God Touches Jeremiah's Mouth, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, Tenn. Original source: Wikimedia.
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Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 16:21-28 Commentary
by Audrey West
As Matthew’s narrative unfolds, the solid rock on which the church will stand malforms into a stumbling block that threatens to obstruct Jesus’ mission.
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Jeremiah 15:15-21 Commentary
by C. L. Crouch
These verses come in the middle of the poetic material commonly called Jeremiah’s “laments” or “confessions.”
Exodus 3:1-15 Commentary
by Roger Nam
Exodus 3 is simultaneously one of the best-known and most theologically confusing passages in all of the Old Testament.
Psalm 26:1-8 Commentary
by James K. Mead
I teach at a college that emphasizes the integration of faith and learning. We strive for students to realize that their knowledge and their beliefs should not—and ultimately cannot—be kept ...
Romans 12:9-21 Commentary
by Israel Kamudzandu
Like any other Pauline letter, Romans 12:9-21 focuses on the humanization of the gospel and the church.
Security or Stumbling Block?
by Joy J. Moore
August 30, 2020
“From this moment on …”
This phrase has richer meaning for some of your listeners these days. It’s been a long year for us all. Every aspect of our lives ...
Brainwave 740: Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Ordinary 22A)
Join Profs. Rolf Jacobson, Karoline Lewis, Joy J. Moore, and Matt Skinner for a conversation on the Revised Common Lectionary texts for August 30, 2020 (Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost - Ordinary 22A). Recorded via Zoom on July 22, 2020, for Working Preacher. Watch video version at https://youtu.be/g1O-h6w8YrM