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Hebrew Bible

Genesis 18:1-15; 21:1-7 - Is Anything Too Wonderful?

Genesis 22:1-14 - Real Sacrifice

Genesis 24:1-67 - A Love Story

Genesis 28:10-19 - Jacob's Ladder

Genesis 32:22-31 - Wrestling With God

Exodus 1:8-2:10 - A New King Arose

Numbers 21:4-9 - The Serpent in the Wilderness

I Samuel 1:4-20 - A Tale of Two Priests

II Samuel 17:1-49 - What's With the Stick?

I Kings 21:1-29 - Sour Grapes in Naboth's Vineyard

II Kings 5:1-14 - Naaman's Tale

Nehemiah 8:1-10 - Singing the Lord's Song

Job 23:1-17 - If Only

Psalm 147 - Praise the Lord

Ezekiel 37:1-14 - In the Valley of Dry Bones

Hosea 1:2-10 - Worthiness and Shame (2001)

Hosea 1:2-10 - Family Values (2004)

Hosea 11:1-11 - Yoked With Mercy

 

New Testament

Matthew 2:1-12 - Where Do We Go? (2004)

Matthew 2:1-12 - Looking for Jesus (2005)

Matthew 2:13-23 - The Morning After (2001)

Matthew 2:13-23 - The Fragility of Incarnation (2007)

Matthew 3:1-12 - Make Way

Matthew 3:13-17 - Waiting in Line

Matthew 4:12-23 - Follow? Me?

Matthew 7:21-29 - Saying and Doing

Matthew 11:2-11 - What Kind of Messiah is This?

Matthew 11:16-19; 25-30 - Choosing Our Burdens

Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 - The Realm of Heaven

Matthew 21:23-32 - Who Indeed?

Matthew 25:14-30 - Talents

Mark 7:1-23 - Wasting Our Time (2003)

Mark 7:1-23 - What Goes In, Must Come Out (2006)

Mark 8:31-38 - Picking up the Right Cross

Mark 9:1-10 - Labels

Mark 10:46-52 - At the Side of the Road

Mark 12:38-44 - Better to Give

Luke 1:26-38 - Good News

Luke 1:68-79 - How Can There Be Peace?

Luke 2:22-40 - Finally

Luke 3:1-17 - On the Road

Luke 5:17-28 - Meeting Our Needs

Luke 10:1-11, 16-20 - Hi Ho, Hi Ho, It's Off to Work We Go

Luke 12:13-21 - Whining to Jesus

Luke 16:19-31 - Poor Lazarus

Luke 17:5-10 - Our Place at the Table

Luke 19:11-27 - By Your Own Words

Luke 19:28-40; 22:14-23:56 - Following the Crowd

Luke 23:33-43 - The Fullness of God

Luke 24:44-53 - What Now?

John 1:29-42 - Come and See

John 2:1-11 - Jesus Attends a Wedding

John 3:1-17 - A Conversation at Night

John 13:1-11 - Funeral Homily for Laura Sue Travis Villines

John 14:1-14 - Comfort and Conflict

John 20:19-31 - Nail-Scarred Hands

Acts 2:1-21 - Filled With the Breath of God

Acts 11:1-18 - Hindering God

Romans 4:13-25 - And He Believed

Romans 5:1-8 - While We Were Still Sinners

Romans 13:8-14 - Clothed with Christ

I Corinthians 12:1-11 - Now Concerning Spiritual Gifts

I Corinthians 13:1-13 - The Mysterious Chemical X

Galatians 4:4-7 - A Chance to Sit at the Cool Kids' Table

Galatians 6:1-6 - A New Creation

Philippians 4:4-7 - Rejoice!

I Tim 6:6-19 - Perspective

II Tim 1:6-14 - Charge to the Candidate

II Peter 1:16-21 - Myths and Truths

I John 4:7-21 - Seeing the Face of God

Revelation 21:10,22-22:5 - Headed Home