Who’s the Honky?
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Who’s the Honky?

THE SIXTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST SEPTEMBER 29, 2019 LUKE 16: 19-31 “There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and lived in luxury every day. At his gate was laid a beggar named Lazarus, covered with sores and longing to eat what fell from the rich man’s table. Even the...

Caring for All of the Flock
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Caring for All of the Flock

FOURTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST SEPTEMBER 15, 2019 LUKE 15: 1-10 Now the tax collectors and sinners were all gathering around to hear Jesus. But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law muttered, “This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.” Then Jesus told them this parable: “Suppose one of you has a hundred sheep...

Stand Tall
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Stand Tall

THE ELEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST AUGUST 25, 2019 LUKE 13: 10-17 On a Sabbath Jesus was teaching in one of the synagogues, and a woman was there who had been crippled by a spirit for eighteen years. She was bent over and could not straighten up at all. When Jesus saw her, he called her...

There’s No Such Thing As A Baby
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There’s No Such Thing As A Baby

THE EIGHTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST AUGUST 4, 2019 LUKE 12: 13-21 Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.” Jesus replied, “Man, who appointed me a judge or an arbiter between you?” Then he said to them, “Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds...

Peace or Mind
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Peace or Mind

THE SEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST JULY 28, 2019 LUKE 11: 1-13 One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.” He said to them, “When you pray, say: “‘Father, hallowed be your name, your...

Keep It Simple
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Keep It Simple

THE FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST JULY 14, 2019 LUKE 10: 25-37 On one occasion an expert in the law stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he asked, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” “What is written in the Law?” he replied. “How do you read it?” He answered, “‘Love the Lord your God...

Undressed
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Undressed

THE FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST JULY 7, 2019 LUKE 10: 1-12 After this the Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them on ahead of him, two by two, into every town and place where he himself was about to go. And he said to them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore....

No More Big Buts
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No More Big Buts

THIRD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST JUNE 20, 2019 LUKE 9: 51-62 As the time approached for him to be taken up to heaven, Jesus resolutely set out for Jerusalem. And he sent messengers on ahead, who went into a Samaritan village to get things ready for him; but the people there did not welcome him, because...

Does It Make a Difference?
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Does It Make a Difference?

SECOND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST JUNE 23, 2019 GALATIANS 3: 23-29 Now before faith came, we were imprisoned and guarded under the law until faith would be revealed. Therefore, the law was our disciplinarian until Christ came, so that we might be justified by faith. But now that faith has come, we are no longer subject...

Seeing Spiritually
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Seeing Spiritually

DAY OF PENTECOST JUNE 9, 2019 ROMANS 8: 14-17 For all who are led by the Spirit of God are children of God. For you did not receive a spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received a spirit of adoption. When we cry, “Abba! Father!” it is that very Spirit...