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Strength for the journey : biblical wisdom for daily living : a new collection of sermons

Author: Peter J Gomes
Publisher: [San Francisco, Calif.] : HarperSanFrancisco, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This book is a major collection of sermons from the man Time Magazine hailed as one of the best preachers in the country. In Strength for the Journey, Gomes offers a new collection of his most important sermons, which draw on the wisdom of the Bible to guide us through the year and enrich our daily lives. Strength for the Journey features twenty-two of his stirring addresses dealing with themes of daily life such as
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter J Gomes
ISBN: 0060000775 9780060000776 0060000783 9780060000783
OCLC Number: 52281756
Description: xvi, 303 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : A Servant of the Word --
Part one : Sermons on the themes of daily life. Abundance : surplus and substance --
Blessings : blessing : can you take it? --
Commitment : freedom, choices, and commitment --
Conformity : when they think you're crazy --
Death : the quick and the dead --
Desire : desire --
Faith : Doesn't work for you? Goodness : beyond excellence and fairness --
Happiness : elementary glimpses of the obvious --
Holiness : the consideration of holy things --
Identity : who do you think you are? --
Idolatry : ignorant worship --
Innocence : innocence and experience --
Life : profit and loss --
Originality : secondhand religion --
Patriotism : patriotism is not enough --
Respectability : a good word for harlots --
Reputation : how to ruin your reputation --
Strength : outer turmoil, inner strength Struggle : some things worth fighting for --
Thanksgiving : what have you done for me lately? --
Weakness : sin and sympathy --
Part two : Sermons for the the turgid goal seasons. Advent 1 : Facing the future --
Advent 2 : The courage to hope --
Advent 3 : Impatience is a virtue --
Christmas : Gifts --
New Year : So far, so good; so what? --
Epiphany : The real presence --
Epiphany 2 : Plenty good room --
Martin Luther King Jr. Day : Unfinished business --
Lent 1 : It's about the father : the prodigal son --
Lent 2 : What you hear is what you get : Lazarus and dives --
Lent 3 : When the gospel is unfair : the parable of the talents --
Palm Sunday : How to change your life : communion --
Easter : starting over --
Eastertide 1 : Easter Christians? --
Eastertide 2 : Arguments that fail --
Ascension : Growing up --
Pentecost : Remembrance and imagination --
Trinity : Things you should know about : endurance.
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This book is a major collection of sermons from the man Time Magazine hailed as one of the best preachers in the country. In Strength for the Journey, Gomes offers a new collection of his most important sermons, which draw on the wisdom of the Bible to guide us through the year and enrich our daily lives. Strength for the Journey features twenty-two of his stirring addresses dealing with themes of daily life such as commitment, death, happiness, innocence, patriotism, and struggle; and 18 in during sermons focusing on the seasons of the liturgical year. Never one to shy away from controversy,Gomes preaches sermons such as "In Praise of Harlots," "Plenty Good Room," and "Patriotism Is Not Enough." Publishers Weekly called Gomes's historic "Outer Turmoil, Inner Strength" sermon, delivered just days after the tragic events of September 11, "one of the most eloquent, sensitive Christian responses to the attack." - Jacket flap.

The minister at Harvard University offers forty sermons addressing such issues as commitment, holiness, and patriotism, and explaining the meaning of the recurring seasons of the church year, from Advent to Pentecost and Trinity.

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