Like Everything Jesus Does, the Calling of Peter is for Us.
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Like Everything Jesus Does, the Calling of Peter is for Us.

Epiphany 5  Luke 5:1-11 Jesus Calls the First Disciples 5 1 On one occasion, while the crowd was pressing in on him to hear the word of God, he was standing by the lake of Gennesaret, 2 and he saw two boats by the lake, but the fishermen had gone out of them and were washing their nets. 3 Getting into one...

God’s Stewards: In the World but Not of the World
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God’s Stewards: In the World but Not of the World

Epiphany 4: Stewardship 5  John 17:15-18 15 I do not ask that you take them out of the world, but that you keep them from the evil one. 16 They are not of the world, just as I am not of the world. 17 Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth. 18 As you sent me into the world, so I have sent them into the world.

Real Joy in Jesus’ Presence
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Real Joy in Jesus’ Presence

Epiphany 3: National Lutheran Schools Week  Psalm 16:11 11  You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.

Hope For Life
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Hope For Life

Epiphany 2: Life Sunday  1 Peter 3:15-22 15 but in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect, 16 having a good conscience, so that, when you are slandered, those who revile your good...

Fear Knots and Fear Nots
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Fear Knots and Fear Nots

Epiphany 1: Baptism of our Lord  Isaiah 43:1–7 Israel’s Only Savior 43 1 But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. 2 When you pass through the waters, I will be with...

What Gifts Shall We Bring?
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What Gifts Shall We Bring?

Epiphany Matthew 2:10-11 10 When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy. 11 And going into the house, they saw the child with Mary his mother, and they fell down and worshiped him. Then, opening their treasures, they offered him gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh.

Gospel Miracles
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Gospel Miracles

Fourth Sunday in Advent December 23, 2018 Luke 1:39-56 Mary Visits Elizabeth 39 In those days Mary arose and went with haste into the hill country, to a town in Judah, 40 and she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth. 41 And when Elizabeth heard the greeting of Mary, the baby leaped in her womb. And Elizabeth was filled with...

Christian Expectations
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Christian Expectations

Third Sunday in Advent December 16, 2018 Luke 7:18–28 Messengers from John the Baptist >  18 The disciples of John reported all these things to him. And John, 19 calling two of his disciples to him, sent them to the Lord, saying, “Are you the one who is to come, or shall we look for another?” 20 And when the men had...

Change: It’s Not You; It’s Me
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Change: It’s Not You; It’s Me

Second Sunday in Advent December 9, 2018 Malachi 3:1–7b 1 “Behold, I send my messenger, and he will prepare the way before me. And the Lord whom you seek will suddenly come to his temple; and the messenger of the covenant in whom you delight, behold, he is coming, says the Lord of hosts. 2 But who can endure the day of his coming,...

Advent Meaning
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Advent Meaning

First Sunday in Advent December 2, 2018 Luke 19:28-40 The Triumphal Entry 28 And when he had said these things, he went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem. 29 When he drew near to Bethphage and Bethany, at the mount that is called Olivet, he sent two of the disciples, 30 saying, “Go into the village in front of you, where on entering you will find...