NextSunday Worship

Archive for July, 2017

  • August 20, 2017

    “A House of Prayer for All People”

    Year A – Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

    “This is what the Lord says: ‘Maintain justice and do what is right, for my salvation is close at hand and my righteousness will soon be revealed…. And foreigners who bind themselves to the Lord to minister to him, to love the name of the Lord, and to be his servants, all who keep the Sabbath without desecrating it and […]

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  • August 13, 2017


    Year A – Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

    Jacob lived in the land where his father had stayed, the land of Canaan. This is the account of Jacob’s family. Joseph, a young man of seventeen, was tending the flocks with his brothers, the sons of Bilhah and the sons of Zilpah, his father’s wives, and he brought their father a bad report about them. […]

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  • August 6, 2017

    “Living with a Limp”

    Year A – Ninth Sunday after Pentecost.

    That night Jacob got up and took his two wives, his two female servants and his eleven sons and crossed the ford of the Jabbok.  After he had sent them across the stream, he sent over all his possessions. So, Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him till daybreak.  When the man saw that […]

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  • July 30, 2017

    “A Wise and Discerning Mind”

    Year A: Eighth Sunday After Pentecost

    “And Solomon said…. ‘Give thy servant therefore an understanding mind to govern thy people, that I may discern between good and evil…’  And God said to him….I now do according to your word.  Behold, I give you a wise and discerning mind.” –  I Kings 3.6, 9, 11, 12   It was in a dream […]

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  • July 23, 2017

    “God: the First and the Last”

    Year A: Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

    “Thus says the Lord, the King of Israel and his Redeemer, the Lord of Hosts: I am the first and I am the last;  besides me there is no god.” – Isaiah 44. 6-8 Every Sunday, millions of Christians around the world repeat the ancient words of the Apostles’ Creed: “I believe in God, the […]

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