"Abraham and Isaac," John August Swanson. Used by permission from the artist.
Image © by John August Swanson. Artwork held in the Luther Seminary Fine Arts Collection, St. Paul, Minn.
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Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 16:21-28 Commentary
by Clayton Schmit
The placement of this pericope is the first thing to attend to in preparation for preaching.
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Jeremiah 15:15-21 Commentary
by Richard W. Nysse
One difficulty that preachers will face with this text is sorting out the individual and communal import of Jeremiah.
Exodus 3:1-15 Commentary
by Dennis Olson
Exodus 3:1-6: Coming Home--A Mountain, a Bush and the Call of Moses
Romans 12:9-21 Commentary
by Mark Reasoner
Just as Paul cannot help breaking out in poetic tribute to love in his famous love chapter, 1 Corinthians 13, after beginning the subject of spiritual gifts in 1 Corinthians 12, so also he does the same ...
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Brainwave 015: Lectionary Texts for 31 August 2008
August 31, 2008
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, David Lose and Matthew Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for 31 August 2008: Jer 15:15-21, Ex 3:1-15, Rom 12:9-21, Matt 16:21-28.