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Sunday Sermons from First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of St. Paul, a mainline Protestant congregation in Mahtomedi, Minnesota.

December 26, 2014

All Is Calm

Isaiah 52:7-10, Luke 2:1-20, John 1:1-18 | Christmas Eve | December 24, 2014 | Dennis Sanders,preaching

"Christmas Eve of 1914 was a sign of God’s peace. No, it didn’t last long, but it showed what God intends for us for all of us, to be a peace, to be healed to become fellow messengers of peace."

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December 23, 2014

Do You Know the Way to San Juan?

Matthew 1:18-25 | Fourth Sunday in Advent | December 21, 2014 | Dennis Sanders, preaching

"God is not what any of us expect.  God can call us on journeys that are not part of the official tour.  Like Joseph, we are called to give up our plans and let life happen to us, to let God happen to us."

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December 15, 2014

A Change Is Gonna Come

“A Change is Gonna Come” | Isaiah 42:1-9 |Third Sunday of Advent | December 14, 2014 | Dennis Sanders, preaching

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December 7, 2014

With Great Power…

Esther 4:1-17 and 7:1-10 | Second Sunday of Advent | December 7, 2014 | Dennis Sanders, preaching

"Jesus had great power.  He was the son of God.  And yet he came to earth as a baby, the weakest of creatures and then lived as a human.  As Jesus neared the cross, he could have opted to not get crucified, but instead allowed himself to be killed for the good of others."