April 20, 2014
John 20:1-18
1 Corinthians 15:19-26
Acts 10:34-43

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The Refugees

First Sunday after Christmas Day


Janice B. Scott



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Joe shivered and cuddled up against his young wife, now sleeping at last with the baby held securely in her arms. Joe pulled the thin blanket more securely around the three of them, not much protection against the bitter cold of this desolate place, but better than nothing. And there were plenty of rocks and caves around, to afford a little shelter.

Joe closed his eyes tightly and began to pray. "Please Lord, if you're there and you can hear me, keep us safe tonight. Don't let them bomb this cave, for our child is so newborn and so vulnerable. What a time for Marie to give birth! Couldn't you have waited Lord, until we got over the border?"

Then he settled down and tried to sleep, for they had an early start in the morning if they were to make the border that day.

It was rough going, next day. The landscape was so ravaged that every step was...

This sermon, The Refugees, is based on Matthew 2:13-23 and relates to First Sunday after Christmas Day of Cycle A of the lectionary. This sermon on Matthew 2:13-23 is just one of over 800 resources created by Janice Scott for The Village Shepherd (a component of SermonSuite). SermonSuite also offers online sermons, professionally published sermons, lectionary sermons, non-lectionary sermons, sermon illustrations, worship resources, preaching resources, sermons on prayer, prayers, Christian drama, lectionary worship, lectionary workbooks and homilies. ...

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