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Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 17:5-10 Commentary
by Ira Brent Driggers
This week’s reading contains a couple of potentially difficult metaphors.
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Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2:1-4 Commentary
by Jin H. Han
Habakkuk protests to God unlike protagonists of Greek classical literature who accept the deity’s design without questioning (for example, Oedipus Rex).
Lamentations 1:1-6 Commentary
by Anathea Portier-Young
Theologically speaking, the book of Lamentations covers a lot of ground.
Psalm 37:1-9 Commentary
by Kelly J. Murphy
From its opening lines, Psalm 37 closely resembles the didactic tone of the book of Proverbs.
2 Timothy 1:1-14 Commentary
by Karl Jacobson
Second Timothy begins—as New Testament letters often do—with a greeting, an expression of gratitude, and a prayer.
How Long, O Lord?
by Kathryn M. Schifferdecker
October 06, 2019
I know it is the custom in this column to focus on the Gospel text, but this week I’m going to focus primarily on the Old Testament reading from Habakkuk. Not just because ...
Sermon Brainwave #683 - Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 27)
Discussion on texts for Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost - Ordinary 27 (Oct. 6, 2019). Recorded at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn., for Working Preacher.