Pentescost 4C - 2 Kings 51-14

2 Kings 5:1-14 (NIV) 5 Now Naaman was commander of the army of the king of Aram. He was a great man in the sight of his master and highly regarded, because through him the Lord had given victory to Aram. He was a valiant soldier, but he had leprosy.  Now bands of raiders from Aram had gone out and had taken captive a young girl from Israel, and she served Naaman’s wife. She said to her

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2nd Sunday After Pentecost - Galatians 3:23-29

Galatians 3:23–29 (NIV) 23 Before the coming of this faith, we were held in custody under the law, locked up until the faith that was to come would be revealed. 24 So the law was our guardian until Christ came that we might be justified by faith. 25 Now that this faith has come, we are no longer under a guardian. 26 So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith, 27 for all of

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Trinity C (1st Sunday After Pentecost) - Romans 5:1-5

Romans 5:1-5 (NIV) 5     Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, 2 through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we rejoice in the hope of the glory of God. 3 Not only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; 4 perseverance,

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Pentecost - John 20:22-23

John 20:22–23 (NIV) 22 And with that he breathed on them and said, “Receive the Holy Spirit. 23 If you forgive anyone’s sins, their sins are forgiven; if you do not forgive them, they are not forgiven.” Dear Christian friends, ‘Just breathe’. [Speaking slowly] ‘J u s t b r e a t h e’. When you are anxious, overcome, angry or fearful, just don’t forget to breathe. This is good advice, but we

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