Like us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Subscribe to us on YouTube
Subscribe to us on iTunes
Subscribe to our RSS Feed
Receive our Email Newsletter
Visit us at Luther Seminary
Register by Feb. 23 to receive a discount for the 2020 Festival of Homiletics, May 18-22, in Atlanta.
Fifth Sunday after Epiphany
Matthew 5:13-20 Commentary
by Eric Barreto
At this point, Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount turns to quotidian imagery.
| Bible Text
Isaiah 58:1-9a [9b-12] Commentary
by Amy G. Oden
This final section of Isaiah, known as "Third Isaiah" (Isaiah 56-66), is written to the residents of Jerusalem during and after Israel's return in 539 BCE.1
Psalm 112:1-9  Commentary
by Shauna Hannan
There are two obvious connections a preacher might make between Psalm 112 and Matthew 5.1
1 Corinthians 2:1-12 [13-16] Commentary
by Richard Carlson
In the letter we know as 1 Corinthians (though it is at least the second of four letters Paul wrote to the church at Corinth), Paul is addressing two interrelated problems vexing this Christian community: ...
Shine On, You Working Preachers
by Matt Skinner
February 09, 2020
You are the light of the world.
Not Jesus, but you. And the you is plural. You, Working Preachers, are the light of the world.
I know the Gospel of John does it differently, identifying ...
Sermon Brainwave #706 - Fifth Sunday after Epiphany
Discussion on texts for Fifth Sunday after Epiphany (Feb. 9, 2020). (Gospel) Matthew 5:13-20; (First Reading) Isaiah 58:1-9a [9b-12]; Psalm 112:1-9 ; (Second Reading) 1 Corinthians 2:1-12 [13-16]. Recorded at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn., for Working Preacher.