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Second Sunday of Advent
Mark 1:1-8 Commentary
by David Schnasa Jacobsen
There is probably not a better text for the second Sunday of Advent than Gospel of Mark’s version of the John the Baptist story
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Isaiah 40:1-11 Commentary
by Corrine Carvalho
What an interesting array of metaphors in this pivotal text.
Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13 Commentary
by Diane Jacobson
Psalm 85 is a perfect psalm for this second Sunday of Advent.
2 Peter 3:8-15a Commentary
by John Frederick
Apocalyptic language is used in 2 Peter 3:8-15a to express the seriousness of Christian holiness and divine judgment.
by Karoline Lewis
December 10, 2017
“A voice of one crying out in the wilderness…”
That, Dear Working Preachers, is what preaching is all about these days. If Matthew held us accountable to preaching ...
SB573 - Second Sunday of Advent
Discussion on Revised Common Lectionary texts for Second Sunday of Advent (Dec. 10, 2017): (Gospel) Mark 1:1-8; (1st Reading) Isaiah 40:1-11; Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13; (2nd Reading) 2 Peter 3:8-15a. Recorded at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn., for WorkingPreacher.org.