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Archive for December, 2014

  • January 25, 2015

    “The God of at Least 490 Chances”

    Year B – Third Sunday after the Epiphany

    Then the word of the Lord came to Jonah a second time: ‘Go to the great city of Nineveh and proclaim to it the message I give you.’ Jonah obeyed the word of the Lord and went to Nineveh. Now Nineveh was a very large city; it took three days to go through it. Jonah began by […]

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  • January 18, 2015

    “Listening for God”

    Year B - Second Sunday after the Epiphany

    The boy Samuel ministered before the Lord under Eli. In those days the word of the Lord was rare; there were not many visions. One night Eli, whose eyes were becoming so weak that he could barely see, was lying down in his usual place. The lamp of God had not yet gone out, and Samuel […]

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  • January 11, 2015

    “In the Beginning, God…”

    Year B – Epiphany - Baptism of the Lord

    In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters. And God said, ‘Let there be light,’ and there was light. God saw that the light was good, and he […]

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  • January 4, 2015

    "Did You Get the Memo?"

    Year B – Second Sunday after Christmas Day

    This is what the Lord says: ‘Sing with joy for Jacob; shout for the foremost of the nations. 
Make your praises heard, and say, “Lord, save your people, the remnant of Israel.” See, I will bring them from the land of the north and gather them from the ends of the earth. Among them will be […]

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  • December 28, 2014

    “Reaching Out and Blessing the Future”

    Year B – First Sunday after Christmas Day

    Immediately following the Christmas story in the Gospel of Luke, there is an interesting scene that is generally ignored. I can not recall ever hearing a sermon on the powerful and profound episode reported in Luke 2:21-40. The shepherds return to their flocks in the field. The angelic musicians, once their praise chorus was completed, […]

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  • December 24, 2014

    “The Light of the World”

    Year B – Nativity of the Lord – Christmas Eve.

    The following is a model service which can be adapted as the worship leader sees fit. Walking in darkness is not an easy task. It is especially difficult when you are in unfamiliar territory. I remember the first night my wife and I stayed at her mother’s house. Around 2AM the multiple glasses of sweet […]

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