"Abraham and Isaac," 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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Second Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 6:24-34 Commentary
by Richard Beaton
Society has changed a great deal since the time of Jesus. Definitions of poverty, wealth, and the good life are much different today than they were then.
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Isaiah 49:8-16a Commentary
by Terence E. Fretheim
Isaiah 40-66 uses female images for God more frequently than any other Old Testament body of literature.
1 Corinthians 4:1-5 Commentary
by Matt Skinner
What irritates our sensibilities more? The claim that we are accountable to God, and therefore God will judge us? Or, the insistence that people not judge one another because judgment is God's prerogative? ...
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