"Abraham and Isaac," John August Swanson. Used by permission from the artist.
Image © by John August Swanson. Artwork held in the Luther Seminary Fine Arts Collection, St. Paul, Minn.
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Day of Pentecost
John 20:19-23 Commentary
by Matt Skinner
Liturgical observances of Pentecost are informed almost entirely by the familiar story in Acts 2,
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Acts 2:1-21 Commentary
by Mitzi J. Smith
We encounter God as God walks among us.
Psalm 104:24-34, 35b Commentary
by Matthew Stith
It is a blessing to the preacher when the movement of a passage of Scripture offers a ready guide to interpretation and proclamation.
1 Corinthians 12:3b-13 Commentary
by Valerie Nicolet-Anderson
The more I read the letters to the Corinthians, the more I appreciate the courage and boldness of this community as they wrestled with what it meant to be people of faith.
by David Lose
June 12, 2011
Dear Working Preacher,
What would you say if I suggested that we regularly misinterpret Pentecost? Actually, not just misinterpret it a little, but generally get Pentecost completely ...
Brainwave 179: Lectionary Texts for the 12th of June 2011
Join Profs. Rolf Jacobson, Karoline Lewis, David Lose, and Matt Skinner,for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for The Day of Pentecost: Acts 2:1-21 or Numbers 11:24-30
Psalm 104:24-34, 35b (30)
1 Corinthians 12:3b-13 or Acts 2:1-21
John 20:19-23 or John 7:37-39