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We've adopted all three of... -- 1 John 5:1-6 -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - B -- 2003
We've adopted all three of our dogs from the animal shelter.
At night, driving down Cumberland... -- 1 John 5:1-6 -- Trinity Sunday | 1st Sunday after Pentecost - B -- 1991
At night, driving down Cumberland Avenue in Middlesboro, Kentucky, newcomers are often startled to s
The proof of our love... -- 1 John 5:1-6 -- Ascension of the Lord - B
The proof of our love is in how we live.
To think in terms of... -- 1 John 5:1-6 -- Ascension of the Lord - B
To think in terms of price and profit is a natural attitude in secular life.
From time to time woodsmen... -- 1 John 5:1-6 -- Ascension of the Lord - B
From time to time woodsmen fell trees that are of medium size. They appear healthy and strong.
The story is told of... -- 1 John 5:1-6 -- Ascension of the Lord - B
The story is told of a woodsman who visited a friend in a large city.
Are you sure you are... -- 1 John 5:1-6 -- Second Sunday of Easter - B
Are you sure you are a Christian?
Burros are often referred to... -- 1 John 5:1-6 -- Second Sunday of Easter - B
Burros are often referred to as "Beasts of Burden." Often our hearts are moved at the sight of one o
Who is it that overcomes... -- 1 John 5:1-6 -- Second Sunday of Easter - B
Who is it that overcomes the world?
Regina's mother lived by herself... -- 1 John 5:1-6 -- Second Sunday of Easter - B
Regina's mother lived by herself for several years after the children married and left home.
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