Monthly Archives: April 2019


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Apr 2019
An Easter Story in Three Acts - Pastor Bonnie Wilcox - John 20:1-18

John 20:1-18 The Resurrection of Jesus Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the tomb. So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved, and said to them, “They have taken the Lord out of the tomb, and we do not know where they have laid him.” Then Peter and the other disciple set out and went toward the tomb. The two were running together, but......

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Apr 2019
Journey to Jerusalem: the King Enters

Matthew 21:1-11 Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem When they had come near Jerusalem and had reached Bethphage, at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, saying to them, “Go into the village ahead of you, and immediately you will find a donkey tied, and a colt with her; untie them and bring them to me. If anyone says anything to you, just say this, ‘The Lord needs them.’ And he will send them immediately.” This took place to fulfill what had been spoken through the prophet, saying, “Tell the daughter of Zion,Look, your king......

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09
Apr 2019
The Pestering Widow and the Unjust Judge - Pastor Bonnie Wilcox - Luke 18:1-8

The Parable of the Widow and the Unjust Judge The last of our parables in the Short Stories of Jesus, we find that Jesus does not begin the parable like the others. Instead of saying, “The Kingdom of God is like…,” he says that this story is about the need to pray always and not lose heart. Pastor Bonnie wonders with us what these two difficult-to-like people may be up to. Luke 18:1-8 Then Jesus told them a parable about their need to pray always and not to lose heart. He said, “In a......

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02
Apr 2019
More Than My Fair Share - Pastor Bonnie Wilcox -

Matthew 20:1-16 The Laborers in the Vineyard “For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard. After agreeing with the laborers for the usual daily wage, he sent them into his vineyard. When he went out about nine o’clock, he saw others standing idle in the marketplace; and he said to them, ‘You also go into the vineyard, and I will pay you whatever is right.’ So they went. When he went out again about noon and about three o’clock, he did the same. And......

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