Resources on Karl Jacobson

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In-between Living Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-27-3/commentary-on-habakkuk-11-4-21-4-4 Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson Topics: Judgment , Justice , God's Will , Waiting Source: Working Preacher Karl Jacobson's commentary on Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2:1-4 finds there a model of the life of faith. We live in the "in between"; in between complaint and struggling with injustice and waiting for God’s right, promised time. The gospel according to Paul Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/fifth-sunday-after-epiphany-3/commentary-on-1-corinthians-151-11-2 Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson Topics: Gospel , Paul , Resurrection Source: Working Preacher Karl Jacobson suggests that 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 presents a concise statement of the gospel: the death, burial, resurrection, and post-resurrection appearance of Jesus. Paul claims that these events worked out "in accordance with the scriptures." Mark's Gospel Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/narrative-lectionary/beginning-of-good-news/commentary-on-mark-11-20 Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson Topics: Promises , Gospel , Mark , Work of Jesus Christ Source: Working Preacher Karl Jacobson’s commentary on Mark 1:1-20 discusses how Mark’s Gospel sees “the gospel” as the whole ministry of Jesus and examines how verse 15 draws one in to experience God’s plan for creation through Jesus. Jarring Words Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/third-sunday-of-advent-3/commentary-on-luke-37-18 Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson Topics: Repentance , Love your neighbor , John the Baptist Source: Working Preacher Karl Jacobson interprets John's call to repentance in Luke 3:7-18, suggesting that repentance is not just about the dialectic of faith and sin; rather, it is about how we show love to our neighbor. Our Big Calling to Proclaim Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/transfiguration-of-our-lord-2/commentary-on-2-corinthians-43-6-2 Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson Topics: The gospel , Unbelief , Calling , Evangelism Source: Working Preacher Karl Jacobson's commentary on 2 Corinthians 4:3-6 navigates the difficult question—and Paul's equally difficult answer—of why some don't believe. The 'god' of this world may veil it, but we are called to proclaim light into darkness. First-Born of Creation Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-16-3/commentary-on-colossians-115-28 Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson Topics: Creation , Christology , Revelation Source: Working Preacher Karl Jacobson's commentary on Colossians 1:15-28 explores the Christ hymn. The hymn emphasizes Jesus as revelation: in him we meet God face-to-face. God's Son also reflects the image of God back to the creation. The Fruit of the Gospel Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-15-3/commentary-on-colossians-11-14 Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson Topics: Gospel , Fruit of the Spirit , Daily Living Source: Working Preacher Karl Jacobson observes that in Colossians 1:1-14 the gospel is not proclaimed in order to elicit a response; rather, the fruits of the Christian life are declared in order to proclaim the gospel in reverse. To seek out and to save the lost Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/narrative-lectionary/zacchaeus/commentary-on-luke-1831-43191-10 Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson Topics: Death , Jesus , Resurrection Source: Working Preacher Karl Jacobson notes that Luke 18:31-19:10 has three sections which are tied together by the last sentence: “For the Son of Man came to seek out and to save the lost.” Commentary on Luke 16:19-31 Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/narrative-lectionary/rich-man-and-lazarus/commentary-on-luke-1619-31 Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson Topics: Resurrection , Comfort , Parable , Wealth and poverty Source: Working Preacher Karl Jacobson’s commentary on Luke 16:19-31 contrasts the comfort of wealth with the comfort of the resurrection and reflects on wealth leading to complacency and apathy. Boundary Lines in Pleasant Places Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/second-sunday-of-easter/commentary-on-psalm-16-9 Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson Topics: Trust , God's Deliverance , Joy , Comfort Source: Working Preacher Karl Jacobson notes that much of Psalm 16 explores what it means for the psalmist to say that the LORD [Yahweh, name] is "my Lord." Opening Our Eyes Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-30-2/commentary-on-mark-1046-52 Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson Topics: Faith , Healing , Jesus , Gospel Source: Working Preacher Karl Jacobson's commentary on Mark 10:46-52 explores how both Bartimaeus's name and his healing show us that the words Jesus speaks need to be made clear to us, but we can learn to understand them. We Are All Equal Recipients of God's Gifts Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-25/commentary-on-matthew-201-16-3 Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson Topics: Parables , Forgiveness , Coveting , Equality Source: Working Preacher Karl Jacobson’s commentary on the parable of the laborers in the vineyard in Matthew 20:1-16 argues that this parable is primarily about coveting God’s ability to forgive and reflects on theme of reversing expectations. As a Witness to the Christ Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/narrative-lectionary/jesus-ministry-begun/commentary-on-mark-121-45 Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson Topics: Healing , Cleansing , Work of Jesus Christ Source: Working Preacher Karl Jacobson’s commentary on Mark 1:21-45 examines the healing of the man with leprosy by noting the man’s knowledge about Jesus’ identity, the pity Jesus showed, and his instruction to offer a proper sacrifice. City of God Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/narrative-lectionary/preaching-series-on-sacraments/commentary-on-psalm-46-acts-237-42 Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson Topics: Baptism , Metaphor , Sacraments , God's Presence Source: Working Preacher Karl Jacobson introduces and presents week 1 of notes for a four-week preaching series on sacraments. Using Psalm 46 and Acts 2:37-42, Jacobson explains the meaning of baptism as not only event, but also as place. The Imperishable Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/third-sunday-of-easter/commentary-on-1-peter-117-23-4 Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson Topics: Love , Trust , Resurrection , Meaning of Life Source: Working Preacher Karl Jacobson's commentary on 1 Peter 1:17-23 unpacks what it means to be born anew; to be reborn imperishable, in one’s life and faith, transformed by love. Stand Up! Raise Your Heads! Be Alert! Pray! Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/first-sunday-of-advent-3/commentary-on-luke-2125-36 Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson Topics: Patience , Kingdom of God , Fear Source: Working Preacher Commenting on Luke 21:25-36, Karl Jacobson notes that Jesus tells us "there are signs that indicate the arrival, the advent, the presence, and the power of the Kingdom of God." Patience and alertness are needed. Are We Living With Too Much Ease? Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-26-3/commentary-on-amos-61a-4-7-3 Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson Topics: Amos , Justice , Judgment , Hypocrisy Source: Working Preacher In his commentary on Amos 6:1, 4-7, Karl Jacobson invites us to see beyond Amos' outsiderness, to see his charge against hypocrisy, challenges of justice, and questions of right relationship that he brings to our lives. Reacting to Jesus' Presence Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/narrative-lectionary/jairus-daughter-healed/commentary-on-mark-521-43 Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson Topics: Faith , Jesus , Kingdom of God , Change Source: Working Preacher Describing the tension between faith and disbelief in the healings of Jarius' daughter of the woman in Mark 5:21-43, Karl Jacobson's commentary demonstrates how "Jesus' presence" becomes "the transformative agent" that enlivens the kingdom's reception. Selling the sweepings Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-25-3/commentary-on-amos-84-7-3 Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson Topics: Pride , Injustice Source: Working Preacher Commenting on Amos 8:4-7, Karl Jacobson discusses the prophet's condemnation of injustice on the part of God's people, including selling the "sweepings" of wheat instead of leaving them for gleaners. The Secret of the Gospel Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/narrative-lectionary/parables-in-mark/commentary-on-mark-41-34 Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson Topics: Parables , Listening to God , Parable , Word of God Source: Working Preacher Commentary on Mark 4:1-34 by Karl Jacobson, who explores how this passage of parables frames the entier Gospel of Mark as a parable that can only be understood through the grace of God.

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