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  • Author: Rev. Gary L. Langness ELCA Pastor and Stewardship Leader
  • Updated: 07/09/2008
  • Copyright: Pastor Gary Langness

1 John 3:17-18

When you and I acknowledge that God is the owner there is peace and enjoyment in life. If we think it belongs to us, then we spend much of our life rationalizing, arguing, hoarding and trying to hold on to what we think is ours. Life is not enjoyed, instead life becomes chaotic.

Sermon  Sermon
  • Author: Rev. Dr. Mary Hinkle Shore associate professor of New Testament, Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minn.
  • Updated: 07/09/2008
  • Copyright: Dr. Mary Hinkle Shore

Text: Luke 16:19-31

The hope for us -- and for those at the gate -- is that as groundskeepers of the One who made the earth and everything in it, we will not have the rich man's difficulties hearing cries at the gate and offering the comfort of our Master.

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  • Author: Mark A. Throntveit is an Old Testament Professor at Luther Seminary.
  • Updated: 07/09/2008
  • Copyright:[Mark A. Throntveit]

LUKE 18:18-26

"There is nothing anyone can do to be saved, because it is God who is doing the doing: Salvation is God's sheer gift to those who believe in Jesus Christ."

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  • Author: Pastor Steve McKinley is a pastor at House of Prayer Lutheran Church, Richfield, Minn.
  • Updated: 07/07/2008
  • Copyright: Pastor Steve McKinley

2 Timothy 1:1-14

We stretch and commit ourselves to leave a legacy, a legacy of faith, hope and love, a legacy that will live long after we ourselves are gone.

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  • Author: Pastor Nathan J. Thompson
    Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
    Shoreview, Minn.
  • Updated: 07/02/2008
  • Copyright: Nathan J. Thompson

Mark 12:38-44

The widow challenges us all to look at our faith and then give in response to God's blessings. For we need to always remember that we can never out-give God.