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A Contemporary Peaceable Kingdom

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(the) Word

This week’s lectionary reading from the Old Testament is Isaiah 11, often referred to as a description of the “peaceable kingdom.” When I was in seminary, I wrote a contemporary version for my OT class. Here it is: 1 Seeds shall sprout from a camp in Maine, and branches shall grow from South Africa. 2 The spirit of the Lord shall rest on them, the spirit of respect and understanding, the spirit of equality and […]

It Doesn’t Matter! Sermon preached November 10, 2013

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(the) Word / A Church is More Than a Building / Preaching the Word

Scripture: Job 19:23-27a and Luke 20:27-38 Transcribed from voice recording above. So I’m curious to know how many of you have ever wondered something along the lines of the questions the Sadducees asked, about what happens if someone gets married, and the spouse dies, and the person gets married again. You know, what happens in heaven? Anybody ever wonder about stuff like that? Am I the only one? Apparently I’m the only one who thinks […]