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Despite being a prisoner of... -- 2 Timothy 2:8-15 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - C -- 1998
Despite being a prisoner of Rome, Paul was free to proclaim the true gospel of the risen Lord.
The Mosaic law clearly states... -- 2 Timothy 1:1-14 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - C -- 1998
The Mosaic law clearly states that "anyone hung on a tree is under God's curse" (Deuteronomy 21:23).
Once, in the 1970s, I... -- Habakkuk 1:2-3; 2:2-4 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - C
Once, in the 1970s, I had the humbling opportunity to hear Connie ten Boom tell of her experiences i
On their way home from... -- 2 Timothy 1:1-14 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - C
On their way home from church a family stopped at Burger King to get something to eat.
Seek good, not evil, that... -- Amos 5:6-7, 10-15 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - C
"Seek good, not evil, that you may live.
The psychology class was one... -- 2 Timothy 1:1-14 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - C
The psychology class was one of Lee's favorites.
Every observant and compassionate person... -- Habakkuk 1:2-3; 2:2-4 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - C
Every observant and compassionate person grapples with questions like these:
It's amazing what we can... -- 2 Timothy 1:1-14 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - C
It's amazing what we can do for God when we are inwardly empowered to do it.
An assistant manager of a... -- Habakkuk 1:2-3; 2:2-4 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - C
An assistant manager of a department store saw a boy standing at the bottom of the escalator.
The congregation leaders decided to... -- Luke 17:5-10 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - C
The congregation leaders decided to have a special award to honor a member who had been particularly
Sally was writing her letter... -- Luke 17:5-10 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - C
Sally was writing her letter of resignation. "I hereby resign from any and all
Ernest Hemingway's masterpiece, The... -- Luke 17:5-10 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - C
Ernest Hemingway's masterpiece, The Old Man and the Sea, is a soliloquy on the tenacity of th
David Hume was once asked... -- Habakkuk 1:2-3; 2:2-4 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - C
David Hume was once asked what he thought was the major purpose of legislation.
In a few days we... -- 2 Timothy 1:1-14 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - C
In a few days we will be celebrating Christopher Columbus' great discovery.
I have heard of that... -- 2 Timothy 1:14 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - C
"I have heard of that country -- It is like hell. All it lacks is water and good society."
Miracle at PhiladelphiaI... -- 2 Timothy 1:14 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - C
Miracle at Philadelphia is the exciting account of the remarkable achievement of the writing
David Livingstone, working his way... -- 2 Timothy 1:14 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - C
David Livingstone, working his way through the swamps of Africa, began to worry about how to cross a
Ten-year-old Kamichia Riddle... -- Luke 17:5-10 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - C
Ten-year-old Kamichia Riddle (Fort Worth Star-Telegram, p.
From time to time we... -- Luke 17:5-10 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - C
From time to time we encounter persons who have lived through great troubles.
The children were excited when... -- Luke 17:5-10 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - C
The children were excited when the old ramshackle house in the neighborhood was torn down.
Those of us who were... -- Luke 17:5-10 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - C
Those of us who were mature October 4, 1957, remember how shocked the world was that the Soviets had
In 1986, Maryann was among... -- Micah 1:2; 2:1-10 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - C
In 1986, Maryann was among a group from the United States who traveled to a little village in northe
Suppose a group of 100... -- Luke 17:5-10 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - C
Suppose a group of 100 people were given the task of moving a piece of stone weighing thirteen tons
In the east there was... -- Amos 5:6-7, 10-15 -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - C
In the east there was a people sorely afflicted.

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When God Overdoes It -- Lamentations 1:1-6; 3:19-26, Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2:1-4, Luke 17:5-10, Psalm 137 -- Roger Lovette -- Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 - C
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“When the days drew near for [Jesus] to be taken up, he set his face to go to Jerusalem.” (v. 51)

Good morning boys and girls,

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David Kalas
I have just recently returned from an out-of-town trip, and as I read our selected passages for this week, I find myself reminded of the days leading up to that trip. With a few exceptions, most of the traveling that you and I do is known in advance and planned. And therefore the days leading up to our departure are filled with deliberate preparations.
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2 Kings 2:1-2, 6-14
In an economy like ours that values flexibility, experience and loyalty matter less and less (Alan Wolfe, Moral Freedom: The Search for Virtue in World of Choice, pp.23ff .). The loyalty to legacy is what this story of Elijah and Elisha’s loyalty to the former’s prophetic legacy is all about.

Faith involves this kind of loyalty to roots. What Pope Paul VI once said about the liturgy could be applied to Christian life in general:

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Keeping Your Eyes on Jesus
by Peter Andrew Smith
Luke 9:51-62

“This is unacceptable.” The woman opened the bags Kim handed to her over the food bank’s counter. “My kids are hungry and you expect me to feed them with this stuff?”

Linda peeked out from the back where she was putting bags together.

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Cyril wormed his way through the soil to his brother Toby's side. "Toby," he pleaded, "tell me again what it's like out there."

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I think that we are in a battle for the soul of the church. I'm not just talking about my Presbyterian denomination, although it certainly has its problems. I'm suggesting that we are in a battle for the soul of the whole church in our time.

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