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All Saints Day
Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 6:20-31 Commentary
by Matt Skinner
Saints come in many varieties, but in Luke’s Sermon on the Plain Jesus focuses on certain kinds who receive his attention throughout his ministry: the poor, the hungry, the crying, and the hated or ...
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Daniel 7:1-3, 15-18 Commentary
by Kristin J. Wendland
Though general wisdom counsels one to preach the text rather than the day, this text—both in content and in genre—fits the day of All Saints quite well.
Psalm 149 Commentary
by Nancy deClaissé-Walford
Psalm 149 is the fourth of the five “Final Hallel” psalms (Psalms 146-150) that form the closing doxology of the Hebrew Psalter.
Ephesians 1:11-23 Commentary
by Emerson Powery
In the western portion of the northern hemisphere, the church has lost much of its clout.
Pausing to Grieve
by Joy J. Moore
November 03, 2019
What a month to come through as we turn toward All Saints Day, dear Working Preachers.
Some of you will know that I recently moved out of the first year of my mother’s death. ...
Sermon Brainwave #689 - All Saints (Year C)
Discussion on texts for All Saints Sunday (Nov. 3, 2019). NOTE: There is a separate podcast for the Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost (SB688). Recorded at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn., for Working Preacher.