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Peace Church
Mt. Prospect, Illinois 60056
(847) 228-1420

About Michael
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: I would truly appreciate any helpful criticism and/ or invitiations to dialogue further regarding any of my sermons.
  • Books that have had an impact: John Calvin, Institues of the Christian Religion The Liturgy of the Hours. According to the Roman Rite. New York: Catholic Book Publishing Co., 1975. The Rule of St. Benedict in English, ed. Timothy Fry (Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press 1982).
  • What I want on my tombstone: Rev. Michael J. Pahls: Husband, Father, Pastor
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  • The Profit Of A Prophet

    Contributed on Sep 10, 2001
    based on 24 ratings
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    Using the accont of Jeremiah’s call explore the role of the prophet in a community of faith and points to Christ as the incarnation of Yahwehs prophetic Word.

    Appropriating the Prophetic Word The 21th Sunday in Ordinary Time August 26, 2001 The Profit of a Prophet (To Uproot and Tear Down; To Build and Plant) Jeremiah 1:4-10 4 The word of the LORD came to me, saying, 5 "Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set ...read more

  • Ears To Hear, Eyes To See

    Contributed on Jul 17, 2001
    based on 34 ratings
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    An exposition of Amos and John points us to Christ who gives us ears to hear and eyes to see.

    Appropriating the Prophetic Word The 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C) July 15, 2001 Amos 7:7-17; John 10:25-37 COMPLICIT IN OUR OWN FAILED PERCEPTION "We never saw violence or hatred in [our son] until the last moments of his life when we watched helplessly with the rest of the ...read more

  • The Real Absence Of Christ

    Contributed on Jun 6, 2001
    based on 39 ratings
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    Explores the tension in our lives generated by the absence of Christ after his Ascension. There is, however encouragement and hope for us, both in the "already" of our present salvation and in the "not yet" of the coming consummation at Christ’s Return.

    The Real Absence of Christ Part #1 For Ascension and Pentecost 2001 Acts 1:1-11 1 In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach 2 until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had ...read more

  • The Real Presence Of Christ

    Contributed on Jun 6, 2001
    based on 39 ratings
     | 1,261 views

    An exposition of the events of Pentecost. This sermon challenges believers to awaken to the high calling of Jesus to be used as an instrument of God for the salvation of the world while encouraging them that the Spirit of Christ is present to work in and through us to this purpose.

    The Real Presence of Christ -or- A Humble Challenge to Save the World Part #2 For Ascension and Pentecost 2001 Acts 2:1-21 1 When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. 2 Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole ...read more

  • (Resurrection) Life Is Full Of Surprises

    Contributed on May 19, 2001
    based on 44 ratings
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    Peter’s explanation of the events leading to the conversion of Cornelius (a Roman soldier and Gentile) bears witness to the surprising and yet familiar ways of God and points us to the new possibilities for surprise that the Resurrection message opens in in our lives.

    Fifth Sunday of Easter - Year C May 13, 2001 Acts 11:1-18 1st CENTURY PALESTINE: A WORLD WITHOUT SURPRISES This passage is all about the surprising works of God but to get the surprise you must have the back story. Hang in there, the payoff in this passage for your life is worth the ...read more

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