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Third Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 9:51-62 Commentary
by Amy G. Oden
We’ve all felt it. The rise in our gut when someone rejects our most cherished beliefs.
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1 Kings 19:15-16, 19-21 Commentary
by Brian C. Jones
Elijah, once described as “a hairy man, with a leather belt around his waist” (2 Kings 1:8) is an imposing presence in the dynastic histories of Israel and Judah.
2 Kings 2:1-2, 6-14 Commentary
by Sara Koenig
Elijah is one of only two people in the Old Testament who does not die; the other is Enoch, who walks with God and then is taken by God (Genesis 5:24).
Psalm 16 Commentary
by Joel LeMon
Psalm 16 is the prayer of one who has devoted herself entirely to God’s care.1
Galatians 5:1, 13-25 Commentary
by Amy L.B. Peeler
Paul’s message must have struck many as anarchism.
by Karoline Lewis
June 30, 2019
“But first.” Such an expedient and automatic answer, isn’t it? One that we utter without thinking, even, and to so many requests for our time and our attention. ...
Sermon Brainwave #669 - Third Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 13)
Discussion on texts for Third Sunday after Pentecost - Ordinary 13 (June 30, 2019): (Gospel) Luke 9:51-62; (First Reading) 1 Kings 19:15-16, 19-21; (Semicontinuous First Reading) 2 Kings 2:1-2, 6-14; Psalm 16; (Second Reading) Galatians 5:1, 13-25. Recorded at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn., for Working Preacher.