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Children's Activity

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Here, there, and everywhere -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Day of Pentecost - B
A guide to the truth -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Day of Pentecost - B
The Advocate comes -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Day of Pentecost - B
Wind and flame -- Acts 2:1-21 -- Day of Pentecost - B
What is missing? -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Day of Pentecost - B

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Children's Bulletin (ages 8-10) -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Day of Pentecost - B

Gospel Grams 1

Children's Bulletin (ages 5-7) -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Day of Pentecost - B

Commentary

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An Advocate to guide us -- Acts 2:1-21, Romans 8:22-27, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Frank Ramirez -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2015
Harvest hope -- Acts 2:1-21, Romans 8:22-27, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Wayne Brouwer -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2012
A mighty wind -- Acts 2:1-21, Romans 8:22-27, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15, Psalm 104:24-34, 35b -- Wayne Brouwer, Schuyler Rhodes -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2009
Spirit-person -- Acts 2:1-21 -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2003
We are one in the Spirit -- Acts 2:1-21, Romans 8:22-27, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1997
Come Holy Spirit! -- Acts 2:1-21, Romans 8:22-27, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1994
God depends upon the church -- Ezekiel 37:1-14, Acts 2:1-21, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1991
The Spirit -- Ezekiel 37:1-14, Acts 2:1-21, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Day of Pentecost - B
Passover and Pentecost -- Genesis 11:1-9, Acts 2:1-21, John 14:8-17 (25-27) -- Day of Pentecost - B
Spiritual chinook -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15, Romans 8:22-27, Acts 2:1-21, Psalm 104:24-34, 35b -- Wayne Brouwer -- Day of Pentecost - B

Children's bulletin

Gospel Grams 2

Children's Bulletin (ages 8-10) -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Day of Pentecost - B

Gospel Grams 1

Children's Bulletin (ages 5-7) -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Day of Pentecost - B

Children's Liturgy and Story

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May The Force Go With You -- John 15:26-27, 16:4b-15, Acts 2:1-21 -- Day of Pentecost - B

Children's sermon

The Immediate Word

Of Pentecost, Polls, And Power -- Acts 2:1-21, Ezekiel 37:1-14, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15, Psalm 104:24-34, 35b -- Christopher Keating, Dean Feldmeyer, Ron Love, Mary Austin, George Reed, Leah Lonsbury -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2015
Together In One Place -- Acts 2:1-21, Ezekiel 37:1-14, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15, Psalm 104:24-34, 35b -- Dean Feldmeyer, Mary Austin, George Reed -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2012
I Will Pour Out My Spirit On All Flesh -- Acts 2.1-21, Romans 8:22-27, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Richard A. Jensen -- Day of Pentecost - B
It's A Small World After All -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15, Romans 8:22-27, Acts 2:1-21, Psalm 104:24-34, 35b -- Stephen P. Mccutchan, Carter Shelley, Thom M. Shuman -- Day of Pentecost - B

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Here, there, and everywhere -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Day of Pentecost - B
Sometimes, we need help -- Romans 8:22-27 -- Day of Pentecost - B
A guide to the truth -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Day of Pentecost - B
Hope -- Romans 8:22-27 -- Day of Pentecost - B
The Advocate comes -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Day of Pentecost - B
And suddenly from heaven -- Acts 2:1-22 -- Day of Pentecost - B
The babysitter is coming! -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Day of Pentecost - B
Special books -- Romans 8:22-27 -- Day of Pentecost - B
The Power of God Comes to Us -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Cynthia E. Cowen -- Day of Pentecost - B

Children's Story

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Simon And The Holy Spirit -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Janice B. Scott -- Day of Pentecost - B

Devotional

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The Day Of Pentecost -- Acts 2:1-21, Romans 8:22-27, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15, Psalm 104:24-34, 35b -- Stephen P. Mccutchan -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2008
The Day Of Pentecost -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- William W. Helland -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2005

Drama

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The Remote -- John 14:8-17 -- Robert F. Crowley -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1999
Forgive And Heal -- Mark 2:1-12 -- Robert F. Crowley -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1999

Illustration

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Sermon Illustrations for Pentecost (2015) -- Acts 2:1-21, Romans 8:22-27, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Bob Ove, Derl G. Keefer, Frank Ramirez, Mark Ellingsen -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2015
Sermon Illustrations for Pentecost -- Acts 2:1-21, Romans 8:22-27, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2012
NULL -- Acts 2:1-21 -- Richard A. Hasler -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2012
NULL -- Acts 2:1-21 -- Craig Kelly -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2012
NULL -- Romans 8:22-27 -- Ron Love -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2012
NULL -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Craig Kelly -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2012
NULL -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Richard A. Hasler -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2012
Acts 2:1-21br... -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15, Romans 8:22-27, Acts 2:1-21 -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2009
Like a wildfire. That's how... -- Acts 2:1-21 -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2009
Several years ago Albert was... -- Acts 2:1-21 -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2009
In July 2008, youth from... -- Acts 2:1-21 -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2009
What is it about humans... -- Romans 8:22-27 -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2009
One Sunday morning in late... -- Romans 8:22-27 -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2009
Have you ever wanted something... -- Romans 8:22-27 -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2009
In old Hawaii, there was... -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2009
Anne was looking forward to... -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2009
Mr. Evans was the school's... -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2009
One of the most privileged... -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2009
Klingon is the galaxy's fastest... -- Acts 2:1-21 -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2003
The Spirit confirms the work... -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2003
There was once a young... -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2003
One of the most privileged... -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2003
We need to hear the... -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2003

The Immediate Word

Of Pentecost, Polls, And Power -- Acts 2:1-21, Ezekiel 37:1-14, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15, Psalm 104:24-34, 35b -- Christopher Keating, Dean Feldmeyer, Ron Love, Mary Austin, George Reed, Leah Lonsbury -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2015
Together In One Place -- Acts 2:1-21, Ezekiel 37:1-14, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15, Psalm 104:24-34, 35b -- Dean Feldmeyer, Mary Austin, George Reed -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2012

Intercession

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Unexpected God... -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Janice B. Scott -- Day of Pentecost - B

Poems

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Pentecost -- John 7:37-39a -- Andrew Daughters -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1990
Pentecost -- John 20:19-23 -- Andrew Daughters -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1990
Pentecost -- John 7:37-39a -- Andrew Daughters -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1990
Pentecost -- John 20:19-23 -- Andrew Daughters -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1990
Pentecost -- John 15:26-27, 16:4b-15 -- Andrew Daughters -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1990

Prayer

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The promise of the Son, the pedagogy of the Spirit -- John 15:26-67, 16:4b-15 -- Dennis Koch -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1993

Preaching

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Of Pentecost, Polls, And Power -- Acts 2:1-21, Ezekiel 37:1-14, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15, Psalm 104:24-34, 35b -- Christopher Keating, Dean Feldmeyer, Ron Love, Mary Austin, George Reed, Leah Lonsbury -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2015
Together In One Place -- Acts 2:1-21, Ezekiel 37:1-14, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15, Psalm 104:24-34, 35b -- Dean Feldmeyer, Mary Austin, George Reed -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2012
I Will Pour Out My Spirit On All Flesh -- Acts 2.1-21, Romans 8:22-27, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Richard A. Jensen -- Day of Pentecost - B
It's A Small World After All -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15, Romans 8:22-27, Acts 2:1-21, Psalm 104:24-34, 35b -- Stephen P. Mccutchan, Carter Shelley, Thom M. Shuman -- Day of Pentecost - B

SermonStudio

Pentecost Sunday -- Acts 2:1-21, Romans 8:22-27, John 15:26-27 -- Mark Ellingsen -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2011
The Day Of Pentecost -- Psalm 104:24-34, 35b -- James Evans, Stan Purdum, Carlos Wilton -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2006
Day of Pentecost -- Acts 2:1-21 or Ezekiel 37:1-14, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Carlos Wilton -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2005
Pentecost Day -- Acts 2:1-11, Romans 8:22-27, John 15:26-27, John 16:4b-15 -- Jerry L. Schmalenberger -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2002
Day of Pentecost -- Acts 2:1-21 -- Elizabeth Achtemeier -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2001
The Day Of Pentecost -- Acts 2:1-21 or Ezekiel 37:1-14, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- E. Carver Mcgriff -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1999
The Spirit gives life -- Acts 2:1-21, Romans 8:22-27, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Russell F. Anderson -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1996
Pentecost -- Psalm 104:24-34 -- Hugh H. Drennan -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1993
The Day of Pentecost -- Ezekiel 37:1-14, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15, Acts 2:1-21, Romans 8:22-27 -- George M. Bass -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1990
The Day of Pentecost -- Ezekiel 37:1-14, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15, Acts 2:1-21, Romans 8:22-27 -- George M. Bass -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1990

Sermon

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Of Pentecost, Polls, And Power -- Acts 2:1-21, Ezekiel 37:1-14, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15, Psalm 104:24-34, 35b -- Christopher Keating, Dean Feldmeyer, Ron Love, Mary Austin, George Reed, Leah Lonsbury -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2015
Together In One Place -- Acts 2:1-21, Ezekiel 37:1-14, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15, Psalm 104:24-34, 35b -- Dean Feldmeyer, Mary Austin, George Reed -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2012

SermonStudio

Holy Spirit: Guide and Guarantee -- John 15:26-27, John 16:4b-15 -- David R. Cartwright -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2011
What A Way To Start A Church! -- Acts 2:1-21 -- William J. Carl, Iii -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2008
Do You Love Me? -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Kristin Borsgard Wee -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2008
Life In The Spirit -- Romans 8:22-27 -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2008
Experiencing God -- Acts 2:1-21 or Ezekiel 37:1-14 -- Stan Purdum -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2005
Birthpangs Of The New Age -- Romans 8:22-23 -- Maurice A. Fetty -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2005
The Quiet Day Of Pentecost -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- George Reed -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2005
The More -- Ezekiel 37:1-14; Acts 2:1-21 -- Linda R. Forsberg -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2002
Chosen -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- David G. Rogne -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2002
Grace In The Midst Of Hopelessness -- Romans 8:22-27 -- Glenn W. Mcdonald -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2002
Only The Beginning ... -- Acts 2:1-21 -- Gary L. Carver -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1999
Day of Pentecost -- Acts 2:1-21, Ezekiel 37:1-14 -- Arthur H. Kolsti -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1996
Learning to Live Without Jesus -- John 15:26-27, 16:4b-15 -- William G. Carter -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1996
Water Won't Quench The Fire -- John 7:37-39 -- William G. Carter -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1996
A Blessing Behind Locked Doors -- John 20:19-23 -- William G. Carter -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1996
The Spirit's Tether -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Leonard H. Budd -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1993
Living Water -- John 7:37-39a -- Leonard H. Budd -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1993
God's Descending Spirit -- John 20:19-23 -- Leonard H. Budd -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1993
The Presence Of The Spirit -- Acts 2:1-21 -- Charles Curley -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1993
Life Always Springs New! -- Ezekiel 37:1-14 -- Donald Zelle -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1987
What's a Good God Doing In a World Like This? -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- James Weekley -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1987
Liquid Hope -- John 7:37-39a -- James Weekley -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1987
The Song in Search of a Voice -- John 20:19-23 -- James Weekley -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1987

Stories

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The Gift -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15, Acts 2:1-21, Romans 8:22-27, Psalm 104:24-34, 35b -- Keith Hewitt -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2015
Fake Fire -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15, Acts 2:1-21, Romans 8:22-27, Psalm 104:24-34, 35b -- Timothy F. Merrill, Richard A. Jensen -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2012
Best Of Storyshare For Pentecost Day, Cycle B -- Acts 2:1-21, Romans 8:22-27, Psalm 104:24-34, 35b -- John E. Sumwalt, Lamar Massingill, C. David Mckirachan, Frank R. Fisher, Sil Galvan -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2012
God's Spirit Changes Us -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15, Acts 2:1-21, Romans 8:22-27, Psalm 104:24-34, 35b -- Lamar Massingill, Frank R. Fisher, C. David Mckirachan -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2009
God's Spirit Changes Us -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15, Acts 2:1-21, Romans 8:22-27, Psalm 104:24-34, 35b -- Lamar Massingill, C. David Mckirachan, Frank R. Fisher -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2009
Whirlwind -- Acts 2:4, Acts 2:1-2 -- John E. Sumwalt And Jo Perry-sumwalt -- Day of Pentecost - B
Backdraft -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15, Romans 8:22-27, Acts 2:1-21, Psalm 104:24-34, 35b -- Frank R. Fisher, Sil Galvan, Richard A. Jensen, Timothy F. Merrill, John E. Sumwalt -- Day of Pentecost - B

SermonStudio

Beating Babel -- Acts 2:1-21 -- David E. Leininger -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2008
Risky Spirituality -- Acts 2:1-21 -- Gregory L. Tolle -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2005
Encouragement -- John 15:26-27, 16:4b-15 -- Constance Berg -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1999
Prejudice, Once Removed: The Larry Wasson Story -- Acts 2:1-21 -- John E. Sumwalt, Jo Perry-sumwalt -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1996
My Encounter With God -- Acts 2:1-21 -- John E. Sumwalt, Robert L. Gossett -- Day of Pentecost - B

Worship

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Of Pentecost, Polls, And Power -- Acts 2:1-21, Ezekiel 37:1-14, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15, Psalm 104:24-34, 35b -- Christopher Keating, Dean Feldmeyer, Ron Love, Mary Austin, George Reed, Leah Lonsbury -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2015
Together In One Place -- Acts 2:1-21, Ezekiel 37:1-14, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15, Psalm 104:24-34, 35b -- Dean Feldmeyer, Mary Austin, George Reed -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2012
I Will Pour Out My Spirit On All Flesh -- Acts 2.1-21, Romans 8:22-27, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Richard A. Jensen -- Day of Pentecost - B
It's A Small World After All -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15, Romans 8:22-27, Acts 2:1-21, Psalm 104:24-34, 35b -- Stephen P. Mccutchan, Carter Shelley, Thom M. Shuman -- Day of Pentecost - B

SermonStudio

Let Us Watch And Wait With Jesus -- Psalm 33:12-22 -- Clyde W. Wentzell -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2008
Holy Spirit, Sent From Heaven -- Psalm 104:25-35, 37 -- Clyde W. Wentzell -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2008
Theme: Try Dry Bones -- Ezekiel 37:1-14 -- Frank Ramirez -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2005
Day of Pentecost -- Acts 2:1-21 or Ezekiel 37:1-14, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15, Psalm 104:24-34, 35b -- Charles And Donna Cammarata -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2005
Pentecost Sunday -- Frank Ramirez -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2002
The Spirit Brings Life -- Acts 2:1-21 or Ezekiel 37:1-14 -- H. Burnham Kirkland -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 2002
You Shall Live -- Ezekiel 37:1-14 (Alternate), Romans 8:22-27, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Dallas A. Brauninger -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1999
Pentecost -- Acts 2:1-21, Romans 8:22-27, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- James R. Wilson -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1996
Future Hope -- Romans 8:22-27 -- Dallas A. Brauninger -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1993
PENTECOST -- Acts 2:1-21 or Ezekiel 37:1-14, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15, Psalm 104:24-34, 35b -- B. David Hostetter -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1993
The Coming and Presence of Holy Spirit -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15, John 7:37-39a, John 20:19-23 -- Day of Pentecost - B -- 1990
Receiving the Holy Spirit, Who is the Present Tense of Christ in the World -- John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Wayne H. Keller -- Day of Pentecost - B

New & Featured This Week

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David O. Bales
John Fitzgerald
Contents
“Peter’s Painful Memories” by David O. Bales
“The Promise” by David O. Bales
“Name Change” by John Fitzgerald


Peter’s Painful Memories
by David O. Bales
Mark 8:31-38

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Arley K. Fadness
“For those who want to save their life will lose it, and those who lose their life for my sake and for the sake of the gospel will save it.” (v. 35)

Good morning boys and girls,

How many smiling faces do I see this morning? If you held a mirror up to your face what would you see? A frumpy frown, a peculiar pout, a sassy sneer, or a Sunny Smile? Let's make today a Sunny Smiling Sunday. You're on camera. Everybody smile. Click.

The Immediate Word

Christopher Keating
Mary Austin
Dean Feldmeyer
Ron Love
George Reed
For February 25, 2018:
  • Much more than a promise by Chris Keating -- God’s promise to Abraham and Sarah is a promise received and a promise believed. It’s much more than a typical and easily broken promise. Like the voices of some of the young people from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, they choose to believe now is the time to move forward in faith.

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Mark Ellingsen
Bob Ove
Derl G. Keefer

Genesis 17:1-7 15-16
I heard this joke and thought it was funny and perhaps had a point.

 "Where are you going mom?" asked the youngest of five children.

"I'm going to a surprise party, my dear," answered the mother.

"Are we all going, too?"

"No, dear. You weren't invited."

After a few moments' of deep thought, the child spoke again.

"Hey mom, then don't you think they'd be lots more surprised if you did take us all?"

Mark Ellingsen
The Second Sunday in Lent was typically devoted to the theme of “remembering” [Remiscere]. The texts for this Sunday would have us remember the spiritual roots of our faith – especially the grace of God and its nurturing, surprising character.

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Janice B. Scott
There was an interesting drama series on television recently about a family who had given up conventional suburban life to run a market garden in the country.

As well as the parents, there was a grown-up son and his fiancee, a daughter home from university, and a younger daughter aged about twelve. The son married his fiancee and they set off on their honeymoon, but on the way home from the wedding, the father had a road accident and was killed.

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Richard A. Jensen
We will treat these texts as one. In examining them we have entered what many commentators believe is the central section of Mark's story: 8:22„10:52. The immediate context for this central section of material is the climax of the section that precedes it: Mark 6:35„8:21. We need to say a few words about 8:1-21, as it is omitted from the lectionary. Mark 8:1-9 is the story of the Gentile feeding of the multitude with bread which we have discussed in an earlier chapter. The response to Jesus' feeding of this second multitude is ironic and filled with comedy.

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