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Are We Chickens Or Eagles, Worthy Or Unworthy, Condemned Or Destined?

Sermon for August 25, 2019 (Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today’s Message: “Are We Chickens Or Eagles, Worthy Or Unworthy, Condemned Or Destined?” (Luke 13:10-17)

From the Gospel of Luke: vs. 15-16 “But Jesus shot back, ‘You frauds! Each Sabbath every one of you regularly unties your cow or donkey from its stall, leads it out for water, and thinks nothing of it. So why isn’t it all right for me to untie this daughter of Abraham and lead her from the stall where Satan has had her tied these eighteen years?'”


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Disturbing the Comfortable

Sermon for August 18, 2019 (Tenth Sunday after Pentecost)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today’s Message: “Disturbing the Comfortable” (Luke 12:49-56)

From the Gospel of Luke: vs. 51 “Not so. I’ve come to disrupt and confront!”


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Git Ready…

Sermon for August 11, 2019 (Ninth Sunday after Pentecost)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today’s Message: “Git Ready…” (Luke 12:22-40)

From the Gospel of Luke: vs. 29 “What I’m trying to do here is get you to relax, not be so preoccupied with GETTING so you can respond to God’s GIVING.”


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Well Damn…

Sermon for August 04, 2019 (Eighth Sunday after Pentecost)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today’s Message: “Well Damn…”

From the Gospel of Luke: “That’s what happens when you fill your barn with Self and not with God.” (Luke 12:13-21)


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Everything is Beautiful

Sermon for July 28, 2019 (Seventh Sunday after Pentecost)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Vicar Alyce Keener

Today’s Message: “Everything is Beautiful”

From the Gospel of Luke: “To you who are ready for the truth, I say this: Love your enemies. Let them bring out the best in you, not the worst.” Luke 6:27-36

References:
“Everything is Beautiful” by Ray Stevens

The OTHER Serenity Prayer…

God, grant me the serenity to stop
beating myself up for not doing
things perfectly, the courage to
forgive myself because I’m working
on doing better, and the wisdom to
know that you already love me
just the way I am.

~unknown


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Finding Time

Sermon for July 21, 2019 (Sixth Sunday after Pentecost)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today’s Message: “Finding Time”

From the Gospel of Luke: “The Master said, ‘Martha, dear Martha, you’re fussing far too much and getting yourself worked up over nothing.’ ” (Luke 10:38-42)


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Seriously, Who is My Neighbor?

Sermon for July 14, 2019 (Fifth Sunday after Pentecost)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today’s Message: “Seriously, Who is My Neighbor?”

From the Gospel of Luke: “Looking for a loophole, he asked, ‘And just how would you define neighbor?’ ” (Luke 10:25-37)

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It is the Little Things

Sermon for July 07, 2019 (Fourth Sunday after Pentecost)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today’s Message: “It is the Little Things”

From the Gospel of Luke: “When you enter a house, first say, ‘Peace to this house. If someone who promotes peace is there, your peace will rest on them…” (Luke 10:1-11)

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The Cost of Being Faith Serious

Sermon for June 30, 2019 (Third Sunday after Pentecost)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today’s Message: “The Cost of Being Faith Serious”

From the Gospel of Luke: “Jesus said, ‘No procrastination. No backward looks. You can’t put God’s kingdom off till tomorrow. Seize the day.’ ” (Luke 9:51-62)

Referenced in sermon: [This week’s Message] https://gentlespirit.org/this-weeks-message-221/

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It Doesn’t Have to be this Way

[Note: This sermon is posted a week late.]
Sermon for June 23, 2019 (Second Sunday after Pentecost)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today’s Message: “It Doesn’t Have to be this Way”

From the Gospel of Luke: ” ‘Return to your home, and declare how much God has done for you.’ So he went away, proclaiming throughout the city how much Jesus had done for him.” (Luke 8:26-39)

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