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  • The Lectionary Gospel

    Matthew 4:12-23

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    We’ve come to call it “the Holy Land.” From the Mediterranean Sea in the west to the country of Jordan in the east, from Syria in the north to the Sinai in the south, travel companies, tour… More...

  • Old Testament Lectionary

    Isaiah 9:1-4

    Author: Doug Bratt

    In the northern hemisphere this time of year is characterized, in part, by darkness.  While daylight is already beginning to push that darkness farther and farther back, people sometimes think of January as one of the darkest… More...

  • The Lectionary Psalms

    Psalm 27:1, 4-9

    Author: Stan Mast

    It was Emily Dickinson who clearly enunciated one of the great principles of effective preaching: “Tell the truth, but tell it slant.”  Most everyone who hears your sermons already knows the truth.  Thus, you’ll have to find… More...

  • Lectionary Epistle

    1 Corinthians 1:10-18

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    In the previous sermon starter on the first 9 verses of 1 Corinthians 1, I riffed on Tom Long’s suggestion that Paul wrote those opening verses with tongue firmly embedded in cheek.  He praises the Corinthians for… More...

  • En Español

    Ez 11.14-25; Ef 4.17-32

    Author: Leopoldo Cervantes-Ortiz

    Ustedes deben cambiar completamente su manera de pensar, y ser honestos y santos de verdad, como corresponde a personas que Dios ha vuelto a crear, para ser como él. Efesios 4.23-24, Traducción en Lenguaje Actual Trasfondo del… More...


September 29, 2015 - Calvin Seminary Chapel


September 29, 2015 - Calvin Seminary Chapel