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Proper 13 | OT 18 — Cycle A

Devotions for Pastors Proper 13 | Ordinary Time 18
SermonStudio (4 items)
Proper 13 / Pentecost 11 / OT 18 from Water From the Well
on Genesis 32:22-31 by Stephen P. McCutchan
Proper 13 / Pentecost 11 / OT 18 from Water From the Well
on Psalm 17:1-7, 15 by Stephen P. McCutchan
Proper 13 / Pentecost 11 / OT 18 from Water From the Well
on Romans 9:1-5 by Stephen P. McCutchan
Proper 13 / Pentecost 11 / OT 18 from Water From the Well
on Matthew 14:13-21 by Stephen P. McCutchan


Sermons for Proper 13 | Ordinary Time 18
Village Shepherd (3 items)
What use is a silver spoon? by Janice Scott
Sermon on Romans 9:1-5
Nurture and care by Janice Scott
Sermon on Matthew 14:13-21
Wrestling with God by Janice Scott
Sermon on Genesis 32:22-31


SermonStudio (14 items)
Working and Praying Go Together from THE CHALLENGE OF GOD'S HARVEST
Sermon on Matthew 14:31-2 by RICHARD W. PATT
Families In Christ from Sermons On The Second Reading
Sermon on Romans 9:1-5 by Jeff Wedge
Will You Give Christ Your Supper? from SERMONS ON THE GOSPEL READINGS
Sermon on Matthew 14:13-21 by Stan Purdum
An Incredible Encounter from Sermons On The First Readings
Sermon on Genesis 32:22-31 by Arley K. Fadness
The Pain Of Caring from A Call To Love
Sermon on Romans 9:1-5 by Tom M. Garrison
How Much Is Enough? from Questions Of Faith
Sermon on Matthew 14:13-21 by Marilyn Saure Breckenridge
An Honest And Painful Wrestling Match from LIVING ON ONE DAY'S RATIONS
Sermon on Genesis 32:22-31 by Douglas B. Bailey
You Provide The Bread from Church People Beware!
Sermon on Matthew 14:13-21 by William J. Carl, III
A Sign Of Divine Protection from NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE
Sermon on Exodus 12:1-14 by WALTER L. KIMBROUGH
The Honor Of A Limp from The Divine Salvage
Sermon on Genesis 32:22-31 by Tempe Fussell Curtis Fussell
The Compassion Of God Feeds Us from We Walk By Faith
Sermon on Matthew 14:13-21 by Richard E. Gribble, CSC
Hunger And Politics from Sermons On The Gospel Readings
Lectionary on Matthew 14:13-21 by Wayne Brouwer
Righting Wrong from Sermons On The Second Readings
Lectionary on Romans 9:1-5 by Larry Lange
A Blessing In Disguise from Sermons On The First Readings
Lectionary on Genesis 32:22-31 by David Kalas


The Immediate Word (4 items)
Wrestling With HopeSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 14:13-21 Genesis 32:22-31 Romans 9:1-5 Psalm 17:1-7, 15 by Chrisopher Keating Dean Feldmeyer
Ron Love
You Give Them Something to EatSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 14:13-21 Romans 9:1-5 Genesis 32:22-31 Psalm 17:1-7, 15 by Roger Lovette Ron Love
George Reed
It's Decision Time: God or the World?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 14:13-21 Romans 9:1-5 Genesis 32:22-31 Psalm 17:1-7, 15 by Richard E. Gribble, CSC Stephen P. McCutchan
StrivingSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Genesis 32:22-31 Isaiah 55:1-5 Matthew 14:13-21 by Carlos Wilton


StoryShare (4 items)
Rules fer Wrasslin'Stories on Matthew 14:13-21 Genesis 32:22-31 Romans 9:1-5 Psalm 17:1-7, 15 by Frank Ramirez John Fitzgerald
Leap of Faith on Matthew 14:13-21 Genesis 32:22-31 Romans 9:1-5 Psalm 17:1-7, 15 by Peter Andrew Smith Craig Kelly
Not a Cup but a CowStories on Matthew 14:13-21 Romans 9:1-5 Genesis 32:22-31 Psalm 17:1-7, 15 by Frank Ramirez Argile Smith
Those Who Seek RefugeStories on Matthew 14:13-21 Romans 9:1-5 Genesis 32:22-31 Psalm 17:1-7, 15 by John E. Sumwalt and Jo Perry-Sumwalt


Children's material for Proper 13 | Ordinary Time 18
CSSPlus (22 items)
The Apostle Paul — Children's Sermon on Romans 9:1-5
So much from so little — Children's Sermon on Matthew 14:13-21
So much from so little — Children's Activity on Matthew 14:13-21
A promise fulfilled — Children's Sermon on Romans 9:1-5
God will provide — Children's Sermon on Matthew 14:13-21
God will provide — Children's Activity on Matthew 14:13-21
Sorrow — Children's Sermon on Romans 9:1-5
He had compassion — Children's Sermon on Matthew 14:13-21
He had compassion — Children's Activity on Matthew 14:13-21
All that food! — Children's Sermon on Matthew 14:13-21
I'm telling the truth — Children's Sermon on Romans 9:1-5
Visit the food bank — Children's Activity on Matthew 14:13-21
The chosen people — Children's Sermon on Romans 9:1-5
Jesus feeds us all! — Children's Sermon on Matthew 14:13-21
Jesus feeds us all! — Children's Activity on Matthew 14:13-21
Missed opportunities — Children's Sermon on Romans 9:1-5
Do something — Children's Sermon on Matthew 14:13-21
Do something — Children's Activity on Matthew 14:13-21
Change — Children's Sermon on Romans 9:1-5
Bread of Life — Children's Sermon on Matthew 14:13-21
Bread of Life — Children's Activity on Matthew 14:13-21
Great Things from Small Offerings — Children's Sermon on Matthew 14:13-21

Village Shepherd (2 items)
The Church Which Nearly Died by Janice Scott
Children's Story on Matthew 14:13-21
Feed My Sheep by Janice Scott
Children's Liturgy and Story on Matthew 14:13-21

SermonStudio (4 items)
Your Lifetime Teeth from The Giant Book Of Children's Sermons
Children's Sermon on Romans 9:1-5 by Wesley T. Runk
The Great Picnic from The Giant Book Of Children's Sermons
Children's Sermon on Matthew 14:13-21 by Wesley T. Runk
We Divide; He Multiplies from THE BIG INFLUENCE OF SMALL THINGS
Children's Sermon on Matthew 14:13-21 by Brett Blair
The Apple Of God's Eye from Sunflowers, Sparrows, and Salt
on Psalm 17:8 Deuteronomy 32:10 by Julia E. Bland

Gospel Grams (2 items)
Commentary and Exegetical material for Proper 13 | Ordinary Time 18
Emphasis (10 items)
Making war, making change Commentary on Genesis 32:22-31 Romans 9:1-5 Matthew 14:13-21 Psalm 17:1-7, 15
The Impact Of Our Self-Images Commentary on 2 Kings 13:14-20a Luke 12:13-21 Colossians 3:1-11
Commentary on Genesis 32:22-31 Romans 9:1-5 Matthew 14:13-21
Kings, Commoners and Foreigners Commentary on Psalm 21:1-7 2 Kings 5:1-15ab Luke 11:1-13
Wrestling Commentary on Genesis 32:22-31 Romans 9:1-5 Matthew 14:13-21 Psalm 145:8-9, 14-21
Kids eat free! Commentary on Isaiah 55:1-5 Romans 9:1-5 Matthew 14:13-21
God in unexpected places Commentary on Genesis 32:22-31 Romans 9:1-5 Matthew 14:13-21 Psalm 17:1-7, 15
Making war, making change Commentary on Genesis 32:22-31 Romans 9:1-5 Matthew 14:13-21 Psalm 17:1-7, 15
Abundance Commentary on Genesis 32:22-31 Romans 9:1-5 Matthew 14:13-21
The walk of faith has its challenges Commentary on Genesis 32:22-31 Romans 9:1-5 Matthew 14:13-21


SermonStudio (13 items)
Proper 13 from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Genesis 32:22-31 Romans 9:1-5 Matthew 14:13-21 by John R. Brokhoff
Feeding The 5,000 from A BUCKET FULL OF MIRACLES
Exegesis on Matthew 14:13-21 by Jeff Wedge
God provides for our needs, if we but trust him from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Genesis 32:22-31 Romans 9:1-5 Matthew 14:13-21 by Russell F. Anderson
Proper 13 from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Exodus 12:1-14 Romans 8:31-39 Matthew 14:13-21 by George M. Bass
Grace And Groceries from Preaching the Miracles
Exegesis on Matthew 14:13-21 Mark 6:30-44 Luke 9:10-17 John 6:1-15 by John R. Brokhoff
Grace And Groceries The Miracle Of Feeding 5,000 from Preaching the Miracles
Exegesis on Mark 6:30-44 Luke 9:10-17 John 6:1-15 by John R. Brokhoff
Proper 13 from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Genesis 32:22-31 Romans 9:1-5 Matthew 14:13-21 by John R. Brokhoff
Feeding 5,000 from Preaching The Miracles
Exegesis on Matthew 14:13-21 Mark 6:30-44 Luke 9:10-17 by Dallas A. Brauninger
Proper 13 from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Genesis 32:22-31 Romans 9:1-5 Matthew 14:13-21 by E. Carver McGriff
Proper 13/Pentecost 11/Ordinary Time 18 from Hear My Voice
Lectionary on Psalm 17:1-7, 15 by James Evans Stan Purdum
Proper 13 / Pentecost 11 / Ordinary Time 18 from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Genesis 32:22-31 Romans 9:1-5 Matthew 14:13-21 by Carlos Wilton
Proper 13, Pentecost 11, Ordinary Time 18 from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Genesis 32:22-31 Romans 9:1-5 Matthew 14:13-21 by Jerry L. Schmalenberger
Proper 13 from Preaching and Reading the Old Testament Lessons
Exegesis on Genesis 32:22-31 Isaiah 55:1-5 by Elizabeth Achtemeier


The Immediate Word (4 items)
Wrestling With HopeSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 14:13-21 Genesis 32:22-31 Romans 9:1-5 Psalm 17:1-7, 15 by Chrisopher Keating Dean Feldmeyer
You Give Them Something to EatSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 14:13-21 Romans 9:1-5 Genesis 32:22-31 Psalm 17:1-7, 15 by Roger Lovette Ron Love
It's Decision Time: God or the World?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 14:13-21 Romans 9:1-5 Genesis 32:22-31 Psalm 17:1-7, 15 by Richard E. Gribble, CSC Stephen P. McCutchan
StrivingSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Genesis 32:22-31 Isaiah 55:1-5 Matthew 14:13-21 by Carlos Wilton


Illustrations and Stories for Proper 13 | Ordinary Time 18
Emphasis (92 items)
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Jacob may have been the... Illustration on Genesis 32:22-31
A young man was learning... Illustration on Genesis 32:22-31
Jacob wrestles with the angel... Illustration on Genesis 32:22-31
Fundraisers tell us there is... Illustration on Genesis 32:22-31
A preacher in a small... Illustration on Romans 9:1-5
Children of privilege often do... Illustration on Romans 9:1-5
The classroom was buzzing. At... Illustration on Romans 9:1-5
A young boy was sent... Illustration on Romans 9:1-5
God's generosity keeps the world... Illustration on Matthew 14:13-21
The Feeding of the 5,000... Illustration on Matthew 14:13-21
Jesus said, You give them... Illustration on Matthew 14:13-21
Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John... Illustration on Matthew 14:13-21
In my youth, I could... Illustration on 2 Kings 5:1-15ab
A Franciscan monk was describing... Illustration on 2 Kings 5:1-15ab
A young student asked an... Illustration on 2 Kings 5:1-15ab
From The Rockbr... Illustration on Ecclesiastes 1:2; 2:18-26
No one cares to be... Illustration on Ecclesiastes 1:2; 2:18-26
There is no more difficult... Illustration on Ecclesiastes 1:2; 2:18-26
Hear the parable of two... Illustration on Ecclesiastes 1:2; 2:18-26
Twice bornbr... Illustration on Colossians 3:1-11
This camera is out of... Illustration on Colossians 3:1-11
A person who sees her... Illustration on Colossians 3:1-11
A seed planted in the... Illustration on Colossians 3:1-11
Finding our treasure in God... Illustration on Luke 12:13-21
He was the top draft... Illustration on Luke 12:13-21
According to an old fable... Illustration on Luke 12:13-21
A certain farmer prospered and... Illustration on Luke 12:13-21
Somewhere along life's journey I... Illustration on Luke 12:13-21
In the last hours of... Illustration on 2 Kings 13:14-20a
Whatever your viewpoint about the... Illustration on 2 Kings 13:14-20a
Some time ago my daughter... Illustration on 2 Kings 13:14-20a
I have never met an... Illustration on Ecclesiastes 1:2; 2:21-23
Whenever I read in the... Illustration on Ecclesiastes 1:2; 2:21-23
The word vanity is used... Illustration on Ecclesiastes 1:2; 2:21-23
The Great Gatsby is... Illustration on Colossians 3:1-5, 9-11
Newsweek ran an article... Illustration on Colossians 3:1-5, 9-11
Perhaps we could learn something... Illustration on Colossians 3:1-5, 9-11
Anecdote's and reminiscences about Napoleon... Illustration on Colossians 3:1-5, 9-11
The ancient search for happiness... Illustration on Luke 12:13-21
Following her husband's death, the... Illustration on Luke 12:13-21
Having just written the most... Illustration on Romans 9:1-5
The two men were sitting... Illustration on Matthew 14:13-21
Five loaves + two fish = plenty... Illustration on Matthew 14:13-21
One Sunday morning an eccentric... Illustration on Matthew 14:13-21
One Saturday night, motivational speaker... Illustration on Matthew 14:13-21
Johnny was adopted into a... Illustration on Romans 9:1-5
Kidnapped in Pakistan, a news... Illustration on Romans 9:1-5
Chosen-ness does not lead... Illustration on Romans 9:1-5
A Hebrew man encountered a... Illustration on Romans 9:1-5
Contrast this church member with... Illustration on Romans 9:1-5
A little girl had become... Illustration on Romans 9:1-5
Jean was worried about her... Illustration on Romans 9:1-5
This is a true story... Illustration on Matthew 14:13-21
After you've eaten a TV... Illustration on Matthew 14:13-21
Well, then, why are so... Illustration on Matthew 14:13-21
Some congregations wonder why they... Illustration on Matthew 14:13-21
Every day I counsel veterans... Illustration on Romans 9:11-15
When Joan found out that... Illustration on Matthew 14:13-21
Where do you go when... Illustration on Matthew 14:13-21
A nurse arrived home at... Illustration on Matthew 14:13-21
The five loaves and two... Illustration on Matthew 14:13-21
Mary was 82 when she... Illustration on Romans 9:1-5
A number of years ago... Illustration on Romans 9:1-5
Oskar Schindler in the movie... Illustration on Romans 9:1-5
We might expect religion to... Illustration on Genesis 32:22-31
The famous black pitcher, Satchel... Illustration on Genesis 32:22-31
Have you ever tried to... Illustration on Genesis 32:22-31
Mel Gibson's film, The Passion... Illustration on Romans 9:1-5
Last week we talked about... Illustration on Romans 9:1-5
Fred shared with his study... Illustration on Romans 9:1-5
The pastor sat in the... Illustration on Romans 9:1-5
On my first Sunday as... Illustration on Matthew 14:13-21
Several things besides the miracle... Illustration on Matthew 14:13-21
One of the true stories... Illustration on Matthew 14:13-21
Genesis 32:22-31 We... Illustration on Matthew 14:13-21 Romans 9:1-5 Genesis 32:22-31
on Genesis 32:22-31 Romans 9:1-5 Matthew 14:13-21
on Genesis 32:22-31
on Genesis 32:22-31
on Romans 9:1-5
on Romans 9:1-5
on Matthew 14:13-21
on Matthew 14:13-21
Sermon Illustrations for Proper 13 | Ordinary Time 18 (2014) on Genesis 32:22-31 Romans 9:1-5 Matthew 14:13-21
Jacob is in hot water... on Genesis 32:22-31
Jacob had two wives... on Genesis 32:22-31
It is said that the... on Genesis 32:22-31
Though anti-Semitism has... on Romans 9:1-5
The term "Protestant"... on Romans 9:1-5
In this scripture... on Matthew 14:13-21
What a message of... on Matthew 14:13-21
Most of the time we... on Matthew 14:13-21
Sermon Illustrations for Proper 13 | Ordinary Time 18 (2017) on Genesis 32:22-31 Romans 9:1-5 Matthew 14:13-21


SermonStudio (5 items)
Too Churchy
Story on Matthew 14:13-21 by John E. Sumwalt
You Give Them Something To Eat
Story on Matthew 14:13-21 by Gregory L. Tolle
Attending To The Needs Of Others First
Story on Matthew 14:13-21 by Constance Berg
Aunt Betty's Advice
Story on Matthew 14:13-21 by Timothy J. Smith
Bring Them To Me
Story on Matthew 14:13-21 by David E. Leininger


StoryShare (4 items)
Rules fer Wrasslin'Stories on Matthew 14:13-21 Genesis 32:22-31 Romans 9:1-5 Psalm 17:1-7, 15 by Frank Ramirez John Fitzgerald
Leap of Faith on Matthew 14:13-21 Genesis 32:22-31 Romans 9:1-5 Psalm 17:1-7, 15 by Peter Andrew Smith Craig Kelly
Not a Cup but a CowStories on Matthew 14:13-21 Romans 9:1-5 Genesis 32:22-31 Psalm 17:1-7, 15 by Frank Ramirez Argile Smith
Those Who Seek RefugeStories on Matthew 14:13-21 Romans 9:1-5 Genesis 32:22-31 Psalm 17:1-7, 15 by John E. Sumwalt and Jo Perry-Sumwalt


The Immediate Word (4 items)
Wrestling With HopeSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 14:13-21 Genesis 32:22-31 Romans 9:1-5 Psalm 17:1-7, 15 by Chrisopher Keating Dean Feldmeyer
You Give Them Something to EatSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 14:13-21 Romans 9:1-5 Genesis 32:22-31 Psalm 17:1-7, 15 by Roger Lovette Ron Love
It's Decision Time: God or the World?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 14:13-21 Romans 9:1-5 Genesis 32:22-31 Psalm 17:1-7, 15 by Richard E. Gribble, CSC Stephen P. McCutchan
StrivingSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Genesis 32:22-31 Isaiah 55:1-5 Matthew 14:13-21 by Carlos Wilton


Worship and Drama for Proper 13 | Ordinary Time 18
SermonStudio (16 items)
Feeding The 4999
Drama on Matthew 14:13-21 by Robert F. Crowley
Proper 13 | Ordinary Time 18
Worship on Matthew 14:13-21 Romans 9:1-5 Genesis 32:22-31 by Frank Ramirez
Proper 13
Worship on Genesis 32:22-31 Psalm 17:1-7, 15 Romans 9:1-5 Matthew 14:13-21 by Beverly S. Bailey
Celebrate God's redemptive acts in history
Worship on Exodus 12:1-14 Romans 8:31-39 by Heth H. Corl
Trusting God's promises
Worship on Exodus 12:1-14 Psalm 143 Romans 8:31-39 Matthew 14:13-21 by PAUL A. LAUGHLIN
PROPER 13
Worship on Exodus 12:1-14 Psalm 143:1-10 Romans 8:31-39 Matthew 14:13-21 by Norman A. Beck
Jesus Feeds The Five Thousand
Worship on Matthew 14:13-21 by Dallas A. Brauninger
PROPER 13
Worship on Genesis 32:22-31 Psalm 17:1-7, 15 Romans 9:1-5 Matthew 14:13-21 by B. David Hostetter
Feeding the Five Thousand
Worship on Matthew 14:13-21 by Wayne H. Keller
Proper 13
Worship on Genesis 32:22-31 Romans 9:1-5 Matthew 14:13-21 by Dallas A. Brauninger
Proper 13
Lectionary on Genesis 32:22-31 by H. Burnham Kirkland
Proper 13
Lectionary on Romans 9:1-5 by H. Burnham Kirkland
Proper 13
Lectionary on Matthew 14:13-21 by H. Burnham Kirkland
Proper 13
Lectionary on Psalm 17:1-7, 15 by H. Burnham Kirkland
Proper 13/Pentecost 11/Ordinary Time 18
Lectionary on Matthew 14:13-21 Isaiah 55:1-5 Romans 9:1-5 Psalm 145:8-9, 14-21 by Amy C. Schifrin Martha Shonkwiler
Proper 13
Worship on Genesis 32:22-31 Romans 9:1-5 Matthew 14:13-21 by Thom M. Shuman


The Immediate Word (4 items)
Wrestling With HopeSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 14:13-21 Genesis 32:22-31 Romans 9:1-5 Psalm 17:1-7, 15 by Chrisopher Keating Dean Feldmeyer
You Give Them Something to EatSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 14:13-21 Romans 9:1-5 Genesis 32:22-31 Psalm 17:1-7, 15 by Roger Lovette Ron Love
It's Decision Time: God or the World?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 14:13-21 Romans 9:1-5 Genesis 32:22-31 Psalm 17:1-7, 15 by Richard E. Gribble, CSC Stephen P. McCutchan
StrivingSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Genesis 32:22-31 Isaiah 55:1-5 Matthew 14:13-21 by Carlos Wilton


Village Shepherd (2 items)
Feed My Sheep by Janice Scott
Children's Liturgy and Story on Matthew 14:13-21
Compassionate, caring and incredible God... by Janice Scott
Intercession on Matthew 14:13-21