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Can We Give Thanks? -- 1 Thessalonians 5:17-18 -- Carl B. Rife, Charles Cammarata -- 2006
For a six-year-old boy who was ill from birth
John -- Carl B. Rife, Harold D. Shaffer -- 2001
The Sea of Galilee is so beautiful; I wish I were there now, with Jesus and Peter and James and the
The Money Bag -- Carl B. Rife, Harold D. Shaffer -- 2001
Judas -- Judas Iscariot
It would have been better had I not been born.
Oh, Lord.
Mary (The Mother Of Our Lord) -- Carl B. Rife, Harold D. Shaffer -- 2001
Little did I know growing up in Nazareth of Galilee that I had been chosen by God to be his sacred v
The Towel -- Carl B. Rife, Harold D. Shaffer -- 2001
Look at the cross before you, the wilted palm branches symbolizing the fact that early in the last w
Peter -- Carl B. Rife, Harold D. Shaffer -- 2001
I denied him! I denied him! I denied him.
The Crown Of Thorns -- Carl B. Rife, Harold D. Shaffer -- 2001
We have been looking at the symbols of the cross during this season.
Judas -- Carl B. Rife, Harold D. Shaffer -- 2001
Why do you look at me that way in your smug self-righteousness?
The Nails -- Carl B. Rife, Harold D. Shaffer -- 2001
During these Sundays in Lent, we have been looking at the symbols of the cross.
Mary Magdalene -- Carl B. Rife, Harold D. Shaffer -- 2001
Unloved and unlovable.
The Palms -- Carl B. Rife, Harold D. Shaffer -- 2001
The Symbols Of The Cross

The Palms

Honk, If You Love Jesus -- John 14:15; 13:4-35 -- Carl B. Rife -- 1993
In the film Dead Poets' Society, the teacher, Mr. Keating,
Let Our Kids Pray -- Matthew 6:6; 26:36-44 -- Carl B. Rife -- 1993
Quite a few years ago I saw a bumper sticker on a car that
God Made My Day -- Carl B. Rife -- 1993
"God Made My Day" is one anonymous Christian's response to the
Christians Aren't Perfect; They Are Forgiven -- 2 Corinthians 5:18-19 -- Carl B. Rife -- 1993
There it was on a bumper sticker -- "Christians Are Not
God Said It. I Accept It. That Settles It. -- 2 Timothy 3:16-17 -- Carl B. Rife -- 1993
Like the other bumper stickers we talked about, this bumper
I Found It! -- Luke 15 -- Carl B. Rife -- 1993
For those of you who may have not been here during this series
Warning! In Case Of Rapture This Car Will Be Unmanned -- Mark 13:14-37 -- Carl B. Rife -- 1993
During recent weeks we have been using some religious
My God! Why? Teenage Death Due to Drinking and Driving -- Job 3:2-26< -- Carl B. Rife, Anthology -- 1989
May God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give you grace and peace.

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It's lovely to see you today. How are you? (children respond)

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First I want to ask you what is your favorite fruit? (children respond) Why is _____ your favorite fruit? (each child responds as he/she chooses)

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