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The Prodigal Son -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 1993
So he returned home to his father.
The Great Feast -- Luke 14:24 -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 1993
The Devil's Advocate:
The Ten Virgins -- Matthew 25:10-13 -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 1993
The Devil's Advocate:
The Unprofitable Servant -- Matthew 25:19, 21, 26 -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 1993
The Devil's Advocate:
The Parable Of The Sower (Soil) -- Mark 4:3, 5, 7, 8 -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 1993
The Devil's Advocate:Mr. Sower -- the soil is now ready.
The Wicked Husbandmen -- Mark 12:6-7, 9 -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 1993
The Devil's Advocate:

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The Liberated Women Companions Of Jesus -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2001
And also some women who had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities: Mary, called Magdalene, fro
Mothers -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2001
What's A Mother To Do?
Women Who Love Too Much -- Or Too Little -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2001
"This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.
Mary And Martha: Nine To Five, Five To Nine -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2001
"Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things: one thing is needful.
Fashionable Motherhood -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2001
A good wife who can find? She is far more precious than jewels ...
America, Apple Pie, And The Disposable Mother -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2001
"If a man tells his father or his mother, what you would have gained from me is Corban (that is, giv
Families, Motherhood, And Apple Pie -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2001
"My mother and my brothers are those who hear the word of God and do it." -- Luke 8:21
From Generation To Generation: The Faith Of Our Mothers -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2001
I am reminded of your sincere faith, a faith that dwelt first in your grandmother Lois and your moth
The Inward Woman -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2001
Let not yours be the outward adorning with braiding of hair, decoration of gold and wearing of fine
What's A Father To Do? -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2001
Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the Church and gave himself up for her ...
The Struggle To Honor Fathers -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2001
"But you say, 'If anyone tells his father or his mother, What you would have gained from me is given
The Ambiguities Of Fatherhood -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2001
"Honor your father and mother" (this is the first commandment with a promise), "that it may be well
Fashionable Fatherhood -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2001
All scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for t
Fathering In Feminist Times -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2001
Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.
On Fathering Prodigals And Others -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2001
"And he said to him, 'Son, you are always with me, and all that is mine is yours.
Fathering Number One Types And Number Two Types -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2001
"Son, you are always with me, and all that is mine is yours.
Murphy Brown And The Absent Father Syndrome -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2001
Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her ...
In Search Of The Perfect Father -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2001
Honor your father and mother ...
Projecting From Father Failure To Divine Father -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2001
It is the Spirit himself bearing witness with our spirit that we are children of God, and if childre
Iron John And Plastic Pete -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2001
Bid the older men be temperate, serious, sensible, sound in faith, in love, and in steadfastness.
Tapestry -- Weaving The Many Colors Of Love -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2001
Life is like a tapestry, intricate and varied in pattern and design, woven in many colors of love, a
The Inward Man -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2001
Even so husbands should love their wives as their own bodies.
Greed, Grace, And Goal Lines -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2001
We must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may receive good and evil, a

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Parades And Crosses -- The Challenge Of Ministry -- 2 Corinthians 4:5-12 -- Maurice A. Fetty -- Proper 4 | Ordinary Time 9 - B -- 2005
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Looking To The Unseen -- 2 Corinthians 4:13--5:1 -- Maurice A. Fetty -- Proper 5 | Ordinary Time 10 - B -- 2005
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Modeling A Necessary Future -- Ephesians 2:11-22 -- Maurice A. Fetty -- Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16 - B -- 2005
It was the custom in my friend's church for many years to have a week of family camp in the summer.
From Father Failure To Divine Father -- Romans 8:12-17 -- Maurice A. Fetty -- Trinity Sunday | 1st Sunday after Pentecost - B -- 2005
One of the most significant steps in our growth as human beings is the discovery that our earthly p
Birthpangs Of The New Age -- Romans 8:22-23 -- Maurice A. Fetty -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2005
It may surprise you to know that from time to time, ministers get complaints.
Parades And Crosses -- The Challenge Of Ministry -- 2 Corinthians 4:5-12 -- Maurice A. Fetty -- Proper 4 | Ordinary Time 9 - B -- 2005
He had grown up in a fashionable suburb of a large American city, a cosmopolitan area of considerab
Looking To The Unseen -- 2 Corinthians 4:13--5:1 -- Maurice A. Fetty -- Proper 5 | Ordinary Time 10 - B -- 2005
It once was reported on the news that one of our Mariner spacecraft was expected to make a new disco
No-fault Religion -- 2 Corinthians 5:6-10 (11-13) 14-17 -- Maurice A. Fetty -- Proper 6 | Ordinary Time 11 - B -- 2005
It happened in a church parking lot, and my friend saw it happen.
The Acceptable Time -- 2 Corinthians 6:1-13 -- Maurice A. Fetty -- Proper 7 | Ordinary Time 12 - B -- 2005
When Paul arrived at the city of Corinth, Greece, the middle of the first century A.D., he knew he h
Are You A Taker Or A Giver? -- 2 Corinthians 8:7-15 -- Maurice A. Fetty -- Proper 8 | Ordinary Time 13 - B -- 2005
It was quite a picture -- on the front of the New York Times magazine.
The Paradoxical Power Of Weakness -- 2 Corinthians 12:2-10 -- Maurice A. Fetty -- Proper 9 | Ordinary Time 14 - B -- 2005
There are people who speak to us more powerfully out of their weakness than out of their strength.
A Time For Us -- Ephesians 1:3-14 -- Maurice A. Fetty -- Proper 10 | Ordinary Time 15 - B -- 2005
In the musical, West Side Story, Leonard Bernstein's modern paraphrase of Romeo and Juliet
Are You A Taker Or A Giver? -- 2 Corinthians 8:13-14 -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2002
It was quite a picture - on the front of the New York Times Magazine some time ago.
Let George Do It -- Romans 12:6-13 -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2002
Many will remember the decade of the '60s in America.
The Lure Of Downward Mobility -- Mark 10:43-45 -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2002
I first heard him speak some years ago at the Beecher Lectures at Yale Divinity School.
When Giving Gets Personal -- Hebrews 9:11-12 -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2002
To tell the truth, I had wondered whether the reports I had read were exaggerated.
Changing Fraud To Faith -- Luke 19:8 -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2002
It might not have been your first choice on a tour of the Mideast.
Can The Rich Be Righteous? -- Luke 18:25 -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2002
It was a beautiful day in Italy. Rome had been magnificent, but hot.
Can The Righteous Be Rich? -- 2 Corinthians 9:10 -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2002
There is a delightful story that has circulated in ministerial circles for years.
Lifestyles Of The Rich, The Powerful, And The Poor -- Luke 12:48 -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2002
I rarely watched Robin Leach's popular television program The Lifestyles of The Rich and Famous
Making Friends With Money -- Luke 16:9 -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2002
A magazine cartoon showed a scene of yesteryear as two men watched a wealthy man ride by in his eleg
Christianity As A Materialistic Religion -- Matthew 25:21 -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2002
Archbishop William Temple of the Church of England has become famous for his oft--quoted statement t
Squeezing Camels Through The Eye Of A Needle -- Luke 18:25 -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2002
America is awash in money - big money.
Double Or Nothing -- Matthew 25:27-29 -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2002
The financial and investment community was uneasy as the ominous day, October 19, 1988, approached.
The Ten Percent Solution -- 1 Corinthians 9:13-14 -- Maurice A. Fetty -- 2002
It is believed by many that money and religion are incompatible.
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