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Robert Herbert Thompson owns 180... -- James 5:1-6 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1994
Robert Herbert Thompson owns 180 newspapers, 290 other companies, and an estimated $300 million.
The decade of the 1980s... -- James 4:7-12 (13-5:6) -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1994
The decade of the 1980s brought an amazing range of consumer goods into being.
The story of King Midas... -- James 5:1-6 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1994
The story of King Midas is indeed a tragic one.
A television profile of Frank... -- James 5:1-6 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1994
A television profile of Frank Sinatra showed him enjoying his large collection of model railroads.
The letter of James opens... -- James 5:1-6 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1994
The letter of James opens with a reference to the purpose of trials: they are to make us grow strong
The little boy went to... -- James 5:13-20 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1994
The little boy went to spend a vacation at the home of his grandparents.
Dr. Peter Wise was a... -- James 5:13-20 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1994
Dr. Peter Wise was a psychologist in Madison, Wisconsin, and Dr. Fred Koenecke was a psychiatrist.
It is reported that when... -- James 5:1-6 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1991
It is reported that when the great John D.
The central concern of James... -- James 4:7-12 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1991
The central concern of James was this: See to it that your works conform to your words.
Oscar Wilde wrote a haunting... -- James 4:7-12 (13-5:6) -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1991
Oscar Wilde wrote a haunting book titled The Picture of Dorian Gray.
I had been a pastor... -- James 4:7-12 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1991
I had been a pastor in this particular community for less than one year when one of my ministerial c
The pastor's desk was stacked... -- James 4:7-12 (13-5:6) -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1991
The pastor's desk was stacked high with reference books and sermon planning papers.
Coming as it does at... -- Numbers 11:4-6, 10-16, 24-29 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1991
Coming as it does at the end of this miniature saga, Verse 29 has a parallel in the words of John Ru
Just after the Cuban revolution... -- Numbers 11:4-6, 10-16, 24-29 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1991
Just after the Cuban revolution, food was very scarce in the central mountains of the island, and a
Grumbling and complaining is such... -- Numbers 11:4-6, 10-16, 24-29 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1991
Grumbling and complaining is such an easy habit to get into.
I recently had the opportunity... -- Numbers 11:4-6, 10-16, 24-29 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1991
I recently had the opportunity to visit several countries of Europe, and came home filled with awe a
David does personnel evaluations for... -- Job 42:1-6 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1991
David does personnel evaluations for a large insurance company by day.
God has answered Job from... -- Job 42:1-6 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1991
God has answered Job from the context of an impressive whirlwind and the Lord's divine nature and do
Job's philosophical problem is not... -- Job 42:1-6 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1991
Job's philosophical problem is not solved, but it is transfigured by his intimacy with the Creator.
A traveling salesman got caught... -- Mark 9:38-50 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1991
A traveling salesman got caught in one of North Dakota's famous snowstorms.
A man entered a cocktail... -- Job 42:1-6 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1991
A man entered a cocktail lounge and walked directly to the bar.
In ancient times, salt was... -- Mark 9:38-50 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1991
In ancient times, salt was scarce and expensive.
Intolerance is the mark of... -- Mark 9:38-50 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1991
Intolerance is the mark of a great deal of religious expression and yet seems far from the ethos of
There is a form of... -- Mark 9:38-50 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1991
There is a form of psychology known as paradoxical therapy.
The medieval battle cry of... -- James 5:1-6 -- Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26 - B -- 1991
The medieval battle cry of Spain was, "Santiago y cierra Espana!" It means "St.

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Then he called the crowd to him along with his disciples and said: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me... (v. 34)

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Wayne Brouwer
Oscar Wilde penned a powerful story about behaviors and definitions and justice called The Picture of Dorian Gray. Dorian was a handsome young man, a model of physical beauty and moral virtue. People complimented him on his good graces. Parents pointed to him as an example to their youth. One artist even painted an exquisite portrait of him.
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Bill Thomas
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Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16

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John E. Sumwalt
Frank Ramirez
Contents
“Breaking Jesus’ Heart” by John Sumwalt
“Wade In the Water” by Frank Ramirez


Breaking Jesus’ Heart
by John Sumwalt
Psalm 22:23-31

For he did not despise or abhor
    the affliction of the afflicted;
he did not hide his face from me,
    but heard when I cried to him.
(Psalm 22:24)

The Village Shepherd

Janice B. Scott
"Have you seen it?" whispered the Barbie doll to her next door neighbour.

The next Barbie doll in line was instantly alert. There were five different Barbie dolls, who lived jumbled together in the toy cupboard but who were so jealous of each other that they rarely spoke. "Seen what?" asked the second Barbie doll, blue eyes darting all round the room.

"The Princess," replied the first Barbie with glee. "Caitlin's done her hair and it looks terrible!"

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Russell F. Anderson
Theme For The Day: The road to God's kingdom is the way of obedience, suffering and death, the way of the cross. Christ calls us to take up our cross and follow him.


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Lesson 1: Genesis 17:1--7, 15--16 (C)
John W. Clarke
These verses from Mark's gospel are a call to commitment, a call to sacrifice, and a call to give up everything of earthly value in life. To say these are difficult verses is truly an understatement. It is pretty clear that the disciples are not at all ready for what Jesus is saying. They are not ready for Jesus to die and they certainly are not ready to die themselves.

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