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Seeking rest.

Pentecost 5 – St. Matthew 11:25-30

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Happy Birthday!

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Filled with new wine

Pentecost – Act 2:1-21 With a mighty rushing wind, and the appearance of divided tongues of fire, the apostles are filled with the Holy Spirt and are now capable of speaking in other languages.  This is the promised helper that … Continue reading

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A city of idols

Easter 6  Acts 17:16-31 Paul, standing in the middle of Athens, notices that the city is full of idols; which is about as profound an observation as saying that you went into a bar and noticed a lot of people … Continue reading

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A word to the Shepherds

Circuit 13 & 15 Joint Winkel – St. John 10:1-10 In my fourth year of seminary, Dr. Warneck, gave us his infamous handout the first day of his Pastoral Theology class, which probably totaled half a ream of paper; nearly … Continue reading

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Strangers in the night

Easter 3 – St. Luke 24:13-35 Who are the two Emmaus disciples? Our text sort of identifies them as Cleopas and Simon; but that only begs the next question as to who are they? And why are they leaving Jerusalem?  … Continue reading

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Worthy to suffer

Easter 2 – Acts 5:29-42

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