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Keep the word -- John 14:23-29 -- Leah Thompson -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C -- 2010
SHARING THIS WEEK'S GOSPEL THEME AT SUNDAY SCHOOL AND AT HOME
Your home -- John 14:23-29 -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C -- 2007
SHARING THIS WEEK'S GOSPEL THEME AT SUNDAY SCHOOL AND AT HOMEMaterials:
What Jesus left his friends -- John 14:23-29 -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C
Teachers: The Holy Spirit is promised to Jesus' friends in our lesson today.
The peace of the comforter -- John 14:23-29 -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C
The Holy Spirit is part of God, just as Jesus Christ is part
"Obedience" -- John 14:23-29 -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C
Teachers or Parents: Jesus says, "If anyone loves me, he will
Going and coming -- John 14:23-29 -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C
Teachers or Parents: Children fear abandonment. Many children

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Children's Activity Bulletin -- John 14:23-29 -- Ages 8-10 -- John 14:23-29 -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C

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Children's Activity Bulletin -- John 14:23-29 -- Ages 5-7 -- John 14:23-29 -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C

Children's sermon

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What Do You Want? -- John 5:1-9 -- John Jamison -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C -- 2022
One who was there had been an invalid for thirty-eight years.
You've Got A Friend -- John 14:23-29 -- Arley K. Fadness -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C -- 2019
But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you
The Light Of The Holy Spirit -- John 14:23-29 -- Cynthia E. Cowen -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C -- 2016
The Point: in the light of the Holy Spirit we can grow in our understanding of the
God With Us -- John 14:23-29 -- Anna Shirey -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C -- 2013
First Thoughts
Light -- Revelation 21:10, 22--22:5 -- Leah Thompson -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C -- 2010
"And there will be no more night; they need no light of lamp or sun, for the Lord God will be the
Keep the word -- John 14:23-29 -- Leah Thompson -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C -- 2010
"Jesus answered him, 'Those who love me will keep my word, and my Father will love them, and we w
All the nations -- Revelation 21:10, 23--22:5 -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C -- 2007
People will bring into it the glory and the honor of the nations. (v. 26)
Your home -- John 14:23-29 -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C -- 2007
Jesus answered him, "Those who love me will keep my word, and my Father
What Jesus left his friends -- John 14:23-29 -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C
Good morning, boys and girls.
Dreams and visions -- Revelation 21:10, 22--22:5 -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C
Good morning, boys and girls.
The peace of the comforter -- John 14:23-29 -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C
This is my comforter. It's like a big, soft blanket that I
He writes his name on you -- Revelation 21:10, 22--22:5 -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C
Do you see this? This is where we baptize people. Raise your
Obedience -- John 14:23-29 -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C
Good morning! Jesus says to us, "If anyone loves me, he will
Going and coming -- John 14:23-29 -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C
Good morning! I have here a list that parents made out for a babysitter. What is a babysitter?
In the book -- Revelation 21:10, 22--22:5 -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C
Good morning! I know none of you are old enough to vote, but
No church here -- Revelation 21:10, 22--22:5 -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C
(Folding hands) say: "Here is the church"

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Life In The Big City -- Acts 16:9-15, Revelation 21:10, 22--22:5, John 14:23-29, John 5:1-9, Psalm 67 -- Christopher Keating, Quantisha Mason-Doll, Thomas Willadsen, Mary Austin, George Reed, Dean Feldmeyer -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C -- 2022
For May 22, 2022:
Everybody In the Pool! -- John 14:23-29, Revelation 21:10, 22--22:5, Acts 16:9-15, Psalm 67, John 5:1-9 -- Dean Feldmeyer, Mary Austin, Christopher Keating, Ron Love, Thomas Willadsen, George Reed, Bethany Peerbolte -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C -- 2019
For May 26, 2019:
Love, Love Is The Answer -- John 5:1-9, John 14:23-29, Acts 16:9-15, Revelation 21:10, 22--22:5 -- Robin Lostetter, Mary Austin, Dean Feldmeyer, Ron Love, George Reed, Christopher Keating -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C -- 2016
In the primary gospel text selected by the lectionary for this week, Jesus prepares his disciples fo
Jump In... The Water's Fine -- John 5:1-9, Acts 1:1-11, Luke 24:44-53, John 14:23-29 -- Mary Austin, Leah Lonsbury, George Reed, Dean Feldmeyer, Ron Love -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C -- 2013
Here at The Immediate Word, we think that the alternate gospel text assigned by the lectionar
Do We Really Want To Be Made Well? -- John 5:1-9, Revelation 21:10, 22--22:5 -- Kate Murphy, Ron Love, George Reed -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C -- 2010
In the alternate gospel text (John 5:1-9) for this Sunday, Jesus heals a man "who had been ill for 3
A Christian Nation, Or A Nation With Some Christians? -- John 14:23-29 or John 5:1-9, John 14:23-29 or John 5:1-9, Psalm 67 -- George L. Murphy -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C
Dear Fellow Preacher:
Word Keepers Needed -- John 14:23-29, Revelation 21:10, 22--22:5, Acts 16:9-15, Psalm 67 -- Thom M. Shuman, Teresa L. Major -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C
Jesus tells his disciples in this Sunday's gospel reading that "those who love me will keep my word"

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You've Got A Friend -- John 14:23-29 -- Arley K. Fadness -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C -- 2019
But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you
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John Jamison
One who was there had been an invalid for thirty-eight years. When Jesus saw him lying there and learned that he had been in this condition for a long time, he asked him, “Do you want to get well?” (v. 6)

Object: A small rug or mat to put on the floor.

Optional: Have a volunteer from the group help you by roleplaying the sick man at the pool.

The Immediate Word

Christopher Keating
Quantisha Mason-Doll
Thomas Willadsen
Mary Austin
George Reed
Dean Feldmeyer
For May 22, 2022:

Emphasis Preaching Journal

Mark Ellingsen
The great things God’s love does. This theme is in line with the Easter celebration’s focus on the magnificence of God’s actions.

Acts 16:9-15
The First Lesson is drawn from the second half of the early history of the church attributed to Paul’s Gentile associate Luke (Colossians 4:14; 2 Timothy 4:11). It is particularly concerned to affirm the universal mission of the church (1:8). This lesson reports on Paul’s vision of the man in Macedonia, his subsequent travels, and Lydia’s conversion. 
Bill Thomas
Frank Ramirez
Mark Ellingsen
Acts 16:9-15
Famed modern theologian Karl Barth notes that like the Gentile encountered in Macedonia, the lives of all human beings are in the hands of God:

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John E. Sumwalt
Frank Ramirez
Contents
“The World to Come” by John Sumwalt
“We Are There” by Frank Ramirez


The World to Come
by John Sumwalt
Revelation 21:10, 22--22:5

And in the spirit, he carried me away to a great, high mountain and showed me the holy city Jerusalem coming down out of heaven from God.  It has the glory of God and radiance like a very rare jewel, like jasper, clear as crystal.” Revelation 21:10-11

The Village Shepherd

Janice B. Scott
There was some interesting correspondence in 'The Times' a few years ago, concerning their serialisation of parts of "Cries Unheard", the book by Gitta Sereny about Mary Bell, who thirty-odd years ago, at the age of eleven, murdered two small boys.

One letter said this:

Sir,

I have cancelled my order for The Times. I am not paying you, to pay a writer, to pay a killer for a story. Yours faithfully.

Another letter said:

Sir,

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Stephen P. McCutchan
... and the leaves of the tree are for the healing of the nations.
-- Revelation 22:2d

Richard A. Jensen
Where do you go when you feel hopeless? Dick learned something about that when he was 13. Dick was raised in a Lutheran Church and age 13 was confirmation time. The climax of the two-year confirmation program was the public examination. At this examination the pastor put his class on public display. With the parents of the confirmands present, the pastor grilled the students with questions about what they had learned in the course of their two-year instruction period. It was quite an ordeal!
James Evans
The opening verse of this psalm echoes the blessing of Aaron found in Numbers 6:24-26: "The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you; the Lord lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace." The presence of the blessing in this psalm signals a theme that will be expanded in the remaining verses. The priestly blessing celebrates the presence of God and what that presence means to God's people -- and to others!

David Kalas
I've never had a vision -- at least not of the sort that Paul had. I don't know personally, therefore, what you feel the next morning. But it's clear from the story that whatever Paul felt, he felt it so strongly that he and his companions changed their itinerary immediately in response to that vision.
John M. Braaten
I have never liked saying "goodbye," it always elicits feelings of finality. So I say other things like, "See you!" or "Hope to see you sometime." Most of the time I like quick goodbyes. However, when a loved one leaves there are no formalities. We embrace, sometimes through tears. It is not uncommon to cast out cliches, often with a bit of humor, to lighten the atmosphere. But in the end the word "goodbye" is bound to be spoken.

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