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The prayers of the righteous... -- James 5:13-20 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1997
The prayers of the righteous have great power.
Little Sarah had become badly... -- James 5:13-20 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1997
Little Sarah had become badly dehydrated in her bout with a severe influenza.
Mark Twain once offered this... -- James 5:13-20 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1997
Mark Twain once offered this advice.
James tells us that we... -- James 5:13-20 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1997
James tells us that we are to pray in times of trouble, happiness, and sickness.
There can be a terrible... -- Numbers 11:4-6, 10-16, 24-29 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1997
There can be a terrible loneliness to leadership. The burden can seem overwhelming.
In recent years, clergy burnout... -- Numbers 11:4-6, 10-16, 24-29 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1997
In recent years, clergy burnout has been a key issue in effective pastoral leadership.
The prayer of the righteous... -- James 5:13-20 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1994
"The prayer of the righteous is powerful and effective." It was a hot dry summer.
What an odd juxtaposition this... -- James 5:13-20 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1994
What an odd juxtaposition this idea of "if you are ill, send for the elders and they will anoint you
A young man who had... -- Numbers 11:25-29 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1994
A young man who had overcome physical handicaps and become a champion on his school swimming team wa
Marvin and Nellie were both... -- Numbers 11:25-29 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1994
Marvin and Nellie were both retired and itching for something to do.
This passage from Numbers is... -- Numbers 11:25-29 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1994
This passage from Numbers is often used to illustrate the doctrine of the Priesthood of All Believer
Sibling rivalry was to be... -- Numbers 11:25-29 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1994
Sibling rivalry was to be expected with kids. She knew that.
On a dry spring morning... -- Jeremiah 11:18-20 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1994
On a dry spring morning, a group of men and women gathered near a grassy field outside of Chicago.
One day an old man... -- Jeremiah 11:18-20 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1994
One day an old man came to President Lincoln with a sad tale.
There is a story about... -- Jeremiah 11:18-20 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1994
There is a story about a Methodist congregation who wanted a change in pastors.
Jeremiah had become aware of... -- Jeremiah 11:18-20 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1994
Jeremiah had become aware of a plot against his life.
History does not treat kindly... -- Esther 7:1-6, 9-10; 9:20-22 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1994
History does not treat kindly a person who betrays another.
In the Kevin Costner movie... -- Esther 7:1-6, 9-10; 9:20-22 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1994
In the Kevin Costner movie, The Untouchables, G-man Elliot Ness tries to catch and convict gangster
Days of celebration often mark... -- Esther 7:1-6, 9-10; 9:20-22 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1994
Days of celebration often mark events of freedom.
To be salty is to... -- Mark 9:38-50 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1994
To be salty is to have flavor.
Envy and jealousy, none of... -- Mark 9:38-50 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1994
Envy and jealousy, none of us are immune not even apostles.
A truly incredible story surfaced... -- Mark 9:38-43, 45, 47-48 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1994
A truly incredible story surfaced in the news a few months ago.
I have learned silence from... -- Mark 9:38-50 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1994
"I have learned silence from the talkative, tolerance from the intolerant, and kindness from the unk
There were not many passengers... -- James 4:7-12 (13-5:6) -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1994
There were not many passengers on that flight to Pittsburgh.
One of the bishops of... -- James 4:7-12 (13-5:6) -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1994
One of the bishops of France told this story in one of his sermons.

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