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From Chaos to Community: Rites of Passage

In the times of horrific rites of passage, God has provided, and Goes does provide. That is part of our family legacy.

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    References:

  • Genesis 22:1-14
  • Psalm 13 (UMH 746)
  • Romans 6:12-23
  • Matthew 10:40-42

From Chaos to Community: Legacy

Like all human families, the first families of our faith tradition were not perfect. They had their share of failure and struggles, just like everyone else. But throughout it all they knew the abiding presence of the Lord God was with them—perhaps most clearly known during moments of difficult decision, rites of passage, and periods of painful transition.

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    References:

  • Genesis 24:34-38
  • Psalm 45:10-17 or Psalm 72 (UMH 795)
  • Romans 7:15-25a
  • Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30

The Apostle's Tale: Freedom

The flow of this series, as the flow of these scriptures, does not go “up” as much as it goes “deep.” This series is more like a dive from the heights than a climb up the mountain or a journey from point A to point B. As you move into today in particular, picture freedom as the diver on the board or at cliff’s edge, poised to jump. 

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    References:

  • Genesis 25:19-34
  • Psalm 119:105-112 or Psalm 25 (UMH 756)
  • Romans 8:1011
  • Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23

The Apostle's Tale: Groaning

As we come into the second week of our series, we move from the freedom we have found in Christ to confront our differences head-on, and God’s call to welcome all of God’s children, to dealing with the way things are: the sufferings of the present time.

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    References:

  • Genesis
  • Psalm
  • Romans
  • Matthew