God’s Stewards: Managers, Not Owners
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God’s Stewards: Managers, Not Owners

22nd Sunday After Pentecost Stewardship 2 October 21, 2018 1 Chronicles 29:1–3, 6, 9–18 Offerings for the Temple >  1 And David the king said to all the assembly, “Solomon my son, whom alone God has chosen, is young and inexperienced, and the work is great, for the palace will not be for man but for the Lord God. 2 So I have...

God’s Stewards Are God’s Stewards
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God’s Stewards Are God’s Stewards

21st Sunday After Pentecost Stewardship 1 October 14, 2018 2 Corinthians 5:14–21 The Ministry of Reconciliation >  Therefore, knowing the fear of the Lord, we persuade others. But what we are is known to God, and I hope it is known also to your conscience. We are not commending ourselves to you again but giving...

The Rest We Share
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The Rest We Share

20th Sunday After Pentecost LWML Sunday October 7, 2018 Psalm 62:1-8 My Soul Waits for God Alone To the choirmaster: according to Jedduthun. A Psalm of David For God alone my soul waits in silence; from him comes my salvation. He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be greatly...

The Prayer of a Righteous Person
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The Prayer of a Righteous Person

19th Sunday After Pentecost September 30, 2018 James 5:13-20 The Prayer of Faith >  Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise. Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of...

Blindsided
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Blindsided

18th Sunday After Pentecost September 23, 2018 Jeremiah 11:18–20 The LORD made it known to me and I knew; >  then you showed me their deeds. But I was like a gentle lamb >  led to the slaughter. I did not know it was against me >  they devised schemes, saying, “Let us destroy the...

He Who Vindicates Is Near
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He Who Vindicates Is Near

17th Sunday After Pentecost September 16, 2018 Isaiah 50:4–10 The Lord GOD has given me the tongue of those who are taught, that I may know how to sustain with a word him who is weary. Morning by morning he awakens; he awakens my ear to hear as those who are taught. The Lord GOD has...

Hear, O Israel. Hear, O Church. More than a simple command
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Hear, O Israel. Hear, O Church. More than a simple command

16th Sunday After Pentecost Education Sunday September 9, 2018 Deuteronomy 6:4-15 >  “Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one. You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. And these words that I command you today shall be on...

Strength Comes from the Lord
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Strength Comes from the Lord

15th Sunday After Pentecost September 2, 2018 Ephesians 6:10-20 The Whole Armor of God >  Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh...

Hearts That Belong to Him
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Hearts That Belong to Him

14th Sunday After Pentecost August 26, 2018 Mark 7:1–13 Traditions and Commandments >  Now when the Pharisees gathered to him, with some of the scribes who had come from Jerusalem, they saw that some of his disciples ate with hands that were defiled, that is, unwashed. (For the Pharisees and all the Jews do not...

Lord, to whom shall we go?
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Lord, to whom shall we go?

13th Sunday After Pentecost August 19, 2018 John 6:51–69 I am the living bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever. And the bread that I will give for the life of the world is my flesh.” >  The Jews then disputed among themselves, saying, “How can...