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When Billy Martin was hired... -- Acts 13:44-52 -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - C
When Billy Martin was hired for the fourth time as manager of the New York Yankees, replacing Yogi B
The sign in the window... -- Revelation 21:1-6 -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - C
The sign in the window read, "Under New Management." A customer came in and asked, "What's the idea?
We had to take our... -- Acts 14:21-27 -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - C
We had to take our son to the dentist to have a cavity filled.
Loren Eiseley in his book... -- Revelation 19:1, 4-9 -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - C
Loren Eiseley in his book, The Immense Journey, records an incident of tramping through the w
They returned to Lystra, Iconium... -- Acts 14:21-27 -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - C
"They returned to Lystra, Iconium and Antioch, strengthening the disciples and encouraging th
The Christian community is accustomed... -- Revelation 19:1, 4-9 -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - C
The Christian community is accustomed to saying in word and song, "Hallelujah!" Hallelujah fills the
Henry David Thoreau made the... -- Acts 14:21-27 -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - C
Henry David Thoreau made the telling observation, "Most people lead lives of quiet desperation."
You undoubtedly have seen those... -- Revelation 19:1, 4-9 -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - C
You undoubtedly have seen those slick covered books, cards and brochures that make a stab at picturi
Verse 26b, All that God... -- Acts 14:21-27 -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - C
Verse 26b, "All that God had done," is the important key here.
A crusty old country politician... -- John 13:31-35 -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - C
A crusty old country politician, veteran of the infighting of a thousand battles, once said to me: "
John's vision was a new... -- Revelation 21:1-5 -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - C
John's vision was "a new heaven," "a new earth," and "new Jerusalem." He worshiped the One who said,
The Sunday school teacher had... -- John 13:31-35 -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - C
The Sunday school teacher had enjoyed teaching about the various personalities in the Old and New Te
The dominance of death, both... -- Revelation 21:1-5 -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - C
The dominance of death, both for wildlife and for humans, is expressed by W. H.
Think of how much Christ... -- John 13:31-35 -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - C
Think of how much Christ loves you. Now you also must love others as Christ loves you.
The glue bottle is certainly... -- Revelation 21:1-5 -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - C
The glue bottle is certainly an important item on everyone's workbench.
A colleague was asked to... -- John 13:31-35 -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - C
A colleague was asked to speak at a community prayer breakfast.
The battle between Christ and... -- Revelation 21:1-5 -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - C
The battle between Christ and Satan or between the early Christian church and demonic government is
Pastor Bill loved to spend... -- Acts 14:8-18 -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - C
Pastor Bill loved to spend time with the children of the parish.
A friend within my congregation... -- John 13:31-35 -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - C
A friend within my congregation told of his visit to a very large and prestigious church of our land
Paul said to the crippled... -- Acts 14:8-18 -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - C
Paul said to the crippled man, "Stand upright." It is good advice that is not always heeded.
A young adult Sunday school... -- John 13:31-35 -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - C
A young adult Sunday school class was presented with an intriguing question to debate: Is it more co
Shelby Foote is a southern... -- Acts 14:8-18 -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - C
Shelby Foote is a southern novelist and historian who recently has attracted a great deal of popular
How can we tell who... -- John 13:31-35 -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - C
How can we tell who is a Christian and who is not?
One of the real temptations... -- Acts 14:8-18 -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - C
One of the real temptations every minister must face is letting the popularity of the office get to
In his timeless little volume... -- John 13:31-35 -- Fifth Sunday of Easter - C
In his timeless little volume, "The Greatest Thing In The World," Henry Drummond insists that

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Psalm 112

Pastor Moen scooted aside his computer keyboard and grabbed a pencil. What he was going to write needed careful attention to every word, to the point of feeling what he wrote. He resolved to represent Jesus Christ and not to allow his negative feelings to overwhelm God’s grace. After a gaze at the ceiling with one last sigh of prayer, he began:

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Frank Ramirez
As God's people we have a choice to make about what sort of covenant we want to live with. In Jeremiah the Lord compares what the people received under divine leadership and guidance, and what awaits those who choose gods that are not gods. The author of Hebrews reminded the people of just how scary that whole Mount Sinai business was and how disastrous the results compared to the boldness in which we approach the living temple and the lamb of God.
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Arley K. Fadness
“But when you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame and the blind.” (v. 13)

Good morning children of God,

I call you children of God because that is what you are. And we are going to talk about that in a minute. But first I am so glad you are here today. How are you? (children answer)

I’m going to tell you a made-up story, like Jesus did when he told parables.

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Janice B. Scott
The wedding season starts around Easter each year, heats up during June, July and August, begins to quiet down during September and is usually finished by October. It can become quite hectic if most Saturday afternoons of the three summer months are taken up with weddings, but they are usually fun to conduct and a real privilege for the priest.

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Dallas A. Brauninger
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On one occasion when Jesus was going to the house of a leader of the Pharisees to eat a meal on the sabbath, they were watching him closely.

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