"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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Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 16:1-13 Commentary
by Greg Carey
Commentators routinely remark that the parable of the Dishonest (Corrupt) Manager stands among the most challenging texts in the New Testament, often regarding it as the most perplexing of Jesus' parables. ...
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Amos 8:4-7 Commentary
by Rolf Jacobson
The Theological Context of Amos 8:4-7: Justice
Jeremiah 8:18-9:1 Commentary
by Frank M. Yamada
Self-righteous judgment among humans, while all too common in today's religious landscape, is inconsistent with biblical thinking for at least two reasons.
Psalm 113 Commentary
by Paul O. Myhre
When I think of interpreting the psalms I am immediately thrust into a world that is both foreign and familiar.
1 Timothy 2:1-7 Commentary
by A.K.M. Adam
This week's passage picks up and sustains the theological grounding of the offer of free grace for all (regardless of whether all receive that grace), and situates it in a practical context.
God & Money
by David Lose
September 19, 2010
Dear Working Preacher,
Time to come clean. How many of you have preached a sermon about money without asking for any? I raise this question for three reasons.
First, and as I've ...
Brainwave 135: Lectionary Texts for 19 September 2010
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, David Lose, Matt Skinner, and Rolf Jacobson for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for the Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost.