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Proper 11 | OT 16 — Cycle A

Devotions for Pastors Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16
SermonStudio (4 items)
Proper 11 / Pentecost 9 / OT 16 from Water From the Well
on Genesis 28:10-19a by Stephen P. McCutchan
Proper 11 / Pentecost 9 / OT 16 from Water From the Well
on Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 by Stephen P. McCutchan
Proper 11 / Pentecost 9 / OT 16 from Water From the Well
on Romans 8:12-25 by Stephen P. McCutchan
Proper 11 / Pentecost 9 / OT 16 from Water From the Well
on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 by Stephen P. McCutchan


Sermons for Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16
Village Shepherd (3 items)
Where is God? by Janice Scott
Sermon on Genesis 28:10-19
We have an obligation by Janice Scott
Sermon on Romans 8:12-25
The awkward squad -- weeds or wheat? by Janice Scott
Sermon on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43


SermonStudio (15 items)
Weed-Pulling from THE CHALLENGE OF GOD'S HARVEST
Sermon on Matthew 13:24-30 by RICHARD W. PATT
Speaking Of The Spirit from Sermons On The Second Reading
Sermon on Romans 8:12-25 by William G. Carter
Two Harvests from SERMONS ON THE GOSPEL READINGS
Sermon on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 by Stephen M. Crotts
Surprised By God from Sermons On The First Readings
Sermon on Genesis 28:10-19a by James L. Killen, Jr.
All In The Family from ACTING ON THE ABSURD
Sermon on Romans 8:12-25 by Gary L. Carver
Growing Together Until The Harvest from PENTECOST FIRE
Sermon on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 by Schuyler Rhodes
Formed By A Dream from FORMED BY A DREAM
Sermon on Genesis 28:10-19a by Kristin Borsgard Wee
Weeds and Wheat from Preaching the Parables
Sermon on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 by John R. Brokhoff
Playing By A Different Set Of Rules from LIKE A BREATH OF FRESH AIR
Sermon on Matthew 13:24-30 by LARRY M. GOODPASTER
The Burning Bush Within US from WRESTLINGS, WONDERS AND WANDERERS!
Sermon on Exodus 3:1-12 by JUSTIN W. TULL
The Eternal Divorce from No Post-Easter Slump
Sermon on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 by Wayne H. Keller
Don't Bypass Your Bethels from Is Anything Too Wonderful For The Lord?
Sermon on Genesis 28:10-19a by Leonard W. Mann
The Ladder From Our House from Sermons On The First Readings
Sermon on Genesis 28:10-19a by Stan Purdum
Children Of The Heavenly Father from Sermons On The Second Readings
Sermon on Romans 8:12-25 by Steven E. Albertin
Life's Purpose Is Often Hidden! from Sermons On The Gospel Readings
Sermon on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 by Mark Ellingsen


The Immediate Word (5 items)
Paved with Good IntentionsSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Romans 8:12-25 Genesis 28:10-19a Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 by Dean Feldmeyer Beth Herrinton-Hodge
Mary Austin
A Stone for a PillowSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Genesis 28:10-19a Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Romans 8:12-25 by Mary Austin Dean Feldmeyer
Ron Love
What Are We Going to Do with the Weeds?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Romans 8:12-25 Genesis 28:10-19a Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 by Roger Lovette Ron Love
George Reed
A Christian Response to FearSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Romans 8:12-25 Genesis 28:10-19a Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 by Stephen P. McCutchan Argile Smith
We And JesusSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Romans 8:12-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Genesis 28:10-19a Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 by George L. Murphy


StoryShare (5 items)
The PillowStories on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Genesis 28:10-19a Romans 8:12-25 Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 by C. David McKirachan Frank Ramirez
Seeing Angels at WorkStories on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Genesis 28:10-19a Romans 8:12-25 Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 by Peter Andrew Smith C. David McKirachan
All Earthly Fathers on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Genesis 28:10-19a Romans 8:12-25 Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 by David O. Bales Sandra Herrmann
The Land's SacredStories on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Romans 8:12-25 Genesis 28:10-19a Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 by Argile Smith C. David McKirachan
Spirit of AdoptionStories on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Romans 8:12-25 Genesis 28:10-19a Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 by John E. Sumwalt and Jo Perry-Sumwalt


Children's material for Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16
CSSPlus (23 items)
Adopted by God — Children's Sermon on Romans 8:12-25
Good fruit — Children's Sermon on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Good fruit — Children's Activity on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
The pain won't last — Children's Sermon on Romans 8:12-25
The parable of the weeds — Children's Sermon on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
The parable of the weeds — Children's Activity on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
The gift of hope — Children's Sermon on Romans 8:12-25
Weeds in our garden — Children's Sermon on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Weeds in our garden — Children's Activity on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Christmas in July — Children's Sermon on Romans 8:12-25
Weed the garden? — Children's Sermon on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-42
Parable of wheat and weeds — Children's Activity on Matthew 13:24-30 36-42
Groan for God — Children's Sermon on Romans 8:12-25
Growing weeds — Children's Sermon on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Growing weeds — Children's Activity on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Part of God's family — Children's Sermon on Romans 8:12-25
Weeds — Children's Sermon on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Weeds — Children's Activity on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Hoping vs. knowing — Children's Sermon on Romans 8:12-25
Weeds — Children's Sermon on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Weeds — Children's Activity on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Love not Judgment — Children's Sermon on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Wheat and Weeds Separated — Children's Sermon on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43

Village Shepherd (2 items)
Hannah's Homework by Janice Scott
Children's Liturgy and Story on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Awkward Jennifer by Janice Scott
Children's Story on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43

SermonStudio (1 items)
Parable Of The Crabby Grass from THE BIG INFLUENCE OF SMALL THINGS
Children's Sermon on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 by Brett Blair

Gospel Grams (2 items)
Commentary and Exegetical material for Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16
Emphasis (9 items)
Perfection Commentary on Psalm 15 Genesis 18:1-10a Luke 10:38-42
Tuning in Commentary on Genesis 28:10-19a Romans 8:12-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24
I've got a secret Commentary on Genesis 28:10-19a Romans 8:12-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Distinguishing the good from the bad Commentary on Isaiah 44:6-8 Romans 8:12-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
That's the way Commentary on Genesis 28:10-19a Romans 8:12-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Psalm 86:11-17
Family trip Commentary on Genesis 28:10-19a Romans 8:12-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Don't blow your inheritance Commentary on Genesis 28:10-19a Romans 8:12-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24
Tuning in Commentary on Genesis 28:10-19a Romans 8:12-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24
God at our side Commentary on Genesis 28:10-19a Romans 8:12-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43


SermonStudio (14 items)
Proper 11, Pentecost 9, Ordinary Time 16 from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Genesis 28:10-19a Romans 8:12-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 by Jerry L. Schmalenberger
Proper 11 from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Genesis 28:10-19a Romans 8:12-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 by John R. Brokhoff
Weeds And Wheat from Preaching The Parables
Exegesis on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 by Dallas A. Brauninger
Ninth Sunday After Pentecost from THE WESLEYAN PREACHING ANNUAL 2001--2002
Exegesis on by Derl G. Keefer
The mystery of good and evil from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Genesis 28:10-19a Romans 8:12-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 by Russell F. Anderson
Proper 11 from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Exodus 3:1-12 Romans 8:18-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 by George M. Bass
Proper 11 from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Genesis 28:10-19a Romans 8:12-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 by John R. Brokhoff
Seeking Greater Tolerance And Patience from The Parables Of Jesus
Exegesis on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 by Richard E. Gribble, CSC
Proper 11 from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Genesis 28:10-19a Romans 8:12-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 by E. Carver McGriff
Thistles Among The Wheat from Preaching the Parables
on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 by William E. Keeney
Explanations Or Truth? from Preaching the Parables
on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 by Richard L. Sheffield
Proper 11/Pentecost 9/Ordinary Time 16 from Hear My Voice
Lectionary on Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 by James Evans Stan Purdum
Proper 11 / Pentecost 9 / Ordinary Time 16 from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Genesis 28:10-19a Romans 8:12-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 by Carlos Wilton
Proper 11 from Preaching and Reading the Old Testament Lessons
Exegesis on Genesis 28:10-19a Isaiah 44:6-8 by Elizabeth Achtemeier


The Immediate Word (5 items)
Paved with Good IntentionsSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Romans 8:12-25 Genesis 28:10-19a Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 by Dean Feldmeyer Beth Herrinton-Hodge
A Stone for a PillowSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Genesis 28:10-19a Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Romans 8:12-25 by Mary Austin Dean Feldmeyer
What Are We Going to Do with the Weeds?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Romans 8:12-25 Genesis 28:10-19a Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 by Roger Lovette Ron Love
A Christian Response to FearSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Romans 8:12-25 Genesis 28:10-19a Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 by Stephen P. McCutchan Argile Smith
We And JesusSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Romans 8:12-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Genesis 28:10-19a Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 by George L. Murphy


Illustrations and Stories for Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16
Emphasis (82 items)
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A tourist was visiting Africa... Illustration on Genesis 28:10-19a
It is queer how it... Illustration on Genesis 28:10-19a
When Jacob got a promise... Illustration on Genesis 28:10-19a
Dave and Mary could not... Illustration on Romans 8:12-25
It took 300 years, but... Illustration on Romans 8:12-25
Sam Sharpe, a Creole slave... Illustration on Romans 8:12-25
Beginning golfers can be fun... Illustration on Romans 8:12-25
God is patient with the... Illustration on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Wheat and tares, good and... Illustration on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
A young man had just... Illustration on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
In many families, but certainly... Illustration on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
We are climbing Jacob's ladder... Illustration on Genesis 28:10-19a
Why is it so rare... Illustration on Colossians 1:15-20
It was not until I... Illustration on Colossians 1:15-20
Do not pray for easy... Illustration on Colossians 1:15-20
Once upon a time there... Illustration on Colossians 1:15-20
I think I have... Illustration on Luke 10:38-42
A View From the Kitchen... Illustration on Luke 10:38-42
On the Gothic towers of... Illustration on Luke 10:38-42
Two descriptions of the morning... Illustration on Luke 10:38-42
Elijah and Elisha mirror the... Illustration on 2 Kings 2:1, 6-14
Urban ministry, a friend once... Illustration on 2 Kings 2:1, 6-14
Robert Heilbroner's book, An Inquiry... Illustration on 2 Kings 2:1, 6-14
I suspect that often we... Illustration on Genesis 18:1-10a (10b-14)
Two poems about spring seem... Illustration on Genesis 18:1-10a (10b-14)
The bishop was visiting in... Illustration on Genesis 18:1-10a (10b-14)
In Victor Hugo's novel, Les... Illustration on Genesis 18:1-14
Jane Addams, a social worker... Illustration on Colossians 1:21-28
We speak today often of... Illustration on Colossians 1:21-28
Watch an inexperienced hiker move... Illustration on Colossians 1:21-28
Josiah Henson was a U.S... Illustration on Romans 8:12-25
Paul certainly was right, the... Illustration on Romans 8:12-25
Let me live in a... Illustration on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
When my daughter was in... Illustration on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
As the church conflict increased... Illustration on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Sometimes it's not just the... Illustration on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Bernard is a middle school... Illustration on Romans 8:12-25
If you want your name... Illustration on Romans 8:12-25
In this life there is... Illustration on Romans 8:12-25
Call it hope. Call it... Illustration on Romans 8:12-25
Did you ever wonder about... Illustration on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Spend much time in the... Illustration on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
When young children weed a... Illustration on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Recently the story was told... Illustration on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
A class of third graders... Illustration on Romans 8:12-25
James Stewart describes that great... Illustration on Romans 8:12-25
When you are an heir... Illustration on Romans 8:12-25
Agnes and William had been... Illustration on Romans 8:12-25
Corla Hawkins of Chicago had... Illustration on Romans 8:12-25
Today's text has to do... Illustration on Romans 8:12-25
Leah and Don did their... Illustration on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
I don't buy that! John's... Illustration on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Perhaps you have met (or... Illustration on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Jesus reminds us in this... Illustration on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
A benefit of having a... Illustration on Genesis 28:10-19a
On his way to Haran... Illustration on Genesis 28:10-19a
All of us who are... Illustration on Genesis 28:10-19a
In a certain village, the... Illustration on Romans 8:12-25
If we're alive in this... Illustration on Romans 8:12-25
Ron was blessed to have... Illustration on Romans 8:12-25
Creation groans. According to the... Illustration on Romans 8:12-25
The best definition of self... Illustration on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Most people grasp the meaning... Illustration on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Many people carry with them... Illustration on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Genesis 28:10-19a br... Illustration on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Romans 8:12-25 Genesis 28:10-19a
on Genesis 28:10-19a Romans 8:12-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
on Genesis 28:10-19a
on Genesis 28:10-19a
on Romans 8:12-25
on Romans 8:12-25
on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Sermon Illustrations for Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16 (2014) on Genesis 28:10-19a Romans 8:12-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
We climb the corporate ladder... on Genesis 28:10-19a
Jacob leaves Beersheba... on Genesis 28:10-19a
Abraham's was a life of... on Genesis 28:10-19a
A 2012 poll conducted... on Romans 8:12-25
On April 19, 1854... on Romans 8:12-25
Bearded darnel... on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Parables are much better... on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
After sharing a parable... on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Sermon Illustrations for Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16 (2017) on Genesis 28:10-19a Romans 8:12-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43


SermonStudio (5 items)
A Father's Love, A Mother's Good-bye
Story on Romans 8:12-25 by John E. Sumwalt
Exodus House
Story on Romans 8:12-25 by Gregory L. Tolle
Bitterness Will Get You Nowhere
Story on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 by Constance Berg
And Then There Was Eve
Story on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 by Timothy J. Smith
I Am With You
Story on Genesis 28:10-19a by David E. Leininger


StoryShare (5 items)
The PillowStories on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Genesis 28:10-19a Romans 8:12-25 Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 by C. David McKirachan Frank Ramirez
Seeing Angels at WorkStories on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Genesis 28:10-19a Romans 8:12-25 Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 by Peter Andrew Smith C. David McKirachan
All Earthly Fathers on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Genesis 28:10-19a Romans 8:12-25 Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 by David O. Bales Sandra Herrmann
The Land's SacredStories on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Romans 8:12-25 Genesis 28:10-19a Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 by Argile Smith C. David McKirachan
Spirit of AdoptionStories on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Romans 8:12-25 Genesis 28:10-19a Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 by John E. Sumwalt and Jo Perry-Sumwalt


The Immediate Word (5 items)
Paved with Good IntentionsSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Romans 8:12-25 Genesis 28:10-19a Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 by Dean Feldmeyer Beth Herrinton-Hodge
A Stone for a PillowSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Genesis 28:10-19a Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Romans 8:12-25 by Mary Austin Dean Feldmeyer
What Are We Going to Do with the Weeds?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Romans 8:12-25 Genesis 28:10-19a Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 by Roger Lovette Ron Love
A Christian Response to FearSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Romans 8:12-25 Genesis 28:10-19a Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 by Stephen P. McCutchan Argile Smith
We And JesusSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Romans 8:12-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Genesis 28:10-19a Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 by George L. Murphy


Worship and Drama for Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16
SermonStudio (16 items)
Showdown
Drama on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 by Robert F. Crowley
At The Crossroads
Worship on Genesis 28:10-91a Romans 8:26-39 Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 by Frank Ramirez
Proper 11
Worship on Genesis 28:10-19a Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 Romans 8:12-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 by Beverly S. Bailey
God's revelation, a call to service
Worship on Exodus 3:1-12 Romans 8:18-25 by Heth H. Corl
The majesty and mystery of God
Worship on Exodus 3:1-12 Psalm 103 Romans 8:18-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 by PAUL A. LAUGHLIN
PROPER 11
Worship on Psalm 103:1-13 Exodus 3:1-12 Exodus 3:1-12 Romans 8:18-25 by Norman A. Beck
Jacob's Dream At Bethel
Worship on Genesis 28:1O-19a by Dallas A. Brauninger
PROPER 11
Worship on Genesis 28:10-19a Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 Romans 8:12-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 by B. David Hostetter
Parable of the Wheat and the Weeds
Worship on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 by Wayne H. Keller
Proper 11
Worship on Genesis 28:10-19a Romans 8:12-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 by Dallas A. Brauninger
Proper 11
Lectionary on Genesis 28:10-19a by H. Burnham Kirkland
Proper 11
Lectionary on Romans 8:12-25 by H. Burnham Kirkland
Proper 11
Lectionary on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 by H. Burnham Kirkland
Proper 11
Lectionary on Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 by H. Burnham Kirkland
Proper 11/Pentecost 9/Ordinary Time 16
Lectionary on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Isaiah 44:6-8 Romans 8:12-25 Psalm 86:11-17 by Amy C. Schifrin Martha Shonkwiler
Proper 11
Worship on Genesis 28:10-19a Romans 8:12-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 by Thom M. Shuman


The Immediate Word (5 items)
Paved with Good IntentionsSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Romans 8:12-25 Genesis 28:10-19a Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 by Dean Feldmeyer Beth Herrinton-Hodge
A Stone for a PillowSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Genesis 28:10-19a Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Romans 8:12-25 by Mary Austin Dean Feldmeyer
What Are We Going to Do with the Weeds?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Romans 8:12-25 Genesis 28:10-19a Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 by Roger Lovette Ron Love
A Christian Response to FearSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Romans 8:12-25 Genesis 28:10-19a Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 by Stephen P. McCutchan Argile Smith
We And JesusSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Romans 8:12-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Genesis 28:10-19a Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 by George L. Murphy


Village Shepherd (2 items)
Hannah's Homework by Janice Scott
Children's Liturgy and Story on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Harvester God... by Janice Scott
Intercession on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43