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Despicable

Despicable. Despicable is an understatement. How could a father? How could a God of Love!!? How could God? How could Abraham? Did God? Would God? Not the God I know. Definitely not the God of love, justice, & kindness. Love

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Posted in Call to Worship, Genesis, Genesis 21:1-3; 22:1-14, Genesis 22, Genesis 22:1-14, Old Testament

From the Belly of a Fish & Ninevah

 *Confession & Forgiveness of Sins Get up and go to Ninevah, that great city, and cry out against it, for their evil has come to my attention.” (Jonah 1:1-2 CEB) God calls to us! 3 So Jonah got up—to flee

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Posted in Confession of Sin & Assurance, Jonah, Old Testament, Uncategorized

The River of Life

Prayer of Invocation  Your divine breath swept across the waters, giving life to fish & child. You rode the waves with Moses, moving a sister to speak up, reuniting mother and infant. You revealed your pleasure in Jesus, as the

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Posted in Exodus, Exodus 2, Exodus 2:1-10, Genesis, Genesis 1, Genesis 1-2, Genesis 1-2:1, Invocation, Isaiah, Isaiah 43, Isaiah 43:19-20, Mark, Mark 1, Mark 1:9-11, New Testament, Old Testament, Uncategorized

Seeking Healing

*Prayer of Confession & Invocation Sacred One, from our worlds of pain, brokenness, and challenge we gather. We are yours, the koinonia gathers here & now. Focus on this place, we pray. Heighten our awareness, of your presence in this

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Posted in Call to Worship, Confession of Sin & Assurance, Mark, Mark 1, Mark 1:21-45, New Testament, Uncategorized

Come!

“Come!” you call out to us. And we make up excuses. “Come!” you call out to us. And we come half-heartedly. “Come!” we call out to you. Forgetting you’ve already issued an invitation to us. When you call, move us

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Posted in Esther, Esther 4, Esther 4:1-17, Invocation, Old Testament

Getting Ready

Get ready! We’re not quite ready. Get ready! What must we do to be ready? Esther prepared a party. She put into action events that would save her people. She focused on others. Get ready! Who must we be to

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Posted in Confession of Sin & Assurance, Esther 5, Esther 5:1-8, Matthew, Matthew 25, Matthew 25:1-13, New Testament

Embracing the Royalty

God created each of us     in the divine image. Go outward, act and love in just such a time as this (1) with a heightened sense of God. We commit to live faithfully,     embracing the royalty within  

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Posted in Benediction, Esther, Esther 4, Esther 4:14-17, Old Testament
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