Tag: paul

Summary: In this biblical passage, Paul tells believers in Rome about God’s “righteousness,” which is God’s activity to bring about salvation and justice. Jesus reveals and accomplishes this righteousness in his death and resurrection, and Paul offers a pastiche of images to express as much.

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Summary: In this biblical passage, Paul speaks of himself and his associates as “servants of Christ and stewards of God’s mysteries.” We do not belong to ourselves but live seeking to be faithful to God. Only God can know our success and failure at doing so.

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Summary: In this biblical passage, the Apostle Paul concludes a letter to the church in Corinth with a benediction that—among other things—names Jesus Christ, God, and the Holy Spirit. Paul speaks about God as deeply involved in the lives of the people of God. The lectionary assigns this passage for Trinity Sunday.

I wrote this biblical commentary for those preparing to preach or teach on the passage. Read the commentary at Working Preacher.

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Summary: In this biblical passage, the Apostle Paul describes the Holy Spirit as the source of a variety of gifts given to support the ministry and corporate good of the people of God. The Revised Common Lectionary assigns this passage for the Day of Pentecost.

I wrote this biblical commentary for those preparing to preach or teach on the passage. Read the commentary at Working Preacher.

Bible commentary: preachers & teachers