Articles tagged with: Preaching
Concordia Seminary faculty and staff are hitting the road for summer workshops on a wide variety of timely, contemporary topics. Check the schedule to find one near you.
By Mark Rockenbach
We have done no act of love, at any time, in any way to God (Is 53:6, Rom 3:10-12, 1 Jn 4:10). The love between us and God began with God and not …
By Victor Raj
Placed midway between Easter and Pentecost, the appointed lessons for the fourth Sunday of Easter cumulatively call for a resurrection living for the Christian faithful in this world. Together, they are an …
Jumping ahead of the Easter season (when the first reading is taken from Acts), Prof. Bill Carr discusses the Old Testament pericope for the Day of Pentecost, in the Year B lectionary.
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 …