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Communion

The Community Table

Matthew 26:26-29 26 While they were eating, Jesus took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to his disciples, saying, “Take and eat; this is my body.” 27 Then he took a cup, and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you. 28 This is my blood of…

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The Community’s Prayer

Matthew 6:9-15 9 “This, then, is how you should pray: “‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, 10 your kingdom come, your will be done,     on earth as it is in heaven. 11 Give us today our daily bread. 12 And forgive us our debts,     as we also have forgiven our debtors. 13 And lead us not into temptation,[a]    but deliver us from…

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What Matters Most – The Jesus Creed

Mark 12:28-34 The Greatest Commandment 28 One of the teachers of the law came and heard them debating. Noticing that Jesus had given them a good answer, he asked him, “Of all the commandments, which is the most important?” 29 “The most important one,” answered Jesus, “is this: ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.[a] 30 Love the…

Stop Judging

Throwing Stones or Offering Grace?

Main idea: The dangers of judging – the difference between speaking the truth about sin and the kind of judgment Jesus condemns – trying to understand people instead of judging them. “When we set ourselves up in the Christian community as judge, we are actually setting ourselves up as idols, because we are asserting equality…

Samuel

Human Relations Day – Are God’s Servants Listening

1 Samuel 3:1-10 The Lord Calls Samuel 3 The boy Samuel ministered before the Lord under Eli. In those days the word of the Lord was rare; there were not many visions. 2 One night Eli, whose eyes were becoming so weak that he could barely see, was lying down in his usual place. 3 The lamp of God had not yet gone out, and Samuel was lying down in…

Baptism

How to Make New Year’s Resolutions

Mark 1:4-11 And so John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness, preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. 5 The whole Judean countryside and all the people of Jerusalem went out to him. Confessing their sins, they were baptized by him in the Jordan River. 6 John wore clothing made of camel’s hair, with a leather belt around…