See Resources for Proper 18 | Ordinary Time 23 | Pentecost 16, Cycle C

SermonSuite can help lighten your load with proven, professionally developed resources throughout the Season after Pentcost.

We understand how difficult it is to come up with fresh, relevant sermons and worship ideas week after week. SermonSuite can help you with:

Subscribe NOW -- $29.95 for 2-months All-Access Subscription

The Coat Off Your Back
Third Sunday of Advent

from the book
Sermons on the Gospel Readings
Series III, Cycle C

Cynthia E. Cowen

Luke 3:7-18


If you like what you see here you can purchase this entire book from
Click here for more details.

Thanksgiving -- cornucopias, fall harvests, turkey and pumpkin pie, corn stalks, and scarecrows -- outward signs associated with the holiday we celebrated only seventeen days ago. Even before Halloween and Thanksgiving ended, holiday colors had changed. Orange pumpkin lights were replaced by white or multicolored twinkling lights.

A small town policeman looks forward every year to hanging his outside Christmas lights. His goal is to measure up to Chevy Chase's outlandish display in the movie, Christmas Vacation. So far his record is 18,000 twinkling lights -- only 7,000 more to go!

Like John Grishman's book, Skipping Christmas, Frosties begin to adorn yards and rooftops. Let's not forget the Dr. Suess character, the "Grinch Who Stole Christmas." His inflatable green body, topped with a red Santa hat, sits a few feet away from a lighted, plastic Nativity scene. Retail stores remove Halloween candies from their shelves, replacing them with candy canes and red and green wrapped Hershey kisses. A new season of consumer ...

If you are getting this message, you are either not logged in, your subscription has expired, or you do not have a subscription. If you're interested in subscribing to SermonSuite, click here for either a Free 30-day trial or one of our paid options! If need more information please fill out our contact form or call us at 1-800-537-1030.