Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday April 21, 2019 Gospel: Luke 24:1-12 Epistle: 1 Cor 15:19-26 Lesson: Isaiah 65:17-25 Psalm: Psalm 16 CLB Commentary: Dr. David Veum Luke 24:1-12 The familiarity of Christmas and Easter texts can present a real challenge for preachers. How do we preach on...

Third Sunday in Lent

3rd Sunday in Lent March 24, 2019 Gospel: Luke 13:1-9 Epistle: 1 Cor 10:1-13 Lesson: Ezek 33:7-20 Psalm: Psalm 85 CLB Commentary: Dr. Gaylan Mathiesen Luke 13: 1-9, Repent or Perish Commenting on Luke’s parables, Stuart Briscoe wrote, “It has been said that when...

Second Sunday in Lent

Second Sunday in Lent March 17th, 2019 Gospel: Luke 13:31-35 Epistle: Philippians 3:17-4:1 Lesson: Jeremiah 26:8-15 Psalm: Psalm 4 CLB Commentary – Rev. Dale Hanson The Lenten season is an important time to preach on the cross of Christ; however we must preach Christ...

First Sunday in Lent

First Sunday in Lent March 10th, 2019 Gospel: Luke 4:1-13 Epistle: Romans 10:8b-13 Lesson: Deuteronomy 26:1-11 Psalm: Psalm 91:1-13 CLB Commentary – Dr. Eugene Boe This text forms a bridge from Jesus’ baptism, when the Holy Spirit descended upon him as a dove and the...

4th Sunday After the Epiphany

Fourth Sunday After Epiphany February 3, 2019 Gospel: Luke 4:21-32 Epistle: 1 Cor 12:27-13:13 Lesson: Jer 1:4-10 Psalm: Psalm 71:1-6, 15-17 CLB Commentary by Pastor Bill Helland Luke 4:21-30 If you’ve ever had a parishioner gush over your preaching, but later turn on...