with peace and justice.
1 Timothy 6:6-19 Commentary
by A.K.M. Adam
The lesson today skips over the extensive discussion of roles in the church and takes up (after a denunciation of those who teach false doctrine, revisiting a topic from the beginning of chapter 4) the ...
In God We Trust: God & Money, Pt. 2
by David Lose
September 26, 2010
Dear Working Preacher,
Nothing quite like a sermon about a rich guy going to hell just before the fall Stewardship campaign kicks off, is there? Seriously, though, the clarity ...
Brainwave 136: Lectionary Texts for 26th of September 2010
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, David Lose, Matt Skinner, and Rolf Jacobson for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for the Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost.