Sermons from October 2017

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October 29, 2017 – Reformation

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John 8:31-36 (NRSV) True Disciples 31 Then Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, “If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples; 32 and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.” 33 They answered him, “We are descendants of Abraham and have never been slaves to anyone. What do you […]

October 22, 2017 – Pentecost 20

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Matthew 22:15-22 (NRSV) The Question about Paying Taxes 15 Then the Pharisees went and plotted to entrap him in what he said. 16 So they sent their disciples to him, along with the Herodians, saying, “Teacher, we know that you are sincere, and teach the way of God in accordance with truth, and show deference to no one; for […]

October 8, 2017 – Pentecost 18

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Matthew 21:33-46 (NRSV) The Parable of the Wicked Tenants 33 “Listen to another parable. There was a landowner who planted a vineyard, put a fence around it, dug a wine press in it, and built a watchtower. Then he leased it to tenants and went to another country. 34 When the harvest time had come, he sent his slaves […]

October 1, 2017 – Pentecost 17

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Matthew 21:23-32 (NRSV) The Authority of Jesus Questioned 23 When he entered the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came to him as he was teaching, and said, “By what authority are you doing these things, and who gave you this authority?” 24 Jesus said to them, “I will also ask you one question; if […]