Archive | October, 2019

Who Is My Neighbor?

Sermon: Who Is My Neighbor?
Texts: Deuteronomy 6:4-5; Leviticus 19:18; Luke 10:25-37
Date: October 27, 2019
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
Christians, we have heard this story of the Good Samaritan with its prelude and postlude repartee with the testy lawyer 10,000 times. So we should be able to pass a little pop quiz. Who is the neighbor? Hint: Think about the whole text, not just the story.
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Who Is My Neighbor

Click the arrow to listen to Dee Eisenhauer’s sermon: Who Is My Neighbor

Texts: Deuteronomy 6:4-5; Leviticus 19:18; Luke 10:25-37
Date: October 27, 2019
Rev. Dr. Dee Eisenhauer, pastor, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church

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I Was in Prison and You Visited Me

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Texts: Proverbs 31:8-9; 1 John 3:17; Matthew 25:36
Date: October 20, 2019
Rev. Dr. Dee Eisenhauer, pastor, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church

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Packing Light

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Texts: Galatians 6:6-10; Luke 10:1-11, 16-20
Date: October 13, 2019
Rev. Dr. Dee Eisenhauer, pastor, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church

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Packing Light

Sermon: Packing Light
Texts: Galatians 6:6-10; Luke 10:1-11, 16-20
Date: October 13, 2019
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
 
          Fellow travelers, how are you at packing your bags?  I had a good long visit with a friend of mine recently who was preparing to be away from home for a month.  She was going to be visiting a variety of places that would probably have different kinds of weather during a time when the season was shifting from summer to fall.  She […]

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Follow the Vagabond

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Texts: 1 Kings 19:15-16, 19-21; Luke 9:51-62
Date: October 6, 2019
Rev. Dr. Dee Eisenhauer, pastor, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church

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Follow the Vagabond

Sermon: Follow the Vagabond
Texts: 1 Kings 19:15-16, 19-21; Luke 9:51-62
Date: October 6, 2019
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
Those were the days when the Jesus movement was literally a movement, a leader and disciples on the move. Jesus was an itinerant, a vagabond, a nomad. He was coming near to the people with the good news that the Kingdom of God was drawing near—both a message and a demonstration. […]

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My Name Is Legion

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Texts: Luke 8:26-39
Date: September 29, 2019
Rev. Dr. Dee Eisenhauer, pastor, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church

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My Name is Legion

Sermon: My Name is Legion
Text: Luke 8:26-39
Date: September 29, 2019
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
 
The story of Jesus, the Gerasene demoniac, the pigs, and the terrified townspeople is exceedingly strange, don’t you think?  I wasn’t going to say anything–but one of my most scholarly commentaries puts it right out there, saying that calling it “a strange story” is quite an understatement. “For the basic miracle-story has in this instance been enshrouded with elements of the fantastic and the grotesque.”

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