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Transported

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Texts: Luke 23:32-43; Colossians 1:3-6, 9-14
Date: March 26, 2017
Rev. Dr. Dee Eisenhauer, pastor, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church

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Transported

Sermon: Transported
Texts: Luke 23:32-43; Colossians 1:3-6, 9-14
Date: March 26, 2017
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
 
Did he or didn’t he?
Did Jesus pray that God would forgive those who were crucifying him because they did not know what they were doing, or did he not?
It seems that some of the earliest manuscripts of the gospel of Luke don’t have this verse at all. The community of Biblical scholars is somewhat divided about whether this was something Jesus actually said from the […]

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Rope, Caution Tape, and Reconciliation

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Texts: Matthew 25:31-40; 2 Corinthians 5:11-20
Date: March 19, 2017
Rev. Dr. Dee Eisenhauer, pastor, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church

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Rope, Caution Tape, and Reconciliation

Sermon: Rope, Caution Tape, and Reconciliation
Texts: Matthew 25:31-40; 2 Corinthians 5:11-20
Date: March 19, 2017
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
First, a story of a rope that came down. The Church of God based in Anderson, Indiana, began in the 1880’s as a reform movement for Christian unity. (My encounter with a Church of God pastor while on sabbatical last year indicates that this is still very much at the […]

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Disoriented

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Texts: Psalm 13
Date: March 12, 2017
Rev. Dr. Dee Eisenhauer, pastor, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church

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Disoriented

Sermon: Disoriented
Text: Psalm 13
Date: March 12, 2017
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
 
         Here’s a tidbit from the Seattle Times funny pages: The bedraggled old bird Shoe types, “A recent study has shown that six out of seven dwarfs…are not Happy.” 
         Here’s another study result—not from the funny pages, but from the analysis of biblical scholars: About one in three Psalms are not Happy, either.  About a third of the Psalms are songs of lament, either personal or communal.  […]

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Satan and the One Principle of Hell

Sermon: Satan and the One Principle of Hell
Texts: Matthew 3:13-4:11 (NRSV); Romans 8:31-39 (The Message)
Date: March 5, 2017
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
 
        Here’s a “Once Upon a Time” story from North Korea: Once upon a time there was a very wise turtle who lived in the sea.  He served many years as a beloved royal counselor to the sea king.  He was a creature everyone loved to be around, but alas, as every pearl has a speck on […]

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Satan and the One Principle of Hell

Click the arrow to listen to Dee Eiesenhauer’s sermon: Satan and the One Principle of Hell
Texts: Matthew 3:13-4:11 (NRSV) amd Romans 8:31-39 (The Message)
Date: March 5, 2017
Rev. Dr. Dee Eisenhauer, pastor, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church

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