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Commentary

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Retrospect and prospect -- Numbers 6:22-27, Galatians 4:4-7, Luke 2:15-21 -- 1995
The shepherds return to their flocks and the tasks of shepherding.

Children's Liturgy and Story

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Mr. Skillett And Mrs. Round Make Changes -- Luke 2:15-21 -- Janice B. Scott -- First Sunday after Christmas Day - B
Call to Worship: In our worship today, let us praise and glorify God for all we

Children's Story

The Village Shepherd

God's Messenger -- Luke 2:15-21 -- Janice B. Scott -- First Sunday after Christmas Day - B
"Oi!" said the angel.

Illustration

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Sending a representative is one... -- Luke 2:15-21 -- New Year's Day - B -- 2000
Sending a representative is one thing. Showing up in person is quite another.
Five doctors went duck hunting... -- Luke 2:15-21 -- New Year's Day - B -- 2000
Five doctors went duck hunting one day.
John MacQuarrie is one of... -- Luke 2:15-21 -- New Year's Day - B -- 2000
John MacQuarrie is one of the great theologians and lecturers of the twentieth century.
The shepherds were an important... -- Luke 2:15-21 -- 1999
The shepherds were an important group of folks to Luke.
Anna and Pepe rejoiced over... -- Luke 2:15-21 -- 1999
Anna and Pepe rejoiced over the birth of their youngest child.
Christmas is about news happening... -- Luke 2:15-21 -- 1999
Christmas is about news happening and how we respond to what we hear and see, like the shepherds who
Many young children have treasure... -- Luke 2:15-21 -- 1995
Many young children have treasure boxes filled with little bits of string, pretty stones, birds' nes
Names given to Native-American... -- Luke 2:15-21 -- 1995
Names given to Native-American children are almost always very carefully selected by parents and eld
The young couple were excited... -- Luke 2:15-21 -- 1995
The young couple were excited about their pregnancy.
A Yankelovich survey published in... -- Luke 2:15-21 -- 1995
A Yankelovich survey published in Emerging Trends in January 1994 reported that 69% of American adul
In the movie, Karate Kid... -- Luke 2:15-21
In the movie, Karate Kid, Part II, the old instructor has just allowed the arrogant instructo

Intercession

The Village Shepherd

Prince Of Peace... -- Luke 2:15-21 -- Janice B. Scott -- First Sunday after Christmas Day - B
Prayers usually include these concerns and may follow this sequence:

Sermon

The Village Shepherd

Encounters With Jesus -- Luke 2:15-21 -- Janice B. Scott -- First Sunday after Christmas Day - B
In 2000, I visited the Holy Land.

Worship

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The power of God's name -- Numbers 6:22-27, Philippians 2:9-13, Luke 2:15-21, Psalm 67 -- Paul A. Laughlin -- 1989
Exegetical note: The famous tripartite (so-called "Aaronic" or "Priestly") blessing in this passage
Holy Name of Jesus -- Psalm 67, Numbers 6:22-27, Philippians 2:9-13, Luke 2:15-21 -- Norman A. Beck -- 1986
For some people there is great joy in the selection of the name for their child.
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