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

August 27, 2019

I See You

Luke 13:10-17 | Eleventh Sunday After Pentecost | August 25, 2019 | Dennis Sanders, preaching

 

Jesus heals a woman on the sabbath and everyone is happy....except the leader of the synagogue. What does this passage from Luke have to do with a father's sarcastic letter to a church about how they treated his son who is on the autism spectrum?  Find out.

 

 

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August 21, 2019

Do You Hear the People Sing?

Luke 12:49-56 and Hebrews 11:29 – 12:2 | Tenth Sunday After Pentecost | August 18, 2019| Dennis Sanders, preaching

 

What matters more: social justice or evangelism? The answer is not as important as standing up for what God requires which will divide people.

 

 

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August 14, 2019

A Long Obedience In the Same Direction

Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16 | Ninth Sunday After Pentecost | August 11, 2019 | Dennis Sanders, preaching

 

Hebrews 11 is a gallery of Old Testament figures who were faithful to God. We learn about Abraham who was faithful to God, which didn't mean that he never doubted.  We also learn about the link between faithfulness and obedience.  Oh, and we talk about buildings.

 

 

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August 4, 2019

What Will I Do?

Luke 12:13-21 and Colossians 3:1-11 | Eighth Sunday After Pentecost | August 4, 2019 | Dennis Sanders, preaching

What do we do with all of our stuff?  We learn about a rich farmer whose bountiful harvest "sparked joy" but did not help the poor or please God.

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