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The Rev. Dr. Kelly Hough Rogers

Kelly Hough Rogers: Therefore, Do Not Worry

Matthew 6:25-34

26th Sunday after Pentecost - Year B

November 18, 2018

The Rev. Dr. Kelly Hough Rogers (UCC)


I am a lectionary preacher. The lectionary is the prescribed readings for each Sunday in a three-year cycle. It is designed to offer readings with lengths that can be heard comfortably. But I would argue that our reading from the Gospel of Matthew chapter 6, ends a verse short. To me, verse 34 is vital to the hearing and understanding of Jesus' whole message saying, "So do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring worries of its own. Today's trouble is enough for today."

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The Rev. Dr. Paul Tellstrom

The Better Part

Luke 10:28-42

9th Sunday after Pentecost - Year C

July 17, 2016

The Rev. Dr. Paul Tellstrom (UCC)


Of course, I wasn't there, but there has been some tension again over at the house before Jesus even gets to this suburban Bethany home.

After doing all the shopping and gathering the water from the well early that morning, perhaps Martha has just finished shaking out the old carpet and inhaling its dust before she goes back inside and sweeps out the house.

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The Rev. Susan Sparks Transcript

April 17, 2016

Jesus and Dr. Seuss: A Conversation on Worry

The Rev. Susan Sparks (ABCUSA)

Susan Sparks says Jesus and Dr. Seuss offer us help in dealing with the anxiety and worry that consume us: We are to focus on today, realize worry is a waste of time, and accept that we have no reason to worry as God's children.
The Rev. Dr. G. Gil Watson Transcript

February 27, 2011

Get Your Thinking Right!

The Rev. Dr. Gil Watson (UMC)

Anxiety is the curse of the 21st century, Dr. Gil Watson says. But in his sermon on Matthew 6:25-34, he shares Jesus' solution to overcoming worry: seeking God's reign first.

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The Rev. Peter Wallace (TEC)

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The Rev. Dr. William L. Self Transcript

April 10, 2005

Objects in Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear

The Rev. Dr. William L. Self (CBF)

The Rev. Dr. Bill Self is pastor of Johns Creek Baptist Church in Alpharetta, GA, and a member of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.