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God's Invitation to Joy that Lasts

A sermon preached by The Rev. Sarah Henkel at the White Plains Presbyterian Church on the Twelfth Sunday of Pentecost, August 7, 2016. 

Today’s reading comes from Luke 12: 32-48.   1,467 more words

Sermons

There is a rich man whose land produced a bountiful harvest…

He doesn’t see how blessed he is.. 381 more words

Homilies

Coveting

Exodus 20:17
“You shall not covet your neighbor’s house.  You shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, or his male or female servant, his ox or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbor.” 180 more words

Christianity

a place in L.A...

Hello, friend…

I’m sorry for my absence. No, I didn’t run off and get married or accept that offer from that Nigerian Prince to take all that money he is giving away… I’ve been working on my 1st documentary!! 91 more words

Too much stuff

Stuff. Too much stuff. Yes, most of us have too much stuff.

The stuff seems necessary at first, but then it controls. The stuff controls our living because it requires the time spent thinking about each item and storage of each item for use or for keeping out of sight and the time spent deciding whether to keep each item or to dispose of it and cleaning each item and additional evaluation of each item’s stay in our possession. 176 more words

Energy Guidance Complete

2 Corinthians 12:14-15a

Now I am ready to visit you for the third time, and I will not be a burden to you, because what I want is not your possessions but you. 33 more words

New Testament

Common Good

What we see in Acts and the writings of Paul is that our material possessions are a barometer of our hearts:

“What we do or do not do with our material possessions is an indicator of the Spirit’s presence of absence”.

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Social Justice