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When Martin Luther explained the... -- Isaiah 12:1-6 -- Fourth Sunday in Lent - C -- 1995
When Martin Luther explained the 10 commandments in his Small Catechism, he began each explanation w
During the testimonial period of... -- Isaiah 12:1-6 -- Fourth Sunday in Lent - C -- 1995
During the testimonial period of the worship service, the old man gingerly raised himself on a small
Barbara was both amazed and... -- Isaiah 12:1-6 -- Fourth Sunday in Lent - C -- 1995
Barbara was both amazed and terrified.
I think I was closest... -- Isaiah 12:1-6 -- Fourth Sunday in Lent - C
I think I was closest to my father on the day he was angriest with me.
As we progress into the... -- Isaiah 12:1-6 -- Fourth Sunday in Lent - C
As we progress into the Lenten season, we are confronted with the type of behavior which makes God a
The church organist and minister... -- Isaiah 12:1-6 -- Fourth Sunday in Lent - C
The church organist and minister were having a cup of coffee in the church staff lounge.
The son had been awful... -- Isaiah 12:1-6 -- Fourth Sunday in Lent - C
The son had been awful, no doubt about it. He had upset the whole family with unnecessary demands.
Dwight L. Moody's favorite verse... -- Isaiah 12:1-6 -- Fourth Sunday in Lent - C
Dwight L.
I remember reading a great... -- Isaiah 12:1-6 -- Fourth Sunday in Lent - C
I remember reading a great theologian of our century who said that the Creed should be always sung.
Do you know someone who... -- Isaiah 12:1-6 -- Fourth Sunday in Lent - C
Do you know someone who has studied the Christian faith, knows all the proper answers to the ways of
The normally calm blue sky... -- Isaiah 12:1-6 -- Fourth Sunday in Lent - C
The normally calm blue sky can, at times, become angrily dark and boom with peals of thunder and cra
Nothing brings praise to our... -- Isaiah 12:1-6 -- Fourth Sunday in Lent - C
Nothing brings praise to our lips like a crisis that has been resolved!

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Is There Life After Christmas? -- Isaiah 12:1-6 -- Erskine White -- 1993
During his tenure as head football coach at the University of Arkansas, Lou Holtz once had his team
STEP TWO - HOPE -- Isaiah 12:1-6, 2 Corinthians 12:7-10, Mark 10:46-52 -- John A. Terry -- 1992
Step two.
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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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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.
Robert A. Noblett
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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