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Sharing The Message Of Christ
Epiphany 5 | Ordinary Time 5

from the book
Sermons on the Gospel Readings
Series II, Cycle B

Richard E. Gribble, CSC

Mark 1:29-39


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They called her "Sister" and to many thousands who jammed the Angelus Temple in Los Angeles on a regular basis to hear her preach, she was that and more. Aimee Semple McPherson, one of the most famous Pentecostal preachers of the twentieth century, was not one who took her task lightly. She did not consider her ministry one that she could take or leave; she was compelled to preach the gospel and she did it quite well.

McPherson was born in Canada in 1890 and raised in a strict evangelical Protestant household. Her parents were active in the Salvation Army and thus, when she was ready to make her mark in the promotion of God's kingdom, she migrated toward the work of her parents. She married, emigrated to the United States, and began an evangelistic career that had her crisscross the country and go to several countries in her efforts to proclaim Christ's message. In 1919, she became an Assemblies of ...

This Epiphany 5 | Ordinary Time 5 sermon, Sharing The Message Of Christ, is based on Mark 1:29-39 and relates to Epiphany 5 | Ordinary Time 5 of Cycle B of the lectionary. This sermon is excerpted from the book Sermons on the Gospel 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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