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Concordia Journal, Fall 2016
December 5, 2016 – 8:20 am | No Comment
Concordia Journal, Fall 2016

The digital edition of the Fall 2016 CONCORDIA JOURNAL, featuring articles by James Prothro, Glenn Fluegge, Abjar Bakhou, Matthew Rosebrock, and Jeff Gibbs on preaching Matthew.

Making More of Gospel Metaphors
November 29, 2016 – 1:44 pm | No Comment
Making More of Gospel Metaphors

…aka, preaching the whole can of worms.

Preaching Matthew
November 17, 2016 – 10:21 am | 9 Comments
Preaching Matthew

Jeff Gibbs on how to preach the Gospel of Matthew during the upcoming church year (Series A).

Proper 29 • Luke 23:27–43 • November 20, 2016
November 8, 2016 – 8:30 am | One Comment

By Mark A. Seifrid
The drama of the text unfolds in three acts. The first act is the way of the cross with Jesus’s word to the women who followed him on the way. The second act …

Proper 28 • Luke 21:5–28 • November 13, 2016
November 1, 2016 – 8:00 am | No Comment

By David Adams
The Text as Text
The text of this account in Luke’s gospel is well-attested, and there is no variant that is so problematic as to demand serious consideration. In v. 19 the future tense …

All Saints’ Day • Matthew 5:1–12 • November 6, 2016
October 25, 2016 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments

By Joel Elowsky
Crowds are always following Jesus looking for something. These crowds come from everywhere, not just the locals, and they’re filled with expectation. He always takes their expectations and transforms them into something more significant …

Reformation Day • John 8:31–36 • October 30, 2016
October 18, 2016 – 8:00 am | No Comment

By Travis J. Scholl
Commemorating the sixteenth-century events that came to be called the Protestant Reformation is more complicated than it used to be. Triumphalism—a certain weirdly coiffed presidential candidate notwithstanding—is no longer in vogue. We left …

Book Blurbs: Robert Kolb on Luther’s use of Scripture
October 17, 2016 – 8:15 am | No Comment

Robert Kolb discusses his forthcoming book Martin Luther and the Enduring Word of God.

Proper 25 • Luke 18:9–17 • October 23, 2016
October 11, 2016 – 9:00 am | No Comment

By David Schmitt
Textual Notes
In this reading, Jesus moves from the world of the imagination, where he tells a parable (vv. 9–14), to the world of his ministry, where he blesses children (vv. 15–17). Both of …

Meet the Professor: Peter Nafzger
October 10, 2016 – 8:44 am | No Comment

Prof. Peter Nafzger teaches in the practical theology department, with a focus on homiletics (preaching).