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Needs and desires

Being Generous

The final version can be listened to here. Gate Pa – 26 July 2015:      OT 17, Social Service Sunday
Hebrew Scripture:     2 Samuel 11: 1-15
Psalm:                         14
Epistle:                        Ephesians 3: 14-21
Gospel:                        John 6: 1-21

What I want to say:
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Love is to be the basis our understanding who we are
We are invited to open our eyes wide to the reality God’s generous love in our lives
     1.where do we see God’s abundant, generous love?
     2.where do we need to have our eyes opened?
     3.what does it mean to be planted in God’s love?

What I want to happen:
people to open eyes wide to the reality of God’s generous love in their inner most being, that they might built their sense of who they are on that on not on other things, like moral correctness, good enough, personal sense of authority etc….

The Sermon
It is very easy to feel despondent and powerless about our world
            political price to do …