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Entries from May 2008

a prayer for Memorial Day

May 27th, 2008 by isaac · 2 Comments

Congregational Prayer: 5.25.2008 (lectionary text: Isaiah 49:8-16) Here we are God: the same building, the same time of the week, with the same people. We are here because we can’t remember your promises on our own—that you promise new life, redeemed life, holy life, abundant life. God of life, breathe through us the life of […]

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image of God: a sermon on creation

May 19th, 2008 by isaac · 5 Comments

Title: Image of God Date: May 18, 2008 Texts: Gen 1:1-2:4a I preached my first sermon, here, 5 years ago this past April. And it was really bad. Hopefully no one remembers it. I do. And over the past 5 years, I haven’t had to preach on the creation stories in Genesis. That’s something I’ve […]

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Nests, part II

May 7th, 2008 by isaac · 6 Comments

This is the sermon I preached—it’s a continuation of my last one: Nests, part I. It starts out the same, but I take it a different direction half way through. I think it’s better than the one I didn’t preach. But who knows. ———————————————————————————— Title: Hope and Nests, part II Date: May 4th, 2008 Texts: […]

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Hope–a verb: a sermon on politics

May 4th, 2008 by isaac · 5 Comments

Here’s sermon I decided not to preach. I think it’s good, but I realized that it’s not necessarily what my church needs to hear—the Holy Spirit led me elsewhere at the last minute (it seems like God always interrupts a good thing). If you’re into politics, it may be interesting for you. The idea for […]

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