And the whole city gathered around the door. - Mark 1:33 (Public domain image; licensed under CC0)
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Fifth Sunday after Epiphany
Mark 1:29-39 Commentary
by Cynthia Briggs Kittredge
Jesus intervenes in the conflict between the power of evil and the power of God by doing deeds of power and preaching.
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Isaiah 40:21-31 Commentary
by Charles L. Aaron, Jr.
Every pastor has observed a person coming to faith for the first time, whether a sudden transformation or a gradual process, such as confirmation.
Psalm 147:1-11, 20c Commentary
by Shauna Hannan
"Praise the Lord.” What more is there to say? “Praise the Lord.” Period.1
1 Corinthians 9:16-23 Commentary
by Carla Works
What are we willing to do so that others can see God?
A Call Story
by Karoline Lewis
February 04, 2018
I’ve had a persistent problem with this passage. First blush was always suspicion and resentment. I mean, after all, Simon’s mother-in-law is healed of her fever and ...
SB584 - Fifth Sunday after Epiphany
Discussion on Revised Common Lectionary texts for Fifth Sunday after Epiphany (Feb. 4, 2018): (Gospel) Mark 1:29-39; (1st Reading) Isaiah 40:21-31; Psalm 147:1-11, 20c; (2nd Reading) 1 Corinthians 9:16-23. Recorded at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn., for WorkingPreacher.org.