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Two hundred years ago, people... -- 2 Timothy 2:8-15 -- Proper 23 | Ordinary Time 28 - C -- 2007
Two hundred years ago, people defined preaching as sixty minutes to raise the dead. One
Having watched the various figure... -- 2 Timothy 2:8-15 -- Proper 23 | Ordinary Time 28 - C -- 2007
Having watched the various figure skating championships this past winter, we often do
What the middle verses indicate... -- 2 Timothy 2:8-15 -- Proper 23 | Ordinary Time 28 - C -- 2007
What the middle verses indicate is that we need to be mindful of Christ. Indeed,
When John G. Paton, the... -- 2 Timothy 2:8-15 -- Proper 23 | Ordinary Time 28 - C -- 2007
When John G. Paton, the first missionary to the cannibals of the South Pacific Islands,
A swimming teacher tells how... -- Luke 17:11-19 -- Proper 23 | Ordinary Time 28 - C -- 2007
A swimming teacher tells how difficult it is to teach four-year-old children to swim. The
One Thanksgiving, Debbie Lynn Matoren... -- Luke 17:11-19 -- Proper 23 | Ordinary Time 28 - C -- 2007
One Thanksgiving, Debbie Lynn Matoren watched as patrons of a restaurant gobbled
A recently married couple had... -- Luke 17:11-19 -- Proper 23 | Ordinary Time 28 - C -- 2007
A recently married couple had a beautiful baby girl. The church wanted to do something
Jesus healed ten lepers all... -- Luke 17:11-19 -- Proper 23 | Ordinary Time 28 - C -- 2007
Jesus healed ten lepers all at once. How eager they must have been to get back with their
Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7 br... -- Luke 17:11-19, 2 Timothy 2:8-15, Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7 -- Proper 23 | Ordinary Time 28 - C -- 2007
Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7
Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7 br... -- Luke 17:11-19, 2 Timothy 2:8-15, Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7 -- Proper 23 | Ordinary Time 28 - C -- 2007
Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7
At the end of our... -- Luke 17:11-19 -- Proper 23 | Ordinary Time 28 - C -- 2001
At the end of our worship service, I let the children wear my cross.
There is an incredible power... -- Luke 17:11-19 -- Proper 23 | Ordinary Time 28 - C -- 2001
There is an incredible power in appropriate gratitude.
What are you going to... -- Luke 17:11-19 -- Proper 23 | Ordinary Time 28 - C -- 2001
"What are you going to do now?" Jacob asked his friend.
In one scene of Bernard... -- 2 Timothy 2:8-15 -- Proper 23 | Ordinary Time 28 - C -- 2001
In one scene of Bernard Shaw's play, Saint Joan, Shaw portrays Joan of Arc's inquisition.
The apostle reminds us that... -- 2 Timothy 2:8-15 -- Proper 23 | Ordinary Time 28 - C -- 2001
The apostle reminds us that it is out of death that we receive life, and it is out of despair that w
Michael Saylor, the C.E.O. of... -- 2 Timothy 2:8-15 -- Proper 23 | Ordinary Time 28 - C -- 2001
Michael Saylor, the C.E.O.
In this passage, Paul speaks... -- 2 Timothy 2:8-15 -- Proper 23 | Ordinary Time 28 - C -- 2001
In this passage, Paul speaks of enduring everything for the sake of God's chosen people, in order th
A business executive was walking... -- Luke 17:11-19 -- Proper 23 | Ordinary Time 28 - C -- 2001
A business executive was walking down the street.
Only eight years after Christopher... -- 2 Timothy 2:8-15 -- Proper 23 | Ordinary Time 28 - C -- 1998
Only eight years after Christopher Columbus proved it could be done, Francisco de Bobadilla sailed f
Be diligent to present yourself... -- 2 Timothy 2:8-15 -- Proper 23 | Ordinary Time 28 - C -- 1998
"Be diligent to present yourself approved unto God." Think of your life as a house.
It probably goes without saying... -- Luke 17:11-19 -- Proper 23 | Ordinary Time 28 - C -- 1998
It probably goes without saying that drugs and alcohol are problems in just about every school distr
Ezra Goodman, in his book... -- Luke 17:11-19 -- Proper 23 | Ordinary Time 28 - C -- 1998
Ezra Goodman, in his book The 50-Year Decline and Fall of Hollywood, talks frankly about prim
A pastor had just resigned... -- Luke 17:11-19 -- Proper 23 | Ordinary Time 28 - C -- 1998
A pastor had just resigned from his parish after fifteen years of service and had accepted another p
His frightening appearance from an... -- Luke 17:11-19 -- Proper 23 | Ordinary Time 28 - C -- 1998
His frightening appearance from an eye disease kept people at a generous distance.
In this passage Paul describes... -- 2 Timothy 2:8-15 -- Proper 23 | Ordinary Time 28 - C -- 1998
In this passage Paul describes Jesus in two ways: raised from the dead and a descendant of David.

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Are There Limits? -- 2 Kings 5:1-3, 7-15c -- Janice B. Scott -- Proper 23 | Ordinary Time 28 - C
There was a celebrity game show on British television in which selected celebrities were expected to

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Emphasis Preaching Journal

Frank Ramirez
God’s persistence results in changing the basics of the covenant — sour grapes and written on the heart. Paul calls for us to be persistent in faithfulness, in holding to the truth in a confusing world. Jesus calls us to be as persistent approaching a just and loving God in prayer. If a woman with no power can persist in pestering an unjust judge until justice is done, won’t it be more likely that God will respond to our prayers?

Jeremiah 31:27-34
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Mark Ellingsen
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Bonnie Bates
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Jeremiah 31:27-34
A 2018 poll conducted by the Pew Research Center found that 61% of Americans believe in a God who judges them based on what they have done. This was in line with an earlier Baylor University poll finding 47.4% of Americans have an angry god. Most of us have not really heard the word of this lesson about a New Covenant with a God who will remember our sin no more (v.34).

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Arley K. Fadness
“Jesus told them a parable about their need to pray and not lose heart.” (v. 1)

Good morning girls and boys,

I am so glad to see you this morning. Are you ready to hear my children’s message today? (children respond)  Ears and hearts open?

Let’s suppose you want to use your neighbor’s bicycle for an errand. Your neighbor is selfish and sometimes a bully. But you keep on asking and asking. Finally he/she relents and says, “Okay you have been bugging and bugging me, you may use my bicycle.”

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Peter Andrew Smith
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“Written On Our Hearts” by Peter Andrew Smith


Written On Our Hearts
by Peter Andrew Smith
Jeremiah 31:27-34

“Okay guys, good practice.” Coach blew the whistle and waved at the players to gather around him. “You’re starting to really come along. Chapel service is in thirty minutes so you’ve got time to get yourself a drink or a snack after hitting the showers.”

The players cheered and headed off the field to get ready for the next activity.

“Hey Coach?” Johnson asked.

The Village Shepherd

Janice B. Scott
Anyone who has suffered any sort of trauma in life will know what it is to have bad dreams. Nightmares often start early in life so that quite small children can be deeply disturbed by them. Sometimes they seem to occur for no reason, but at other times they follow a traumatic experience, or are the result of some worry or anxiety.

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J. Will Ormond
This sermon is a retelling in a contemporary setting of the Parable of the Widow and the Judge. The harsh character of the Judge is exaggerated. The imaginary law clerk is made especially wimpish to highlight the arrogance of the Judge.

The Widow, as in the original parable, is the strongest character in the drama, although outwardly she appears to be the weakest.

This sermon emphasizes the biblical theme of the reversal of roles, and the triumph of faithfulness over human power.


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