Epiphany 6A - Matthew 5:21-37

Matthew 5:21-37 (NIV)  21 “You have heard that it was said to the people long ago, ‘You shall not murder,  and anyone who murders will be subject to judgment.’ 22 But I tell you that anyone who is angry with a brother or sister, will be subject to judgment. Again, anyone who says to a brother or sister, ‘Raca,’ is answerable to the court. And anyone who says, ‘You fool!’ will be in danger of

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Epiphany 5A - Matthew 5:13-20

Matthew 5:13–20 (NIV) 13 “You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled underfoot. 14 “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. 15 Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives

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Epiphany 4A - Micah 6:1-8

Micah 6:1–8 (NIV) 6 Listen to what the Lord says: “Stand up, plead My case before the mountains; let the hills hear what you have to say. “Hear, you mountains, the Lord’s accusation; listen, you everlasting foundations of the earth. For the Lord has a case against His people; He is lodging a charge against Israel. “My people, what have I done to you? How have I burdened you?

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Epiphany 3A - 1 Corinthians 1:10

1 Corinthians 1:10 (NIV) 10 I appeal to you, brothers and sisters,  in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another in what you say and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly united in mind and thought.   When Adam was nailed by God, in the garden of Eden, he blamed the woman, Eve. Eve blamed the snake who didn't have a leg to stand on.

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