In this episode, we consider the readings for Proper 28, Year A:
Judges 4:1-7 & Psalm 123; Zephaniah 1:7, 12-18 & Psalm 90:1-8, (9-11), 12; 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11; Matthews 25:14-30.
We discuss the account of Israel's judge, Deborah, Zephaniah's prophecy about the day of the Lord, Paul's reminder to stay alert, and Jesus' Parable of the Talents.
--The Ask NT Wright Anything Podcast
--Dorothy Sayers on theodicy
--The Bible Project
--Bible Project video on reading the Parables of Jesus
--Bible Project video on 1 Thessalonians
--Bible Project video on themes in Matthew
Our outro music is an original song by our friend Dcn. Jeremiah Webster, a poet and professor whose giftedness is rivaled by his humbleness. You can find his published works, including After So Many Fires, with a quick Google.