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Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 12:32-40 Commentary
by Erick J. Thompson
While recently watching Grantchester, a murder mystery set in 1950s England with an Anglican priest as the main character, I was struck by the simplicity of life at that time: no internet, no cell phone, ...
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Genesis 15:1-6 Commentary
by Terence E. Fretheim
This text is best interpreted with the entirety of Genesis 15 in view.
Isaiah 1:1, 10-20 Commentary
by J. Blake Couey
With its stunning poetry, inspiring call for justice, and complex portrayal of God, Isaiah 1 is one of the most memorable chapters of biblical prophetic literature.
Psalm 33:12-22 Commentary
by Adam Hearlson
So we wait.
Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16 Commentary
by Amy L.B. Peeler
I have sometimes referred to Hebrews as a good slogan book.
Treasured Possessions? Part Two
by Karoline Lewis
August 07, 2016
We are not done yet.
We are moving my mom into a nursing home. We are getting closer, but the sorting and the sifting and the sadness persist.
And so, the biblical text yet again ...
SB495 - Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 19)
Discussion on texts for Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 19) (July 31, 2016): (Gospel) Luke 12:32-40; (First Reading) Genesis 15:1-6; (Alternate First Reading)
Isaiah 1:1, 10-20; Psalm 33:12-22; (Second Reading) Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16.