June 25, 2017
Matthew 10:24-39
Romans 6:1b-11
Genesis 21:8-21
Psalm 86:1-10, 16-17

Pass The Pigweed

Third Sunday in Lent

from the book
Sermons On The First Readings
Series I, Cycle A

Bill Mosley

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They tell a story about a hurricane blowing through Galveston, LaMarque, and Texas City heading straight toward Houston. A man's farm, his home and all he'd worked for, all he'd ever owned was directly in the storm's path. He didn't want to leave, and he believed the Lord would take care of him.

A bus came by and a Red Cross volunteer told the man they were evacuating everyone in the path of the hurricane. The man sat tight on his front porch and said, "The Lord will provide."

The water came up and the man retreated to the second floor of his house. A boat came by and a National Guardsman said he should get on the boat because more flooding was expected. The man sat tight and said, "The Lord will provide."

A little later he was on his roof watching water come up when a helicopter flew over. The pilot said over a loudspeaker, "Grab the hoist and we'll pull ...

This Third Sunday in Lent sermon, Pass The Pigweed, is based on Exodus 17:1-7 and relates to Third Sunday in Lent of Cycle A of the lectionary. This sermon is excerpted from the book Sermons On The First Readings . 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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