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Did you ever wonder about... -- Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 -- Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16 - A -- 1996
Did you ever wonder about the song "Rock-A-Bye Baby"?
Spend much time in the... -- Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 -- Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16 - A -- 1996
Spend much time in the country and you notice that usually there is noise: the wind in the trees, th
When young children weed a... -- Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 -- Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16 - A -- 1996
When young children weed a flower bed, they may accidentally pull up the flower seedlings or even th
Recently the story was told... -- Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 -- Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16 - A -- 1996
Recently the story was told on 60 Minutes of a woman who began a Christian school many years ago in
A class of third graders... -- Romans 8:12-25 -- Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16 - A -- 1996
A class of third graders were asked to write an essay on "The Ideal Father." After collecting their
James Stewart describes that great... -- Romans 8:12-25 -- Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16 - A -- 1996
James Stewart describes that great scene in which Faust is engaged with Satan in a game of chess.
Why is it so rare... -- Colossians 1:15-20 -- Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16 - A
Why is it so rare to see a man who can stand on his own feet?
It was not until I... -- Colossians 1:15-20 -- Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16 - A
"It was not until I came to faith in Christ that my life made sense," the young man confessed.
Do not pray for easy... -- Colossians 1:15-20 -- Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16 - A
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men. Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers.
Once upon a time there... -- Colossians 1:15-20 -- Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16 - A
Once upon a time there was a great king known and loved by all his people.
I think I have... -- Luke 10:38-42 -- Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16 - A
"I think I have never heard a sermon preached on the story of Martha and Mary that did not
A View From the Kitchen... -- Luke 10:38-42 -- Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16 - A
"A View From the Kitchen"
On the Gothic towers of... -- Luke 10:38-42 -- Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16 - A
On the Gothic towers of one of Europe's great cathedrals, looking down upon you as you come into the
Two descriptions of the morning... -- Luke 10:38-42 -- Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16 - A
Two descriptions of the morning worship service:
Elijah and Elisha mirror the... -- 2 Kings 2:1, 6-14 -- Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16 - A
Elijah and Elisha mirror the work of Moses and the escape of the people of Israel from their bondage
Urban ministry, a friend once... -- 2 Kings 2:1, 6-14 -- Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16 - A
Urban ministry, a friend once explained, is done on a 500 to 1000 year plan.
Robert Heilbroner's book, An Inquiry... -- 2 Kings 2:1, 6-14 -- Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16 - A
Robert Heilbroner's book, An Inquiry into the Human Prospect, begins with the chilling senten
I suspect that often we... -- Genesis 18:1-10a (10b-14) -- Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16 - A
I suspect that often we may be standing in the presence of the living God and not realize it.
Two poems about spring seem... -- Genesis 18:1-10a (10b-14) -- Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16 - A
Two poems about spring seem to capture the sense of transition found in this biblical story.
The bishop was visiting in... -- Genesis 18:1-10a (10b-14) -- Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16 - A
The bishop was visiting in a church one Sunday and delivering the sermon.
In Victor Hugo's novel, Les... -- Genesis 18:1-14 -- Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16 - A
In Victor Hugo's novel, Les Miserables, Jean Vaijean, a convict who had spent nineteen years
Jane Addams, a social worker... -- Colossians 1:21-28 -- Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16 - A
Jane Addams, a social worker in the Chicago slums, did more to reduce crime among youth than any oth
We speak today often of... -- Colossians 1:21-28 -- Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16 - A
We speak today often of healing as the restoring of wholeness in place of brokenness.
Watch an inexperienced hiker move... -- Colossians 1:21-28 -- Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16 - A
Watch an inexperienced hiker move along a new path and at some point you are bound to see it.

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We And Jesus -- Romans 8:12-25, Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43, Genesis 28:10-19a, Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 -- George L. Murphy -- Proper 11 | Ordinary Time 16 - A
"He's got the whole world in his hands" -- so the old spiritual points to God's concern for the whol

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