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God's promise is true -- Acts 13:15-16, 26-33, Revelation 7:9-17, John 10:22-30 -- Fourth Sunday of Easter - C
The fourth Sunday of Easter grounds the new life in Christ in the ancient promise of God.

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When businesses advertise, they try... -- Acts 13:15-16, 26-33 -- Fourth Sunday of Easter - C -- 1995
When businesses advertise, they try to take their message and put it in places where their potential
Apartheid in South Africa has... -- Acts 13:15-16, 26-33 -- Fourth Sunday of Easter - C -- 1995
Apartheid in South Africa has been a system of repression and injustice.
Family reunions are the greatest... -- Acts 13:15-16, 26-33 -- Fourth Sunday of Easter - C -- 1995
Family reunions are the greatest/awfullest events on the face of the planet.
In 1866, in a famous... -- Acts 13:15-16, 26-33 -- Fourth Sunday of Easter - C -- 1995
In 1866, in a famous speech on reform, William Gladstone declared to the English House of Commons, "
The Today's English Version has... -- Acts 13:15-16, 26-33 -- Fourth Sunday of Easter - C
The Today's English Version has the officials of the synagogue say, "Brothers, we want you to speak
What does it mean to... -- Acts 13:15-16, 26-33 -- Fourth Sunday of Easter - C
What does it mean to "fear God?" I am thankful that the times in my life I have been most afraid hav
I was convinced that I... -- Acts 13:15-16, 26-33 -- Fourth Sunday of Easter - C
I was convinced that I was serving the most difficult, demanding, conflicted congregation in the cou
Verse 27 is key in... -- Acts 13:15-16, 26-33 -- Fourth Sunday of Easter - C
Verse 27 is key in understanding this passage -- due to a lack of recognition and misunderstanding t
The Sunday school teacher read... -- Acts 13:15-16, 26-33 -- Fourth Sunday of Easter - C
The Sunday school teacher read from her Bible storybook the account of Jonah and the whale to her fi
Am I fulfilled? That question... -- Acts 13:15-16, 26-33 -- Fourth Sunday of Easter - C
"Am I fulfilled?" That question has become a major preoccupation.
There is a mighty BUT... -- Acts 13:15-16, 26-33 -- Fourth Sunday of Easter - C
There is a mighty "BUT" in this passage. "BUT, God raised him from the dead." (v.
Repeatedly you find the word... -- Acts 13:15-16, 26-33 -- Fourth Sunday of Easter - C
Repeatedly you find the word "fear" in much of our Easter Scripture readings.
On a flight from Las... -- Acts 13:15-16, 26-33 -- Fourth Sunday of Easter - C
On a flight from Las Vegas, Nevada, to Rochester, Minnesota, a man tried to ease tensions by telling

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FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER -- Acts 13:15-16, 26-33, Psalm 23, Revelation 7:9-17, John 10:22-30 -- B. David Hostetter -- Fourth Sunday of Easter - C -- 1985
CALL TO WORSHIP(RESPONSIVELY)Come into God's presence with singing.

Preaching

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Fourth Sunday Of Easter -- Acts 13:15-16, 26-33, Revelation 7:9-17, John 10:22-30 -- George M. Bass -- Fourth Sunday of Easter - C -- 1991
The Church Year Theological Clue
Fourth Sunday Of Easter -- Acts 13:15-16, 26-33, Revelation 7:9-17, John 10:22-30 -- George M. Bass -- Fourth Sunday of Easter - C -- 1991
The Church Year Theological Clue
Easter 4 -- Acts 13:15-16, 26-33, Revelation 7:9-17, John 10:22-30 -- Perry H. Biddle, Jr. -- Fourth Sunday of Easter - C -- 1988
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The Mystery of God's Mercy -- Acts 13:15-16, 26-33 -- Richard Carl Hoefler -- Fourth Sunday of Easter - C -- 1988
Have you ever hurt someone, or have you ever insulted someone without knowing it?
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