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Lent -- Genesis 9:8-17, 1 Peter 3:18-22, Mark 1:9-15 -- First Sunday in Lent - B
Surely most readers know that the original meaning of the word "Lent" is associated with springtime
A watery grave -- Mark 1:9-15, 1 Peter 3:18-22, Genesis 9:8-17 -- David Kalas -- First Sunday in Lent - B
A photograph of the earth from outer space reveals how much of our world is water.

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Jim's open-heart surgery was... -- Mark 1:9-15 -- First Sunday in Lent - B -- 2000
Jim's open-heart surgery was a month away. It was a time of preparation and anxiety.
One way to understand Jesus... -- Mark 1:9-15 -- First Sunday in Lent - B -- 1997
One way to understand Jesus` temptation, and our own, is to say that the Evil One wants to change so
The Scriptures of Mark 1... -- Mark 1:9-15 -- First Sunday in Lent - B -- 1991
The Scriptures of Mark 1 are frequently used to describe the three steps of ministry: baptism, or an
Many years ago the rulers... -- Mark 1:9-15 -- First Sunday in Lent - B -- 1991
Many years ago the rulers of China built a great wall to keep the barbaric hordes of the north from
Alice was one of the... -- Mark 1:9-15 -- First Sunday in Lent - B
Alice was one of the many shut-ins in the church. She was 82 years old.
Tradition has it that George... -- Mark 1:9-15 -- First Sunday in Lent - B
Tradition has it that George Friderick Handel was so overwhelmed and awed by his reading of the book
In the space of seven... -- Mark 1:9-15 -- First Sunday in Lent - B
In the space of seven verses Jesus is baptized, temped by Satan, hears of John the Baptist's death,
A pastor in Texas tells... -- Mark 1:9-15 -- First Sunday in Lent - B
A pastor in Texas tells about a spiritual reality that affects most Christians.
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