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Bill didn't think it could... -- 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13 -- Proper 28 | Ordinary Time 33 - C -- 2007
Bill didn't think it could get any worse, financially. His wife, Sharon, was off work on
Huge architectural structures are meant... -- Luke 21:5-19 -- Proper 28 | Ordinary Time 33 - C -- 2007
Huge architectural structures are meant to impress people. In the magnificent 35-acre
Recently, a fellow minister took... -- Luke 21:5-19 -- Proper 28 | Ordinary Time 33 - C -- 2007
Recently, a fellow minister took exception to something I wrote. I don't know all of his
Christ has no hands but... -- Luke 21:5-19 -- Proper 28 | Ordinary Time 33 - C -- 2007
Christ has no hands but our hands; he has no voice but our voice to speak his word.
The temple, rebuilt by King... -- Luke 21:5-19 -- Proper 28 | Ordinary Time 33 - C -- 2001
The temple, rebuilt by King Herod (37 B.C. to A.D.
Here is a proverb I... -- 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13 -- Proper 28 | Ordinary Time 33 - C -- 2001
Here is a proverb I discovered in an old school reader dating from the 1930s.
There is an ancient Chinese... -- 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13 -- Proper 28 | Ordinary Time 33 - C -- 2001
There is an ancient Chinese proverb that says, "A man can stand for a long time with his mouth open
Multimillionaires, who sometimes give huge... -- 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13 -- Proper 28 | Ordinary Time 33 - C -- 2001
Multimillionaires, who sometimes give huge sums to charities, usually apply to their giving the same
In this passage from Thessalonians... -- 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13 -- Proper 28 | Ordinary Time 33 - C -- 2001
In this passage from Thessalonians, Paul exhorts the value of hard work.
John A. T. Robinson was... -- Luke 21:5-19 -- Proper 28 | Ordinary Time 33 - C -- 2001
John A. T. Robinson was the Bishop of Woolwich (Great Britain) in the '60s.
Susan, 10, and her father... -- Luke 21:5-19 -- Proper 28 | Ordinary Time 33 - C -- 2001
Susan, 10, and her father were planting cherry trees on the hill at the back of their fruit farm.
Jesus said that the poor... -- 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13 -- Proper 28 | Ordinary Time 33 - C -- 1998
Jesus said that the poor are blessed, and Paul taught that the love of money is the root of all kind
Captain John Smith was one... -- 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13 -- Proper 28 | Ordinary Time 33 - C -- 1998
Captain John Smith was one of the most fascinating adventurers who ever sailed the seas.
The ant works all summer... -- 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13 -- Proper 28 | Ordinary Time 33 - C -- 1998
The ant works all summer long, building his house and laying up supplies for the winter.
We are to lead lives... -- 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13 -- Proper 28 | Ordinary Time 33 - C -- 1998
We are to lead lives of integrity, doing the work that God has laid out for us to do.
Back in 1949 Popular... -- Luke 21:5-19 -- Proper 28 | Ordinary Time 33 - C -- 1998
Back in 1949 Popular Mechanics magazine got a lot of laughter when it predicted that one day
Once, in the middle of... -- Luke 21:5-19 -- Proper 28 | Ordinary Time 33 - C -- 1998
Once, in the middle of a great struggle for righteousness, a heroic leader wrote to a friend, "Heads
Each summer a young city... -- Luke 21:5-19 -- Proper 28 | Ordinary Time 33 - C -- 1998
Each summer a young city boy would spend several weeks in the country visiting with his cousins and
The young pastor needed answers... -- Luke 21:5-19 -- Proper 28 | Ordinary Time 33 - C -- 1998
The young pastor needed answers.
As lab partners and members... -- Malachi 3:13-4:2a, 5-6 -- Proper 28 | Ordinary Time 33 - C -- 1995
As lab partners and members of the same study group, Michael and James had enjoyed working together
In the ignoble days of... -- Exodus 34:5-9 -- Proper 28 | Ordinary Time 33 - C -- 1995
In the ignoble days of the Roman persecutions, there was an unknown procurator who interceded for Ch
It was a new way... -- Exodus 34:5-9 -- Proper 28 | Ordinary Time 33 - C -- 1995
It was a new way to look at forgiveness and Marjorie had been able to think of little else since her
Where a person is addicted... -- Exodus 34:5-9 -- Proper 28 | Ordinary Time 33 - C -- 1995
Where a person is addicted to alcohol, one can find a whole family and family's family affected by t
A young boy had promised... -- Exodus 34:5-9 -- Proper 28 | Ordinary Time 33 - C -- 1995
A young boy had promised to mow the lawn and pick up the yard.

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As Others See Us -- 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13, Luke 21:5-19, Isaiah 65:17-25, Psalm 98 -- Stephen P. McCutchan, Thom M. Shuman -- Proper 28 | Ordinary Time 33 - C -- 2007
It's easy to throw stones at distant targets.

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Frank Ramirez
These scriptures remind us that a life worth living must be worthwhile. Meaning and purpose is found in what we do. Part of the new world envisioned in these scriptures includes the ways what we do gives us a sense of self-worth and value. This is true for us as Christians and as the church. We are saved by our faith in Jesus, not by our works, but our work in Christ is its own reward.


Isaiah 65:17-25
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Bob Ove
Ron Love
Bonnie Bates
Bill Thomas
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Isaiah 65:17-25
This lesson promises that children will no longer be born for calamity, that there will be no more premature deaths in the city (vv.vv.21,23). As of late April, there had been 711 murders in 2019 in Baltimore, Detroit, Chicago, and New York. Brookings Institute found in 2013 that a child’s income level is closely related to the income his/her parents made. The lesson assures us that better days lie ahead, but not because of what we do. Martin Luther well expressed this point:

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The Days Will Come
by Peter Andrew Smith
Luke 21:5-19

“Repent for the end is near!” the wild looking man thrust a pamphlet into Vera’s hands. He then moved back to the edge of the sidewalk. “Stop wasting your time!”

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Arley K. Fadness
“Beware that you are not led astray; for many will come in my name and say, ‘I am He!’” (v. 8a)

Hello children,

It is fun and exciting to see you today. I hope you are happy to be here. I have a special message to share with you from the Bible and particularly Jesus’ words.

The Village Shepherd

Janice B. Scott
Trevor was in trouble again. He had never been in trouble in year six, but now he was in year seven, everything had changed.

It seemed to start with the new school. Trevor had arrived on the first day proud and smart in his new school uniform, but one of the teachers had shouted at him for having his blazer unbuttoned. Trevor had stared in amazement, his mouth open. He couldn't believe anyone could be so stupid as to care whether or not he wore his blazer undone.

"Do your blazer up boy, don't stand there looking like a half-wit," the teacher had snarled.

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Elizabeth Achtemeier
This text forms the last portion of the long judgment-salvation oracle that is contained in Isaiah 65. It comes from Israel's post-exilic period, when for the first time in the Old Testament, the Lord divides his covenant people into two groups, those who will be judged and those who will be saved. The difference between them is that one group has depended on the Lord for its life, while the other has not and has deliberately turned away from its Lord (cf. 65:1, 11-12). Trust, faith marks the way by which God's saving acts will be received.

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