Commentaries for Cycle A
Anthology
For each Sunday in Cycle A, the writers and editors of "Charting the Course," an integral part of Emphasis: A Lectionary Preaching Journal from CSS Publishing Company, delve into the heart of the lectionary readings, providing you, the pastor with in-depth lectionary-based commentary; relating several fresh, solid ideas -- based squarely on the lectionary texts -- for creating sermons that speak powerfully to your audience.

Cycles A, B, And C
Jerry L. Schmalenberger
Written as a companion volume to Schmalenberger’s acclaimed CSS title The Miracles Of Jesus And Their Flip Side, this book takes an imaginative look at twelve of Jesus’ parables by examining their traditional interpretation (the ”hit” side), a

Cycles A, B, And C
Jerry L. Schmalenberger
The miracles of Jesus are some of the most striking passages in the New Testament -- they bring the power of God "up close and personal" by dramatically rearranging human situations and teaching us great spiritual truths. But how can we translate the

Series VII, Cycle A
Jerry L. Schmalenberger
Providing a fresh, timely reflection every week on assigned scripture passages can be one of a pastor's most daunting tasks. But when time or inspiration is flagging and you need the jump-start of creative ideas, the latest edition of the classic CSS resource Lectionary Preaching Workbook is just what the doctor ordered! Prominent pastor, former seminary president, and prolific

With An Eye To The New (Cycle A)
Elizabeth Achtemeier
Prominent author and biblical scholar Elizabeth Achtemeier provides an outstanding preaching and study resource with this collection of brief expositions on all of the First Lesson texts contained in Cycle A of the Revised Common and Lutheran Lectionaries. Infused with her customary insight into the Hebrew scriptures, this compendium of Achtemeier's stimulating contributions to the preaching journal

Series III, Cycle A
Dallas A. Brauninger
Jesus used his parables to teach ordinary persons with ordinary quandaries; yet because these simple stories contain universal truths that transcend time and culture, they still provide us with powerful lessons. Preaching The Parables provides a gold mine of background material on each of the fourteen parables appearing in Cycle A of the Revised Common Lectionary. Dallas Brauninger brings a fresh, imaginative approach to these familiar texts,

Why People Don't Believe Them and What You Can Do About It - Cycle A
John E. Sumwalt
With contemporary stories and insight into ancient texts, John Sumwalt invites readers into the mystery of God's active, palpable presence in the world. When we decide to live in God's presence, we are in position to see, hear, believe, and experience the miraculous in our daily lives.

Preaching The Lectionary Psalms -- Cycles A, B, and C
James Evans, Stan Purdum, Carlos Wilton
Of the four lectionary texts for each Sunday, the Psalms are the least frequently used as a basis for sermons -- yet the Psalms are incredibly rich in the very life substance that makes preaching relevant. From personal suffering to the absence of Go

2001-2002 Edition
Derl G. Keefer
CSS Publishing Company is proud to present the inaugural edition of The Wesleyan Preaching Annual, a unique contribution to the preaching ministry from some of the foremost pastors and teachers in the Wesleyan/holiness tradition. Based

Series V, Cycle A (revised)
Russell F. Anderson
Bigger, stronger, better! This newly revised edition of Russell Anderson's best-selling Lectionary Preaching Workbook retains all of the great features that have made it an indispensable tool for busy pastors who need a helping hand with their weekly homiletic research and want to make the most of their limited preparation time.