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Sermon from July 7, 2019

Prophesy the Glorious Vision Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont July 7, 2019 Fourth Sunday after Pentecost Psalm 66; Isaiah 66:10-14; Luke 10:1-11 The Hebrew prophets spoke on behalf of God’s universal laws.  They insisted that the…

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Sermon from June 30, 2019

Why We Can’t Wait Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont June 30, 2019    Third Sunday after Pentecost Psalm 16; I Kings 19; Luke 9:51-62 We just heard one of the strangest passages in the Bible, and yet…

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Sermon from June 16, 2019

Creating a New Civilization: God’s Realm on Earth, Part I Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont June 16, 2019     First Sunday after Pentecost, Trinity Sunday Proverbs 8; Acts 4:31-35; I John 3:14-17; John 16:12-15   Twelve…

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Sermon from June 2, 2019

Why Are You Looking Up to Heaven?  Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont June 2, 2019 Seventh Sunday of Easter, Ascension Sunday Psalm 139; Acts 1:1-14; John 1:1-5; Gospel of Thomas, Logia 24 & 77 Here is…

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Sermon from April 21, 2019, Easter

They Shall All Know Me in Their Hearts Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont April 21, 2019 Easter Psalm 118; Jeremiah 31:31-34; John 20:1-18 Did he really rise from the dead?  We want to know. Our species…

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Sermon from April 14, 2019

Let the Same Mind Be in You Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont April 14, 2019 Palm and Passion Sunday, Sixth Sunday in Lent Philippians 2:5-8; Luke 19:29-42; 21:37-23:56 Shock, horror and grief came first, and then…

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Sermon from April 7, 2019

You Do Not Always Have Me Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont April 7, 2019    Fifth Sunday in Lent Psalm 126; Philippians 3:4b-14; John 12:1-8 We are now in the deepest wilderness of Lent, and the lectionary…

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