"Celebration," 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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First Sunday of Christmas
Name of Jesus
Luke 2:15-21 Commentary
by Joy J. Moore
Many of my favorite songs are simple melodies that call out the name of Jesus.
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Numbers 6:22-27 Commentary
by Terence E. Fretheim
The year begins with a benediction!
The year begins with a benediction!1
Psalm 8 Commentary
by Fred Gaiser
A problem with our hearing of Psalm 8, as with so many other biblical texts, may be our affluence.
Philippians 2:5-11 Commentary
by Elisabeth Johnson
What's in a name? From a biblical perspective -- everything!
The Oddest Christmas Carol
by David Lose
January 01, 2012
Dear Working Preacher,
Seems like one question screams out to be answered this week: after all the candlelight and joy and presents and everything else that went along with our ...
Brainwave 212: Lectionary Texts for Jan. 1, 2012.
Join Profs. Rolf Jacobson, Karoline Lewis, David Lose, and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for Name of Jesus: Numbers 6:22-27, Psalm 8 (1), Galatians 4:4-7 or Philippians 2:5-11, Luke 2:15-21