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Hail Mary, full of grace... -- Luke 1:26-38 -- Fourth Sunday of Advent - B -- 2008
"Hail Mary, full of grace.
Boys dressed in bathrobes portraying... -- Luke 1:26-38 -- Fourth Sunday of Advent - B -- 2008
Boys dressed in bathrobes portraying shepherds, a shy girl cast as Mary, alongside a giggling boy as
When the doctor gave sixteen... -- Luke 1:26-38 -- Fourth Sunday of Advent - B -- 2008
When the doctor gave sixteen year-old Mavis the news, it didn't come as a surprise. Pregnant.
Every year, right after... -- Micah 5:2-5a -- Fourth Sunday of Advent - B -- 2003
Every year, right after Thanksgiving, television stations across the country start running the
Every town has its... -- Micah 5:2-5a -- Fourth Sunday of Advent - B -- 2003
Every town has its claim to fame.
The year is 1941... -- Micah 5:2-5a -- Fourth Sunday of Advent - B -- 2003
The year is 1941, and Hitler's armies are on the march.
The prime minister of... -- Micah 5:2-5a -- Fourth Sunday of Advent - B -- 2003
The prime minister of Australia, Sir Robert Gordon Menzies, was running for re-election when,
Mi Casa, Su Casa, went... -- 2 Samuel 7:1-16 -- Fourth Sunday of Advent - B
"Mi Casa, Su Casa," went the first line of a fifties pop song: "My house is your house." Many of us,
A major news network released... -- Romans 16:25-27 -- Fourth Sunday of Advent - B
A major news network released a story through their premiere anchorman that turned out to be false a
Vitamins strengthen you.br... -- Romans 16:25-27 -- Fourth Sunday of Advent - B
Vitamins strengthen you. And so does God.
There was great excitement surrounding... -- Romans 16:25-27 -- Fourth Sunday of Advent - B
There was great excitement surrounding the drive-through nativity at least for the first two years.
I am told that the... -- Romans 16:25-27 -- Fourth Sunday of Advent - B
I am told that the church of the nativity in Bethlehem uses a special type of incense for its worshi
Mr. Harvey was concerned about... -- Romans 16:25-27 -- Fourth Sunday of Advent - B
Mr. Harvey was concerned about the students in his high school industrial arts class.
The drama of military conflict... -- Romans 16:25-27 -- Fourth Sunday of Advent - B
The drama of military conflict, with secret strategies, commanders, and motivation, make Paul the fi
Mary's response to Gabriel, Behold... -- Luke 1:26-38 -- Fourth Sunday of Advent - B
Mary's response to Gabriel, "Behold, I am the handmaiden of the Lord," was costly.
A group picture taken after... -- Romans 16:25-27 -- Fourth Sunday of Advent - B
A group picture taken after the wedding vows had been exchanged included a young boy.
Kathy was a quiet girl... -- Luke 1:26-38 -- Fourth Sunday of Advent - B
Kathy was a quiet girl who mostly stayed in the background of whatever was going on at the time.
Mary did not feel merry... -- Luke 1:26-38 -- Fourth Sunday of Advent - B
Mary did not feel merrywhen the angel camejust fearand awe
Jack and Helen immigrated to... -- 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16 -- Fourth Sunday of Advent - B
Jack and Helen immigrated to the United States during World War I and found a home in the mountains
Two parts of this scripture... -- Luke 1:26-38 -- Fourth Sunday of Advent - B
Two parts of this scripture, when put together, provide a fresh sermonic approach: (1) "...

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The Throne Of David -- Luke 1:26-38, Luke 2:1-20 -- Robin Lostetter, Richard E. Gribble, CSC, Stephen P. McCutchan, George Reed -- Fourth Sunday of Advent - B -- 2008
(Originally published December 21, 2008)
Stealing Christmas? -- Luke 1:26-38 -- Carlos Wilton, George Reed, Carter Shelley -- Fourth Sunday of Advent - B -- 2005
(Originally published December 18, 2005)
"prepare Him Room" -- 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16, Romans 16:25-27, Luke 1:26-38 -- Carlos Wilton -- Fourth Sunday of Advent - B
Dear Fellow Preachers,

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The Jigsaw Puzzle -- Luke 1:26-38, 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16, Romans 16:25-27, Luke 1:47-55 -- Argile Smith, Craig Kelly, Sandra Herrmann, Keith Hewitt, C. David Mckirachan -- Fourth Sunday of Advent - B, The Nativity of our Lord - B -- 2008
ContentsWhat's Up This Week "The Jigsaw Puzzle" by Argile Smith
Home For Christmas -- Luke 1:26-38, 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16, Romans 16:25-27, Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26 -- John E. Sumwalt, Lisa Swanson Faleide, Charles W. Byrd, Edward W. Thorn, R.h. Thompson -- Fourth Sunday of Advent - B -- 2005
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Unwanted Gifts -- 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16 -- Janice B. Scott -- Fourth Sunday of Advent - B
The youth group wanted to express their Christianity in a practical way and hit upon a brilliant ide

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Yes, No, Someone Else -- 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16 -- Curtis Lewis -- Fourth Sunday of Advent - B
There is an old story about a beautiful emperor moth.

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The Immediate Word

Dean Feldmeyer
Mary Austin
Christopher Keating
Ron Love
Thomas Willadsen
George Reed
Bethany Peerbolte
For May 26, 2019:
  • Everybody Into The Pool! by Dean Feldmeyer — There are all kinds of paralyses, some of which effect the body.
  • Paul’s Frequent Flyer Miles by Mary Austin — Like today’s diplomats, Paul travels many miles in pursuit of a greater cause. He has good news to offer, which we hope our diplomats can offer, too.

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Keith Wagner
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“The Nurturing Trait of Faith” by Keith Wagner
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The Nurturing Trait of Faith
by Keith Wagner
Psalm 67

When Paul met up with Lydia and some other women who were praying and worshipping in Philippi, they were inspired by his words. Lydia was baptized and insisted that Paul be a guest in her home, signifying her passion for the faith.

Emphasis Preaching Journal

David Kalas
Perhaps on this holiday weekend, which culturally marks the beginning of summer, it is right for us to think of the image of coming and going. People traditionally do a lot of coming and going during the summer.  The change in season combines with the relief from school schedules to make it rather common for folks to do much of their traveling and vacationing during the summer months. You and I as pastors will no doubt have to endure a lot of coming and going that may reflect itself in a dip in attendance.
Bonnie Bates
Bill Thomas
Frank Ramirez
Bob Ove
Mark Ellingsen
Ron Love

Acts 16:9-15

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Arley K. Fadness
But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you everything, and remind you of all that I have said to you. (v. 26)

Hello children,

I am so glad to see you this morning. Know why? It's a time for worship. And more than that, I get to tell you good news. The good news from John's gospel today, is about a very special friend who is here with us today.

But first, how many of you have friends? (children respond)

The Village Shepherd

Janice B. Scott
Jenny was having fun. Her friend Martha had brought a graphical calculator into school. Martha had borrowed the calculator from her older brother, who used it for his advanced maths. He'd been off school for a week, so Martha had figured he wouldn't need his calculator for a while. She and Jenny had soon discovered a great bowling game hidden in the depths of the calculator, and Jenny, to her excitement had just reached level three.

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Richard E. Zajac
... do not let your hearts be troubled...

Unfortunately, Maalox moments seem to outnumber peaceful moments. I offer a few reasons why.

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