Sermons by Rev. Judy Fitchett

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What Are You Looking For?

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John 1:29-42    New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Lamb of God 29 The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him and declared, “Here is the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world! 30 This is he of whom I said, ‘After me comes a man who ranks ahead of me because he […]

And Then the Real World Kicked In

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Matthew 2:13-23    New International Version (NIV) The Escape to Egypt 13 When they had gone, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream. “Get up,” he said, “take the child and his mother and escape to Egypt. Stay there until I tell you, for Herod is going to search for the child to kill […]

A Call to Endurance

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Luke 21:5-19    English Standard Version (ESV) Jesus Foretells Destruction of the Temple 5 And while some were speaking of the temple, how it was adorned with noble stones and offerings, he said, 6 “As for these things that you see, the days will come when there will not be left here one stone upon another that will not […]

Losing Self to the Glory of God

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Luke 18:9-14    New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector 9 He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and regarded others with contempt: 10 “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. 11 The Pharisee, […]

“Searching for Communion”

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Luke 24:28-35   New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 28 As they came near the village to which they were going, he walked ahead as if he were going on. 29 But they urged him strongly, saying, “Stay with us, because it is almost evening and the day is now nearly over.” So he went in to stay with them. 30 When […]

“Who’s Invited to the Table”

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Isaiah 43:16-21 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 16 Thus says the Lord, who makes a way in the sea, a path in the mighty waters, 17 who brings out chariot and horse, army and warrior; they lie down, they cannot rise, they are extinguished, quenched like a wick: 18 Do not remember the former things,or consider the things of old. […]

“What Are YOU Thirsting For?”

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Psalm 63 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Psalm 63 Comfort and Assurance in God’s Presence A Psalm of David, when he was in the Wilderness of Judah. 1 O God, you are my God, I seek you,     my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you,     as in a dry and weary land where there […]