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Trinity 13, 2019

II Kings 5:15c-27 Part I Have you ever been watching a movie when someone enters the room right in the middle of it? They sit down and join you. As the scenes continue to develop, they interrupt and ask: Why is that happening? Who is he or she? What did he or she mean by that? Today with all the streaming videos…

Trinity 11, 2019

I Kings 19:9-18 Part I There are those people whose lives seem to be perfect. The things they do; the words they say; the way the carry themselves all make those impressions. It can lead people to say of them: “He is a saint.” That is, he is a saint not in the sense that he has the righteousness of Jesus by…

Trinity 10, 2019

I Kings 18:17-39 In 1980 at Lake Placid, New York, the United States Olympic hockey team had a showdown with the Soviet team. The Soviet team was made up of professional players and were heavy favorites. Team USA was made up of amateurs, college students. No one gave them a chance. Their coach was Herb Brooks. His first goal was to condition…

Trinity 7, 2019

I Kings 3:4-13 Part I In an hour, some of us will leave here and go to Red Sunset Park. We will gather under the pavilion, enjoying the fresh outdoor air. The children will run and play; adults will visit and play games. Children and adults might compete for the Bocci Ball trophy; others for the White Elephant gift. Some of us…

Trinity 6, 2019

II Samuel 16:5-14 Part I Imagine someone putting up a new building. The design is beautiful. It has spacious rooms that give an open feel. It has rich wood paneling lining those rooms. It has large windows to let in ample sunlight. It has a roofline that sets it apart from other buildings. Imagine at the same time that the builder wants…

Trinity 5, 2019

II Samuel 15:1-16 Part I In show called, Designated Survivor, the president and the first lady have a skeleton in the closet. They do not know if the president is the father of their 17 year old son or if the father is from a broken relationship the first lady had just before she met the president. Somehow, a journalist learned about…

Pentecost 2019

John 14:23-31 Part I If you have ever learned a foreign language, you know that it takes work. Perhaps you took a foreign language course in high school or college. Perhaps you have tried to learn a foreign language as an adult. You hear the words, your mind tosses them over, you begin to form words. It takes practice, practice and more…