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Consultation on Common Texts, Revised Common Lectionary Daily Readings

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2011 | AFTER PENTECOST PROPER 25 Lectionary/Ordinary 30 - Sunday between October 23 and October 29 YEAR A Old Testament, Psalm, New Testament & Gospel, Option I Old Testament Leviticus 19:1–2, 15–18 (Complementary) Psalm Psalm 1 New Testament 1 Thessalonians 2:1–8 Gospel Matthew 22:34–46 or Old Testament, Psalm, New Testament & Gospel, Option II Old Testament Deuteronomy 34:1–12 (Semicontinuous) Psalm Psalm 90:1–6, 13–17 New Testament 1 Thessalonians 2:1–8 Gospel Matthew 22:34–46 Consultation on Common Texts, Revised Common Lectionary Daily Readings (Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2011).
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2011 | PENTECOST NINETEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOSTOld Testament Deuteronomy 10:12–21 Psalm Psalm 2 New Testament 1 Corinthians 1:4–9 Gospel Matthew 22:34–46 Christian Worship One Year Lectionary (Bellingham, WA: Logos Research Systems, Inc., 2009).
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2011 | AFTER PENTECOST PROPER 25 YEAR AOld Testament & Psalm, Option I Old Testament Deuteronomy 34:1–12 Psalm Psalm 90:1–6, 13–17 or Old Testament & Psalm, Option II Old Testament Leviticus 19:1–2, 15–18 Psalm Psalm 1 New Testament 1 Thessalonians 2:1–8 Gospel Matthew 22:34–46 Revised Common Lectionary (Bellingham, WA: Logos Research Systems, Inc., 2009).

Sermon Starters

“Buts” of the Resurrection 1 Corinthians 15 I. Introduction A. There is only one Question about Life, Death, and Eternity 1. Is Christ risen? 2. The question of the Pharisees a. “What sign showest thou?” (John 2:18) b. “Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up” (John 12:19) B. The Greatest Chapter on the Resurrection 1. Paul’s letter to a troubled church a. Divisions, carnality, immorality, confusion, and victory b. Paul ends his letter with truth about resurrection 2. Three verses, (13, 20, 57), all beginning with the same word — BUT II. Body A. But … if There be no Resurrection (v. 13) 1. The frightening prospect of no resurrection 2. “What-ifs” of history a. Christopher Columbus had not made his voyage b. Martin L…