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Sermon 11-08-09: “The Giftedness of Life”

November 11, 2009

Sermon Text: Luke 12:13-21

I know we were stunned and horrified by the news out of Texas last week: On the Ft. Hood Army base, a man committed the most lethal shooting ever on a military base, killing 13 people so far, 12 of whom were fellow soldiers. Events like this have a way of vividly reminding us of how dangerous this world is; how fragile life is; how we could lose our life at any moment. Certainly, if we are tempted to feel invulnerable and secure and in control, this sort of event has a way of shaking us out of our complacency. We want guarantees about our life in this world, and the truth is that, at least apart from God, nothing is guaranteed.

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