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Kingdom of God

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

IT IS NOT A place, of course, but a condition. Kingship might be a better word. "Thy kingdom come, thy will be done," Jesus prayed. The two are in apposition.

Insofar as here and there, and now and then, God's kingly will is being done in various odd ways among us even at this moment, the kingdom has come already.

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Weekly Sermon Illustration: Neurotic Anxiety

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

In our blog post every Monday we select a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the upcoming Sunday, and pair it with a Frederick Buechner reading on the same topic.

Next Sunday we will celebrate the Eigth Sunday after Epiphany. Here is this week's reading from the Gospel of Matthew:

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Vocation

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February 13, 2017

Weekly Sermon Illustration: Enemy

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February 06, 2017

Weekly Sermon Illustration: God Speaking Through Us

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February 03, 2017

Like a Shepherd

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January 30, 2017

Weekly Sermon Illustration: The Salt of the Earth

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In our blog post every Monday we select a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the upcoming Sunday, and pair it with a Frederick Buechner reading on the same topic. Next Sunday we will celebrate the Fifth Sunday after Epiphany.
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January 27, 2017

By Letting Go

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January 23, 2017

Weekly Sermon Illustration: The Beatitudes

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In our blog post every Monday we select a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the upcoming Sunday, and pair it with a Frederick Buechner reading on the same topic. On January 29, 2017 we will celebrate the Fourth Sunday after Epiphany.
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January 20, 2017

Unbelief

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

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