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Lent 5 Sermon

Sermon text: John 12: 20-33 In the Gospel of John, Jesus and his disciples make the journey to Jerusalem three times to celebrate the Jewish Passover.  This will be the final journey to the holy city.  The last journey.  And frankly, this chapter of John, chapter 12, marks the end of Jesus’ public ministry.  Jesus …

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Lent 3 Sermon

Sermon text: Exodus 20: 1-17, John 2: 13-22 A dozen of us sat around tables at the Flyin’ Lion in Jennerstown, and in between bites of cheeseburger and sips of our drinks we talked about faith.  Once a month we gathered to weave together a contemporary topic of public importance and our Christian faith, and …

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Lent 2 Sermon

Sermon text: Genesis 17: 1-7, 15-16 and Mark 8: 31-38 There are many stressful events that we experience in life, but one of the absolute worst is moving.  Sure, moving can be filled with promise and anticipation for what’s to come, but it is also filled with packing and schlepping boxes, changing over utilities and …

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Lent 1 Sermon

Sermon text: Genesis 9: 8-17 Months ago, a curious phrase kept popping up in conversations—the phrase was “cancel culture.”  Usually, the remark was something along the lines of “I’m so sick of cancel culture.”  Often, this remark accompanied a complaint about some activity that was being postponed or lost entirely due to the pandemic.  Sporting …

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