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(A)The... -- 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24 -- Third Sunday of Advent - A -- 1981
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A minister went into a... -- James 5:7-10 -- Third Sunday of Advent - A
A minister went into a drug store a couple of weeks before Christmas.
Dying people, suffering people, don't... -- James 5:7-10 -- Third Sunday of Advent - A
... "Dying people, suffering people, don't lie. They tell the truth.
If you have ever stayed... -- Matthew 11:2-11 -- Third Sunday of Advent - A
If you have ever stayed up and watched any of the late night talk shows you may have flipped through
How could it be? John... -- Matthew 11:2-11 -- Third Sunday of Advent - A
How could it be?
Congresswoman Margaret Welker was preparing... -- Matthew 11:2-11 -- Third Sunday of Advent - A
Congresswoman Margaret Welker was preparing to campaign for a third term of service.
Prison invariably takes its toll... -- Matthew 11:2-11 -- Third Sunday of Advent - A
Prison invariably takes its toll on even the most devout person.
A young pastor, serving a... -- Matthew 11:2-11 -- Third Sunday of Advent - A
A young pastor, serving a village parish church in Iowa during the Vietnam War, was confronted by on
I saw a t-shirt... -- Matthew 11:2-11 -- Third Sunday of Advent - A
I saw a t-shirt that said, "This is your mind" and under this statement it said, "Ohio State." And b
Beware of letting a tactless... -- Matthew 11:2-11 -- Third Sunday of Advent - A
"Beware of letting a tactless word, a rebuttal, a rejection, obliterate the whole sky."
Are you the one who... -- Matthew 11:2-11 -- Third Sunday of Advent - A
"Are you the one who is to come, or are we to wait for another?" John's question to Jesus is one tha
Isaiah imagines a road that... -- Isaiah 35:1-10 -- Third Sunday of Advent - A
Isaiah imagines a road that led to home.
In 1969, a young man... -- Isaiah 35:1-10 -- Third Sunday of Advent - A
In 1969, a young man enlisted in the army and was sent to Vietnam.
deserts rejoice ... and blossom.br... -- Isaiah 35:1-10 -- Third Sunday of Advent - A
"... deserts rejoice ... and blossom."
Everyone shall see the Lord's... -- Isaiah 35:1-10 -- Third Sunday of Advent - A
"Everyone shall see the Lord's splendor, see his greatness and power," says the Prophet.
You might think that growing... -- James 5:7-10 -- Third Sunday of Advent - A
You might think that growing fruit or vegetables in the Florida Keys would be relatively easy.
Inside a hospital elevator, on... -- James 5:7-10 -- Third Sunday of Advent - A
Inside a hospital elevator, on the panel where the buttons are located, is a small white disk that s
Lord, grant me patience ... NOW... -- James 5:7-10 -- Third Sunday of Advent - A
"Lord, grant me patience ... NOW!" I've never been a patient person.
A father was on his... -- James 5:7-10 -- Third Sunday of Advent - A
A father was on his way home one afternoon with his son.
In the midst of death... -- Isaiah 35:1-10 -- Third Sunday of Advent - A
In the midst of death and exile, we find hope and the desire to live.
Anna Primavesi writes persuasively of... -- Isaiah 35:1-10 -- Third Sunday of Advent - A
Anna Primavesi writes persuasively of how the well-being of humanity and the well-being of the creat
Once a wife decided not... -- Isaiah 35:1-10 -- Third Sunday of Advent - A
Once a wife decided not to drop hints about their anniversary to her forgetful husband.
The story is told of... -- Isaiah 35:1-10 -- Third Sunday of Advent - A
The story is told of a man and his family who rented a cottage in the country in order to enjoy thei
A Friend told about finding... -- James 5:7-10 -- Third Sunday of Advent - A
A Friend told about finding the perfect gift for a family member who was a camping enthusiast and a
Someone once said, What happens... -- James 5:7-10 -- Third Sunday of Advent - A
Someone once said, "What happens to us matters little, but our reaction to what happens to us matter

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