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Marriage and divorce -- Genesis 2:18-24, Mark 10:2-16 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 1991
Jesus' teaching about divorce has seemed too austere, even legalistic, to Christians in modern socie

Children's sermon

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What's A Marriage For? -- Mark 10:2-16, Genesis 2:18-24 -- James Evans
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What's A Marriage For? -- Mark 10:2-16, Genesis 2:18-24 -- James Evans -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B
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For many months this husband... -- Genesis 2:18-24 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 1997
For many months this husband has lain sick with a disease so fearful that, even in our modern age, w
The biblical understanding is that... -- Genesis 2:18-24 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 1997
The biblical understanding is that men and women are two halves of one being. Adam was alone.
It is not good for... -- Genesis 2:18-24 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 1994
"It is not good for a man to be alone."Silent Partner For Women Drivers
In one of the episodes... -- Genesis 2:18-24 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 1994
In one of the episodes of the television series The Twilight Zone a man wanders alone through a dese
Who's The Boss? isn't just... -- Genesis 2:18-24 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 1994
Who's The Boss?
Once, in the middle of... -- Genesis 2:18-24 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 1994
Once, in the middle of a school admissions interview, the mother of a prospective student turned to
Some years ago a judge... -- Genesis 2:18-24 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 1991
Some years ago a judge in New York City gave this charge to the jury in a divorce case:
Upon his retirement, a statesman... -- Genesis 2:18-24 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 1991
Upon his retirement, a statesman was being honored at a dinner and the host recognized the honoree's
L, P)Many... -- Genesis 2:18-24 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 1982
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(M, C)br... -- Genesis 2:18-24 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 1982
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(L, P)br... -- Genesis 2:18-24 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 1982
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(L, P)br... -- Genesis 2:18-24 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 1982
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(L, P)br... -- Genesis 2:18-24 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 1982
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(M, C)br... -- Genesis 2:18-24 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 1982
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(M, C)br... -- Genesis 2:18-24 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 1982
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(M, C)br... -- Genesis 2:18-24 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 1982
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What's A Marriage For? -- Mark 10:2-16, Genesis 2:18-24 -- James Evans
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What's A Marriage For? -- Mark 10:2-16, Genesis 2:18-24 -- James Evans -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B
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Divorce-Proofing Your Marriage -- Genesis 2:18-24 -- R. E. Lybran -- 1985
Then the Lord God said, "It is not good for the man to live alone.

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What's A Marriage For? -- Mark 10:2-16, Genesis 2:18-24 -- James Evans
Dear Fellow Preacher,
What's A Marriage For? -- Mark 10:2-16, Genesis 2:18-24 -- James Evans -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B
Dear Fellow Preacher,

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Miracles Of Marriage -- 1 Corinthians 13, Genesis 2:18-24 -- Derl G. Keefer, Cheryl Rohret -- 2000
Listen to these words from Genesis 2:18--24 (TEV):
Leaving, Uniting, Becoming One -- Genesis 2:18-24 -- Derl G. Keefer, Cheryl Rohret -- 2000
Hear these words from the first book in the Bible, Genesis, chapter 2, verses 18--24 (TEV):
The First Marriage -- Genesis 2:18-24 -- James Mckarns, Anthology -- 1994
In the midst of a strange and beautiful world, the first man stood in awe, looking about at the new
A Woman's Place -- Genesis 2:18-24 -- Erskine White -- 1990
Ask a chauvinist where a woman's place is and he or she will say, "A woman's place is in the home,"
Adam's Prime Rib -- Genesis 2:18-24 -- John R. Brokhoff, Robert W. Stackel -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B -- 1990
When William Jennings Bryan went to the father of the young woman whom he loved to ask her hand in m
Proper 22 -- Genesis 2:18-24 -- George Paul Mocko -- 1987
Solitude; Bobby Fischer; the Pluses and Minuses of Pets; Something About Sexism; the Delight of it A

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What's A Marriage For? -- Mark 10:2-16, Genesis 2:18-24 -- James Evans
Dear Fellow Preacher,
What's A Marriage For? -- Mark 10:2-16, Genesis 2:18-24 -- James Evans -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B
Dear Fellow Preacher,

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What's A Marriage For? -- Mark 10:2-16, Genesis 2:18-24 -- James Evans
Dear Fellow Preacher,
What's A Marriage For? -- Mark 10:2-16, Genesis 2:18-24 -- James Evans -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - B
Dear Fellow Preacher,
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Acts 3:12-19
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Note: This installment was originally published for April 22, 2012.

During the time of the Reformation, John Foxe of England was impressed by the testimony of the early Christians. He gleaned the pages of early historical writings, and wrote a book that has become a classic in the church: Foxe's Book of Martyrs.

One story he tells is about an early church leader named Lawrence. Lawrence acted as a pastor for a church community. He also collected the offerings for the poor each week and that led to his death.

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Janice B. Scott
Call to Worship:
Jesus said, "Peace be with you. You are witnesses to the living Christ." Let us welcome the living Christ in our worship today.

Invitation to Confession:

Jesus, sometimes we are frightened and anxious.
Lord, have mercy.


Jesus, sometimes we aren't good witnesses to you.
Christ, have mercy.


Jesus, forgive us for all those things we think and do which we know are wrong.

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The theme of 1 John all along has been the love of God. The author now expands that love in the phrase, "the children of God," and for the first time he considers what it means to be the children of God. Earlier, he presented love within the fellowship and now he speaks of the meaning of God's love for us and its implications for the future. The consequences and proof of the love of God are evident in being called "the children of God." He is careful to point out that the love of God is a gift; we do not earn it.
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Here's the scene. The disciples are huddled together and they have just heard Simon's account of experiencing the risen Christ when Cleopas and his companion enter and add word of their encounter with the risen Christ. Luke describes the scene like this: "While they were talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, 'Peace be with you.' They were startled and terrified, and thought they were seeing a ghost" (v. 36).
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Call To Worship
Leader: Let us test and examine our ways, and return to the Lord!
People: Let us lift up our hearts and hands to God in heaven!
Leader: Let us proclaim in all the world the glory due God's name!
People: Let us bring our offerings into the courts of Almighty God!
Leader: Let us come together and bring praise for our salvation in Christ!
All: Blessed be the name of the Lord!

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