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A Palace Fit For A King -- George M. Bass -- 1992
When Jesus entered Jerusalem, the temple and the king's palace had already been built.
A Strange Herald -- George M. Bass -- 1992
For most of the past eight years, a little dog has lived in the house next door to ours.
A Messenger From God -- George M. Bass -- 1992
Today, we are going to talk about angels.
Christmas Party -- George M. Bass -- 1992
We all like Christmas parties, don't we?
Jesus - A Perfect Child -- George M. Bass -- 1992
Let me tell you about a man I know.

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Fifth Sunday In Lent -- Isaiah 43:16-21, Philippians 3:8-14, John 12:1-8 -- George M. Bass -- Fifth Sunday in Lent - C -- 1991
The Church Year Theological Clue
Proper 23 -- Micah 1:2; 2:1-10, 2 Timothy 2:8-15, Luke 17:11-19 -- George M. Bass -- Proper 23 | Ordinary Time 28 - C -- 1991
The Church Year Theological Clue
Fourth Sunday After The Epiphany -- Jeremiah 1:4-10, 1 Corinthians 13:1-13, Luke 4:21-30 -- George M. Bass -- Epiphany 4 | Ordinary Time 4 - C -- 1991
The Church Year Theological Clue
Fifth Sunday After The Epiphany -- Isaiah 6:1-8 (9-11), Luke 5:1-11, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 -- George M. Bass -- Epiphany 5 | Ordinary Time 5 - C -- 1991
The Church Year Theological Clue
Fourth Sunday In Lent -- 2 Corinthians 5:16-21, Joshua 5:9-12, Luke 15:1-3, 11-32 -- George M. Bass -- Fourth Sunday in Lent - C -- 1991
The Church Year Theological Clue
The Epiphany Of Our Lord -- Isaiah 60:1-6, Matthew 2:1-12 -- George M. Bass -- The Baptism of our Lord | Epiphany 1 | Ordinary Time 1 - C -- 1991
The Church Year Theological Clue
Proper 24 -- Habakkuk 1:1-3; 2:1-4, 2 Timothy 3:14--4:5, Luke 18:1-8a -- George M. Bass -- Proper 24 | Ordinary Time 29 - C -- 1991
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Fifth Sunday Of Easter -- Acts 14:8-18, Revelation 21:1-6, John 13:31-35 -- George M. Bass -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - C -- 1991
The Church Year Theological Clue
Sixth Sunday After the Epiphany -- Jeremiah 17:5-10, 1 Corinthians 15:12-20, Luke 6:17-26 -- George M. Bass -- Epiphany 6 | Ordinary Time 6 - C -- 1991
The Church Year Theological Clue
Third Sunday In Lent -- Exodus 3:1-15, 1 Corinthians 10:1-13, Luke 13:1-9 -- George M. Bass -- Third Sunday in Lent - C -- 1991
The Church Year Theological Clue
Second Sunday After Christmas -- Jeremiah 31:7-14, Ephesians 1:3-6, 15-18, John 1:1-18 -- George M. Bass -- Second Sunday after Christmas - C -- 1991
The Church Year Theological Clue
Proper 25 -- Zephaniah 3:1-9, 2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18, Luke 18:9-14 -- George M. Bass -- Proper 25 | Ordinary Time 30 - C -- 1991
The Church Year Theological Clue
Sixth Sunday Of Easter -- Acts 15:1-2, 22-29, Revelation 21:10, 22-27, John 14:23-29 -- George M. Bass -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C -- 1991
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Seventh Sunday After The Epiphany -- Genesis 45:3-11, 15, 1 Corinthians 15:35-38, 42-50, Luke 6:27-38 -- George M. Bass -- Epiphany 7 | Ordinary Time 7 - C -- 1991
The Church Year Theological Clue
Second Sunday In Lent -- Genesis 15:1-12, 15-17, Philippians 3:17--4:1, Luke 13:31-35 -- George M. Bass -- Second Sunday in Lent - C -- 1991
The Church Year Theological Clue
First Sunday After Christmas -- 1 Samuel 2:18-20, 26, Colossians 3:12-21, Luke 2:41-52 -- George M. Bass -- First Sunday after Christmas Day - C -- 1991
The Church Year Theological Clue
Thanksgiving Day -- Deuteronomy 8:1-20, 1 Timothy 2:1-8, Acts 14:8-18 -- George M. Bass -- Thanksgiving Day - C -- 1991
The Church Year Theological Clue
The Ascension Of Our Lord -- Acts 1:1-11, Luke 24:44-53 -- George M. Bass -- Ascension of the Lord - C -- 1991
The Church Year Theological Clue
The Transfiguration -- Exodus 34:29-35, 2 Corinthians 3:12--4:2, Luke 9:28-36 -- George M. Bass -- Transfiguration Sunday - C -- 1991
The Church Year Theological Clue
First Sunday In Lent -- Deuteronomy 26:1-11, Romans 10:8b-13, Luke 4:1-13 -- George M. Bass -- First Sunday in Lent - C -- 1991
The Church Year Theological Clue
Christ The King -- 2 Samuel 5:1-5, Colossians 1:11-20, John 12:9-19 -- George M. Bass -- Christ The King (Proper 29) - C -- 1991
The Church Year Theological Clue
Proper 26 -- Haggai 2:1-9, Luke 19:1-10 -- George M. Bass -- Proper 26 | Ordinary Time 31 - C -- 1991
The Church Year Theological Clue
Seventh Sunday Of Easter -- Acts 16:16-34, Revelation 22:12-14, 16-17, 20, John 17:20-26 -- George M. Bass -- Seventh Sunday of Easter - C -- 1991
The Church Year Theological Clue
The Easter Cycle -- George M. Bass -- 1991
Easter, as a 50-day season, is the "essential season" of the church year, but it is more than that;
Seventh Sunday After The Epiphany -- Genesis 45:3-11, 15, 1 Corinthians 15:35-38, 42-50, Luke 6:27-38 -- George M. Bass -- Epiphany 7 | Ordinary Time 7 - C -- 1991
The Church Year Theological Clue

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Here Comes The King -- Luke 19:28-44 -- George M. Bass -- 1992
A flashback - that's what this story is when it is read on the First Sunday in Advent.
The Worship Of The King -- Matthew 2:1-12 -- George M. Bass -- 1992
This is a day for telling, as Paul Harvey says at the end of every radio broadcast, "the rest of the
The End And The Beginning -- George M. Bass -- 1992
One of my neighbors built a bomb shelter under his home some years ago when he added a porch to his
A Pure Gift -- George M. Bass -- 1992
Minnesota has one of the five largest state fairs held anywhere, and annually, in this county.
Queen Mother And The King -- George M. Bass -- 1992
A couple of years ago, a theological journal that is published in Hong Kong had a beautiful pen and
The Black Squirrel -- George M. Bass -- 1992
Lake Nokomis is one of the lakes that lies within the city limits of Minneapolis.
Here Comes The Judge -- Mark 13:14-27 -- George M. Bass -- 1992
Some 450 years ago, Johann Horn wrote a hymn whose opening verse puts the second coming of Jesus Chr
Look Up - Jesus Is Born -- George M. Bass -- 1992
I remember from when I was a little boy, a conch shell that was in my grandparents' home; it was lar
Birth Of The Herald -- Luke 1:5-24; 57-80 -- George M. Bass -- 1992
There is something totally contemporary and something eternal about this incident.
A Teen-age Pregnancy -- Luke 1:26-38 -- George M. Bass -- 1992
(Note: This is also the text for the Annunciation of Our Lord, March 25.
Did They Count The King? -- Luke 2:1-20 -- George M. Bass -- 1992
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Bethlehem Bound -- Luke 2:15-20 -- George M. Bass -- 1992
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Servants Of The King -- Luke 2:1-20 -- George M. Bass -- 1992
The cover of the August 1991 issue of Vanity Fair has generated a controversy in the United States.
The Satisfied Soul -- Luke 2:25-38 -- George M. Bass -- 1992
(Note: In 1992, one of the three minor festivals assigned to December 26, 27 and 28, falls on the Fi
The Precocious King -- Luke 2:39-52 -- George M. Bass -- 1992
(Note: This is a text that ought to be included in the worship/preaching regimen of the pastor nearl
The Marked Man -- Luke 18:31-34 -- George M. Bass -- 1991
The beginning of Lent marks the start of a journey to Jerusalem.
Marked In An Empty Tomb -- The Cross Is Still Ther -- Luke 24:11 -- George M. Bass -- 1991
Yes, the cross is still there upon our foreheads and in our hearts.
Marked For Death -- Genesis 3:19 -- George M. Bass -- 1991
"The cross is still there!" It is a reminder that all of our lives we have to live with a death sent
Marked By The Cross -- Romans 6:2-4 -- George M. Bass -- 1991
When Jennifer asked her grandmother, "Is it (the cross) still there?" I didn't hear her reply to the
Marked In God's Book -- Philippians 4:1-9 -- George M. Bass -- 1991
"The cross is still there" upon your forehead, and because it is, it is burned into your heart, mind
Marked For Community -- 1 Corinthians 12:12-13 -- George M. Bass -- 1991
"The cross is still there" and it reminds us that we have become part of a very special community, o
Marked For Ministry -- 2 Corinthians 6:3-4a -- George M. Bass -- 1991
The congregation of which I am a member encourages its members to celebrate their baptismal annivers
Marked For Mission -- Mark 16:14-20 -- George M. Bass -- 1991
Yes, "the cross is still there," and that means that we are all responsible for the business of tell
Marked At The Table -- John 13:1-16 -- George M. Bass -- 1991
Yes, "the cross is still there," especially when we eat and drink the Lord's supper; that meal is al
Marked At The Cross -- Luke 23:33-46 -- George M. Bass -- 1991
Yes, "the cross is still there;" Jesus' death on Good Friday on that little hill that looked like a
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