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The Rev. Canon Stephanie Spellers

Stephanie Spellers: The World Will Turn

Matthew 4:12-23

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January 22, 2017

The Rev. Canon Stephanie Spellers (TEC)

 

Come by here, my Lord, come by here....Oh Lord, come by here.

When you live in New York City, you pretty much expect the unexpected when you sit down in a taxi. In fact, they've built a whole TV show on this very premise. It's called "Taxicab Confessions." People share their deepest, darkest secrets with a cab driver they hope they'll never see again. You don't know what's gonna unfold when you crawl inside. You just need to be ready.

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The Rev. Stephen McKinney-Whitaker

We of Little Faith

Mark 4:35-42

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The Rev. Stephen McKinney-Whitaker (PCUSA)

Jesus calms the storm. With a simple phrase, "Peace, be still," Jesus puts whatever is raging around us to rest. When oceans rise and the thunder roars, we can trust the captain of the boat to not only see us through the squall, but also ensure smooth sailing. That's the point of the story, right? That's why there are songs and paintings and sermons around three simple words: "Peace, be still." Right?

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