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Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost 2010

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Luke 18:9-14 A bishop, a priest, and a peasant were in a great European cathedral. The bishop approached the altar rail, beat on his chest and declared, “I am nothing! I am nothing!” Then the priest approached the altar rail, beat on his chest and declared, “I am nothing! I am nothing!” The humble peasant […]

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Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost 2010

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Luke 18:1-8 The prayer of the widow is a prayer of persistence. Other times Jesus talks of prayer as a private affair, a quieter resting in the presence of God.  But when Jesus told his disciples about their need to pray always and not to lose heart, he illustrated his point with a parable that […]

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Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost 2010

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Luke 17:5-10 “We are worthless slaves; we have done only what we ought to have done!” I want to build off of a story that Roger used last Sunday in his sermon.  He said that there were two small fish swimming together in the sea.  They met a larger fish swimming toward them.  We will […]