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If the Lenten season is... -- Luke 4:1-13 -- First Sunday in Lent - C -- 2006
If the Lenten season is a time of remembering the stories of our faith, surely Luke's story
Several years ago there were... -- Luke 4:1-13 -- First Sunday in Lent - C -- 2001
Several years ago there were four Orthodox Jewish students who sued Yale University.
Because the devil was not... -- Luke 4:1-13 -- First Sunday in Lent - C -- 2001
Because the devil was not depicted in Christian art until an illustrated manuscript known as the
I have always believed that... -- Luke 4:1-13 -- First Sunday in Lent - C -- 2001
I have always believed that God could speak through any medium including books, television, movies,
At Christmastime, a Midwestern radio... -- Romans 10:8b-13 -- First Sunday in Lent - C -- 2001
At Christmastime, a Midwestern radio station ran a contest to increase its audience.
Ronald was a dying man... -- Romans 10:8b-13 -- First Sunday in Lent - C -- 2001
Ronald was a dying man. He knew it. The doctors knew it.
Military aircraft and ships must... -- Romans 10:8b-13 -- First Sunday in Lent - C -- 2001
Military aircraft and ships must be prepared to operate amid hostile situations.
Passwords have always been important... -- Romans 10:8b-13 -- First Sunday in Lent - C -- 2001
Passwords have always been important.
In 1567, Saint Teresa of... -- Luke 4:1-13 -- First Sunday in Lent - C -- 2001
In 1567, Saint Teresa of Avila set out to establish a monastery of poverty in Medina.
In The Phantom of... -- Luke 4:1-13 -- First Sunday in Lent - C -- 1998
In The Phantom of the Opera, Christine is finally in the presence of the angel of music.
The opportune time presented itself... -- Luke 4:1-13 -- First Sunday in Lent - C -- 1998
The "opportune time" presented itself. His wife was gone across the country to her parents' place.
Passages such as this, in... -- Romans 10:8b-13 -- First Sunday in Lent - C -- 1998
Passages such as this, in which Paul focuses upon what we believe in our hearts and say with our mo
If at this moment the... -- Romans 10:8b-13 -- First Sunday in Lent - C -- 1998
If at this moment the population of earth was shrunk to the size of a village with a population of 1
Zephyr Wright was for many... -- Romans 10:8b-13 -- First Sunday in Lent - C -- 1998
Zephyr Wright was for many years the housekeeper-cook at the LBJ Ranch in Stonewall, Texas.
We live now by faith... -- Romans 10:8b-13 -- First Sunday in Lent - C -- 1998
We live now by faith. But our faith is a simple precursor to sight.
Some people driving through Montana... -- Luke 4:1-13 -- First Sunday in Lent - C -- 1998
Some people driving through Montana are surprised to find out that state troopers are pulling cars o
When the new pastor arrived... -- Luke 4:1-13 -- First Sunday in Lent - C -- 1998
When the new pastor arrived at his first parish, he formed an immediate relationship with the "chief
A writer once spoke of... -- Luke 4:1-13 -- First Sunday in Lent - C -- 1995
A writer once spoke of his "starving artist" period as a young man in a large city, and described a
Power, prestige and money -- the... -- Luke 4:1-13 -- First Sunday in Lent - C -- 1995
Power, prestige and money -- the three great temptations of our day.
Among the feats for which... -- Luke 4:1-13 -- First Sunday in Lent - C -- 1995
Among the feats for which Mohawks among the Native American population are known and widely-respecte
From her kitchen window, Mary... -- Deuteronomy 26:1-11 -- First Sunday in Lent - C -- 1995
From her kitchen window, Mary looked out at her garden and noted the squirrel cavorting around the e
The German language contains a... -- Romans 10:8b-13 -- First Sunday in Lent - C -- 1995
The German language contains a word for which there is no comparable English equivalent: Gottesdiens
Corrie ten Boom, in her... -- Romans 10:8b-13 -- First Sunday in Lent - C -- 1995
Corrie ten Boom, in her book, The Hiding Place, tells the story of one day of interrogation while in
A book that commends itself... -- Romans 10:8b-13 -- First Sunday in Lent - C -- 1995
A book that commends itself purely on the basis of style, charm, wit and pure reasoning is I'm Dysfu
What does it mean to... -- Luke 4:1-13 -- First Sunday in Lent - C -- 1995
What does it mean to be tested?

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Thanking God Appropriately -- Deuteronomy 26:1-11 -- Janice B. Scott -- First Sunday in Lent - C
As a young and relatively newly qualified physiotherapist, I was privileged to treat an elderly, ret
Constant Protection And Shining Health -- Romans 10:8b-13 -- Janice B. Scott -- First Sunday in Lent - C
Every time I turn on my television I see adverts for face creams to reduce signs of aging, alcohol

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The Immediate Word

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Thomas Willadsen
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For April 28, 2019:
  • Finding Resurrection Among Smoldering Ruins by Chris Keating — The aftermath of the fiery destruction of Notre Dame of Paris, as well as the recent burnings of African American churches in the south, provides a contemporary connection to our search for resurrection hope in moments of fearful desperation.

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Witness to These Things
by Peter Andrew Smith
Acts 5:27-32

“You need to stop,” Jodi said. “You’re embarrassing yourself.”

Cindy looked up at the three girls surrounding her table in the High School cafeteria. “What are you talking about?”

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Arley K. Fadness
Thomas answered Him, 'my Lord and my God!'(v. 28)

Good morning children,

Did you know it is still Easter? Yes it is. So Happy Easter! (to the congregation)

Happy Easter! (get a response) It is still the Easter season for the fifty days following Easter Sunday. Yaaay!

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Mark Ellingsen
This Sunday’s lessons proclaim that God and his resurrection have their way with us.

Historically the Sunday after Easter was the first Sunday when newly baptized members could be admitted into the fellowship as full members of the church. Consequently the theme of having life determined by something bigger than we are (the resurrection of Jesus) is most appropriate.


Acts 5:27-32
Bonnie Bates
Bill Thomas
Bob Ove
Frank Ramirez
Ron Love
Mark Ellingsen
Acts 5:27-32
This lesson is the story of what the Holy Spirit can do to change lives, the courage the Spirit gave Peter to witness to authorities, the courage given to the Church today to stand up to the powers that be. Regarding the Holy Spirit modern Latin Evangelical theologian Zaida Perez has written:

The Village Shepherd

Janice B. Scott
I shall never forget that moment on February 11, 1990 when Nelson Mandela was freed after nearly 30 years in captivity in South Africa. It was one of those magic moments shared, thanks to television, with the whole world.

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Erskine White
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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