Sermons by Rev. Frank Dew

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“How Long O’Lord, How Long?”

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Habakkuk 1:2-4 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Prophet’s Complaint 2 O Lord, how long shall I cry for help,     and you will not listen? Or cry to you “Violence!”     and you will not save? 3 Why do you make me see wrongdoing     and look at trouble? Destruction and violence are before me;     strife and contention arise. […]

“Peace Be With You”

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John 20:19-29 (NRSV) Jesus Appears to the Disciples 19 When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you.” 20 After he […]

“When Did I See You?”

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Matthew 25:31-46 (NRSV) The Judgment of the Nations 31 “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on the throne of his glory. 32 All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep […]

“Decisions, Decisions”

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Luke 12:49-56 49 “I came to bring fire to the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled! 50 I have a baptism with which to be baptized, and what stress I am under until it is completed! 51 Do you think that I have come to bring peace to the earth? No, I […]

“Producing Fruit”

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Luke 13:1-9 NRSV 1 At that very time there were some present who told him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. 2 He asked them, “Do you think that because these Galileans suffered in this way they were worse sinners than all other Galileans? 3 No, I tell you; but […]

“Stewardship of Your Citizenship”

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Matthew 10:40-42 (NRSV) 40 “Whoever welcomes you welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me. 41 Whoever welcomes a prophet in the name of a prophet will receive a prophet’s reward; and whoever welcomes a righteous person in the name of a righteous person will receive the reward of the righteous; […]

“God Loves This Much”

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John 3:14-21  (NRSV) 14 And just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up, 15 that whoever believes in him may have eternal life. 16 “For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may […]

“Christmas Eve Candlelight Thoughts 8:30pm”

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Luke 2:1-20 (NRSV) The Birth of Jesus 2 In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all the world should be registered. 2 This was the first registration and was taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria. 3 All went to their own towns to be registered. 4 Joseph also went from the town of Nazareth in […]