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Easter 7 • Revelation 22:1–6 (7–11) 12–20 • May 12, 2013
April 30, 2013 – 7:00 am | One Comment

By Gerhard Bode
Introduction
In 1563, Lutheran theologian David Chytraeus (1530–1600) wrote a commentary on the book of Revelation in which he calculated the date of Christ’s second coming. Such theorizing by one of Luther’s own students …

Easter 6 • Revelation 21:9–14, 21–27 • May 5, 2013
April 23, 2013 – 7:00 am | No Comment

By Wally Becker
After celebrating the resurrection of our Lord these past five weeks, the reading from Revelation helps us focus on our own resurrection at the last day. The picture is of the bride, the …

Preacher’s Roundtable: Preaching Luke, Part 2
April 22, 2013 – 2:08 pm | One Comment
Preacher’s Roundtable: Preaching Luke, Part 2

Part 2 of 2 in the conversation on preaching Luke in the second half of the church year (series C).

Easter 5 • Revelation 21:1–7 • April 28, 2013
April 16, 2013 – 7:00 am | One Comment

By Charles Arand
The last chapters of Revelation provide a fitting bookend to the first two chapters of Genesis. It moves from the first creation (Gn 1–2) to the new creation (Rv 21–22). In this regard, …

Easter 4 • Revelation 7:9–17 • April 21, 2013
April 9, 2013 – 7:00 am | No Comment

By Robert Rosin
Behold the Host
Apocalyptic literature is not confined to Christianity, of course. So with a text from the Apocalypse or Revelation of St. John it is important to understand its place at the end …

Easter 3 • Revelation 5:1–14 • April 14, 2013
April 2, 2013 – 7:00 am | No Comment

By Victor Raj
Preliminary Considerations
For a serious study of our text there is no better place to turn than Professor Louis Brighton’s commentary Revelation.[1] Readers are encouraged to consult it. This text and the other appointed …

Easter 2 • Revelation 1:4–18 • April 7, 2013
March 26, 2013 – 11:00 am | No Comment

Textual Considerations
The number seven (ἑπτὰ) has been understood to denote completeness. Interpreters differ, however, as to whether the “seven spirits” in verse 4 signify the Holy Spirit and provide a reference to the Holy Trinity. …

Easter Sunday • 1 Corinthians 15:19–26 • March 31, 2013
March 19, 2013 – 7:00 am | No Comment

By Tom Manteufel
From time to time novels have appeared which depict the ramifications of the discovery of alleged archeological evidence that the bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ never took place, such as When It Was …

Palm Sunday • Philippians 2:5–11 • March 24, 2013
March 12, 2013 – 7:00 am | No Comment

By Paul R. Raabe
The epistle lesson for the Sixth Sunday in Lent/Palm Sunday (series C) is the famous Carmen Christi of Philippians 2:5–11.
Because verses 6–11 display poetic hymn-like qualities, Greek editions rightly present them as …

Lent 5 • Philippians 3:(4b–7) 8–14 • March 17, 2013
March 5, 2013 – 7:00 am | One Comment

By Jeffrey A. Oschwald
Paul’s “putting out of mind the course already covered and straining toward the goal that lies ahead” (Phil 3:13), warns today’s preacher not to forget that the race is not over. Philippians …