Picasso, Pablo. The Blind Man's Meal (detail), from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, Tenn. Original source.
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Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost
John 6:51-58 Commentary
by Susan Hylen
Jesus is manna, food that sustained Israel both physically and spiritually in the wilderness.
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Proverbs 9:1-6 Commentary
by James Limburg
On the wall of the bedroom that my younger brother and I shared was a painting of a young boy standing at the wheel of a ship, piloting it through stormy weather.
1 Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14 Commentary
by Cameron B.R. Howard
The Old Testament readings for this week and next week both feature prayers of King Solomon.1
Psalm 34:9-14 Commentary
by Eric Mathis
How many times a day do you use the phrase “It’s all good?”1
Ephesians 5:15-20 Commentary
by Scott Shauf
Ephesians 5:15-20 concludes a section in Ephesians (that began in 5:3) emphasizing the contrast between the morals of the world and the morals of the church.
by Karoline Lewis
August 19, 2018
Wow. It sure doesn’t take long to go from grumbling to arguing, from complaining to quarreling. And it seems it doesn’t take much, either. I suppose Jesus connecting ...
Sermon Brainwave #619 - Ordinary 20 (Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost)
Discussion on texts for Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Aug. 19, 2018): (Gospel) John 6:51-58; (First Reading) Proverbs 9:1-6; (Semi-continuous First Reading) 1 Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14; Psalm 34:9-14; (Second Reading) Ephesians 5:15-20. Recorded at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn., for WorkingPreacher.org.