"Celebration," 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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First Sunday in Lent
Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 Commentary
by Craig R. Koester
This section from the Sermon on the Mount is read at the beginning of the Lenten season, on Ash Wednesday.
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Joel 2:1-2, 12-17 Commentary
by Beth L. Tanner
Joel 2:1 commands the blowing of the shofar.
Psalm 51:1-17 Commentary
by James Limburg
Our brothers and sisters in the faith before us have provided two important keys for unlocking this psalm.
2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10 Commentary
by Karl Jacobson
2 Corinthians 5:20-6:10 is no "Ask not what your country can do for you," kind of moment.
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Brainwave 103: Lectionary Texts for Ash Wednesday 17 February 2010
February 17, 2010
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, David Lose and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for Ash Wednesday