July 30, 2017
Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52
Romans 8:26-39
Genesis 29:15-28
Psalm 105:1-11, 45b

Formula For Life

Trinity Sunday | 1st Sunday after Pentecost

from the book
Sermons For Pentecost (First Third)


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When Jesus gathered his class of 11 students at their mountain rendezvous, the meeting had all the trappings of a graduation ceremony. Even the ever popular commencement address was included, complete with (as always) gems of wisdom, pearls of hope and words of challenge. One phase of their life together was ending, and another was about to begin.

This group of 11 students had come a long way since their education began during those first days near the Sea of Galilee. They had listened to the Master Teacher, and learned their lessons well enough to earn passing grades. They had come through harsh tests together, endured hardships and scoldings, witnessed miracles and shared meals with otherwise undesirable people. Through their three years of education, their lives had been changed, for the better in most cases. Now, they were facing one of those significant transition points in life: graduation.

Like so many of our launching-into-the-future stages and passages in life, this one was ...

This Trinity Sunday | 1st Sunday after Pentecost sermon, Formula For Life, is based on Matthew 28:16-20 and relates to Trinity Sunday | 1st Sunday after Pentecost of Cycle A of the lectionary. This sermon is excerpted from the book LIKE A BREATH OF FRESH AIR . 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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