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Word One: Hope

Hope is not the end of the spiritual journey.  If there is to be a journey at all, hope comes at the beginning, carrying us through even when all seems lost.

Accompanying scripture references:
Malachi 3:1 – 4
Luke 1:68 – 79
Luke 3:1 – 6

You Are Blessed

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Is it possible that we already saints, made so by God?

Sermon (November 1, 2015): You Are Blessed

Accompanying scripture:
Isaiah 25:6 – 9 
Revelation 21:1-6a
Matthew 5:1 – 12

Roadblocks to the Kingdom

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We run into many roadblocks as we attempt to follow Jesus, and most of them are of the mind and of the will.

Sermon (October 11, 2015): Roadblocks to the Kingdom

Accompanying scripture references:
Amos 5:6 – 7, 10 – 15
Mark 10:17 – 31

Touched By God

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The visit of Pope Francis shows how deeply people long to be touched by God. Testimony offered by David Bleich.

Sermon (September 27, 2015): Touched by God

Accompanying scripture readings:
James 5:13-20
Luke 8:43 – 48

Love, Actually

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God’s presence comes to us through ordinary human experiences.

Sermon (August 30, 2015): Love, Actually

Accompanying scripture references:
Song of Solomon 2:8 – 13, Mark 7:1 – 8, 14 – 15, 21 – 23 

Do You Also Want to Leave?

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Sermon (August 23, 2015): Do You Also Want to Leave?

Many of Jesus’ followers are abandoning him, then as today.  HIs question to his closest disciples is one also addressed to us today: “Do you also want to go away?”

Accompanying Gospel text: John 6:56 – 69

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