"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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Matthew 20:1-16 Commentary
by Ira Brent Driggers
Jesus certainly has an interesting definition of "fair wage."
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Jonah 3:10-4:11 Commentary
by Anathea Portier-Young
God commanded the prophet of Israel to preach repentance to a faraway city whose evil was so great it rose up heavenward like a stench.
Exodus 16:2-15 Commentary
by Nancy deClaissé-Walford
Exodus 16 has many themes that speak to Christians today--grumbling by the people of God, good provision by God, and the importance of Sabbath rest.
Philippians 1:21-30 Commentary
by David E. Fredrickson
Modern interpreters agree: Philippians is the friendliest of Paul's letters.
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Brainwave 018: Lectionary Texts for 21 September 2008
September 21, 2008
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, David Lose and Matthew Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for 21 September 2008: Jonah 3:10-4:11, Ex 16:2-15, Phil 1:21-30, Matt 20:1-16.