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(A)I... -- Jeremiah 31:31-34 -- Fifth Sunday in Lent - B -- 1982
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A)It is... -- Hebrews 5:7-9 -- Fifth Sunday in Lent - B -- 1982
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(A)Bill... -- Jeremiah 31:31-34 -- Fifth Sunday in Lent - B -- 1982
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(A)Gerhard... -- Jeremiah 31:31-34 -- Fifth Sunday in Lent - B -- 1982
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A)Among the... -- Jeremiah 31:31-34 -- Fifth Sunday in Lent - B -- 1982
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Many times the minister of... -- Hebrews 5:7-9 -- Fifth Sunday in Lent - B
Many times the minister of a church hears his people say from the deep of a troubled soul, "My soul
John tells us some Greeks... -- John 12:20-33 -- Fifth Sunday in Lent - B
John tells us some Greeks came to Philip saying, "Sir, we wish to see Jesus." From antiquity, the Gr
My grandfather was a lumber... -- John 12:20-33 -- Fifth Sunday in Lent - B
My grandfather was a lumber man in South Carolina in the 1920s.
Mary was in the third... -- John 12:20-33 -- Fifth Sunday in Lent - B
Mary was in the third grade.
I have just recently returned... -- John 12:20-33 -- Fifth Sunday in Lent - B
I have just recently returned from a workshop at Kirkridge Retreat Center, Pennsylvania.
Cindy made some mistakes in... -- Jeremiah 31:31-34 -- Fifth Sunday in Lent - B
Cindy made some mistakes in raising her first son.
In the movie Christmas Story... -- Jeremiah 31:31-34 -- Fifth Sunday in Lent - B
In the movie Christmas Story, the film about young Ralphie and his experiences surrounding on
DNA has been called the... -- Jeremiah 31:31-34 -- Fifth Sunday in Lent - B
DNA has been called the molecule of heredity because it contains most of our inherited traits, rangi
Under New Management read the... -- Jeremiah 31:31-34 -- Fifth Sunday in Lent - B
"Under New Management" read the sign outside a local restaurant, which previously had been known mos
The management of a certain... -- Hebrews 5:5-10 -- Fifth Sunday in Lent - B
The management of a certain department store had a great deal of difficulty with one of their emerge
In the Mel Gibson movie... -- Hebrews 5:5-10 -- Fifth Sunday in Lent - B
In the Mel Gibson movie, We Were Soldiers, Lt. Col.
Cindy was in a traffic... -- Hebrews 5:5-10 -- Fifth Sunday in Lent - B
Cindy was in a traffic accident that would leave her disabled.
Tim O'Brien, Vietnam veteran, writes... -- Hebrews 5:5-10 -- Fifth Sunday in Lent - B
Tim O'Brien, Vietnam veteran, writes about the "burden of being alive" in his collection of short st
The Old Testament simply teaches... -- Jeremiah 31:31-34 -- Fifth Sunday in Lent - B
The Old Testament simply teaches that God is for us.
A construction engineer, his legs... -- Jeremiah 31:31-34 -- Fifth Sunday in Lent - B
A construction engineer, his legs paralyzed, was once confined to his bed, but because of his reputa
Church councilman Bill would always... -- John 12:20-33 -- Fifth Sunday in Lent - B
Church councilman Bill would always exclaim, "Everybody wants to get to heaven, but nobody wants to
A man was engaged in... -- Jeremiah 31:31-34 -- Fifth Sunday in Lent - B
A man was engaged in washing a plate-glass window. He was doing a fine job, except for one spot.
Sally was scared to death... -- John 12:20-33 -- Fifth Sunday in Lent - B
Sally was scared to death.
In his recently-published anthology... -- Jeremiah 31:31-34 -- Fifth Sunday in Lent - B
In his recently-published anthology of word-studies and matching illustrations,1 Dr.

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Universal Salvation, Universal Scandal, Or What? -- Jeremiah 31:31-34, Hebrews 5:5-10, John 12:20-33 -- George L. Murphy -- Fifth Sunday in Lent - B
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In the temple courts he found people selling cattle, sheep and doves, and others sitting at tables exchanging money. So he made a whip out of cords, and drove all from the temple courts, both sheep and cattle; he scattered the coins of the money changers and overturned their tables. To those who sold doves he said, “Get these out of here! Stop turning my Father’s house into a market!” (vv. 14-16)

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David Kalas
At the beginning of his masterpiece, Paradise Lost, John Milton articulates a part of his task in writing as to “justify the ways of God to men.”1 That may be an ongoing task for us. Fallen humanity is like a perpetual adolescent, always questioning and challenging (and disobeying) the parent. And so there is a continual need for the ways of God to be explained and justified to human beings.
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Exodus 20:1-17
None of us are thieves. And so the commandment forbidding stealing does not condemn us! Oh, but it does if you have ever tried to cut a smart business deal, suckered someone to get them to buy your product, or failed to help those in need. Jonathan Edwards explained it this way in his exposition of dishonesty and theft:

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Janice B. Scott
There once was a report in "The Sunday Times" about the claims of Francis Crick to have located "the cells of our soul." Fifty years ago, Francis Crick and James Watson won a Nobel prize for their discovery of the DNA double helix, which has been responsible for huge leaps forward in health care and criminal detection.

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Elaine M. Ward
It was a new church for Sam. It was his grandmother's church, and because Sam loved his grandmother, he sat on the edge of the pew and tried hard to listen. "Are you saved?" the preacher asked from the pulpit far away. Sam remembered when he had saved pennies for a new plant for Mother on Mother's Day. "Maybe Mother saved pennies for me," Sam thought. The preacher continued, "Will you give your heart to Jesus?" Sam wondered where his heart was. But if Jesus needed Sam's heart he would be glad to give it.
Elizabeth Achtemeier
In this season of Lent, we are Sunday by Sunday approaching the foot of that executioner's cross on Golgotha. And I think that sometimes we wonder why it is necessary for us to make that journey. After all, it does not have a pleasant destination. To be sure, human beings often have a morbid curiosity about disasters. We flock to the site of an auto wreck, thereby holding up the traffic with our rubber--necking. Winston Churchill told of the time when a woman remarked on the crowd that had gathered to hear him speak.
Nancy Kraft
There are some people who have the gift of persuasion. If you've ever seen the Music Man, it's a gift that Professor Hill had as he sold musical instruments to all the kids in town by convincing everyone that they could make beautiful music by just thinking the notes. He was what you'd call a smooth talker, which is a valuable skill for a salesperson. There are also other professions where it helps to have strong verbal skills that can be used for persuasion. Take politicians, for example. Bill Clinton was known as a smooth talker.
David T. Ball
Jesus in the temple -- oh, didn't he show those money-changers who were desecrating the temple grounds with their money-grubbing business? Not to mention the mess that all the livestock were making! Out! Out! Out! He cleared them all out, those traders in things that didn't belong in God's house. And he had every right to do it, we tend to think. Serves them right, despoiling sacred space with their commerce -- profiting off of the desire of the faithful to do something pleasing to God. Exploitation. Good riddance!

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