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  • Me, Too And Saint Maria Goretti

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Aug 3, 2018

    Contraception enabled many to adopt sinful lifestyles without fear of pregnancy, and the other results were predictable and damaging.

    July 6, 2018 Feast of St. Maria Goretti Our God is a God of mercy and compassion, but He is also the God of justice and equity. Defenseless people are His particular specialty. Crimes against those who cannot defend themselves, who have no physical or political power, are very offensive to the more

  • Ripe For The Picking Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Sep 24, 2007
    based on 31 ratings

    The same fruits evident in Amos’ basket are still around in our churches today. Are we keeping them fresh by obeying God’s pattern for them? Or are we allowing them to become overripe and rotten by our disobedience?

    1. Introduction (8:1-2) 2. The first fruit in God’s basket of obedience is the fruit of worship. (movement from songs to howling to silence)—Amos 8:3 3. The second fruit in God’s basket of obedience is the fruit of stewardship. (movement from commerce to consumerism to condemnation)—Amos more

  • You Can't Have One Without The Other! (A Sermon On The Book Of Amos)

    Contributed by David Smith on Nov 19, 2007
    based on 15 ratings

    People says to me, "Dave, as a Christian I am not interested in politics", and I can say to them in all honesty, "neither am I". ...

    I sorta promised someone in the parish that I’d choose a more cheery passage next time I preached. “Come unto me all ye who labour and are heavy laden” was suggested - a message of encouragement and hope. This is not that sermon. Inspired by our set lectionary readings, for better or worse, I more

  • Feast Or Famine

    Contributed by Judith Hand on Jan 14, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    The ONE THING we need is to feast on the Word of God

    Feast or Famine? Amos 8:1-12 Luke 10:38-42 Colossians 1:15-28 As is my usual preaching or teaching style… I want us to take a look at each of the passages from our readings today in Amos, Colossians and Luke to see the complete teaching. So here we go, let’s more

  • Ripe Summer Fruit

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Aug 26, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    A sermon on Amos 8:1-6 (Outline and material adapted from Charles Spurgeon's sermon, A Basket of Summer Fruit, on the same text:

    HoHum: Watermelon, peaches, grapes, cantaloupes, homegrown tomatoes. Summer fruit right off field! One time working on a farm, far away from water, just break open a watermelon... so good! Got a sandwich from Subway, leave off tomatoes, put homegrown on sandwich, star of meal! WBTU: more

  • Are We They?

    Contributed by The Rev Deniray Mueller on Jan 30, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    we are reminded that we must have a social conscience

    May the words of my mouth and the meditations of my heart be acceptable to you, my Lord and my Redeemer. We are taught in Deacons School that we are to always preach on the Gospel reading for a given Sunday, since one of those things exclusively reserved for Deacons is the proclaiming of the more

  • Your Struggle For Integrity Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Aug 7, 2008
    based on 9 ratings

    the caommandment not to stealis a commandment to maintain one’s integrity in everything we do.

    1 What images come to mind when you hear the eighth Commandment "You shall not steal" (Exodus 20:15; Deuteronomy 5:19)? You shall not take what doesn’t belong to you. If you are like me you might have an image of a masked thief in a stripped shirt climbing over a wall with a bag of loot over more

  • "who Is Your Master?"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Jul 9, 2019
    based on 1 rating

    A sermon about loving and serving God and neighbor.

    “Who Is Your Master?” Amos 8:1-12 A basket of ripe fruit…it’s delicious, but it doesn’t last long. This week, the strawberries we just bought grew layers of fuzz before we could finish them. Our bananas spotted up, becoming overripe much sooner than we expected. Peaches deteriorate fast, more

  • Waiting On Monday

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Aug 22, 2006
    based on 13 ratings

    Consider the reasons why a person prioritizes weekly activities more than the Lord’s day.

    Have you ever been guilty of anticipating Monday more than enjoying worship and service to God on Sunday? What causes a person to anticipate Monday to the exclusion of the Lord’s day? In the book of Amos we find this subject addressed. The Israelite people said "When will the New Moon be past, that more

  • "Be Not Deceived.”

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Sep 14, 2001
    based on 88 ratings

    Year C. Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost September 23, 2001 Amos 8: 4-7 Title: “Be not deceived.”

    Year C. Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost September 23, 2001 Amos 8: 4-7 Title: “Be not deceived.” Amos was from a village just south of the border between Israel and Judah, Tekoa, but he prophesied at Bethel, the main religious center in the north, just north of the border. In 1:1 he is said more

  • Amos - 3 Series

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Aug 4, 2010

    A look at the plight of those trapped in poverty; at what God has to say about this situation, and at how these things should speak to us – if at all.

    Dakota Community Church April 25, 2010 Amos 3 I want to move forward in our study of the book of Amos by looking at a couple of the themes given as reason for the coming judgment upon the people of God. Today I want to look at the plight of those trapped in poverty; at what God has to say more

  • Apprentice Or Disciple: What's Your Attitude Towards Money?

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Nov 15, 2004
    based on 15 ratings

    God wants us to view money as a gift from him and to be used in God-pleasing ways.

    The Apprentice. Have you heard of that reality show now in its second season? The host of The Apprentice is the New York-based real estate tycoon, Donald Trump. Mr. Trump has gathered the supposed best and brightest business executives and given them the chance to compete for the opportunity to more

  • You Shall Not Steal Series

    Contributed by Scott Maze on Jun 21, 2021

    In a national time of revival in the country of Belfast in 1922-23, converted shipyard workers brought back tools and equipment they had stolen. They brought them back in such quantity, that an additional storage shed had to be built to hold the tools once stolen.

    Stealing has become a big business in our wireless age. A survey of 583 companies in the U.S. revealed: “90% of the respondents said their organizations’ computers had been breached at least once by hackers over the past 12 months.” More than 40% of the businesses surveyed stated they had spent more

  • A Basket Of Ripe Summer Fruit

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Jul 7, 2019
    based on 4 ratings

    Seek God, do justice - before it is too late.

    A BASKET OF RIPE SUMMER FRUIT. Amos 8:1-12. This vision and its interpretation is based in a pun: the Hebrew word for “Summer fruit” sounds almost identical with the word translated “the end” (Amos 8:1-2). Read Amos 4:6-11 for a litany of the temporal judgments which the LORD laid upon more

  • Famine In A Time Of Plenty

    Contributed by Mark A. Barber on Nov 16, 2020

    The worst famines are artificially made ones.