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Advent 2 Sermon

Sermon text: Mark 1: 1-8 This week I attended an online workshop—it was a five hour Zoom meeting with 40 some pastors from around Pennsylvania.  I’ll be honest with you, my expectations were low, but I was pleasantly surprised by our presenter.  She was very knowledgeable, personable, polished, and dropped lots of little theological bread …

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Advent 1 Sermon

Sermon text: Mark 13: 24-37 The Necessity for Watchfulness.  In my Bible that’s the heading they give to part of our Gospel lesson.  The Necessity for Watchfulness, or maybe Jesus would say, “Waiting is Essential.”  The problem is, and we are all deeply aware of this, watching and waiting stinks—they are intolerable acts of cruelty …

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