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Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost
John 6:35, 41-51 Commentary
by Susan Hylen
Jesus is manna, that miraculous substance with which God cultivated relationship with Israel and sustained them in the wilderness.
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1 Kings 19:4-8 Commentary
by Garrett Galvin
When I was working my way through college, I was forced to take a year off to pay debts and start at a new school.1
2 Samuel 18:5-9, 15, 31-33 Commentary
by Gennifer Benjamin Brooks
Almost from its beginning, David’s life has been overshadowed by violence of one form or another, either perpetrated by him or by others against him.
Psalm 34:1-8 Commentary
by Eric Mathis
I work with college students in a Baptist university.1
Ephesians 4:25-5:2 Commentary
by Scott Shauf
After the rich theological discussion of Ephesians 1-3, Paul turns in Ephesians 4-6 to an extended series of moral exhortations.
by Karoline Lewis
August 12, 2018
The Gospel of John is a dangerous book. In the hands of those who need or want a God who chooses sides, a God they can control, a God who excludes, a God who stipulates and manipulates ...
Sermon Brainwave #618 - Ordinary 19 (Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost)
Discussion on texts for Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost (Aug. 12, 2018): (Gospel) John 6:35, 41-51; (First Reading) 1 Kings 19:4-8; (Semi-continuous First Reading) 2 Samuel 18:5-9, 15, 31-33; Psalm 34:1-8; (Second Reading) Ephesians 4:25--5:2. Recorded at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn., for WorkingPreacher.org.