Monthly Archives: October 2014

Proper 25a 2014: A promise

Deuteronomy 34:1-12 Psalm 90: 1-6, 13-17 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8 Matthew 22:34-46 There are 613 commandments in the Torah, strictly speaking, the first five books of the bible. These commandments/laws are called “halakhah,”(ha low ha) and they govern how to function … Continue reading

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A MS kind of day

I don’t know that this post actually has a title; what do you name something when you are trying to be descriptive, but not give away the wonderful truth contained in its words?  So I have named this one “A … Continue reading

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Proper 24a 2014: Seeing God?

Exodus 33:12-23 Psalm 99 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 Matthew 22:15-22 It isn’t going very well in the desert. The people, anxious for and weary of waiting for Moses’ return, have melted their jewelry in a fire. Aaron reaches into the fire … Continue reading

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Proper 23a 2014: What are you wearing to the party?

Philippians 4:1-9                      Matthew 22:1-14 Some days a preacher might feel better about pulling the covers over her head and going back to sleep. To one who is called to preach the gospel, good news, it is far from delightful to … Continue reading

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Proper 22a 2014: Inside, Outside, Upside down

Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20; Psalm 19; Philippians 3:4b-14; Matthew 21:33-46 “Inside, outside, upside down” What do you think of our worship today? Somebody moved the furniture! Somebody wrote all over the bulletin! Wait until you see what’s coming next … … Continue reading

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