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Children's Activity

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Big numbers -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Leah Thompson -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2011
SHARING THIS WEEK'S GOSPEL THEME
AT SUNDAY SCHOOL AND AT HOME

Always forgive -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2008
SHARING THIS WEEK'S GOSPEL THEME AT SUNDAY SCHOOL AND AT HOME

Materials:
Forgiving each other -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A
Materials
Ribbon or cording, 22 inches for each child
'Canceling each other's debts' -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A
Teachers or Parents: The essence of Christianity is
Forgiving a debt -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A
Teachers or Parents: Who is worthy of teaching about
Forgiveness certificate -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A
Teachers: This lesson is about forgiveness. Jesus said to

Gospel Grams 2

Children's Activity Bulletin: Matthew 18:21-35 -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A

Gospel Grams 1

Children's Activity Bulletin: Matthew 18:21-35 -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A

Commentary

Emphasis Preaching Journal

The Delivering God -- Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12, Matthew 18:21-35 -- David Coffin -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2017
As the school year has begun and the autumn has churches back into their routines, these texts raise
Living as if faith matters -- Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12, Matthew 18:21-35 -- Wayne Brouwer -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2014
When Eric Lomax was posted to Singapore in 1941 he knew nothing of the horror that lay ahead of him.
Somebody has to pay! -- Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12, Matthew 18:21-35, Psalm 114 -- Wayne Brouwer -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2011
Anger is like a volcano. Deep in many of us there is a lake of pain, pure molten hurt.
Life on the inside -- Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12, Matthew 18:21-35, Psalm 114 -- David Kalas -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2008
I attended two schools in the state of Virginia. I did my undergraduate work at the
Don't do the math! -- Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12, Matthew 18:21-35, Psalm 114 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2002
Two of the top women's tennis players in the world are the sisters Venus and Serena Williams.
Our need for God and for one another -- Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12, Matthew 18:21-35 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 1999
Conducting a workshop for a statewide gathering of Ph.D.s in psychology, my colleague and I asked th
Forgiven and forgiving -- Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12, Matthew 18:21-35 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 1996
The Passover and the passage through the Red Sea are inseparably linked.
Somebody has to pay! -- Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12, Matthew 18:21-35 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A
Anger is like a volcano. Deep in many of us there is a lake of pain, pure molten hurt.
Who God Loves -- Hosea 4:1-3, 5:15-6:6, Luke 15:1-10, 1 Timothy 1:12-17 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A
Once in a while I hear someone talking about God's love, who he loves and the kind of people he love
Consequences -- Psalm 94:12-22, Ezekiel 33:1-11, Luke 14:25-33 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A
Somewhere someone tells the story of a Sunday School teacher of years gone by who wanted to teach he

Children's bulletin

Gospel Grams 2

Children's Activity Bulletin: Matthew 18:21-35 -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A

Gospel Grams 1

Children's Activity Bulletin: Matthew 18:21-35 -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A

Children's Liturgy and Story

The Village Shepherd

Prettybush And The Ugly Place -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Janice B. Scott -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2011
Call to Worship:

Children's sermon

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A Box Of Forgiveness -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Arley K. Fadness -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2017
...how often should I forgive?....seventy-seven times...(v. 21b, 21b)
Fix by Forgiving -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Cynthia E. Cowen -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2014
The Point: We forgive because Jesus forgives us.
Big numbers -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Leah Thompson -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2011
Jesus said to him, "Not seven times, but, I tell you, seventy-seven times." (v. 22)
All the time -- Romans 14:1-12 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2008
If we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord; so then,
Always forgive -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2008
Jesus said to him, "Not seven times, but, I tell you, seventy-seven times.'' (v. 22)
Honoring God -- Romans 14:1-12 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A
Good morning, boys and girls. Here we are to celebrate another great Sunday.
Forgiving each other -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A
Good morning!
Accountability -- Romans 14:1-12 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A
Good morning! I'd like to ask you this morning about the
Canceling each other's debts -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A
Good morning! Look what I brought for all of you today.
Light living -- Romans 14:1-12 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A
This morning I heard a rumor that the lights are tired of
Forgiving a debt -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A
One day Peter came to Jesus and said, "How many times should
Christianity is like jelly beans -- Romans 14:1-12 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A
Good morning, boys and girls. How many of you like to eat
How could you forgive? -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A
(If you use the crushed flowers, start with this.) Good

The Immediate Word

Singing Songs and Rising Waters -- Matthew 18:21-35, Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12 -- Christopher Keating, Ron Love, George Reed, Dean Feldmeyer, Mary Austin, Beth Herrinton-Hodge -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2017
With barely a chance to catch their breath after reporting on the catastrophic flooding caused in Te
Seventy-Seven And More -- Matthew 18:21-35, Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12 -- Dean Feldmeyer, Christopher Keating, Leah Lonsbury, Ron Love, George Reed -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2014

In this week’s lectionary passage from Romans, Paul -- who is capable of being extremely judgment

Deciding To Forgive -- Matthew 18:21-35, Romans 14:1-12, Exodus 14:19-31, Psalm 114 -- Dean Feldmeyer, Ron Love, George Reed -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2011
This coming Sunday offers a big challenge, as it will be impossible to avoid the fact that it will b
Signs? -- Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12, Matthew 18:21-35 -- George L. Murphy -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A
Dear fellow preachers,

Children's Story

The Village Shepherd

Why Should I? -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Janice B. Scott -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A
"Where's Ruth?" asked Jamie's mother.

Devotional

SermonStudio

Proper 19 / Pentecost 17 / OT 24 -- Exodus 14:19-31 -- Stephen P. McCutchan -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2007
The Egyptians said, "Let us flee from the Israelites, for the Lord is fighting for them against E
Proper 19 / Pentecost 17 / OT 24 -- Psalm 114 -- Stephen P. McCutchan -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2007
Judah became God's sanctuary, Israel his dominion.
-- Psalm 114:2

Proper 19 / Pentecost 17 / OT 24 -- Romans 14:1-12 -- Stephen P. McCutchan -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2007
Welcome those who are weak in faith, but not for the purpose of quarreling over opinions.
Proper 19 / Pentecost 17 / OT 24 -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Stephen P. McCutchan -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2007
Jesus said to him, "Not seven times, but, I tell you, seventy-seven times."

Drama

SermonStudio

The King Forgives Sometimes -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Robert F. Crowley -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 1998
Theme

Forgive others as God through Jesus has forgiven you.

Summary

Illustration

Emphasis Preaching Journal

Sermon Illustrations For Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 (2017) -- Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12, Matthew 18:21-35 -- Bob Ove, Frank Ramirez, Ron Love, Mark Ellingsen, Bill Thomas, Bonnie Bates -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2017
Exodus 14:19-31
When Charles Babbage... -- Exodus 14:19-31 -- Scott A. Bryte -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2014
When Charles Babbage (1791-1871) is remembered at all, it is as the inventor of the first programmab
The entire mathematical system... -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Scott A. Bryte -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2014
The entire mathematical system of the Yanomama, who live simply in one-building villages in the Vene
Sermons Illustrations for Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 -- Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12, Matthew 18:21-35 -- Bob Ove, Derl G. Keefer, Ron Love, Mark Ellingsen -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2014
Exodus 14:19-31
How would we feel if there... -- Exodus 14:19-31 -- Bob Ove -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2014
How would we feel if there were two walls of water on either side of us, and a whole army chasing af
When our children were small... -- Exodus 14:19-31 -- Derl G. Keefer -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2014
When our children were small and a fierce thunderstorm rained down its thunder and lightning, they w
The religion of Hinduism understands... -- Romans 14:1-12 -- Ron Love -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2014
The religion of Hinduism understands the entrapment of living a self-centered life.
No one who loves life wants to... -- Romans 14:1-12 -- Mark Ellingsen -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2014
No one who loves life wants to die.
We do not know what drove Peter... -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Derl G. Keefer -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2014
We do not know what drove Peter to question Jesus about the act of forgiveness, but in Matthew 18:21
Isn't Jesus saying that people... -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Bob Ove -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2014
Isn't Jesus saying that people are more important than principles? The Pharisees were the
Jennifer's mom gave her $5... -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Leah Thompson -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2011
Jennifer's mom gave her $5 to buy some fries at the fair. "Keep the change," her mom said.
During the Revolutionary War... -- Exodus 14:19-31 -- Ron Love -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2011
During the Revolutionary War, General George Washington knew how important it was to be a God-fearin
The lack of civility in our churches and in our nation... -- Romans 14:1-12 -- Richard A. Hasler -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2011
The lack of civility in our churches and in our nation as a whole is a mark of our time.
Sermon Illustrations for Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 (2011) -- Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12, Matthew 18:21-35 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2011
Exodus 14:19-31
When we look at someone else's wrongs or shortcomings... -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Brian Hohmeier -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2011
When we look at someone else's wrongs or shortcomings, it's easy to miss our own since we frequently
Things just worked out for Gloria... -- Exodus 14:19-31 -- Leah Thompson -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2011
Things just worked out for Gloria. She was a bright student. She got along with her parents.
Many churches recite a creed as part of their liturgy... -- Romans 14:1-12 -- Craig Kelly -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2011
Many churches recite a creed as part of their liturgy, either the Apostles' Creed or the Nicene Cree
There is a company in Florence, South Carolina... -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Ron Love -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2011
There is a company in Florence, South Carolina, that has been making bricks for 125 years.
Imagine you're in middle school... -- Exodus 14:19-31 -- Brian Hohmeier -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2011
Imagine you're in middle school, sitting in detention when another student whispers to you, "I have
Rabbi Yochanan bar Nafcha was... -- Exodus 14:19-31 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2008
Rabbi Yochanan bar Nafcha was considered the greatest teacher of his generation. He
The Israelites had just witnessed... -- Exodus 14:19-31 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2008
The Israelites had just witnessed the devastation of an enemy under whom they'd chafed
In the movie Ben-Hur... -- Exodus 14:19-31 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2008
In the movie Ben-Hur, there is a chariot race. Charlton Heston, representing the

The Immediate Word

Singing Songs and Rising Waters -- Matthew 18:21-35, Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12 -- Christopher Keating, Ron Love, George Reed, Dean Feldmeyer, Mary Austin, Beth Herrinton-Hodge -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2017
With barely a chance to catch their breath after reporting on the catastrophic flooding caused in Te
Seventy-Seven And More -- Matthew 18:21-35, Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12 -- Dean Feldmeyer, Christopher Keating, Leah Lonsbury, Ron Love, George Reed -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2014

In this week’s lectionary passage from Romans, Paul -- who is capable of being extremely judgment

Deciding To Forgive -- Matthew 18:21-35, Romans 14:1-12, Exodus 14:19-31, Psalm 114 -- Dean Feldmeyer, Ron Love, George Reed -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2011
This coming Sunday offers a big challenge, as it will be impossible to avoid the fact that it will b

Intercession

The Village Shepherd

Forgiving God, It's Not Fair... -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Janice B. Scott -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A
Prayers usually include these concerns and may follow this sequence:

Poems

SermonStudio

Proper 19 -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Andrew Daughters -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 1989
Full seventy times seven, Lord?
If I forgive another
Proper 19 -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Andrew Daughters -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 1989
Full seventy times seven, Lord?
If I forgive another

Preaching

The Immediate Word

Singing Songs and Rising Waters -- Matthew 18:21-35, Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12 -- Christopher Keating, Ron Love, George Reed, Dean Feldmeyer, Mary Austin, Beth Herrinton-Hodge -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2017
With barely a chance to catch their breath after reporting on the catastrophic flooding caused in Te
Seventy-Seven And More -- Matthew 18:21-35, Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12 -- Dean Feldmeyer, Christopher Keating, Leah Lonsbury, Ron Love, George Reed -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2014

In this week’s lectionary passage from Romans, Paul -- who is capable of being extremely judgment

Deciding To Forgive -- Matthew 18:21-35, Romans 14:1-12, Exodus 14:19-31, Psalm 114 -- Dean Feldmeyer, Ron Love, George Reed -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2011
This coming Sunday offers a big challenge, as it will be impossible to avoid the fact that it will b
Signs? -- Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12, Matthew 18:21-35 -- George L. Murphy -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A
Dear fellow preachers,

SermonStudio

Proper 19 / Pentecost 17 / Ordinary Time 24 -- Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12, Matthew 18:21-35 -- Carlos Wilton -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2010
Theme For the Day
It is not for us to judge the hearts of others.
How Many Times? -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Richard L. Sheffield -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2007
I received a piece of mail not too long ago that brought a rather disconcerting message.
Proper 19/Pentecost 17/Ordinary Time 24 -- Psalm 114 -- James Evans, Stan Purdum, Carlos Wilton -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2006
This psalm falls into four cantos.
Proper 19/Pentecost 17/Ordinary Time 24 -- Exodus 15:1b-11, 20-21 -- James Evans, Stan Purdum, Carlos Wilton -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2006
This alternate psalm follows immediately after this morning's Old Testament Lesson, the story of the
Proper 19 -- Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12, Matthew 18:21-35 -- John R. Brokhoff -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2004
THE LESSONS

Lesson 1: Exodus 14:19--31 (C)
Forgiveness -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Dallas A. Brauninger -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2004
1. Text
Proper 19 -- Exodus 14:19-31 -- Elizabeth Achtemeier -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2004
The exodus from slavery in Egypt and the deliverance of the Israelites from the pursuing troops of P
Seventeenth Sunday After Pentecost -- Derl G. Keefer, C. Neil Strait -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2002
WORSHIP HELPS

CALL TO WORSHIP
Proper 19, Pentecost 17, Ordinary Time 24 -- Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12, Matthew 18:21-35 -- Jerry L. Schmalenberger -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2001
Seasonal Theme
The teaching and ministry of Jesus the Christ.
Sharing God's Unlimited Forgiveness With Others -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Richard E. Gribble, CSC -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 1998
Then Peter came and said to him, "Lord if another member of the church sins against me, how often sh
Proper 19 -- Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12, Matthew 18:21-35 -- E. Carver Mcgriff -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 1998
COMMENTARY ON THE LESSONS

Lesson 1: Exodus 14:19-31 (C)
Forgiveness -- Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12, Matthew 18:21-35 -- Russell F. Anderson -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 1995
BRIEF COMMENTARY ON THE LESSONS

Lesson 1: Exodus 14:19--31 (C)
Unlimited Forgiveness -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- William E. Keeney -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 1995
Then Peter came and said to him, "Lord, if another member of the church sins against me, how ofte
Proper 19 -- Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12, Matthew 18:21-35 -- John R. Brokhoff -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 1992
Lesson 1: Exodus 14:19-31 (C)
Proper 19 -- Exodus 20:1-20, Matthew 18:21-35 -- George M. Bass -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 1989
The church year theological clue

Sermon

The Immediate Word

Singing Songs and Rising Waters -- Matthew 18:21-35, Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12 -- Christopher Keating, Ron Love, George Reed, Dean Feldmeyer, Mary Austin, Beth Herrinton-Hodge -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2017
With barely a chance to catch their breath after reporting on the catastrophic flooding caused in Te
Seventy-Seven And More -- Matthew 18:21-35, Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12 -- Dean Feldmeyer, Christopher Keating, Leah Lonsbury, Ron Love, George Reed -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2014

In this week’s lectionary passage from Romans, Paul -- who is capable of being extremely judgment

Deciding To Forgive -- Matthew 18:21-35, Romans 14:1-12, Exodus 14:19-31, Psalm 114 -- Dean Feldmeyer, Ron Love, George Reed -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2011
This coming Sunday offers a big challenge, as it will be impossible to avoid the fact that it will b
Signs? -- Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12, Matthew 18:21-35 -- George L. Murphy -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A
Dear fellow preachers,

The Village Shepherd

All Things Work Together ... -- Exodus 14:19-31 -- Janice B. Scott -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2011
Perhaps one of the harder lessons which Christians have to learn is that bad things happen
Judge Not, That Ye Be Not Judged -- Romans 14:1-12 -- Janice B. Scott -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A
Originally published in 2002.
Forgiveness - Under All Circumstances? -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Janice B. Scott -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A
I once knew an elderly lady who had been a churchgoer all her life, but who hadn't spoken to her

SermonStudio

Political Pardon -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Wayne Brouwer -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2007
My parents were married in the wave of weddings that followed World War II.
A Truly Universal Operating System -- Romans 14:1-12 -- Larry Lange -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2007
Once upon a time, in a garage in the ancient city of Rome, a man developed a computer operating syst
Do You See What I See? -- Exodus 14:19-31 -- David Kalas -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2007
In 1956, director/producer Cecil B.
Life, Death, And Judgment -- Romans 14:1-12 -- Jeff Wedge -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2004
In 1741, Jonathan Edwards preached a famous sermon with the title, "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry
A Severe Mercy! -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Stan Purdum -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2004
French author Victor Hugo has a short story titled, "93." In the midst of this tale a ship at sea is
Saved (Again)! -- Exodus 14:19-31 -- Arley K. Fadness -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2004
Lawrence Henry was 88 years of age when he shared with his family the only sermon he ever preached.
Who Am I To Judge Another? -- Romans 14:1-12 -- Tom M. Garrison -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2001
While I was still in seminary, I thought it would be good to go back to my roots and try to understa
Must I Forgive? -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Marilyn Saure Breckenridge -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2001
Introduction
Coming Through In The Clutch -- Exodus 14:19-31 -- Douglas B. Bailey -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2001
The highest compliment that can be said about an athlete is that he or she can be counted on to come
Going Through The Waters -- Exodus 14:19-31 -- Tempe Fussell, Curtis Fussell -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 1998
I suppose when we hear this passage about the parting of the Reed Sea, many of us cannot help but re
The Need Of Forgiveness -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Richard E. Gribble, CSC -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 1998
From the beginning, it seemed, Ludovicio Gadda was destined for greatness.
God's Ultimate Concern -- Exodus 20:1-20 -- Walter L. Kimbrough -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 1992
The Bible records one of the most moving stories ever told.
The Forgiven Forgive -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- John R. Brokhoff -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 1989
In 1988 former Texas governor, John Connally, auctioned off his personal belongings ranging from sad
One Commandment is Enough! -- Exodus 20:1-20 -- Barbara Brokhoff -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A
Rules, commandments, and laws are nothing new.
Who's Keeping Score? -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- William J. Carl, III -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A
What we have in our passage is the contrast between a theology of grace and a theology of keeping sc

Stories

StoryShare

If You Don't Forgive -- Matthew 18:21-35, Romans 14:1-12, Psalm 114, Psalm 103:1-13 -- David O. Bales, Keith Wagner -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2017

Contents
"If You Don’t Forgive" by David O. Bales
In The Zone -- Matthew 18:21-35, Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12, Psalm 114 -- C. David Mckirachan, Keith Wagner -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2014
Contents
"In the Zone" by C. David McKirachan
The Mercy Seat -- Matthew 18:21-35, Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12, Psalm 114 -- Keith Hewitt, C. David Mckirachan -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2011
Contents
"The Mercy Seat" by Keith Hewitt
The Unsecret Weapon -- Matthew 18:21-35, Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12 -- Frank Ramirez, John E. Sumwalt -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2008
Contents
What's Up This Week
"The Unsecret Weapon" by Frank Ramirez
When The Big One Hits -- Matthew 18:21-35, Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12 -- John E. Sumwalt, Anne Le Bas, Steve Philip, Steven Fortney, Sue D'alessio -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2005
Contents
What's Up This Week: "When the Big One Hits"

SermonStudio

The Power To Change The Past -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- David E. Leininger -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2007
A fellow went to the hospital to visit his partner who had been taken strangely ill and was near dea
Louise -- Exodus 14:19-30, Exodus 15:1b-11, 20-21 -- John E. Sumwalt -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2004
Louise
Forgiving Enough -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Gregory L. Tolle -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2004
Then Peter came and said to him, "Lord, if another member of the church sins against me, how ofte
Forgiveness -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Constance Berg -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2001
Jessie worked at a grocery store after school.
Amber's Stand -- Romans 14:1-12 -- Timothy J. Smith -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 1998
Amber was thrilled when she made the girl's varsity basketball team in her junior year of high schoo

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When The Big One Hits -- Matthew 18:21-35, Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12 -- John E. Sumwalt, Anne Le Bas, Steve Philip, Steven Fortney, Sue D'alessio -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2005
Contents
What's Up This Week: "When the Big One Hits"

Worship

The Immediate Word

Singing Songs and Rising Waters -- Matthew 18:21-35, Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12 -- Christopher Keating, Ron Love, George Reed, Dean Feldmeyer, Mary Austin, Beth Herrinton-Hodge -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2017
With barely a chance to catch their breath after reporting on the catastrophic flooding caused in Te
Seventy-Seven And More -- Matthew 18:21-35, Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12 -- Dean Feldmeyer, Christopher Keating, Leah Lonsbury, Ron Love, George Reed -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2014

In this week’s lectionary passage from Romans, Paul -- who is capable of being extremely judgment

Deciding To Forgive -- Matthew 18:21-35, Romans 14:1-12, Exodus 14:19-31, Psalm 114 -- Dean Feldmeyer, Ron Love, George Reed -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2011
This coming Sunday offers a big challenge, as it will be impossible to avoid the fact that it will b
Signs? -- Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12, Matthew 18:21-35 -- George L. Murphy -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A
Dear fellow preachers,

SermonStudio

Proper 19/Pentecost 17/Ordinary Time 24 -- Matthew 18:21-35, Romans 14:1-12 -- Amy C. Schifrin, Martha Shonkwiler -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2007
Prayer Of The Day
Proper 19 -- Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12, Matthew 18:21-35 -- Thom M. Shuman -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2007
Call To Worship
One: When we have been overwhelmed by the flood of fears,
Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 -- Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12, Matthew 18:21-35 -- Frank Ramirez -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2004
First Lesson: Exodus 14:19-31
Proper 19 -- Exodus 14:19-31, Psalm 114, Romans 14:1-12, Matthew 18:21-35 -- Beverly S. Bailey -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2004
Hymns
Lord, Speak To Me (UM463, NCH531, PH426)
Proper 19 -- Exodus 14:19-31 -- H. Burnham Kirkland -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2001
Theme: Trust

Call To Worship
Proper 19 -- Romans 14:1-12 -- H. Burnham Kirkland -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2001
Theme: Judge Not

Call To Worship
Proper 19 -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- H. Burnham Kirkland -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2001
Theme: Forgiveness

Call To Worship
Proper 19 -- Exodus 15:1b-11, 20-21 -- H. Burnham Kirkland -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 2001
Words Of Assurance
Forgiveness and the Parable of the Unforgiving Servant -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Wayne H. Keller -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 1998
Remembering Whose We Are

Invitation to the Celebration
Proper 19 -- Exodus 14:19-31, Romans 14:1-12, Matthew 18:21-35 -- Dallas A. Brauninger -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 1998
First Lesson: Exodus 14:19-31
Theme: Trust

Call To Worship
Crossing The Red Sea (Or, The Sea Of Reeds) -- Exodus 14:19-31 -- Dallas A. Brauninger -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 1992
Suggestions:
Use as an anthem.
4 readers - 2 men, 2 women

Key:
PROPER 19 -- Exodus 14:19-31, Psalm 114, Romans 14:1-12, Matthew 18:21-35 -- B. David Hostetter -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 1992
CALL TO WORSHIP
Other gods -- Exodus 20:1-20, Psalm 19, Matthew 18:21-35 -- Paul A. Laughlin -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 1989
Exegetical note: The commandments of the so-called "First Table," i.e., those dealing directly with
Rules for the redeemed -- Exodus 20:1-20 -- Heth H. Corl -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 1986
Call to Worship
Pastor:
PROPER 19 -- Exodus 20:1-20, Psalm 19:7-14, Matthew 18:21-35 -- Norman A. Beck -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - A -- 1986
God's forgiveness of us and our forgiveness of others clearly dominates the thought of most of the t

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