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Great executives know where they... -- Exodus 32:7-11, 13-14 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - C
Great executives know where they are headed and are usually very decisive and hard-headed people.
The need to be self... -- Hosea 4:1-3, 5:15-6:6 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - C
The need to be self-sufficient and able to make right decisions is deeply imbedded in the human soul
I want them out!br... -- Exodus 32:7-11, 13-14 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - C
"I want them out!"
William Golding, winner of the... -- Hosea 4:1-3, 5:15-6:6 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - C
William Golding, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, created a stir back in the 1950s with the
A close friend and physician... -- Exodus 32:7-11, 13-14 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - C
A close friend and physician confessed to the problems he incurs with speeding tickets.
Hosea's poignant words probe Israel's... -- Hosea 4:1-3, 5:15-6:6 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - C
Hosea's poignant words probe Israel's fickle love of God: "Your love is like a morning cloud, like t
Barbara was hopping mad! The... -- Exodus 32:7-11, 13-14 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - C
Barbara was hopping mad!
The school system has tried... -- Exodus 32:7-11, 13-14 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - C
The school system has tried its best not to overtly label Jimmy a "discipline problem," but stories
Someone asked John Fitzgerald Kennedy... -- Proverbs 25:6-7 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - C
Someone asked John Fitzgerald Kennedy why he chose the office of the presidency of the United States
This passage tells us about... -- Exodus 32:7-11, 13-14 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - C
This passage tells us about false gods, but also implied is that we should do away with all falsenes
Throughout history every culture and... -- Proverbs 25:6-7 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - C
Throughout history every culture and society has had its sages.
We need leaders as much... -- Exodus 32:7-11 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - C
We need leaders as much as Israel in the wilderness needed Moses.
A number of years ago... -- Proverbs 25:6-7 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - C
A number of years ago, a movie was made about a college professor who took advantage of his summer b
Every local church pastor knows... -- Exodus 32:7-11; 13-14 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - C
Every local church pastor knows there is a radical difference between the seminary classroom and lif
The judge debated about the... -- 1 Timothy 1:12-17 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - C
The judge debated about the sentence.
How often people have acted... -- 1 Timothy 1:12-17 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - C
How often people have acted ignorantly, believing sincerely that what they were doing was ordained b
In a Kentucky city in... -- 1 Timothy 1:12-17 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - C
In a Kentucky city in the 1950s, one of the most influential and notorious men in the state died aft
According to his own admission... -- 1 Timothy 1:12-17 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - C
According to his own admission, Mark was as bad as they came. He did drugs, smoked and drank.
A swearing, seafaring man who... -- 1 Timothy 1:12-17 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - C
A swearing, seafaring man who found more profit in transporting human slave cargo than material good
From a single sentence of... -- 1 Timothy 1:12-17 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - C
From a single sentence of prayer, Walter C. Smith found in this passage an entire hymn.
There's a story about a... -- 1 Timothy 1:12-17 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - C
There's a story about a runaway boy writing a letter home to his mother.
The words of Jeremiah are... -- Jeremiah 4:11-12, 22-28 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - C
The words of Jeremiah are echoed in T. S.
In my weaker moments, usually... -- 1 Timothy 1:12-17 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - C
In my weaker moments, usually after a particularly stressful meeting in which opinions are argued, I
Henri Nouwen tells about a... -- Luke 15:1-10 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - C
Henri Nouwen tells about a man who meditated by the Ganges River.
Jeremiah's vision is of desolation... -- Jeremiah 4:11-12, 22-28 -- Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24 - C
Jeremiah's vision is of desolation far-surpassing any imagination. At 2 a.m.

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