Volterra, Daniele da, ca. 1509-1566. Prophet Elijah on Mount Horeb, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, Tenn. Original source: http://yorckproject.de
Like us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Subscribe to us on YouTube
Subscribe to us on iTunes
Subscribe to our RSS Feed
Receive our Email Newsletter
Visit us at Luther Seminary
Thank you to the 1,000+ donors who gave over $61,000 in our 2020 spring appeal. Your support keeps Working Preacher working for you.
Fifth Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 8:26-39 Commentary
by Lucy Lind Hogan
Groucho Marx once famously observed that he would never want to be a part of a club that would accept him as a member.
| Bible Text
Isaiah 65:1-9 Commentary
by Michael J. Chan
This text has three major movements: God’s patient suffering at the hands of a recalcitrant people (Isaiah 65:1-5), God’s decision to judge (Isaiah 65:6-7), and the merciful promise to save ...
1 Kings 19:1-4[5-7]8-15a Commentary
by Terence E. Fretheim
These verses in First Kings have long captured the imagination of interpreters, especially the phrase: “the still, small voice” or “a sound sheer silence” (19:12).
Psalm 22:19-28 Commentary
by Jin H. Han
This psalm selection begins with a sharp transition calling upon God (“But you, O LORD,” v. 19a).
Galatians 3:23-29 Commentary
by Alicia Vargas
In our text for this week, Paul seeks among other things to situate the Jewish law in God’s plan, God’s timeline, vis-à-vis God’s promise to Abraham and God’s giving the gift ...
Naked No More
by Karoline Lewis
June 19, 2016
This past week I taught the Core 1 course in Luther Seminary’s Doctor of Ministry in Biblical Preaching program. The Core 1 course is the first class the students take, “Preaching ...
SB488 - Fifth Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 12)
Discussion on texts for Fifth Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 12) (June 19, 2016): (Gospel) Luke 8:26-39;(First Reading) Isaiah 65:1-9; (Alternate First Reading)
1 Kings 19:1-4[5-7]8-15a; Psalm 22:19-28; (Second Reading) Galatians 3:23-29.