Tag Archives: Mother Teresa

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Do-It-Yourself Salvation

Garden of Grace United Church of Christ, Columbia, S.C. Readings: 18th Sunday after Pentecost (Year A): Philippians 2:1-13 16th Sunday after Pentecost (Year B): Mark 8:27-38 Our song this morning comes from a country music legend named Tom T. Hall. Born in 1936 in Oak

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Loving Those Who Cannot Help Themselves

Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church, Minneapolis, Minn.  Readings for the Seventh Sunday of Easter: 1 John 5:9-13, John 17:11b-19 Someday I’m going to preach a sermon on phrases some folks think are from the Bible. Phrases like: “The Lord helps those who help themselves.” People