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The Story at Good Sam – “The Word Spreads” – May 22, 2016

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Lessons:  Numbers 11:24-30, Acts 1:1-5, Luke 24:44-53

Sermon: “The Word Spreads”


Prayer:  Your Spirit, O God, calls, gathers, enlightens and sanctifies us, sustaining us in faith.  Now Lord, let our hearts respond, cause our fellowship to gather, renew our thinking and sustain us in your holy purposes. In the name of Jesus our Lord, together with the Holy Spirit all glory be to You O Most High God.

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The Story at Good Sam – “The Eighth Day of Creation” – May 15, 2016

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Lessons: Colossians 3:1-4, John 20:19-31

Sermon: “The Eighth Day of Creation”

Prayer: O God, our world is filled with fear and death.  Sustain us by your mercy and raise us to new life with Christ. Cause us to shine with confidence that your living presence may give light and hope to all around us.  To you be honor and Glory with the Holy Spirit though Christ our Lord.

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The Story at Good Sam – “Jesus Gives His Life” – May 8, 2016

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Lessons: Psalm 118:19-26, Luke 22:1-23; 23:44-56


Sermon: “Jesus Gives His Life”

Prayer:At the Passover Table, O Lord, your Son gives us his blood that death may pass over us. In faithful service Jesus gives us His body that His life may now become our life.  Teach us to receive the life of Jesus always that we may also share His life with others; for surely, O loving Father, this is your good and gracious will.




The Story at Good Sam – “A Vision of the Son of God That Surprises Us” – May, 1, 2016

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Lessons: Daniel 7:13-14, 2 Peter 1:16-21, Mark 8:27-33

Sermon: “A Vision of the Son of God That Surprises Us”

Prayer: We confess Jesus, the anointed One from God our Savior and Lord. Teach us to let His life shine among us, that we may come to be known as bearers of the image and life of Christ.  Let us be vessels filled with the glory of Your goodness and the love of our Lord Jesus.

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The Story at Good Sam – ” Who is this Jesus?” – April 24, 2016


…from Worship at Good Sam on April 24, 2016

Isaiah 9: 1-3, 6-7,
Mark 4: 35-41,
Luke 4: 14-22

Sermon: “Who is this Jesus?”

Prayer:  Rule amid the chaos that surrounds our lives, O Lord.  May the powers of this world give way to your authority.  Call us to cling faithfully to you that we may be nurtured and sustained by your grace and mercy.  We pray, through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Come, Lord Jesus!

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The Story at Good Sam – “Encountering God” – April 17, 2016


…. from Worship at Good Sam on April 17, 2016

Lessons:  Isaiah 11:1-5, Romans 15:4-8,13, Matthew 3:13-17

Sermon: “Jesus’ Ministry – Encountering God” (David Goodrich)

Prayer: From the day you walked with Abraham, O Lord, you have sought to create a righteous people to bear your name and witness to your glory.  Bring us to faith and then to righteousness also by the work and life of Jesus among us.  Teach us to love and cherish the gift of Jesus that we may be found to carry his life within us, to your Glory. AMEN

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The Story at Good Sam -“Do You See the King in This Picture?” – April 10, 2016



….from Worship at Good Sam on April 10, 2016

Lessons From: Isaiah 60:1-6, John 1:1-14

Sermon: “Jesus’ Birth — Birth of a King”


Prayer: Come, Lord Jesus!  Arise, shine among us, and let your glory glow upon those gathered here.  Allow us to see and be radiant, cause our hearts to thrill and rejoice.  Help us to see the king even wrapped in swaddling clothes and lying in a manger.  Empower us to tell the news with great joy, as did the Shepherds.

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The Story at Good Sam – The Fall of Israel – Feb. 14, 2016


…from Worship at Good Sam on February 14, 2016

Lessons from: Isaiah 6;1-8, Luke 7;1-10H-Icon_Ch16_Quill

Sermon: “The Beginning of the End”

Prayer: O God, by your everlasting mercy we fell from grace in the garden, since then, we have failed to live according to your law of righteousness and justice and we even watched as your own Son was rejected, punished and crucified.  Let us not miss the wonder of your grace which has come to us again in his resurrection and new life among us.  Gather us again as your own people that we may reflect the life of Jesus and the coming of your Kingdom.

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The Story at Good Sam – The Fall of Judah – February 21, 2016


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Lessons: 2 Chronicles 33: 1-2, 9-13 Psalm 137, Ezekiel 37:1-14

The Fall of Judah: How Far Down Can We Go?”

Prayer: Our mistakes repeat themselves, but your love is steadfast and must win the day. May your redemptive power in the life and resurrection of Jesus give us hope and may we breathe again of your Spirit and have life in your Kingdom. Amen

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The Story at Good Sam – Daniel and Israel in Exile – February 28, 2016


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Lessons: Daniel Chapter 3, Luke Chapter 12

“Daniel:  A Faith that Shines in its Servant-hood”

Prayer:  O Sovereign God, You rule in our lives and in the acts and events of the Nations.  It is You alone, O Lord, who never abandon Your beloved people.  In a world that has yet to discover Your just and holy ways, allow us to worship You faithfully and witness to Your glory, O Lord, our God.

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