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The Very Rev. Samuel G. Candler

Are You the One Who Is to Come?

Matthew 11:2-11

3rd Sunday of Advent - Year A

December 16, 2007

The Very Rev. Samuel G. Candler (TEC)

We say that the season of Advent is a season of waiting. We try to persuade ourselves that if we just say that often enough, it will become true. Advent is a season of waiting. Advent is a season of waiting.

But it's not. Advent is a season of impatience. Sure, there are other times throughout the year when we experience impatience. But this season, the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas, this season is the climax of impatience, when all our anxiety and hurry and worry are concentrated into four short weeks.

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The Rev. Dr. Wiley Stephens

The Grace of Another Day

John 21:1-19

3rd Sunday of Easter

April 22, 2007

The Rev. Dr. Wiley Stephens (UMC)

There has been a recent ad campaign by a major insurance company that says, "Sometimes life comes at you fast." One of the ads shows a lady, learning that she has won the lottery, running into the back of a truck filled with dirt. Another shows a man who gets in his car to start it, only to have it fall apart. It is true that sometimes life is more than we can deal with. There are those times we would like to step aside from the push of living and just be comfortable.

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