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  • Mark Bauer

    Contributing sermons since Jul 5, 2006
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Retired
, Ohio 45895
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  • Ponder This In Your Heart

    Contributed on Dec 16, 2014
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    Mary pondered - using four gifts to explore meaning of Christmas as we ponder it's meaning in our lives

    Mary pondered all these words in her heart. That’s what I want to focus on tonight Ponder That’s what Christmas is about reflecting, thinking, contemplating the wonder of Christmas’ past and present and future Birth of Baby Jesus, Christmas programs, Christmas ...read more

  • The Light Of Redemption

    Contributed on Feb 5, 2014
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    Presentation of Our Lord - Anna meets Mary and Joseph and speaks about the redemption of Jerusalem. What does it mean to say that Jesus is our Redeemer?

    Sin – it sneaks up on us and reminds us of our need for redemption! A baker in a little country town bought the butter he used from a nearby farmer. One day he suspected that the bricks of butter were not full pounds, and for several days he weighed them. He was right. They were ...read more

  • What's Your Focus

    Contributed on Aug 20, 2007
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    Do we focus on ourselves or Do we focus on God?

    “Magic Eye” pictures You and I have seen them in the Sunday comics and on book counters, These pictures look like a mess of colored dots and lines. Supposedly, if you stare at one long enough a picture will emerge. People either see it or they don’t. Those who see it, … are thrilled. The ...read more

  • A Good God Or A Goods God

    Contributed on Aug 1, 2007
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    Sometimes we let goods be our God instead of letting God, who is good, be our God.

    A Good God or a Goods God For years there has been a Snoopy poster that shows how he spends his week: On Sunday, he dances, with the caption, "Party-Time!" On Monday, he scowls, with the caption, "Don’t speak to me." On Tuesday, he lies flat on his back as though dead, ...read more

  • The Power Of Prayer

    Contributed on Aug 1, 2007
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    God does answer prayer if we ask, seek, knock.

    The Power of Prayer There is a priest in Dublin, Ireland named Father Foster He tells about the day he parked his car on a rather steep slope close to his church. His little terrier was lying on the back seat and could not be seen by anyone outside the vehicle. Father Foster ...read more

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  • Snoopy's Week

    Contributed on Aug 1, 2007
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    For years there has been a Snoopy poster that shows how he spends his week: On Sunday, he dances, with the caption, "Party-Time!" On Monday, he scowls, with the caption, "Don’t speak to me." On Tuesday, he lies flat on his back as though dead, with the caption, "God, get me ...read more

  • We Stand Before The Lord

    Contributed on Aug 1, 2007
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    We stand before the Lord like a child with her hand in the candy jar. who finds he cannot withdraw his hand without letting go of the candy. She is unwilling to do this The candy represents everything we want in life at that moment. But he child is helpless caught between 2 ...read more

  • Be Rich Toward God

    Contributed on Aug 1, 2007
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    Be rich toward God. Grandparents are often accused of spoiling the grandchildren Why? The children see grandpa sitting on the floor playing with his toddler grandchildren. The son or daughter is shocked and jealous: "Dad, I’m surprised. You never got down on the floor and played with ...read more

  • There Is A Priest In Dublin, Ireland Named Father ...

    Contributed on Aug 1, 2007
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    There is a priest in Dublin, Ireland named Father Foster He tells about the day he parked his car on a rather steep slope close to his church. His little terrier was lying on the back seat and could not be seen by anyone outside the vehicle. Father Foster got out of the car, turned ...read more

  • God Can Be Trusted

    Contributed on Aug 1, 2007
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    God can be trusted. Our prayers will not go unheeded. It’s like a little girl who crawled up into her father’s lap while was reading the newspaper. She told him how much she wanted him to build her a doll house. She didn’t climb down till her daddy had promised to do just ...read more