"Two Sons," James Janknegt. Used by permission from the artist.
Image © by James Janknegt. Artwork held in the Luther Seminary Fine Arts Collection, St. Paul, Minn.
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Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 12:32-40 Commentary
by David Lose
Every once in a while, I am tempted to add a verse or two at the beginning or end of the lectionary reading to fill out its literary context.
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Genesis 15:1-6 Commentary
by Jacqueline E. Lapsley
To understand the divine promises to Abraham here in Genesis 15, it is helpful to step back and look at what has been happening in Genesis up to this point.
Isaiah 1:1, 10-20 Commentary
by J. Clinton McCann
The first verse of the book of Isaiah invites the reader to hear the prophecy in the context of the eighth century BCE.
Psalm 33:12-22 Commentary
by James Limburg
God is Great, God is Good
Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16 Commentary
by Bryan J. Whitfield
"People get ready, There's a train a comin'. You don't need no baggage, you just get on board. All you need is faith to hear the diesels hummin'. Don't need no ticket, you just thank the Lord."
Just Do It!
August 08, 2010
Dear Working Preacher,
I suspect that the difference between heresy and orthodoxy is at times a lot thinner than we imagine.
I am part of a Christian tradition that cherishes ...
Brainwave 129: Lectionary Texts for 8 August 2010
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, David Lose and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for the Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost.