"Peaceable Kingdom," 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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Fifth Sunday in Lent
John 12:20-33 Commentary
by Marilyn Salmon
Jesus has come to Jerusalem for Passover again, but for the last time (12:12).
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Jeremiah 31:31-34 Commentary
by Mark S. Gignilliat
Hope for a renewed future is an apropos theme on this fifth Sunday of Lent.
Psalm 51:1-12 Commentary
by Matthew Stith
Psalm 51 is, by any measure, one of the best-known and most often read penitential texts in the canon, and, as such, presents both opportunities and challenges for the interpreter.
Hebrews 5:5-10 Commentary
by Susan Hedahl
Note: Part I explores the biblical text and Part II discusses homiletical strategies for the text.
The Book of Hebrews is actually considered by many scholars to be a sermon!
Love and Memory
by David Lose
March 25, 2012
Dear Working Preacher,
Just under two years ago I was at a family reunion, visiting with cousins that I hadn't seen in years because of our move from the East Coast to Minnesota. ...
Brainwave 226 - Lectionary Texts for March 25, 2012.
Join Profs. Rolf Jacobson, Karoline Lewis, David Lose, and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for Lent 5: Jeremiah 31:31-34, Psalm 51:1-12 (10) or Psalm 119:9-16 (11), Hebrews 5:5-10, John 12:20-33