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Sermon for Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

Text: Mark 6:30-34 30 The apostles returned to Jesus, and told him all that they had done and taught. 31 And he said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a lonely place, and rest a while.” For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to eat. 32 And they went […]

The Mission of the Twelve

Sermon for the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost, July 5th, 2015 Text: Mark 6:1-13 Revised Standard Version (RSV) The Rejection of Jesus at Nazareth 6 He went away from there and came to his own country; and his disciples followed him. 2 And on the sabbath he began to teach in […]

A Risk of Faith

Sermon for the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, June 28th, 2015 Text: Mark 5:21-43 The Message (MSG) A Risk of Faith 21-24 After Jesus crossed over by boat, a large crowd met him at the seaside. One of the meeting-place leaders named Jairus came. When he saw Jesus, he fell to […]