First Sunday of Advent: The Future Belongs to God

Isaiah 2:1-5   The word that Isaiah son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem. In days to come the mountain of the Lord’s houseshall be established as the highest of the mountains, and shall be raised above the hills;all the nations shall stream to it.   Many peoples shall come and say,‘Come, let

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All Saints’ Sunday

Luke 19:1-10 He entered Jericho and was passing through it. A man was there named Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax-collector and was rich. He was trying to see who Jesus was, but on account of the crowd he could not, because he was short in stature. So he ran

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Attached or Abiding?

John 15:1-17   ‘I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine-grower. He removes every branch in me that bears no fruit. Every branch that bears fruit he prunes to make it bear more fruit. You have already been cleansed by the word that I have spoken to you. Abide in me as

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B-I-N-G-O

Jeremiah 31:27-34   The days are surely coming, says the Lord, when I will sow the house of Israel and the house of Judah with the seed of humans and the seed of animals. And just as I have watched over them to pluck up and break down, to overthrow, destroy, and

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The Somedays

Jeremiah 32:1-15 The word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord in the tenth year of King Zedekiah of Judah, which was the eighteenth year of Nebuchadrezzar. At that time the army of the king of Babylon was besieging Jerusalem, and the prophet Jeremiah was confined in the court of the guard that

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Inside Out

Colossians 3:1-17 So if you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth, for you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ

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There’s Always Something to Save

Jeremiah 4:22-28 ‘For my people are foolish, they do not know me;they are stupid children, they have no understanding.They are skilled in doing evil, but do not know how to do good.’ I looked on the earth, and lo, it was waste and void; and to the heavens, and they

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Who Gets to Tell Your Story?

Acts 15:1-21 Then certain individuals came down from Judea and were teaching the brothers, ‘Unless you are circumcised according to the custom of Moses, you cannot be saved.’ And after Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and debate with them, Paul and Barnabas and some of the others were appointed

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Where Is God Today?

Jeremiah 2:4-13 Hear the word of the Lord, O house of Jacob, and all the families of the house of Israel. Thus says the Lord:What wrong did your ancestors find in me that they went far from me,and went after worthless things, and became worthless themselves? They did not say, ‘Where is the Lord who brought

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