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Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 21:33-46 Commentary
by Emerson Powery
What should proper care of a vineyard look like? What should tenant farmers who lease the land give back to the one who owns all of the land?1
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Isaiah 5:1-7 Commentary
by Charles L. Aaron, Jr.
This intricate poem expresses the divine pain at the people’s failure to live out the relationship with their God.
Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20 Commentary
by Vanessa Lovelace
What does it mean to belong to a community? Does belonging come with certain rights and responsibilities?
Psalm 80:7-15 Commentary
by Paul O. Myhre
In the spring of the year, some farmers across America can be observed surveying their fields and considering how they will tackle the task of preparing the ground, planting the seeds, and nurturing the ...
Philippians 3:4b-14 Commentary
by Ekaputra Tupamahu
In Summer 2019, my family moved from Nashville, Tennessee, all the way to Portland, Oregon.
by Matt Skinner
October 04, 2020
The last time I contributed a “Dear Working Preacher” column, I insisted that sermons have to set people free.
Some biblical texts make that task incredibly difficult. ...
Brainwave 745: Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Ordinary 27A)
Join Profs. Rolf Jacobson, Karoline Lewis, Joy J. Moore, and Matt Skinner for a conversation on the Revised Common Lectionary texts for October 4, 2020 (Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost - Ordinary 27A). Recorded via Zoom on September 16, 2020, for Working Preacher. Watch video version at https://youtu.be/myG8X4lNfNo