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The Passion according to John -- Isaiah 52:13-53:12, Hebrews 4:14-16, 5:7-9, John 18:1-19:42 -- Good Friday - C -- 1995
Traditionally in most communities on this day an ecumenical service built around the seven last word
The Broken Heart -- Hosea 6:1-6, Hebrews 4:14-16, 5:7-9, John 19:17-30 -- Good Friday - C
Much discussion has gone on in the church regarding God's attitude on Good Friday. Where was he?


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Life is hard a woman... -- Hebrews 4:14-16, 5:7-9 -- Good Friday - B -- 1994
"Life is hard" a woman said to her pastor. The pastor was aware of her situation.
Throned upon the awful tree... -- Hebrews 4:14-16, 5:7-9 -- Good Friday - B -- 1994
"Throned upon the awful tree, King of grief, I watch with thee.



The suffering substitute -- Isaiah 52:13-53:12, Psalm 22, Hebrews 4:14-16, 5:7-9, John 18:1-19:42 -- Paul A. Laughlin -- Good Friday - A -- 1989
Exegetical note: This Fourth Servant Song is not without its difficulties, not the least of which is

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Since Albert Einstein is considered the genius above all geniuses, he is often credited quotes he never said. (If Einstein said it, it must be true.) That includes the saying that insanity is defined as doing the same thing again and again and expecting to get a different result. Actually, it wasn't until the 1980's that he was first connected to that saying, but it doesn't matter who actually said it, because these three scriptures seem to validate the saying.

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“Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you....” (v. 27)

Good morning boys and girls,

First thing I want to say is, I love you little ones. Know why? I just love to give love and to receive love. How many of you know how to hug? (children respond)

Love and hugs are about the same aren't they? (children respond)

Well this morning I'm going to talk about love.

The greatest sermon Jesus ever preached shocked the people. He told them who to love.


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Seven years ago, our family moved from southern Virginia to northeast Wisconsin. As you might expect, spring comes later here. Fall comes earlier. And winter is a much different experience in northeast Wisconsin than it was in southern Virginia. The same temperatures that seemed bone-chilling in Virginia are good reason to leave the mufflers and mittens at home in Wisconsin. Of course, many of the retired folks in my congregation here take their cue from the geese and fly south for the winter each year.

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