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Sermon Quotes on Adolescence/Teenagers

Sermon Quotes on Adolescence/Teenagers

Sermon Quotes Adolescence/Teenagers Al Bernstein Adolescence is a period of rapid changes. Between the ages of 12 and 17, for example, a parent ages as much as 20 years. George Washington Carver How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young,...
Scripture Guide, Luke 2:1-20

Scripture Guide, Luke 2:1-20

Highlighted Text: Luke 2:1-20 Summary of the Text Rediscovering the Wonder of Jesus’ Birth: It is said that familiarity breeds contempt, but sometimes familiarity breeds something far less intense, but equally as destructive—complacency. As a child, I attended a...
Scripture Guide Isaiah 62:1-5

Scripture Guide Isaiah 62:1-5

Isaiah 62:1-5 Summary of the Text First, let’s sort out the text on the basis of the speakers. The books of the major prophets, much like the Psalms, are anthologies of the respective prophet’s oracles. And also much like the Psalms, in any one prophetic passage we...
Scripture Guide, Luke 2:1-20

Scripture Guide Luke 6:17-26

Luke 6:17-26 Summary of the Text The context: The beatitudes are one of the most well-known aspects of Jesus teaching. As in the more familiar account in Matthew (5:1-12), Luke presents these words as Jesus’ first public teaching; his previous speeches have been...
Scripture Guide, Luke 2:1-20

Scripture Guide Luke 6:27-38

Luke 6:27-38 Summary of the Text The context: Having addressed his disciples with the blessings and woes (6:20-26), Jesus now addresses the multitude of people (6:17, cf. 7:1). As with the blessings and woes, Luke records four imperatives in verses 27-28, which are...
RCL Year C: Luke 6:27-38

RCL Year C: Luke 6:27-38

RCL Year C: Seventh Sunday After Epiphany February 20, 2022   Lectionary Texts Genesis 45:3-11, 15 Psalm 37:1-11, 39-40 1 Corinthians 15:35-38, 42-50 Luke 6:27-38 Highlighted Text: Luke 6:27-38 Summary of the Text The context: Having addressed his disciples with...