Unstoppable

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Proper 22: Gospel, Matthew 21:33-46                                           Matthew 21:33-46 One of those stories. You know. The kind Jesus tells to make a point that His disciples...

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Just Read It

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Proper 22: Epistle, Philippians 3:4b-14                                    Philippians 3:4b-14 Paul begins this text by highlighting all the things that one might believe scored him points with the...

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Beware Apathy

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Proper 22: Old Testament, Isaiah 5:1-7                                   Isaiah 5:1-7 Vines, leaves, grapes, and such. Often this is a picture of God’s people in the Old Testament. God had a...

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Classic Jesus

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Proper 21: Gospel, Matthew 21:23-27                                        Matthew 21:23-27 Oh I do love this particular exchange between Jesus and His detractors. The first thing to consider is...

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Shine

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Proper 21: Epistle, Philippians 2:1-4, 14-18                             Philippians 2:1-4, 14-18 Oh, those Pauline exhortations. Those heaven-sent instructions on living in the world. Empowered as we are by the Holy...

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Questioning

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Proper 21: Old Testament, Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32                 Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32 It is a common thing in the Scriptures to find God’s people questioning the wisdom, plans and actions of the Lord. In our text above the issue is coming to...

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God’s Love Not My Labor

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Proper 20: Gospel, Matthew 20:1-16                                   Matthew 20:1-16 Do me a favor. Read the story that Jesus shares in the gospel text above and see if you don’t have the least bit...

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Christ and Courage

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Proper 20: Epistle, Philippians 1:12-14, 19-30                    Philippians 1:12-14, 19-30 I marvel, and I imagine you might as well, at the accounts of Paul and the other early Christians in regard to their courage. Beatings, neglect...

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Abundantly

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Proper 20: Old Testament, Isaiah 55:6-9                             Isaiah 55:6-9 One of those passages. One of those that causes me to stop and nearly gasp. Full and overflowing with good news is this announcement by...

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Keep At It

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Proper 19: Gospel, Matthew 18: 21-35                                     Matthew 18: 21-35 This week’s gospel lesson. Forgive. And keep right on forgiving. Why? Because God, the Lord has...

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