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Proper 14 • Ephesians 4:17–5:2 • August 9, 2015
July 28, 2015 – 12:19 pm | No Comment

By James Voelz
This pericope is typical of the latter portion of Paul’s letters, that is, it deals with everyday matters of the Christian life (cf. 2 Thes 3). As is the case in most of Paul’s …

Lectionary@Lunch Live – Mark 6:45-56
July 24, 2015 – 3:16 pm | No Comment

In a special excerpt from his online D.Min. course on Mark, Prof. Jim Voelz discusses the Gospel pericope for the 9th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 12), in the context of the Year B lectionary.

Lectionary@Lunch Live – Mark 6:30-44
July 24, 2015 – 3:10 pm | No Comment

In a special excerpt from his online D.Min. course on Mark, Prof. Jim Voelz discusses the Gospel pericope for the 8th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 11), in the context of the Year B lectionary.

Proper 13 • Ephesians 4:1–16 • August 2, 2015
July 21, 2015 – 9:10 am | One Comment

By Rick Marrs
Paul has regaled the Ephesians with rich spiritual blessings they have in Christ (Eph 1), how both Jews and Gentiles are saved by grace alone through faith alone (Eph 2), how the mystery of the …

In Remembrance of Me: Memory and the Life of Faith
July 7, 2015 – 9:26 am | 3 Comments
In Remembrance of Me: Memory and the Life of Faith

We stand at a point in time when we are learning incredible new insights into how memory works. The 2015 Theological Symposium, September 22-23, will explore what it all means for church and ministry.

Proper 11 • Ephesians 2:11–22 • July 19, 2015
July 7, 2015 – 9:05 am | No Comment

By Jeff Gibbs
I say to my students with some regularity, “Careful exegesis often makes the text harder to preach.” What I mean, of course, is that the concerns of a particular text of Scripture might not, at first …

Lectionary@Lunch Live – Amos 7:7-15
July 1, 2015 – 9:22 am | No Comment

Prof. Bill Carr discusses the Old Testament pericope for the 7th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 10), in the context of the Year B lectionary.

Proper 10 • Ephesians 1:3–16 • July 12, 2015
June 30, 2015 – 9:05 am | No Comment

By Timothy Dost
Here is a passage of great comfort that is a blessing and help in times of hardship and times of plenty. Paul thoroughly grounds the promises of predestination to salvation in the gospel of Jesus Christ and …

Lectionary@Lunch Live – Ezekiel 2:1-5
June 24, 2015 – 9:51 am | No Comment

Prof. Bill Carr discusses the Old Testament pericope for the 6th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 9), in the context of the Year B lectionary.

Proper 9 • 2 Corinthians 12:1–10 • July 5, 2015
June 23, 2015 – 9:00 am | No Comment

By Andrew H. Bartelt
Exegetical Notes
If one has been preaching through 2 Corinthians with the lectionary, then the isagogical issues have been addressed, including the question of the number of letters and visits to the Corinthian congregation (discussions are …