"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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Sunday of the Passion (Palm Sunday)
Matthew 27:11-54 Commentary
by Eric Barreto
How do we relate a story that much of our audience already knows by heart?
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Isaiah 50:4-9a Commentary
by David G. Garber Jr.
One of the challenges of preaching the lectionary in conjunction with the liturgical calendar is that of remaining true to the tradition of the church season while allowing the biblical texts to speak anew ...
Psalm 31:9-16 Commentary
by Nancy Koester
The Psalms enrich preaching during Holy Week and Easter, even if few preachers base an entire sermon on the Psalms.
Philippians 2:5-11 Commentary
by Sandra Hack Polaski
As a frequent worship planner in my congregation, I am often involved in the preparations for what is awkwardly called "Palm/Passion Sunday."
To Be Continued...
by David Lose
April 17, 2011
Dear Working Preacher,
The climax of the Christian story is upon us. Christ is about to enter the gates of Jerusalem to songs of praise, only to hear those same voices turn first ...
Brainwave 170: Lectionary Texts for the 17th of April 2011
Join Profs. Rolf Jacobson, Karoline Lewis, David Lose, and Matt Skinner,for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for Palm Sunday: Matthew 21:1-11 Procession with Palms
Psalm 31:9-16 (5)
Matthew 26:14-27:66 or Matthew 27:11-54