"Two Sons," James Janknegt. Used by permission from the artist.
Image © by James Janknegt. Artwork held in the Luther Seminary Fine Arts Collection, St. Paul, Minn.
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Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 8:26-39 Commentary
by Sarah Henrich
Recalling a relatively recent movie, we could call this study "Four miracles and a sending."
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Isaiah 65:1-9 Commentary
by Amy Erickson
Isaiah 65 begins with images of a long-suffering, patient deity.
1 Kings 19:1-4[5-7]8-15a Commentary
by Nancy deClaissé-Walford
The story of Elijah told in 1 Kings 19 is both comically tragic and awesomely powerful.
Psalm 22:19-28 Commentary
by Kathryn M. Schifferdecker
If we follow the lectionary reading for this Sunday, we enter Psalm 22 right in the middle of an anguished scream.
Galatians 3:23-29 Commentary
by Elisabeth Johnson
In Galatians 3, Paul makes an intricate exegetical argument about the priority of God's promise to Abraham and its fulfillment in Jesus Christ, and about the provisional function of the law in relation ...
What's in a Name?
by David Lose
June 20, 2010
Dear Working Preacher,
I suspect that when I mention how powerful names are, many of us flee back to junior high in our imaginations. You remember -- 6th or 7th grade, the time ...
Brainwave 122: Lectionary Texts for 20 June 2010
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, David Lose and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost.