"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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Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 15:1-10 Commentary
by Greg Carey
Luke 15:1-10 launches an extended reflection on one of the most provocative aspects of Jesus' ministry, his companionship with tax collectors and sinners.
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Exodus 32:7-14 Commentary
by Rolf Jacobson
A Commentary on Human Nature
Jeremiah 4:11-12, 22-28 Commentary
by Frank M. Yamada
Many preachers avoid topics like divine judgment.
Psalm 51:1-10 Commentary
by Paul O. Myhre
Psalm 51 is one of the most common psalms recited by Protestant Christians.
1 Timothy 1:12-17 Commentary
by A.K.M. Adam
Probably the first thing to be said about preaching from one of the letters whose Pauline authorship is disputed is, "Hardly ever should the question of disputed authorship come up in the sermon."
by David Lose
September 12, 2010
Dear Working Preacher,
Narrative time bombs.
That's what Eugene Peterson once described parables as, and I think he's right. Which is what can make reading and preaching them ...
Brainwave 134: Lectionary Texts for 12 September 2010
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, David Lose, Matt Skinner, and Rolf Jacobson for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for the Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost.