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August 1, 2021 Tenth Sunday after Pentecost Readings: 2nd Samuel 11:1-15; Ephesians 3:14-21, Mark 6:1-20 I Gotcha   Contrary to other parts of the Epistles, Paul writes this part of Ephesians is not a prayer or petition to God. It is an informative note to the congregation. However, Paul does say that “I pray you are strengthened. The “you” in this letter is addressed to the church, and yes that includes you and me. Paul is...

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JULY 25, 2021       Nineth Sunday after Pentecost Readings: 2nd Samuel 7:1-14; Ephesians 2:11-22,   Mark 6:53-56 All Our Peace  As I told you two weeks ago, I’m doing a series focusing on the book of Ephesians. Today I’m going to talk about peace. When I say “All our Peace” in the context of the church, what comes to mind? The obvious answer is Jesus, right? Jesus is our peace and tranquility, our sustainer, our hope, and salvation....

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JULY 11, 2021     Seventh Sunday after Pentecost Readings: Amos 7:7-15; Ephesians 1:3-14, Mark 6:14-29 Is Your Faith Plumb?   The next several weeks we are going embark on a series that focuses on the book of Ephesians. Theologians are divided on whether Ephesians was truly written by the Apostle Paul. They do agree that it may have been written by one of his followers. There are those that feel it was not addressing the church...

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JULY 4, 2021     Sixth Sunday after Pentecost Readings: Ezekiel 2:1-5; 2 Corinthians 12:2-10; Mark 6:1-13 We’ve Been Called by Love When you hear the term “Called” by God, you normally think along the lines that person has been called into a life of preaching by and for God. It is the truth and nothing but the truth, but it is not the whole truth. We agree with statement that God is love, correct? His story of Love consists of His...

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