Grace
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Grace

Pentecost 2 Isaiah 65:1-2 65 I was ready to be sought by those who did not ask for me; I was ready to be found by those who did not seek me. I said, “Here I am, here I am,” to a nation that was not called by my name. 2 I spread out my hands all the day to...

The Holy Trinity
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The Holy Trinity

Holy Trinity Acts 2:14a,22–36 14 But Peter, standing with the eleven, lifted up his voice and addressed them: 22 “Men of Israel, hear these words: Jesus of Nazareth, a man attested to you by God with mighty works and wonders and signs that God did through him in your midst, as you yourselves know— 23 this Jesus, delivered up according to the definite plan and foreknowledge of...

The World’s Best Counselor
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The World’s Best Counselor

Day of Pentecost John 14:23–31 23 Jesus answered him, “If anyone loves me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him. 24 Whoever does not love me does not keep my words. And the word that you hear is not mine but the Father’s who sent me. 25 “These things...

God’s Stewards: Singular yet Plural
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God’s Stewards: Singular yet Plural

26th Sunday After Pentecost Stewardship 4 November 18, 2018 I Peter 4:8–11 8 Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins. 9 Show hospitality to one another without grumbling. 10 As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace: 11 whoever speaks, as one who speaks oracles of God;...

God’s Stewards: Saints and Sinners
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God’s Stewards: Saints and Sinners

25th Sunday After Pentecost Stewardship 3 November 11, 2018 Ephesians 3:17–21 >  so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith—that you, being rooted and grounded in love, may have strength to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ...

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...