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Chapter One -- David G. Rogne -- 2001
How does one take an old and familiar story regarding supernatural events that took place centuries
Chapter Ten -- David G. Rogne -- 2001
Often, those remembered as heroes by the church have been clergy.
Chapter Eleven -- David G. Rogne -- 2001
Most informed church people of my generation have at least heard of Albert Schweitzer.
Chapter Twelve -- David G. Rogne -- 2001
So much of what we hear about politicians and world leaders causes us to question whether there are
Chapter Two -- David G. Rogne -- 2001
Some books of Scripture present us with quite a challenge if we wish to present our audience with a
Chapter Three -- David G. Rogne -- 2001
Old Testament prophets are often depicted as stern preachers of doom.
Chapter Four -- David G. Rogne -- 2001
Certainly there are many stories in Scripture which should be presented from the perspective of the
Chapter Five -- David G. Rogne -- 2001
The world is often cruel to children and other innocents. It did not end with Herod.
Chapter Six -- David G. Rogne -- 2001
During the season of Advent the Lectionary provides numerous opportunities for a sermon about John t
Chapter Seven -- David G. Rogne -- 2001
Judas has long been an enigma.
Chapter Eight -- David G. Rogne -- 2001
Bible dictionaries and commentaries are able to give us a little extra-biblical information about Po
Chapter Nine -- David G. Rogne -- 2001
Many people are acquainted with the fact that there was once a gentle soul by the name of Francis of
Father Of The Faithful -- Genesis 12-25 -- David G. Rogne -- 2001
A name can be a difficult thing to live up to.
Never On Sunday -- Hebrews 11:32--12:2 -- David G. Rogne -- 2001
I've experienced some paralysis in my left leg in recent days, some halting in my speech, and there
When Christ Calls -- Mark 8:31-38 -- David G. Rogne -- 2001
"When Christ calls a man, he bids him come and die." I wrote those words back in the relative safety
Through Gates Of Splendor -- Matthew 16:21-28 -- David G. Rogne -- 2001
The Aucas have been on my heart since the first time I heard about them at a missionary conference w
The Dreamer -- Genesis 50:20 -- David G. Rogne -- 2001
My name is Joseph, "Overseer of the Granaries of Upper and Lower Egypt, Royal Seal-Bearer, by reason
The Desert Fox -- Exodus 3:1-14 -- David G. Rogne -- 2001
People often have a rather elevated view of leaders.
The Complaining Prophet -- Jeremiah 7:1-7 -- David G. Rogne -- 2001
I can still remember the words which started me out on my unwilling journey: "Before I formed you in
Mary's Song -- Luke 1:5-56 -- David G. Rogne -- 2001
Some mighty strange things have happened in our family during the past few months.
Standing In Reflected Light -- John 1:35-42; 6:5-9; 12:20-22 -- David G. Rogne -- 2001
Have you ever heard someone introduced as "John, the husband of the famous Rachel So-and-So?" That c
The Doubter -- John 20:19-29 -- David G. Rogne -- 2001
My name is Thomas, but people have always called me "the twin," because I am a twin.
All Things To All People -- 1 Corinthians 9:16-23 -- David G. Rogne -- 2001
I was raised to believe that if you did what you believed to be right, God would bless you by making
The Lepers' Friend -- John 15:12-17 -- David G. Rogne -- 2001
When I was a child, we used to ice skate for hours in the winter on the canals near my home.

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Paying What's Due -- Matthew 22:15-22 -- David G. Rogne -- Proper 24 | Ordinary Time 29 - A -- 2014
Then the Pharisees went and plotted to entrap him in what he said.
A Love Triangle -- Matthew 22:34-46 -- David G. Rogne -- Proper 25 | Ordinary Time 30 - A -- 2014
Some people have a talent for getting to the core of things.
Being a True Disciple -- John 8:31-36 -- David G. Rogne -- Reformation Sunday - A -- 2014
Then Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, "If you continue in my word, you are truly m
The Real Thing -- Matthew 23:1-12 -- David G. Rogne -- Proper 26 | Ordinary Time 31 - A -- 2014
Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples, "The scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses'
Hallelujah! Come On, Get Happy -- Matthew 5:1-12 -- David G. Rogne -- All Saints Day - A -- 2014
When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain; and after he sat down, his disciples came to
Always Ready -- Matthew 25:1-13 -- David G. Rogne -- Proper 27 | Ordinary Time 32 - A -- 2014
Then the kingdom of heaven will be like this.
Talented People -- Matthew 25:14-30 -- David G. Rogne -- Proper 28 | Ordinary Time 33 - A -- 2014
For it is as if a man, going on a journey, summoned his slaves and entrusted his property to them
Who Cares? -- Matthew 25:31-46 -- David G. Rogne -- Christ The King (Proper 29) - A -- 2014
When Vince Lombardi, the eminently successful professional football coach in the 1960s, was asked ho
Thanks-Giving Is Good for Everyone -- Luke 17:11-19 -- David G. Rogne -- Thanksgiving Day - A -- 2014
On the way to Jerusalem Jesus was going through the region between Samaria and Galilee.
He Came By Night -- John 3:1-17 -- David G. Rogne -- Trinity Sunday | 1st Sunday after Pentecost - B -- 2002
I came upon Jesus quite by accident.
You Are Free To Fail -- Mark 6:1-13 -- David G. Rogne -- Proper 9 | Ordinary Time 14 - B -- 2002
Following his service as Prime Minister of Great Britain during the dark days of World War II, Winst
The Healing Touch -- Mark 5:21-43 -- David G. Rogne -- Proper 8 | Ordinary Time 13 - B -- 2002
Recently, when I renewed my driver's license, I was presented with the opportunity to renew the acco
When The Boat Begins To Sink -- Mark 4:35-41 -- David G. Rogne -- Proper 7 | Ordinary Time 12 - B -- 2002
In the Gardener Museum in Boston hangs Rembrandt's painting of The Storm on the Sea of Galilee.
It's Happening! -- Mark 4:26-34 -- David G. Rogne -- Proper 6 | Ordinary Time 11 - B -- 2002
In an effort to stimulate their thoughts about the nature of God, I invited a group of teenagers to
Is Anything Unforgivable? -- Mark 3:20-35 -- David G. Rogne -- Proper 5 | Ordinary Time 10 - B -- 2002
One morning I was roused from sleep around 3 a.m. by the ringing of the telephone.
The Fox -- Mark 6:14-29 -- David G. Rogne -- Proper 10 | Ordinary Time 15 - B -- 2002
I know that I don't have much status up here in Gaul, but will you do me the favor of listening to m
Chosen -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- David G. Rogne -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2002
It is a difficult thing not to be chosen.
Keeping Sunday -- Mark 2:23--3:6 -- David G. Rogne -- Proper 4 | Ordinary Time 9 - B -- 2002
One of the churches where I served was located next to a Jewish synagogue.
Making Compassion A Verb -- Mark 6:30-34, 53-56 -- David G. Rogne -- Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16 - B -- 2002
The Superintendent of Schools was having a bad year.

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Is Anything Unforgivable? -- Mark 3:20-35 -- David G. Rogne -- Proper 5 | Ordinary Time 10 - B -- 2002
One morning I was roused from sleep around 3 a.m. by the ringing of the telephone.
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