Entitled to What?
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Entitled to What?

THE SIXTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST MATTHEW 20: 1-16 “For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire workers for his vineyard. He agreed to pay them a denarius[a] for the day and sent them into his vineyard. “About nine in the morning he went out and...

The Flow
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The Flow

THE FIFTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST MATTHEW 18: 21-35 Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?” Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times. “Therefore, the kingdom of heaven is like a king who...

Positive Practical Spiritual Practice
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Positive Practical Spiritual Practice

THE FIFTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST ROMANS 13: 8-14 Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for whoever loves others has fulfilled the law. The commandments, “You shall not commit adultery,” “You shall not murder,” “You shall not steal,” “You shall not covet,” and whatever other command there may be,...

The Great Reversal
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The Great Reversal

AUGUST 30, 2020 MATTHEW 16: 21-28 From that time on Jesus began to explain to his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things at the hands of the elders, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, and that he must be killed and on the third day be raised...

Return to Love
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Return to Love

THE THIRTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST MATTHEW 16: 13-20 When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say the Son of Man is?” They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” “But what about you?” he asked....

Canaanite Lives Matter
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Canaanite Lives Matter

THE ELEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST MATTHEW 15: 21-28 Leaving that place, Jesus withdrew to the region of Tyre and Sidon. A Canaanite woman from that vicinity came to him, crying out, “Lord, Son of David, have mercy on me! My daughter is demon-possessed and suffering terribly.” Jesus did not answer a word. So his disciples...

The Journey of the Hero/Heroine
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The Journey of the Hero/Heroine

AUGUST 9, 2020 MATTHEW 14: 22-33 Immediately Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead of him to the other side, while he dismissed the crowd. After he had dismissed them, he went up on a mountainside by himself to pray. Later that night, he was there alone, and the boat...

An Abundant Mindset
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An Abundant Mindset

THE NINTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST MATTHEW 14: 13-21 When Jesus heard what had happened, he withdrew by boat privately to a solitary place. Hearing of this, the crowds followed him on foot from the towns. When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them and healed their sick. As evening approached,...

Growing Up Spiritually
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Growing Up Spiritually

Today’s theme is about growing up and becoming mature in our faith and spirituality. Stick around after worship for a moving, uplifting organ concert by our own Ed Kapsha. Click here to watch the service.

Blessed Weeds
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Blessed Weeds

THE SEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST JULY 19, 2020 MATTHEW 13: 24-30 Jesus told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field. But while everyone was sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, and went away. When the wheat sprouted and formed heads,...