Monthly Archives: June 2014

June 21, 2014

Matthew 12:15-21 Last month, Meriam Yehya Ibrahim, a 27-year old Sudanese Christian woman was sentenced to death, accused of renouncing the Islamic faith. Meriam was given the option to recant her Christian faith and “live,” but she never did. The … Continue reading

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June 20, 2014

Matthew 12:1-14 “Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?” That is a real question! I just left the church after the police searched from top to bottom to find the mystery person who was lurking around the building while … Continue reading

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June 19, 2014

Proverbs 7:1-27 As I was reading today’s lesson from Proverbs, I could not help but remember the wisdom imparted to us boys by both my father and his father. One of grandfather’s favorite sayings was, “If you don’t keep it … Continue reading

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June 18, 2014

1 John 5:1-12 While in college, I knew an outstanding athlete who was faithful about his conditioning and preparation for competition. He was committed to putting in more time, effort, and practice than his competitors. That is how he approached … Continue reading

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June 17, 2014

Proverbs 4:1-27 The central theme of Proverbs is: “The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight.” (Prov 9:10) In Proverbs 4, the father calls for his child to be … Continue reading

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Trinity-A Sermon Audio

June 15, 2014 – Trinity, Year A “Trinity Sunday sermon,” Rev. Janice Kelly, preached at Saint John’s Lutheran Church, Asheboro, NC “God Creates, Redeems, and Makes Holy,” Pr. Dieter Punt “Multiple Oneness,” Pr. Mark Ryman, preached at Zion Lutheran Church, St. Marys, OH “That’s … Continue reading

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June 16, 2014

Matthew 11:1-6 Times of intense waiting often take place at night. I remember the night our oldest was born; the waiting was intense. Now when she is home from college, we as parents lay awake waiting, hoping to hear the … Continue reading

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June 15, 2014

Job 38:1-11; 42:1-5; Revelation 19:4-16 What do Job and Revelation have in common? In both cases symbolic language is used to reveal the majesty of our God! When Job questions God on why his life is literally falling apart in … Continue reading

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June 14, 2014

Ezekiel 47:1-12; 1 John 3:11-18; Matthew 10:34-42God leads Ezekiel to the entrance of the temple, showing him a stream flowing from the altar due East into the Dead Sea, transforming it into a life-filled body of water. Trees line the … Continue reading

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