He Qi, The Song of Angels, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, Tenn. Original source: http://www.heqiarts.com/.
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Second Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 7:1-10 Commentary
by Jeannine K. Brown
Centurions show up rather frequently in the Gospels and in Acts (e.g. Luke 7:2; 23:47; Acts 10:1; cf. Luke 3:14).
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1 Kings 8:22-23, 41-43 Commentary
by Cameron B.R. Howard
Last year’s lectionary cycle included longer selections from 1 Kings 8, at the heart of which is Solomon’s prayer at the dedication of the Jerusalem temple (1 Kings 8:[1, 6, 10-11] 22-30, 41-43). ...
1 Kings 18:20-21[22-29]30-39 Commentary
by Roger Nam
450 v. 1 is truly no contest.
Psalm 96:1-9 Commentary
by Jerome Creach
Psalm 96:1-9 calls all people of the earth and indeed the earth itself to sing praise to God and to worship God in God’s temple.
Galatians 1:1-12 Commentary
by Mary Hinkle Shore
If you have ever returned a rental car, you have driven over those spikes that are made to ensure that the rental cars are not stolen out of the lot.
by David Lose
June 02, 2013
Dear Working Preacher,
By and large, I’ve typically read the story of Jesus and the centurion as a tremendous story about the nature of faith. To the question, “What ...
Brainwave 297 - Lectionary Texts for June 2, 2013
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, David Lose, Matt Skinner, and Rolf Jacobson for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for Second Sunday after Pentecost: Luke 7:1-10; 1 Kings 8:22-23, 41-43; 1 Kings 18:20-21[22-29],30-39 (semicontinuous); Psalm 96:1-9; and Galatians 1:1-12