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Bible Readings for Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018

Third Sunday of Advent Zephaniah 3:14-20 (Rejoice in God); Isaiah 12:2-6 (In your midst is the Holy One of Israel); Philippians 4:4-7 (Rejoice the Lord is near); Luke 3:7-18 (One more powerful is coming) (New American Bible (Revised Edition)) Zephaniah 3:14-20 14 Shout … Continue reading

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Household Prayers for the week starting on Dec. 9, 2018

Household Prayer: Morning Blessed are you, Lord God:                                                      Luke 1:68, 78–79 by your tender mercy the dawn breaks upon us. Guide our feet this day in paths of peace; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Household Prayer: Evening Blessed are … Continue reading

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Challenging Thoughts for the Gospel read on Dec. 9, 2018

Read the Gospel here Rich and poor, capitalist and laborers, are not classifications and distinctions made by the Church of Christ. To the church there are only two kinds of people— those who follow Christ and those who do not. … Continue reading

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Challenging Thoughts

These thoughts are meant to illustrate Luke 21:25-36 (click here to read it) The beasts of the field say: “Love made me.” The birds of the air say: “Love made me.” The creatures that swim in the rivers and the sea … Continue reading

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Bible readings for Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018

Second Sunday of Advent Malachi 3:1-4 (The messenger refines and purifies); Luke 1:68-79 (God’s tender compassion); Philippians 1:3-11 (A harvest of righteousness); Luke 3:1-6 (Prepare the way of the Lord) (New American Bible (Revised Edition)) Malachi 3:1-4 The Messenger of the … Continue reading

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Household Prayers for the week starting on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018

Household Prayer: Morning Thank you for this new day to sing your praise and watch for signs of your kingdom. By your Spirit, let me abound in love for you and your children, that in living and loving I may … Continue reading

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Bible Readings for Sunday, Dec. 4, 2018

First Sunday of Advent Jeremiah 33:14-16 (A righteous branch springs from David); Psalm 25:1-10 (To you I lift up my soul); 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13 (Strengthen hearts of holiness); Luke 21:25-36 (Watch for the coming of the Son of Man) (New American … Continue reading

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Challenging Thoughts for the Gospel of Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018

Read the Gospel here What does it profit you to give God one thing if he asks of you another? Consider what it is God wants, and then do it. You will as a result better satisfy your heart than … Continue reading

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Bible Readings for Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018

Sunday, November 25 Daniel 7:9-10 13-14 (The coming one rules over all); Psalm 93 (Your throne has been established); Revelation 1:4b-8 (Christ the ruler of the earth); John 18:33-37 (The kingdom of Christ) (New American Bible (Revised Edition)) Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14 9 As I … Continue reading

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Household Prayers for the week starting on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018

Household Prayer: Morning Loving God, it is a new day. Awaken my desire to delight in you by more faithfully serving your world. Keep me alert to the earthly powers and privileges at play in this world as I seek … Continue reading

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