Sermons tagged with ‘Christian Discipleship’

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“Relationship” March 4, 2018

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT March 4, 2018 “Relationship” The Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith Exodus 20:2-17 (NRSV) 2I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery; 3you shall have no other gods before me. 4You shall not make for yourself […]

February 4, 2018 “Rise up and….”

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT February 4, 2018 “Rise up and….” The Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith Mark 1:29-39 (NRSV) 29As soon as they left the synagogue, they entered the house of Simon and Andrew, with James and John. 30Now Simon’s mother-in-law was in bed with a fever, and they told him about […]

January 14, 2018 “Invitation”

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT January 14, 2018 “Invitation” The Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith 1 Samuel 3:1-10 (NRSV) Now the boy Samuel was ministering to the Lord under Eli. The word of the Lord was rare in those days; visions were not widespread. 2At that time Eli, whose eyesight had begun to […]

November 19, 2017 “Who Am I”

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT November 19, 2017 “Who am I?” The Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith Ezekiel 34:11-16 (NRSV) 11For thus says the Lord God: I myself will search for my sheep, and will seek them out. 12As shepherds seek out their flocks when they are among their scattered sheep, so I […]

August 20, 2017 “Sanctuary Moments”

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT August 20, 2017 Sanctuary Moments The Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith Jonah 3:1-5, 10-4:11 3:1 The word of the Lord came to Jonah a second time, saying, 2“Get up, go to Nineveh, that great city, and proclaim to it the message that I tell you.” 3So Jonah set […]

August 6, 2017 “What is to Prevent Us?”

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT August 6, 2017 “What is to Prevent Us?” The Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith Acts 8:26-40 (NRSV) 26Then an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Get up and go toward the south to the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.” (This is a wilderness road.) […]

“What’s Next” May 28, 2017

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT May 28, 2017 “What’s Next” The Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith The scripture text and sermon can be read through the following link. Because several images were used throughout the sermon, it is presented as a .pdf file. 28May2017Sermon  

“We’re On Jesus’ Prayer List” May 21, 2017

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT May 21, 2017 “We’re on Jesus’ Prayer List” The Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith John 17:1-11 (NRSV) After Jesus had spoken these words, he looked up to heaven and said, “Father, the hour has come; glorify your Son so that the Son may glorify you, 2since you have […]

“This is What Resurrection Will do to You” May 14, 2014

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First Congregational United Church of Christ Great Falls, MT May 14, 2017 “This is What Resurrection Can Do For Your” The Rev. Lynne Spencer-Smith Acts 6:8-15, 7:54-60 (NRSV) 8Stephen, full of grace and power, did great wonders and signs among the people. 9Then some of those who belonged to the synagogue of the Freedmen (as […]