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Attending a wedding dinner can... -- Luke 14:1, 7-14 -- Proper 17 | Ordinary Time 22 - C -- 1998
Attending a wedding dinner can be an uncomfortable feeling when a guest is trying to decide where to
Late one summer afternoon in... -- Luke 14:1, 7-14 -- Proper 17 | Ordinary Time 22 - C -- 1998
Late one summer afternoon in a tourist city airport, a lightning storm halted all flights for about
The world-famous African-American... -- Luke 14:1, 7-14 -- Proper 17 | Ordinary Time 22 - C -- 1998
The world-famous African-American educator Booker T.
The child in us remembers... -- Ezekiel 18:1-9, 25-29 -- Proper 17 | Ordinary Time 22 - C
The child in us remembers trying to jump away from our shadow on a sunny day.
One of our historical favorites... -- Sirach 3:17-18, 20, 28-29 -- Proper 17 | Ordinary Time 22 - C
One of our historical favorites is Abraham Lincoln.
Henry G. Bosch wrote in... -- Sirach 3:17-18, 20, 28-29 -- Proper 17 | Ordinary Time 22 - C
Henry G. Bosch wrote in Our Daily Bread about Booker T. Washington, the black educator.
The great artist Whistler was... -- Sirach 3:17-18, 20, 28-29 -- Proper 17 | Ordinary Time 22 - C
The great artist Whistler was attempting to help a painter friend of his in getting his work display
In 1913, after serving as... -- Ecclesiastes 10:(7-11) 12-18 -- Proper 17 | Ordinary Time 22 - C
In 1913, after serving as President of the United States, William Howard Taft accepted a position at
Taylor Caldwell's novel, Testimony... -- Ecclesiastes 10:(7-11) 12-18 -- Proper 17 | Ordinary Time 22 - C
Taylor Caldwell's novel, Testimony of Two Men, is the story of a complex young medic at the t
To a large extent the... -- Ecclesiastes 10:(7-11) 12-18 -- Proper 17 | Ordinary Time 22 - C
To a large extent the personality of America can be summed up in the word, "Pride." Patriotism is ce
For several years I've had... -- Luke 14:1, 7-14 -- Proper 17 | Ordinary Time 22 - C
For several years I've had the privilege of serving on the board of our regional Mental Health Assoc
Jason was getting a high... -- Ezekiel 18:1-9, 25-29 -- Proper 17 | Ordinary Time 22 - C
Jason was getting a high D in his 10th grade algebra class.
A pastor was working at... -- Luke 14:1, 7-14 -- Proper 17 | Ordinary Time 22 - C
A pastor was working at the local soup kitchen along with several members of the youth confirmation
When Newt Gingrich was Speaker... -- Luke 14:1, 7-14 -- Proper 17 | Ordinary Time 22 - C
When Newt Gingrich was Speaker of the House of Representatives, polls showed that he enjoyed broad s
Few people have so captivated... -- Luke 14:1, 7-14 -- Proper 17 | Ordinary Time 22 - C
Few people have so captivated the imagination of the world for their self-sacrificing service as Mah
The table was set with... -- Luke 14:1, 7-14 -- Proper 17 | Ordinary Time 22 - C
The table was set with the finest china. The food was prepared perfectly.
The prophet's task is to... -- Jeremiah 2:4-13 -- Proper 17 | Ordinary Time 22 - C
The prophet's task is to get the word out. How Jeremiah would have loved e-mail!
Dick Geary writing for History... -- Jeremiah 2:4-13 -- Proper 17 | Ordinary Time 22 - C
Dick Geary writing for History Today notes the rise of public support for National Socialism
U. S. News & World Report... -- Jeremiah 2:4-13 -- Proper 17 | Ordinary Time 22 - C
U. S.
History was never one of... -- Jeremiah 2:4-13 -- Proper 17 | Ordinary Time 22 - C
History was never one of my strong points in school.
The late Henri Nouwen had... -- Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16 -- Proper 17 | Ordinary Time 22 - C
The late Henri Nouwen had some wonderful things to say about hospitality, but one of the most profou
Don't fall in love with... -- Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16 -- Proper 17 | Ordinary Time 22 - C
Don't fall in love with money, the writer of Hebrews cautions. Louis B.
Reverend Larson, the new minister... -- Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16 -- Proper 17 | Ordinary Time 22 - C
Reverend Larson, the new minister of Highlands Presbyterian Church, was making the rounds, visiting
The admonition to entertain strangers... -- Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16 -- Proper 17 | Ordinary Time 22 - C
The admonition to "entertain strangers for by so doing one may be entertaining angels" has been the

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Who Gets The Gold? -- Luke 14:7-14, Jeremiah 2:4-13, Proverbs 25:6-7 -- George L. Murphy -- Proper 17 | Ordinary Time 22 - C
For two weeks we've seen some almost incredible physical feats, a lot of spectacle (wonderfully prep

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I have just recently returned from an out-of-town trip, and as I read our selected passages for this week, I find myself reminded of the days leading up to that trip. With a few exceptions, most of the traveling that you and I do is known in advance and planned. And therefore the days leading up to our departure are filled with deliberate preparations.
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Keeping Your Eyes on Jesus
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