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(Audio not available.) A Reading from the New Testament Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! By his great mercy he has given us a new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus …

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House Lights

A Reading from the Gospel of Matthew After the Sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. And suddenly there was a great earthquake; for an angel …

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A Little Song and Dance

A Reading from the Gospel of Matthew: When they had come near Jerusalem and had reached Bethphage, at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, saying to them, “Go into the village ahead of you, and immediately you will …

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How All This Ends

A Reading from the Gospel of John John 11:11-44 After saying this, he told them, ‘Our friend Lazarus has fallen asleep, but I am going there to awaken him.’ The disciples said to him, ‘Lord, if he has fallen asleep, …

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Institutional Knowledge

A reading from the Gospel of John As he walked along, he saw a man blind from birth. His disciples asked him, ‘Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?’ Jesus answered, ‘Neither this man …

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It’s a Perfectly Good Well

A Reading from the Gospel So he came to a Samaritan city called Sychar, near the plot of ground that Jacob had given to his son Joseph. Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, tired out by his journey, was sitting …

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Great Arrivals and Great Departures

A Reading from Genesis Now the Lord said to Abram, ‘Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you. I will make of you a great nation, and I will …

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Our Side of the Line

Readings from the Old Testament The Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to till it and keep it. And the Lord God commanded the man, ‘You may freely eat of every tree of …

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On Chocolate and Coffee: An Ash Wednesday Sermon

A Reading from Isaiah: “Shout out, do not hold back!    Lift up your voice like a trumpet! Announce to my people their rebellion,    to the house of Jacob their sins. Yet day after day they seek me    and delight to …

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Nobody’s Perfect

(audio unavailable) A Reading from the Gospel: ‘You have heard that it was said, “An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.” But I say to you, Do not resist an evildoer. But if anyone strikes you …

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