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The Purpose of Suffering


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Run Time: approximately 13 and a half minutes. Gospel: Mt 16:21-27.

… can we speak of the meaning and the purpose and the truth of suffering in this world? I think any proposed gospel that sort of dances around suffering is worse than useless – and it is not of Christ.

Depend on God

Gospel


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Run Time: approximately 1 and a half minutes.

Gospel: Mt 6:24-34.

Sermon


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Run Time: approximately 8 minutes.

“No one can serve two masters. He will either hate one and love the other, or be devoted to one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.”

Preparation is Necessary

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Run Time: 10:57.  Gospel: Mk 1:1-8.

…to enjoy the fullness of receiving the Gift.

All of the preparation that goes into anything, prepares our hearts to receiving the gift. That which we are preparing, that which we are making ready, are our hearts to receive God’s grace at Christmas. God has not forgotten about us, and He never will – how could He? And this is the source of our comfort and courage this year. He wants to come to us, He will come to us on Christmas morning with fresh blessings, grace and joy and peace…