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We often fantasize about being... -- Judges 6:11-24a -- Epiphany 5 | Ordinary Time 5 - C
We often fantasize about being in the company of someone great, but when it finally happens, strange
How many of us could... -- Judges 6:11-24a -- Epiphany 5 | Ordinary Time 5 - C
How many of us could ask with Gideon, "If the Lord is with us, how do these bad things happen to us?
Colleen had worked extremely hard... -- Judges 6:11-24a -- Epiphany 5 | Ordinary Time 5 - C
Colleen had worked extremely hard to complete the requirements to apply for physical therapy school.
Remember the old story of... -- Luke 5:1-11 -- Epiphany 5 | Ordinary Time 5 - C
Remember the old story of a man sitting on a dock with a fishing pole and his line in the water and
Life can change in the... -- Luke 5:1-11 -- Epiphany 5 | Ordinary Time 5 - C
Life can change in the flash of a moment.
Luke's description of a fish... -- Luke 5:1-11 -- Epiphany 5 | Ordinary Time 5 - C
Luke's description of a fish catch so big as to break nets, also strains the imagination.
Mark Twain once went to... -- Luke 5:1-11 -- Epiphany 5 | Ordinary Time 5 - C
Mark Twain once went to borrow a certain book from a neighbor.
Not every message can be... -- Isaiah 6:1-8 (9-13) -- Epiphany 5 | Ordinary Time 5 - C
Not every message can be complimentary and encouraging.
In Isaiah's call there is... -- Isaiah 6:1-8 (9-13) -- Epiphany 5 | Ordinary Time 5 - C
In Isaiah's call there is a rite of purification, when the burning coal is touched to his lips and h
Among the exciting events to... -- 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 -- Epiphany 5 | Ordinary Time 5 - C
Among the exciting events to watch in track are the sprint relay races.
Credentials are important. When George... -- 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 -- Epiphany 5 | Ordinary Time 5 - C
Credentials are important.
John Ellis, a historian at... -- 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 -- Epiphany 5 | Ordinary Time 5 - C
John Ellis, a historian at Mount Holyoke College, has lied about his role as a soldier in Vietnam an
Think back to any recent... -- 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 -- Epiphany 5 | Ordinary Time 5 - C
Think back to any recent political election and you can probably remember insults and innuendos and
Fishing for people is common... -- Luke 5:1-11 -- Epiphany 5 | Ordinary Time 5 - C
Fishing for people is common both in the church and out.
Sometimes, like the disciples, we... -- Luke 5:1-11 -- Epiphany 5 | Ordinary Time 5 - C
Sometimes, like the disciples, we discover we have more than we thought we had.
Catching people -- for good instead... -- Luke 5:1-11 -- Epiphany 5 | Ordinary Time 5 - C
Catching people -- for good instead of for evil -- sometimes begins with catching them off guard.

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Called To A Strange Life -- Luke 5:1-11, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Isaiah 6:1-8 (9-13), Psalm 138 -- Scott Suskovic, Barbara Jurgensen, Thom M. Shuman -- Epiphany 5 | Ordinary Time 5 - C
We have many questions that need answers. We wrestle with these questions every day.

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There have been a number of occasions in my life where I have had the opportunity to make a complete fool of myself, and sad to say, I have generally taken full advantage of each one of those opportunities as they came along. I suppose I could prove the point by regaling you with dozens of pertinent stories, but for the sake of preserving your time and my dignity, I will tell you just one.

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