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Lift High The Cross -- Numbers 21:4-9 -- Durwood L. Buchheim -- Fourth Sunday in Lent - B -- 1993
Last Sunday we left the people of Israel at Mount Sinai where
The Right Spirit Within Us ... -- Jeremiah 31:31-34 -- Durwood L. Buchheim -- Fifth Sunday in Lent - B -- 1993
Today, in our Old Testament journey to Easter, we make a
Courageous Preaching -- Isaiah 50:4-9a -- Durwood L. Buchheim -- Passion Sunday - B -- 1993
Suppose reliable word came that within hours this area of the
We Do Not Have To Stay The Way We Are! -- Joel 2:1-2, 12-17 -- Durwood L. Buchheim -- Ash Wednesday - B -- 1993
"Have I been with you so long, and yet you do not know me,
Easter: The Festival Of Joy -- Isaiah 25:6-9 -- Durwood L. Buchheim -- Easter Day - B -- 1993
In the book of Proverbs we read: "A glad heart makes a
Great Grace Was Upon Them! -- Acts 4:32-35 -- Durwood L. Buchheim -- Second Sunday of Easter - B -- 1993
Let us pray: Lord, help us to be faithful in our devotion and
Peter's Second Sermon -- Acts 3:12-19 -- Durwood L. Buchheim -- Third Sunday of Easter - B -- 1993
It has been pointed out --many times! --that no aspect of
Christian Courage -- Acts 4:8-12 -- Durwood L. Buchheim -- Fourth Sunday of Easter - B -- 1993
"You will go to prison for six months," said the Judge.
The Church Reaches Out! -- Acts 8:26-40 -- Durwood L. Buchheim -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - B -- 1993
The growth of the early Christian Church has been compared to
Bridges, Not Walls! -- Acts 10:44-48 -- Durwood L. Buchheim -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - B -- 1993
One of the more obscene things that I have seen in my lifetime
Wheel Within The Wheel -- Acts 1:15-17; 21-26 -- Durwood L. Buchheim -- Seventh Sunday of Easter - B -- 1993
In our text for this last Sunday in the Easter season, we are
All We Like Sheep Have Gone Astray -- Isaiah 52:13--53:12 -- Durwood L. Buchheim -- Good Friday - B -- 1993
In the middle 1960s, a seminary student interned in a Lutheran
The Covenant Of Amazing Grace -- Genesis 9:8-17 -- Durwood L. Buchheim -- First Sunday in Lent - B -- 1993
"The earth is degenerating these days. Bribery and corruption
God's Great Promise To Sarah! -- Genesis 17:1-10; 15-19 -- Durwood L. Buchheim -- Second Sunday in Lent - B -- 1993
Confession is good for one's soul. You are about to hear a personal confession.
Whatever Happened To Sanctification? -- Exodus 20:1-17 -- Durwood L. Buchheim -- Third Sunday in Lent - B -- 1993
Let Us Pray: Almighty and Merciful God, help us to find our lives
Spirituality Made Simple? -- Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 -- Durwood L. Buchheim -- Ash Wednesday - C -- 1985
For many of us, the religious experiences of other Christians look much more attractive and exciting
The Power of Darkness -- Luke 22:1--23:56 -- Durwood L. Buchheim -- Passion Sunday - C -- 1985
"But this is your hour, and the power of darkness." (v.
Lift Up Your Hearts! -- Luke 22:7-20 -- Durwood L. Buchheim -- Maundy Thursday - C -- 1985
Deep within the heart of the Christian faith there are two simple, yet profound and mysterious acts
It Is Finished -- John 19:17-30 -- Durwood L. Buchheim -- Good Friday - C -- 1985
Among some Christians a favorite question for speculation and discussion is the activity and whereab
The Easter Hope -- John 20:1-18 -- Durwood L. Buchheim -- Easter Day - C -- 1985
One of these days soon I got to face Mr. Death.
The Faith Struggle -- John 20:19-31 -- Durwood L. Buchheim -- Second Sunday of Easter - C -- 1985
Let us pray: Lord I believe, help thou my unbelief.
The Call to Mission -- John 21:1-14 -- Durwood L. Buchheim -- Third Sunday of Easter - C -- 1985
"Friend, have you caught anything?"
Jesus the Shepherd -- John 10:22-30 -- Durwood L. Buchheim -- Fourth Sunday of Easter - C -- 1985
"How long will you keep us in suspense?
Love One Another -- John 13:31-35 -- Durwood L. Buchheim -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - C -- 1985
The ministry of Jesus Christ, according to John's Gospel, has been compared to the arc of a pendulum
We Are Not Alone -- John 14:23-29 -- Durwood L. Buchheim -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C -- 1985
The term "Holy Spirit" has become a kind of catch-all-phrase where we place all those aspects of the
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Acts 3:12-19
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Note: This installment was originally published for April 22, 2012.

During the time of the Reformation, John Foxe of England was impressed by the testimony of the early Christians. He gleaned the pages of early historical writings, and wrote a book that has become a classic in the church: Foxe's Book of Martyrs.

One story he tells is about an early church leader named Lawrence. Lawrence acted as a pastor for a church community. He also collected the offerings for the poor each week and that led to his death.

The Village Shepherd

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Call to Worship:
Jesus said, "Peace be with you. You are witnesses to the living Christ." Let us welcome the living Christ in our worship today.

Invitation to Confession:

Jesus, sometimes we are frightened and anxious.
Lord, have mercy.


Jesus, sometimes we aren't good witnesses to you.
Christ, have mercy.


Jesus, forgive us for all those things we think and do which we know are wrong.

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The theme of 1 John all along has been the love of God. The author now expands that love in the phrase, "the children of God," and for the first time he considers what it means to be the children of God. Earlier, he presented love within the fellowship and now he speaks of the meaning of God's love for us and its implications for the future. The consequences and proof of the love of God are evident in being called "the children of God." He is careful to point out that the love of God is a gift; we do not earn it.
Robert A. Noblett
Here's the scene. The disciples are huddled together and they have just heard Simon's account of experiencing the risen Christ when Cleopas and his companion enter and add word of their encounter with the risen Christ. Luke describes the scene like this: "While they were talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, 'Peace be with you.' They were startled and terrified, and thought they were seeing a ghost" (v. 36).
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First Lesson: Acts 3:12-19
Theme: Responding to God with repentance

Call To Worship
Leader: Let us test and examine our ways, and return to the Lord!
People: Let us lift up our hearts and hands to God in heaven!
Leader: Let us proclaim in all the world the glory due God's name!
People: Let us bring our offerings into the courts of Almighty God!
Leader: Let us come together and bring praise for our salvation in Christ!
All: Blessed be the name of the Lord!

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