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Stan Duncan
Not that bad, all things considered
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Many Rooms, but Only One Way Into Them
This week I'm wrestling with the Gospel reading and it has some difficulties. Your thoughts are appreciated. Stan Fifth
Sunday of Easter Acts
7:55-60; Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16; 1 Peter 2:2-10; John 14:1-14 John 14:1-14 1 “Do not
let your [i] hearts be troubled. ...

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Fourth Sunday of Easter,
Year A Good Shepherd Sunday Acts 2:42-47; Psalm 23; John 10:1-10; 1 Peter 2:19-25 Acts 2:42-47 42 They devoted themselves [1] to
the apostles’ [2] teaching [3] and
fellowship, [4] to
the breaking of bread [5] and
the prayers. [6] Li...

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Looking for Jesus in All the Wrong Places First is the text itself, this week the Gospel
reading. Followed by my commentary and suggestions for preaching. Don’t skip
the extensive notes at the end because they contain a good deal of background
material on L...

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Seeing and Believing, the Faith of "Doubting" Thomas
Second Sunday of
Easter, Year A,B,C Acts
5:27-32 Revelation
5:11-14 John
20:19-31 John
20:19-31 [1] Exegetical and Translation Notes (plus a little bit of commentary) When it was evening on that day, [2] the first day of the week, [3] and the doors of the h...

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Easter Sunday, Year A Acts 10:34-43 or Jeremiah 31:1-6 Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24        Colossians 3:1-4 or Acts 10:34-43       John 20:1-18 (or Matthew 28:1-10) John 20:1-18 Outline:  The Text from the Gospel reading for Easter Sunday, year A, which includes ex...

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Easter Sunday, Year A Acts 10:34-43 or Jeremiah 31:1-6 Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24        Colossians 3:1-4 or Acts 10:34-43       John 20:1-18 or Matthew 28:1-10 John 20:1-18 Outline:  1. The Text from the Gospel reading for Easter Sunday, year A, which includes e...

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Fourth Sunday of Lent, John 9:1-41 Here’s Mud in Your Eyes. I've always wanted to preach a sermon this text with that title, but never quite had the courage (or chutzpah), but I think it fits. If you can do it in your congregation, go for it. Reminds me Fre...

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The First Sunday of Lent, Year A Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7; Psalm
32; Romans 5:12-19; Matthew 4:1-11 Genesis 2:15-17 15 The L ORD God took the man and put
him in the garden of Eden to till it and keep it. 16 And the L ORD God
commanded the man, “You may freely...

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Then Your Light Shall Break Forth Like the Dawn
Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany, Year A (5th Sunday in Ordinary Time)        Sunday
between February 4 and February 10 Isaiah 58:1-9a, (9b-12) Psalm 112:1-9, (10) 1 Corinthians 2:1-12, (13-16) Matthew 5:13-20 Isaiah 58:1-9a, (9b-12) False
and True Worship  ...

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And a Little Cat Shall Lead Them
Y ears ago, when I first got married, I inherited
a couple of cats, and I hated them. I was raised with dogs and always thought
of cats as sort of a fake pet, not really worthy of attention. I’m embarrassed
to say it now because they eventually grew on me, ...
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