“The Dawning of a New Day”
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“The Dawning of a New Day”

Pentecost 23 Malachi 4:1–6 The Great Day of the Lord 4 1 “For behold, the day is coming, burning like an oven, when all the arrogant and all evildoers will be stubble. The day that is coming shall set them ablaze, says the Lord of hosts, so that it will leave them neither root nor branch. 2 But for you who fear...

“Children of the Resurrection”
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“Children of the Resurrection”

Pentecost 22 Luke 20:27–40 Sadducees Ask About the Resurrection 27 There came to him some Sadducees, those who deny that there is a resurrection, 28 and they asked him a question, saying, “Teacher, Moses wrote for us that if a man’s brother dies, having a wife but no children, the man must take the widow and raise up offspring for his brother. 29 Now...

“Four Words on Stewardship”  “Hearing”
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“Four Words on Stewardship” “Hearing”

Pentecost 21 Stewardship – Hearing Matthew 11:12-19 12 From the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven has suffered violence, and the violent take it by force. 13 For all the Prophets and the Law prophesied until John, 14 and if you are willing to accept it, he is Elijah who is to come. 15 He who has ears to hear, let him hear....

“Four Words on Stewardship”  “Humility”
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“Four Words on Stewardship” “Humility”

Pentecost 20 Stewardship – Humility Luke 18:9-17 The Pharisee and the Tax Collector 9 He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and treated others with contempt: 10 “Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. 11 The Pharisee, standing by himself, prayed thus: ‘God, I thank you that...

“Four Words on Stewardship” “Persistence”
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“Four Words on Stewardship” “Persistence”

Pentecost 19 Stewardship – Persistence Luke 18:1-8 The Parable of the Persistent Widow 18 And he told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart. 2 He said, “In a certain city there was a judge who neither feared God nor respected man. 3 And there was a widow in that city who kept coming to him and...

Moving Mulberry Trees
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Moving Mulberry Trees

Pentecost 18 LWML Sunday Luke 17:6 Increase Our Faith 5 The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!” 6 And the Lord said, “If you had faith like a grain of mustard seed, you could say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and planted in the sea,’ and it would obey you.

Repentance and Rejoicing
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Repentance and Rejoicing

Pentecost 14 Luke 15:1–10 The Parable of the Lost Sheep 15 Now the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear him. 2 And the Pharisees and the scribes grumbled, saying, “This man receives sinners and eats with them.” 3 So he told them this parable: 4 “What man of you, having a hundred sheep, if he has lost one of them, does not...

Friend, move up higher
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Friend, move up higher

Pentecost 12 Luke 14:10-11 10 But when you are invited, go and sit in the lowest place, so that when your host comes he may say to you, ‘Friend, move up higher.’ Then you will be honored in the presence of all who sit at table with you. 11 For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself...