Posts from August 2018

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Reflection questions for Matthew 6:19-34

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The Sermon on the MountMatthew Chapter 6Matthew 6:19-34 Hypothesis: Our piety bridges the requirements of God’s law and human practice. Teaching about Money and Possessions (Matt. 6:19-24)1. How might this passage address the age-old issue of discipleship in the secular world?2. How does this passage amplify the dual functions of God’s law: (1) exposing sin […]

Reflection Questions for Matthew 6:1-18

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The Sermon on the MountMatthew Chapter 6Matthew 6:1-18 Hypothesis: Our piety bridges the requirements of God’s law and human practice.I. Teaching about Almsgiving (Matt. 6:1-4)1. What do you think is the principal being described by Jesus in these verses? Or, what warning is Jesus issuing to those who choose to follow him?2. What is Jesus’ […]

St John’s e-News for Sep. 2, 2018

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Yardwork at Church – Thank yous are due for two cleanup days. Gary, Bert, and Don did a yeoman’s job pruning the bushes by the pond altar and removing some of the limbs from the trees in front of the Parish House. Second, this morning Charles beat the heat and cut the grass in the […]

To whom shall we go? – Reflection and sermon for 8/26

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Blessings on “Crabs & Brats” Sunday. Today was a great day in worship, we had a former member return for worship – it was great to see Lillian Ann and her son in church this morning. Along with a couple other visitors this morning it was a nice service after a week’s vacation. There has […]

St. John’s e-News for Aug. 19, 2018

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Guest Clergy – Please welcome the Rev. John Baldwin back as our supply clergy for this Sunday. It will be a blessing to have him celebrate with us this Sunday. Rector’s Absence – The Rector and Kathy will be on vacation beginning August 17 and they will return from vacation August 24. If there are […]