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Ever GreenToday I... -- Romans 8:26-39 -- Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 - A -- 1996
Ever GreenToday I saw Him, Christ ... body broken,
A college professor gave an... -- Romans 8:26-39 -- Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 - A -- 1996
A college professor gave an assignment to his class.
A man went into the... -- Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 -- Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 - A -- 1996
A man went into the appliance section of a department store.
Dave found himself wandering through... -- Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 -- Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 - A -- 1996
Dave found himself wandering through a maze of tables and stacks and racks piled high with things ma
Bob had his sights on... -- Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 - A -- 1996
Bob had his sights on a Ph.D. in engineering. He wanted to teach and do research.
My friend, who was also... -- Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 - A -- 1996
My friend, who was also raised in a parsonage, told me that someday he wanted to be like his father
Although the word Father can... -- Luke 11:1-13 -- Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 - A
Although the word "Father" can be problematic if it is too closely associated with a male person, it
A Lutheran pastor, Robert Herhold... -- Luke 11:1-3 -- Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 - A
A Lutheran pastor, Robert Herhold, shared some of his feelings on prayer in a little book called
Grace Easley has written a... -- Luke 11:1-13 -- Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 - A
Grace Easley has written a poem that states this text beautifully.
Once there was ab... -- Luke 11:1-13 -- Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 - A
Once there was a family who used the Lord's Prayer as their table grace.
With great regularity we receive... -- 2 Kings 4:8-17 -- Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 - A
With great regularity we receive invitations to this and to that. Some are downright oblique.
One of the most recurring... -- 2 Kings 4:8-17 -- Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 - A
One of the most recurring themes throughout the Old and the New Testaments is that God can change ba
The tale is quite famous... -- 2 Kings 4:8-17 -- Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 - A
The tale is quite famous now, concerning the story of how George C.
During the Great Depression, ministers... -- 2 Kings 4:8-17 -- Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 - A
During the Great Depression, ministers often proclaimed the Word at great personal sacrifice.
The Assyrian came down like... -- Genesis 18:20-32 -- Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 - A
The Assyrian came down like the wolf on the fold,
Unless the Lord builds the... -- Genesis 18:20-32 -- Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 - A
Unless the Lord builds the house,those who build it labor in vain.
Par Lagerkvist's novel, The Sibyl... -- Genesis 18:20-32 -- Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 - A
Par Lagerkvist's novel, The Sibyl, is a parable in which the Swedish author proposes that the
The philosophy professor grinned as... -- Genesis 18:20-32 -- Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 - A
The philosophy professor grinned as he ripped off one of his favorite lines.
In contrast to revenge, which... -- Colossians 2:6-15 -- Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 - A
In contrast to revenge, which is the natural, automatic reaction to transgression and which, beca
The colossal Christ of Colossians... -- Colossians 2:6-15 -- Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 - A
The colossal Christ of Colossians, chapters one and two --that's the theme before us.
Never weep over the loss... -- Colossians 2:6-15 -- Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 - A
"Never weep over the loss of something that cannot weep for you."Sophia Loren
A great war has... -- Colossians 2:6-15 -- Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 - A
A great war has just ended, and the Evil Empire which had initiated the war with arrogant dem
It might have been wise... -- Genesis 29:15-28 -- Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 - A
It might have been wise if Jacob had learned the wedding customs that prevailed in Haran before his
James (Quick) Tillis, a former... -- Genesis 29:15-28 -- Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 - A
James (Quick) Tillis, a former heavyweight boxer, told the story of how he arrived in Chicago from h

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Constructing Community -- Genesis 29:15-28, Psalm 128, Romans 8:26-39, Psalm 105:1-11, 45b -- Chris Ewing -- Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 - A
The shock of betrayal that Jacob experienced the morning after his wedding resonates all too easily

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