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Articles by David Lewis

David Lewis is an assistant professor of exegetical theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri.

Proper 27 • 2 Thessalonians 2:1–8, 13–17 • November 10, 2013
October 31, 2013 – 3:42 pm | No Comment

By David I. Lewis
Overview
In 2 Thessalonians 2 the Apostle Paul discusses matters of eschatology as he exhorts the church in Thessalonica not to be disturbed by false teachings that said that the day of the Lord had …

Proper 14 • 1 Kings 19:1–8 • August 12, 2012
July 31, 2012 – 7:00 am | No Comment

By David I. Lewis
Introduction
The Old Testament lesson for Proper 14 contains the introduction to the narrative of Elijah’s flight to Mt. Horeb and his confrontation with Yahweh there (1 Kgs 1:1–18). As only the first …

Proper 20 • Matthew 20:1–16 • September 18, 2011
July 31, 2011 – 12:30 pm | No Comment

By David I. Lewis
Introduction: Today’s Gospel reading contains a parable that is unique to Matthew’s Gospel, the so-called parable of the workers in the vineyard. A title that better reflects the pragmatics of this parable might …

Jews and the Death of Jesus: Reading Matthew 27:25 by David Lewis
March 9, 2011 – 11:00 am | 6 Comments
Jews and the Death of Jesus: Reading Matthew 27:25 by David Lewis

“His Blood Be on Us and our Children!”: Joseph Ratzinger on Matthew 27:25

Proper 9 • Isaiah 66:10–14 • July 4, 2010
May 7, 2010 – 2:31 pm | No Comment

By David I. Lewis
Introduction
Several challenges face the preacher of this text: one challenge is how best to understand this text in its literary and historical context where it speaks to the restoration of Israel from …