"Madonna and Child," Sadao Watanabe. Used by permission from the artist.
Image © 1979 by Sadao Watanabe. Artwork held in the Luther Seminary Fine Arts Collection, St. Paul, Minn.
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Christmas Day: Nativity of Our Lord (II)
Christmas Day: Nativity of Our Lord (III)
First Sunday of Christmas
Luke 2:[1-7] 8-20 Commentary
by C. Clifton Black
Of all the lections assigned to me by WorkingPreacher.org, this, by far, is the hardest.
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Isaiah 62:6-12 Commentary
by Samuel Giere
“Behold, your salvation comes.” (Isaiah 62.11)
Psalm 97 Commentary
by Diane Jacobson
“The Lord is king … most high…exalted” -- a perfect proclamation for Christmas.
Titus 3:4-7 Commentary
by Jennifer Pietz
On Christmas, we celebrate the arrival of God’s promised Savior in the world.
by Karoline Lewis
December 25, 2017
I debated about writing a column for Christmas this year. In part, because of the 4th Sunday of Advent falling on Christmas Eve. In part, because I presume you have your Christmas ...
SB577 - Christmas Day (Proper II)
Discussion on Revised Common Lectionary texts for Christmas Day - Proper II (Dec. 25, 2017): (Gospel) Luke 2:[1-7] 8-20; (1st Reading) Isaiah 62:6-12; Psalm 97; (2nd Reading) Titus 3:4-7. Recorded at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn., for WorkingPreacher.org.