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When it comes to the... -- Mark 10:2-16 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 2006
When it comes to the sort of love that sustains marriage, a celibate Roman Catholic nun -
Berish is one of the... -- Job 1:1; 2:1-10 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 2003
Berish is one of the characters in The Trial of God, a play by Elie Wiesel.
The Trial of God... -- Job 1:1; 2:1-10 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 2003
The Trial of God, by Elie Wiesel, is set in 1649 after a pogrom against the Jews in a village
Ten-year-old Jason wanted... -- Mark 10:2-16 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 2003
Ten-year-old Jason wanted one thing for Christmas - a new X-Box videogame system.
A child's perspective always creates... -- Mark 10:2-16 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 2003
A child's perspective always creates new possibilities for seeing and understanding.
Whoever does not receive the... -- Mark 10:2-16 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 2003
Whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a little child cannot enter it.
Our church has just finished... -- Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 2003
Our church has just finished a new building program, virtually doubling the size of our facility.
Among the phenomenal developments of... -- Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 2003
Among the phenomenal developments of the telephone, we can add all sorts of things like call waiting
Jesus has been the subject... -- Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 2003
Jesus has been the subject of about a 100 films. Some portray him with reverence.
On the eve of the... -- Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 2003
On the eve of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, John Adams, one of our nation's foundi
One way to try to... -- Job 1:1; 2:1-10 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 2003
One way to try to imagine what Job was experiencing with his "loathsome sores" is to consider a pers
In the not-too-distant... -- Job 1:1; 2:1-10 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 2003
In the not-too-distant future, when robots are developed into near-human mechanical servants, there
Often church folk become impatient... -- Mark 10:2-16 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 1997
Often church folk become impatient with children and exclude them because they are inconvenient, imm
If it were possible that... -- Mark 10:2-16 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 1997
If it were possible that you might be granted the fulfillment of a single wish, what would you wish
A six-year-old girl... -- Mark 10:2-16 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 1997
A six-year-old girl who had become seriously ill needed a blood transfusion.
That children may be born... -- Mark 10:2-16 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 1997
"That children may be born and nurtured in families, and trained in Godliness, and that human societ
Deoxyribonucleic acid -- a big name... -- Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 1997
"Deoxyribonucleic acid" -- a big name for a little thing, that minute strand of molecules that we kn
An athletic coach with full... -- Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 1997
An athletic coach with full responsibility for the team's performance sometimes needs to make some t
When I was in high... -- Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 1997
When I was in high school, in physics class we were taught that at the center of each atom was a nuc
The writer of Hebrews calls... -- Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 1997
The writer of Hebrews calls Jesus a "pioneer" in 2:10.
For many months this husband... -- Genesis 2:18-24 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 1997
For many months this husband has lain sick with a disease so fearful that, even in our modern age, w
The biblical understanding is that... -- Genesis 2:18-24 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 1997
The biblical understanding is that men and women are two halves of one being. Adam was alone.
Therefore what God has joined... -- Mark 10:2-16 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 1994
"Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate." The song goes, "Love and marriage,
Divorce carries within it the... -- Mark 10:2-16 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 1994
Divorce carries within it the pain which is its own punishment: the unraveling of a relationship thr
The film adaptation of Norman... -- Hebrews 2:9-11 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 1994
The film adaptation of Norman Maclean's autobiographical novel, A River Runs Through It, presents a

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Euthanasia Or Assisted Suicide? -- Job 1:1; 2:1-10 -- Janice B. Scott -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B
There are times in every human life when we suddenly find ourselves thrust up against pain and diffi
A Little Lower Than The Angels... -- Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12 -- Janice B. Scott -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B
Ian and I spent a pleasant couple of hours recently strolling round the local zoo.

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The Immediate Word

Bethany Peerbolte
Christopher Keating
Ron Love
Mary Austin
Dean Feldmeyer
George Reed
For May 19, 2019:
  • Love Between Our Toes by Bethany Peerbolte — We are called to love from our most authentic selves, in ways that uphold the bonds of Christ while not trying to change others directly.
  • Loving Action by Chris Keating — God’s ever-broadening circles of grace challenge the church to acts of loving action and radical inclusion.

Emphasis Preaching Journal

Wayne Brouwer
The bride-to-be was obviously nervous. It was only the rehearsal, but already the pastor could see that tomorrow’s wedding might be in for problems.

“You’re letting it all get to you,” he told her gently, as he pulled her aside. “Just take it one little step at a time. When you get to the door with your father tomorrow afternoon, look only at the aisle ahead of you. You’ve walked it hundreds of times, every Sunday when you come to church. Think only of that.
Mark Ellingsen
Ron Love
Bonnie Bates
Bill Thomas
Frank Ramirez
Bob Ove
Acts 11:1-18
This happened three times; then everything was pulled up again to heaven. (Acts 11:10)

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Arley K. Fadness
“I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you.” (v. 34a)

Good morning little children,

Jesus calls his disciples “little children.” Why so? All followers of Jesus are little children — kids, moms, dads, you and me. We are all learning and growing in faith.

So to everybody here this morning, (to the congregation) “Good morning little children.” (congregation may respond with an also to you)

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Frank Ramirez
Peter Andrew Smith
Contents
"Crossing Barriers" by Frank Ramirez
"As I Have Loved You" by Peter Andrew Smith


Crossing Barriers
by Frank Ramirez
Acts 11:1-8

But I replied, 'By no means, Lord; for nothing profane or unclean has ever entered my mouth.' (Acts 11:8)

The Village Shepherd

Janice B. Scott
Call to Worship:

Jesus said, "By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another." In our worship today, let us explore how we can love one another.

Invitation to Confession:

Jesus, when we show not our love for each other, but our dislike of one another, Lord, have mercy.

Jesus, when we pretend to love one another whilst harbouring hate in our hearts, Christ, have mercy.

SermonStudio

Elizabeth Achtemeier
This story about Peter's mission to the Gentiles continues the account that began in 10:1, and it repeats in greater detail the content of Peter's vision that was already mentioned in 10:9-16. It is a remarkable story, because it treats rather lightly a dispute that was widespread in the New Testament church, the dispute over conditions to be laid upon Gentile converts to the faith.

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