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How Can One Be Three? -- John 3:1-17 -- Michael D. Wuchter -- 2009
Jesus spoke to Nicodemus about the interactive Spirit of God the creator.
Betting On Foolish Pleasure -- Matthew 7:21-29 -- Michael D. Wuchter -- 2009
"Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one wh
What's In Your Wallet? -- Isaiah 44:21-25, 2 Corinthians 4:5-12, Mark 2:23-28 -- Michael D. Wuchter -- 2009
Out of darkness the light shall shine! God's glory shining in the face of Christ.
The Earth Is The Lord's -- Genesis 2:15 -- Michael D. Wuchter -- 2009
... the world and all that is in it is mine. -- Psalm 50:12b
Acceptance, Forgiveness, And Camping -- Romans 8:18-23 -- Michael D. Wuchter -- 2009
Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.
Coney Island -- Luke 11:1-13 -- Michael D. Wuchter -- 2009
He was praying in a certain place, and after he had finished, one of his disciples said to him, "
Dealing With Our Fears -- John 6:1-21 -- Michael D. Wuchter -- 2009
After this Jesus went to the other side of the Sea of Galilee, also called the Sea of Tiberias.
Gardens -- Genesis 11:1-9, Acts 2:1-21, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 -- Michael D. Wuchter -- 2009
Now the whole earth had one language and the same words.
Zoom Lens -- Mark 6:14-29 -- Michael D. Wuchter -- 2009
King Herod heard of it, for Jesus' name had become known.
Bread Of Life -- John 6:24-35 -- Michael D. Wuchter -- 2009
Do not spend your whole life working for, striving for, dreaming about food that will perish, but
Forgiveness -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Michael D. Wuchter -- 2009
Then Peter came and said to him, "Lord, if another member of the church sins against me, how ofte
Namibia -- Matthew 16:13-20 -- Michael D. Wuchter -- 2009
Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, "Who do peopl
Living And Dying -- 2 Chronicles 24:17-22 -- Michael D. Wuchter -- 2006
For we have heard him say that this Jesus of Nazareth will destroy this place and will change the
Light And Darkness -- Isaiah 60:1-6, Matthew 2:1-12 -- Michael D. Wuchter -- 2006
And the light pierced the darkness of it all, of it all -- the Epiphany of our Lord.
Epiphany Hiking -- Isaiah 42:1-9, Matthew 3:13-17 -- Michael D. Wuchter -- 2006
And when Jesus had been baptized, just as he came up from the water, suddenly the heavens were op
Dream And Reality -- Michael D. Wuchter -- 2006
How can one best understand Dr. King? What was it that formed and empowered him?
Mary, The Mother Of Jesus -- Luke 1:39-45 (46-55) -- Michael D. Wuchter -- 2006
And Mary said, "My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior."
Scandal Of The Cross -- John 12:20-23, 1 Corinthians 1:18-24 -- Michael D. Wuchter -- 2006
In the gospel reading in John, the author portrays the anticipation and struggle within the person o
Faithful, Not Successful -- Matthew 9:9-13, Ephesians 2:4-10 -- Michael D. Wuchter -- 2006
Today is a day in the church year that is set aside to remember and commemorate the early church apo
Angels And Aliens -- Luke 10:17-20, Revelation 12:7-12 -- Michael D. Wuchter -- 2006
Like some giant, mystical flock of snow geese stopping momentarily in their fall flight to the south
Unity That Transcends -- Luke 22:14-17 -- Michael D. Wuchter -- 2006
The World Council of Churches and other interdenominational and international church groupings have
The Radiating Reformation -- John 8:31-36, Romans 3:19-28 -- Michael D. Wuchter -- 2006
The assigned lesson reading from Romans for this festival worship includes these comments by Saint P
Psalm 46 And Reformation Today -- Psalm 46 -- Michael D. Wuchter -- 2006
Chaos breaking into life, from creation to now -- today's psalmody was Psalm 46.

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Zoom Lens -- Mark 6:14-29 -- Michael D. Wuchter -- 2009
King Herod heard of it, for Jesus' name had become known.
Coney Island -- Luke 11:1-13 -- Michael D. Wuchter -- 2009
He was praying in a certain place, and after he had finished, one of his disciples said to him, "
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