Commandment Seven

John 12:1-8 (Jesus Anointed by Mary at Bethany) 12 Six days before the Passover, Jesus came to Bethany, where Lazarus lived, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. 2 Here a dinner was given in Jesus’ honor. Martha served, while Lazarus was among those reclining at the table with him. 3 Then Mary took about a pint[b]” 6 He […]

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Commandment Eight

Matthew 26:59-61 59 The chief priests and the whole Sanhedrin were looking for false evidence against Jesus so that they could put him to death. 60 But they did not find any, though many false witnesses came forward. Finally two came forward 61 and declared, “This fellow said, ‘I am able to destroy the temple of God and […]

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Sunday Service

Matthew 4:1–11     (Jesus is led into the wilderness by the Spirit.) 1 Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.  2 And after fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry.  3 And the tempter came and said to him, “If you are the Son […]

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Ash Wednesday Service

1 Kings 21:1-16  (Naboth’s Vineyard) 21 Some time later there was an incident involving a vineyard belonging to Naboth the Jezreelite. The vineyard was in Jezreel, close to the palace of Ahab king of Samaria. 2 Ahab said to Naboth, “Let me have your vineyard to use for a vegetable garden, since it is close to my […]

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Transfiguration Sunday

Matthew 17:1–9      (Jesus is transfigured.) 1 And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James, and John his brother, and led them up a high mountain by themselves.  2 And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became white as light.  3 And behold, there […]

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I Corinthians 3: 10-11; 16-23  (We are God’s temple, the Spirit dwelling in us.) Read by Gary Linkugel 10 According to the grace of God given to me, like a skilled master builder I laid a foundation, and someone else is building upon it. Let each one take care how he builds upon it.  11 […]

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I Corinthians 2: 1-16 (We proclaim Christ crucified, as the Spirit has revealed Him.) Sermon read by Gary Linkugel 1 And I, when I came to you, brothers, did not come proclaiming to you the testimony of God with lofty speech or wisdom.  2 For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ […]

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“Excruciating!”

I Corinthians 1: 18-25  (Let him who boasts boast in the Lord.) 18 For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.  19 For it is written, “I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the discernment […]

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