Articles tagged with: Preaching
Prof. Bill Carr discusses the Old Testament pericope for the Resurrection of Our Lord (Easter), in the Year B lectionary.
by Paul R. Raabe
During the Easter season the epistle lessons come from 1 John. The epistle lesson appointed for the third Sunday of Easter is 1 John 3:1–7. Here is the helpful translation and lineation given by Bruce …
By Henry Rowold
Drawn into God’s Fellowship
Not by accident does this pericope begin where John’s gospel does: “that which was from the beginning” is both pegged to and flows from the gospel’s prologue. What we have in this brief …
By David Peter
The Occasion for Paul’s Words
The first verse of the text begins with these words: “Now I would remind you, brothers.” This formula indicates that Paul is responding to an issue which had been a part of …
Prof. Bill Carr discusses the Old Testament pericope for Palm Sunday/Sunday of the Passion, in the Year B lectionary.
By Todd Jones
With its meaty theological content and rich poetic imagery, it is no surprise that the lectionary lifts this portion of Philippians from its context.
Verse 6: Our English too often comes off sounding like Jesus …
Tom Boomershine and Matt Peeples, among others, will discuss the impact of technology on exegesis and preaching.
Prof. Bill Carr discusses the Old Testament pericope for the Fifth Sunday in Lent, in the Year B lectionary.
Remembering the life of a preacher, Fred Craddock (1928-2015).
Editor’s note: The following homiletical help is adapted from Concordia Journal, September 1979.
by Andrew H. Bartelt
1. The author of the Letter to the Hebrews continues his discussion of the “high priesthood” of Christ (and his …