Articles tagged with: Series C
by William Carr
Where Are You Resting?
For exegetical details, see Lessing, Amos, Concordia Commentary (CPH, 2009), 388–409. His treatment of language-oriented matters, especially morphology and syn- tax—sorely lacking in most other commentaries—is important. Another decent choice …
by Tim Dost
Preachers who take up this text take up a daunting task, especially if they wish to proclaim the gospel and not simply generate a diatribe based on the law. The paral- lels to …
by Jonathan F. Grothe
Editor’s Note: The following homiletical help is adapted from Concordia Journal, March 1984. Please note that the homiletical help covers only verses 11–16 in detail.
Chapters 33–48 of Ezekiel are dominated by the …
By Dr. Francis C. Rossow
Comments on the text
1. Whether intended or not, there are remarkable similarities in the emphases of the readings appointed for this Sunday. The “All is vanity” message of the Old Testament …
By Dr. Jeffrey A. Gibbs
The text presents two particular problems for interpreters. The first is the question of how “AD Christians” read the “BC Old Testament.” The second pertains to the whole issue of prayer …
By John Loum
General approach to preparing your sermon
A. Start the process by praying about the subject or topic area
B. Select and clearly state to the audience the subject area that you plan to address.
C. At …
By Dr. Thomas Manteuful
A Bible Study
What statement is made repeatedly here to help God’s people remember and take to heart what is said?
It is “I am the Lord your God,” sometimes abbreviated: “I am the …
By David I. Lewis
Several challenges face the preacher of this text: one challenge is how best to understand this text in its literary and historical context where it speaks to the restoration of Israel from …
By Dr. Joel P. Okamoto
Notes on the pericope
This pericope presents Elijah’s encounter with Yahweh on Mount Horeb and his call of Elisha. Recently Elijah had been on another mountain, Carmel, where he challenged the prophets …
By Travis J. Scholl
Let’s be honest. Given the wondrous epistle reading from Galatians 3 (“But now that faith has come … There is no longer Jew or Greek … But when the fullness of time …