October 5, 2014
Matthew 21:33-46
Philippians 3:4b-14
Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20
Psalm 19

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Life As An Investment

Fifth Sunday of Easter

from the book
Living The Easter Faith
Sermons For The Easter Season


Donald William Dotterer



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Let us pray: Gracious and eternal Father, we come before you
this day seeking to make the most of the gifts which you have
given us in life. Lord, as we now hear your word, may we learn
how it is that we may serve you with all that we are. Lord, in
these moments, grant us wisdom, understanding and peace. In
Jesus' name we pray, Amen.

During the 1992 presidential campaign, one of the slogans
which we heard frequently was "invest and grow." The meaning of
this phrase of course is that the government will make
investments through tax dollars which will revitalize the economy
of the nation.
While driving home from a hospital visit on election day, I
heard a commentator on the radio suggest that the guiding
principle for our lives should not be government investment, but
rather "invest in yourself." From his perspective, this is the
only way that an individual can improve his...

This Fifth Sunday of Easter sermon, Life As An Investment, is based on Matthew 25:14-29 and relates to Fifth Sunday of Easter of Cycle of the lectionary. This sermon is excerpted from the book Living The Easter Faith . SermonSuite offers online sermons and professionally published sermons, lectionary sermons, non-lectionary sermons, children's sermons, sermon illustrations, worship resources, preaching resources, sermons on prayer, prayers, Christian drama, lectionary worship, lectionary workbooks and homilies. ...

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