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Lectionary@Lunch Live in the Spring
February 17, 2015 – 11:37 am | One Comment
Lectionary@Lunch Live in the Spring

Prof. Bill Carr will host the weekly live-stream video chat on the Old Testament lectionary for the Spring quarter, beginning Tuesday, March 10.

Lent 2 • Romans 5:1–11 • March 1, 2015
February 17, 2015 – 9:00 am | No Comment

By Robert Kolb
Sometimes it seems as if our lives have wandered into one of the survival shows on television and we are about to be eliminated, or at least have questions about lasting longer than a few …

Lectionary@Lunch Live – 2 Kings 2:1-12
February 10, 2015 – 11:47 am | No Comment

Prof. Tom Egger discusses the Old Testament pericope for Transfiguration Day, in the Year B lectionary.

Lent 1 • James 1:12–18 • February 22, 2015
February 10, 2015 – 10:00 am | No Comment

By William W. Carr
“Blessed is the man (Μακαριος ανηρ; see, e.g., Ps 1:1, אַ֥שְֽׁרֵי־הָאִ֗ישׁ) who remains steadfast under trial” (Jas 1:12, ESV). Preparing this homiletical help in September makes it difficult not to think about Christians in Iraq …

Transfiguration • 2 Corinthians 3:12–13 (14–18); 4:1–6 • February 15, 2015
February 3, 2015 – 10:00 am | No Comment

By David I. Lewis
Literary Context
The text is part of the section of 2 Corinthians where Paul is defending the integrity of his apostolic ministry and his past actions in dealing with the believers in Corinth (1:12–7:16). In the …

Epiphany 5 • 1 Corinthians 9:16–23 • February 8, 2015
January 27, 2015 – 10:00 am | One Comment

Editor’s note: The following homiletical help is adapted from Concordia Journal, January 2006.
By Arthur F. Graudin
Textual Considerations
For the Apostle Paul the proclamation of the gospel was not a basis for boasting on his part but ανάγκη, …

Lectionary@Lunch Live – Deuteronomy 18:15-20
January 21, 2015 – 9:36 am | No Comment

Tom Egger discusses the Old Testament pericopies in the Epiphany season, in the Year B lectionary.

Epiphany 4 • 1 Corinthians 8:1–13 • February 1, 2015
January 20, 2015 – 9:00 am | No Comment

By Bruce Schuchard
The goal of the human person who wishes to achieve everything that there is to achieve in life is _____.
How would each one of us fill in the blank? According to the Hellenistic philosophers of the …

Preaching Mark (Part 1)
January 15, 2015 – 9:45 am | 6 Comments

Back by popular demand, this Preacher’s Roundtable led by David Schmitt discusses preaching Mark in year B of the three-year lectionary. Part 1 (of 2) looks at preaching Mark from Advent through Easter.

Epiphany 3 • 1 Corinthians 7:29–31 (32–35) • January 25, 2015
January 13, 2015 – 10:30 am | No Comment

By David Schmitt
At the Museum of Contemporary Religious Art, there is an installation called Cup by Thomas Skomski. It’s basically a shelf extending out of the wall with a cup at the very end. The shelf is about …