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  • Doane Brubaker

    Contributing sermons since Mar 28, 2007
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First Mennonite Church
Morton, Illinois 61550
309-266-7591

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  • Ready To Open My Treasures

    Contributed on Dec 30, 2011
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    A sermon for Epiphany: the Magi inspire us to believe in Jesus' royal birth, to walk in his radiant light, and to present him with rightful treasures.

    Ready to Open My Treasures Matthew 2:2 Ages ago, some pilgrims - we call them Wise Men or Magi - set out on a long and uncertain journey in search of the promised Messiah. Their quest was gloriously rewarded, thanks to that guiding star. Whatever led you here this morning, I believe God is ...read more

  • Your Place In The Divine Labor Union

    Contributed on Aug 30, 2011
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    A Labor Day sermon that looks at three benefits shared by uniting in the Lord’s labor.

    Your Place in the Divine Labor Union Ephesians 4:3-16 So what’s your idea of the way to celebrate Labor Day? Is it a holiday from your work so you can enjoy rest? Is it a holiday from your vocation, so you can work at home? Do you and your spouse share the same idea? Or is it an ...read more

  • Look At This! Your King Is Coming To You!

    Contributed on Apr 25, 2011
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    A Palm Sunday sermon; the five short stories in Luke 19 teach us how to properly welcome our King.

    Look at This! Your King is Coming to You! Luke 19:1-48 Sometimes children, teens and adults like to make fun of others. Was there something about you that other kids made fun of? [my broken tooth] Sometimes the teasing crosses the line into bullying. Were you bullied? Did you befriend ...read more

  • Why Seek The Living Among The Dead?

    Contributed on Apr 25, 2011
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    That penetrating question of the angels to the women on resurrection morning leads to such great assurance that indeed we serve a risen Savior, that the grave is not our final destination and that we do find life when we look where it is found.

    Why Seek the Living Among the Dead? Luke 24:5 Scripture Reading: Luke 23:50 – 24:12 It was completely logical for the women to go to Jesus’ tomb early that Sunday morning. They went to do the final thing they could for him and it was reasonable they’d expect to find his body there. Where ...read more

  • Making Mummies Dance

    Contributed on Jan 29, 2008
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    We preserve in the museum of our memories some mummies - parts of us that once lived but have died. Can they live again?

    “Making Mummies Dance” “Making the Mummies Dance” is the title of Dr. Thomas Hoving’s memoir. In 1966 he became the Commissioner of Parks in New York City under Mayor John V. Lindsay. Hoving had earned a Ph.D. in art history from Princeton and had previously worked at the prestigious ...read more

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  • Romans 6:11 "So You Should Consider Yourselves ...

    Contributed on Jan 14, 2008
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    Romans 6:11 "So you should consider yourselves dead to sin and able to live for the glory of God through Christ Jesus." Something that’s dead is unresponsive. I’ve brought one of my daughter’s stuffed animals today, a large dog. When she was little she called him James T. Bone. It’s not ...read more

  • Throw Off Your Old Evil Nature Which Is Rotten ...

    Contributed on Jan 14, 2008
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    "Throw off your old evil nature which is rotten through and through, full of lust and deception. Instead, there must be a spiritual renewal of your thoughts and attitudes. You must display a new nature because you are a new person, created in God’s likeness — righteous, holy, and true." (Eph ...read more

  • Do Not Conform Any Longer To The Pattern Of This ...

    Contributed on Aug 28, 2007
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    "Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is — his good, pleasing and perfect will." (Rom 12:2, NIV) The word we translate “conform” is schema. We get from it words like ...read more

  • Do Not Conform Any Longer To The Pattern Of This ...

    Contributed on Aug 28, 2007
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    "Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is — his good, pleasing and perfect will (Rom 12:2, NIV). The word we translate "transformed" is metamorfousthe. Does that sound ...read more

  • Paul Said Spiritual Metamorphosis Is Accomplished ...

    Contributed on Aug 28, 2007
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    Paul said spiritual metamorphosis is accomplished “by the renewing of your mind.” The word “renewing” also means renovation. Think of a house. You can make repairs. You know, the cosmetic kind – some paint and carpet – and it looks better, perhaps increases the resale value. But Paul ...read more