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Commentary

Emphasis Preaching Journal

Right Response -- Acts 15:1-2, 22, 27, Revelation 21:10, 22-27, John 14:23-29 -- Ascension of the Lord - C

Just what does God expect of us?
Christian community -- Acts 15:1-2, 22-29, Revelation 21:10, 22-27, John 14:23-29 -- Ascension of the Lord - C
Here we see community formation in action.

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Do you like the smell... -- Revelation 21:10, 22-27 -- Ascension of the Lord - C
Do you like the smell of new things? The upholstery in a new car. The paint of a new house.
Robert Louis Stevenson tells of... -- Revelation 21:10, 22-27 -- Ascension of the Lord - C
Robert Louis Stevenson tells of a delightful memory he had of a summer spent in northern Scotland wh
In San Francisco, California, St... -- Revelation 21:10, 22-27 -- Ascension of the Lord - C
In San Francisco, California, St.
The picture of a dwelling... -- Revelation 21:10, 22-27 -- Ascension of the Lord - C
The picture of a dwelling place not sustained by human or celestial luminescence, not dependent upon
How many times we encounter... -- Revelation 21:10, 22-27 -- Ascension of the Lord - C
How many times we encounter people who have all but lost hope.

Prayer

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SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER -- Acts 15:1-2, 22-29, Psalm 67, Revelation 21:10, 22-27, John 14:23-29 -- B. David Hostetter -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C -- 1985
CALL TO WORSHIP

Preaching

SermonStudio

Sixth Sunday Of Easter -- Acts 15:1-2, 22-29, Revelation 21:10, 22-27, John 14:23-29 -- George M. Bass -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C -- 1991
The Church Year Theological Clue
Sixth Sunday Of Easter -- Acts 15:1-2, 22-29, Revelation 21:10, 22-27, John 14:23-29 -- George M. Bass -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C -- 1991
The Church Year Theological Clue
Easter 6 -- Acts 15:1-2, 22-29, Revelation 21:10, 22-27, John 14:23-29 -- Perry H. Biddle, Jr. -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C -- 1988
Comments on the Lessons
Easter 6 -- Acts 15:1-2, 22-29, Acts 14:8-18, Revelation 21:10, 22-27, John 14:23-29 -- John R. Brokhoff -- Sixth Sunday of Easter - C -- 1985
The Lessons

Acts 15:1-2, 22-29 (C, RC)

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“...for power came out of him and healed all of them.” (v. 19b)

Good morning wonderful children,

Thanks for joining me. I am so happy to see you and to talk to you today. Are you ready for a special message I have just for you? (children respond)  Here we go.

Ever heard the word bless?  Like “you are blessed” or “you are my blessing?”(children respond) To be blessed is like goodness coming to you. To be blessed is like getting a gift that makes you happy.

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A Messianic Message?
by David O. Bales
Luke 6:17-26

The Village Shepherd

Janice B. Scott
We tend to think of Saints as special holy people who are perhaps not quite real. But in this reading, Jesus makes it clear that those who are very ordinary because they are poor, or hungry, or sad, or otherwise disadvantaged in some way, are especially blessed. This is a story about Casper, who spoke in fun but found his words were taken rather seriously.

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Cynthia E. Cowen
"Louise, can you and Pastor Hal come to Thanksgiving dinner at our house this Friday? I have this really, really big turkey, and I don't want a ton of leftovers," Tracy implored her friend.

"Well, I'd love to, but we always invite a widower, Andy Vespa, each Thanksgiving. I don't want him to be by himself with his pork and beans. Of course, Steve and Vicki will be here, too," Louise replied. "Andy's always been a part of this family gathering."

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