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The Stupidity of Sheep

Old Testament Lesson: Psalm 23New Testament Lesson: John 10:1-10 Minister: Rev. Averill Elizabeth BlackburnOrganist: Kathy Marks Hymns and Songs Used in this Youtube Sermon:

Into the Sunset…?

Sermon Lesson: Luke 24:13-19aExpanded Lesson: Luke 24:13-35 Minister: Reverend Averill Elizabeth BlackburnOrganist: Kathy Marks Hymns and Music used in this Youtube Sermon:

The Apparition

Sermon Lesson: John 20:19-23 Full Sermon Lesson: John 20:19-31 Minister: Reverend Averill Elizabeth BlackburnOrganist: Kathy Marks Hymns and Music Used in this Youtube Sermon:

He is Risen

Sermon Lesson: Matthew 28:1-10Psalm: Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 Minister: Rev. Averill Elizabeth BlackburnOrganist: Kathy Marks Hymns Used in this Youtube Sermon:

Heysanna

Psalm: Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29Sermon Lesson: Luke 19:39-40 Author: Reverend Averill Elizabeth Blackburn This Morning’s Hymn (links will open up in youtube.com)All Glory Laud and HonorRide On! Ride On in Majesty!All People that on Earth do Dwell Personal Soundtrack as I “Preach” This: Jesus Christ Superstar, 1970s concept album (Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice) The Rocks and Stones Beneath a Child’s Feet When I was a child, I had an unholy obsession with rocks, and I’m choosing my words very carefully. I…

Into the Light

Old Testament Lesson: Ezekiel 37:1-14Psalm: Psalm 130Sermon Lesson: John 11:7-10 (John 11:1-45) Author: Reverend Averill Elizabeth Blackburn The idea of light and darkness, day and night, is rather basic. Light–good. Darkness–not so good, if not outright bad. We change our clocks to hoard the light (and how many times have we had to remind ourselves or others that we’re “falling behind” or “springing ahead”?). The entire social premise of society is based off of light. Everyday activities occur when the…

The Blind Man

Psalm: Psalm 23Old Testament Reading: 1 Samuel 16:1-13Sermon Lesson: John 9:1-7 Author: Reverend Averill Elizabeth Blackburn A Short Note on the Blind Man.This is a parable like any other that appears in the New Testament, although it is presented as having actually happened.  We cannot say whether or not there was a blind man who approached Jesus and said these words, although that would not have been uncommon.  The ill and disabled would often flock to teachers (Rabbis) and healers,…