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The Perils of Remembering by bob

August 31st, 2009

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Last week in this space I wrote about “the worth of remembering” as we prepared for Sunday’s 50th building anniversary.  I think I’ll call this meditation “the perils of remembering.”

The Beauty of Holiness by bob

August 30th, 2009

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“The Beauty of Holiness” (Psalm 96:9) August 30, 2009 – Corinth’s 50th Building Anniversary “We are here to exlaim a collective ‘Wow!’ to God.” Angels in the architecture The inspiration for this evening’s sermon begins with a phrase in our anniversary booklet.  It’s on the last page, titled “Corinth Today.”  Step through the narthex and […]

The Worth of Remembering by bob

August 24th, 2009

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Last weekend during our family’s visit to Mom and Dad to celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary, we spent a lot of time looking at pictures from the past and listening to stories.  Some of those pictures and stories were of grandparents and great grandparents who died many years ago.  Other anecdotes and images were more […]

Past the Point of No Return by bob

August 23rd, 2009

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Past the Point of No Return, Genesis 22:1-18 (August 23, 2009) Burning the bridge The title of this morning’s sermon is borrowed from an admittedly sensual scene and song in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Phantom of the Opera.”  Toward the end of the Phantom’s opera he makes a surprise appearance on the stage, grabs the heroine, […]

Tribute to Mom and Dad by bob

August 17th, 2009

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                We interrupt the reflections on John Calvin for an important tribute to two faithful readers of The Corinthian.  They are not members of Corinth, but they probably read our newsletter as thoroughly as most of our members, if not more so.  Their names are Richard and Virginia Thompson.  Some people call them Dick and […]