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Kenny Benge preached a sermon entitled “To Gain a Heart of Wisdom" based on Psalm 90 for The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost on October 26, 2014. The ”wise heart” described in Psalm 90 is a heart that shaped by and responsive to the true and living God. As we follow Christ, we are continually undergoing a conversion of our faith and imagination.

The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost 
Deuteronomy 34:1-12 

Psalm 90 
I Thessalonians 2:1-8 
Matthew 22:34-46

Direct download: HeartofWisdom.mp3
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Kenny Benge preached a sermon entitled “Israel's Predicament and Ours" based on Exodus 33:12-23 for The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost on October 19, 2014. In Exodus 33, God’s relationship with Israel is in crisis. This section is the theological center of the book of Exodus, and deals with one of the central questions of the whole of Scripture, pointing us forward to the Gospel of Jesus Christ: ”How can a holy God dwell among and with a sinful people?

The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost 
Exodus 33:12-23 

Psalm 99 
I Thessalonians 1:1-10 
Matthew 22:15-22

Direct download: Predicament.mp3
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Kenny Benge preached a sermon entitled “To Live Beyond Anxiety" based on Philippians 4:1-9 for The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost on October 12, 2014. The ultimate meaning, the redemption of our anxiety, begins at Christmas—the Incarnation—and culminates in Easter—the Resurrection. Jesus has conquered the anxiety of our life and broken its spell over us.

The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost 
Exodus 32:1-14 

Psalm 106:1-6,19-23 
Philippians 4:1-9 
Matthew 22:1-14

Direct download: BeyondAnxiety.mp3
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Michael McGhee preached a sermon entitled “Eyes To See the Promise" based on Exodus 20:1-20 for The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost on October 5, 2014. So often the 10 Commandments are seen as a checklist, but maybe something more is going on. The Law is actually something that can shape our imaginations to see the promises of God.

The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost 
Exodus 20:1-20

Psalm 19
Philippians 3:4-14
Matthew 21:33-46

Direct download: EyesToSee.mp3
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