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Salt
Salt of the earth, Matthew 17:1-9, HW in HI

Salvation (Salvation History)
To Save the World, by DG Bradley, John 3:14-21
Out of Control? Turn to God!  Jim from B.C., Mark 4:35-41
Salvation by T. Hall, Galatians 3:23-29
Covenant by T. Hall, James 4:13-17;   Genesis 15
A Great . . .Affirmation About Our World, Ephesians 1:3-14 by Thomas Hall
Saved By Law, or Faith . . . or Both? Philippians 3:4b-14 by Frank Schaefer
Who's Looking for Whom? Luke 15:1-10 by Rev. Randy Quinn

Sanctification (see also transformation and Renewal)
Who Is invited? by DGBradley, Mt. 22:1-14
Saints Luke 6:20-31 by Rev. Frank Schaefer

Scripture
Preach the word! by T. Hall, 2 Tim 3:14-4:5
Being Read by the Word, by T. Hall, Hebrews 4:12-16, Mark 10:17-31
How Scripture Makes us Different Nehemia 8:1-10 by Rev. Thomas Hall
Better Late Than Never, Luke 24:44-53 by Rev. Frank Schaefer

Self-Care 
Overcoming Self Criticism and Self Doubt, Rom 8:31, 38-39, Frank Schaefer
You Are Lovable, Luke 4:18-19, Rev. Frank Schaefer

Self-Esteem
Jesus and the Samaritan Woman, by Doug in Riverside, John 4:1-4
You Are a Badass! various Scriptures, Rev. Frank Schaefer

Self-Sufficiency vs. God's Grace
Peter--A Disciple in the Making, by F.S., Matthew 26:69-75

Sermon on the Mount
Blessed are the poor in spirit by T. Hall, Matthew 5:1-12

Service
Paying it Forward, Matthew 18:23-33, Rev. Frank Schaefer

To Serve and Be Served  John 13:1-17, 31b-35, Rev. Karen A. Goltz 
Love One Another, Serve One Another, Jn 13:1-35, Rev. Randy Quinn 

A Life of Service, Mark 10:35-45,
by Jim from B.C.
Called to Love and Serve, John 13:1-17, 31b-35, by Rev. Rick Thompson 
Fifteen and Willing to Serve, by John Nadasi, Luke 1:26-38
How to Serve Man, by Pastor Mike Blitz,  John 6:22-3
Joyful Service, by Brad Hall, Mark 6:14-28, Eph 1:3-14
Whom shall I send? by T. Hall, Isaiah 6
Mulberry moving faith by T. Hall, Luke 17:5-10
Rewards of Servanthood, by T. Hall, Mark 10:35-45 
Joy of Serving, Mark 1:29-39 by Rev. Thomas Hall
On An Upside-Down Mission, Mark 9:30-37 by Rev. Frank Schaefer
Secret Of Being A Servant Leader, Mark 9:30-37, by Rev. Frank Schaefer
Rewards of Servanthood, Mark 10:35-45 by Rev. Thomas Hall

Meeting Christ's least brothers and sisters Mat 25:31-46, Rev. Frank Schaefer

Servant Leadership
Secret Of Being A Servant Leader, Mark 9:30-37, by Rev. Frank Schaefer

Shame
God took our shame by T. Hall, various texts

Sharing
Power to Share, Deut 4:1-2, 6-9; James 1:17-27 Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23
by Philip Van Dam

Sheep
What they didn't teach you in Shepherding School by T. Hall, Luke 15:1-10
The good shepherd by T. Hall, Psalm 23

Sign
Extraordinarily Common, Isaiah 7:10-16,  Matthew 1:18-23 by Rev. Thomas Hall
Look Who’s Talking, 1 Samuel 3:1-10 by Rev. Frank Schaefer

Sin
Sinners Anonymous Luke 3:1-18, by Richard Gehring
David, by Joe Harrington, 2 Samuel 11:26-12:13a
Have Mercy on Me, Doug in Riverside, Psalm 51:1-12
Deep Wounds in the Family, 2 Sam 11:1-15, 12:1-9 by Rev. Thomas Hall
Confrontation, 2 Samuel 11:26-12:13a by Rev. Thomas Hall
The New Humanity, Colossians 3:12-17 by Rev. Thomas Hall

Singing
A New Reason to Sing, Jeremiah 31:7-14 Rev. Randy Quinn

Social Outreach
Caring For the Hungry, by HW in HI, Mat. 14:13-21
Beyond the Comfort Zone, by Nailbender in NC, Mat. 14:13-21
Joyful Service, by Brad Hall, Mark 6:14-28, Eph 1:3-14
Meeting Christ's least brothers and sisters by F. Schaefer, Matthew 25:31-46
Defining neighbor by T. Hall, Luke   10:25-37
Will We Find God here?, by F. Schaefer, Psalm 146, Ruth 1:1-1, Mark 12:28-34
The Beattitudes: Matthew's Burbs and Luke's Warehouse, Luke 6:17-26
Tell us Plainly,  John 10:22-30, by Rev. Thomas Hall

Speaking in Tongues
What language shall we use? by T. Hall, Acts 2

Special Sundays
St.Valentine, by HW in HI, Mat 17:1-9b
The Superbowl And God's Blessings, by HW in HI, Mat 5:1-12

Spirit of God
Of Dreams and Visions, by F.S., Acts 2:1-21
Using the Gifts of God, by Rick Mason, Acts 2:1-21
A Little Piece of Pentecost, Brad Hall, Acts 2: 1-21; Exekiel 37:1-14
When God Sends Forth the Spirit, John Nadasi, John 15:26-16:15
You say hello, I say goodbye by F. Schaefer, T. Hall, Acts 1:6-14 and John 17:20-26
What language shall we use? by T. Hall, Acts 2
Born again by T. Hall, John 3:1-17

Spiritual Experience
Mountain Top Experiences, by F. S., Matthew 17:1-9
Illustration: Conversion Story of John Wesley, by revup
Sandals flying in all directions by T. Hall, Exodus 24:12-24, Matthew 17:1-18
Conversion by T. Hall, Acts 9: 1-6 (7-20)

Spiritual Food
Fed by Christ, by Philip Van Dam, John 6:1-21
How to Serve Man, by Pastor Mike Blitz,  John 6:22-35

Spiritual Fruit
Much Fruit, excerpt from Murray, chapter 12, John 15: 1-8
Love in Action, by Karen Burger, John 10:11-18
By Our Love, by Brad Hall, John 15:9-17
For The Love Of It All, Rev. Draughon, John 15: 9-17
Unconditional Love, Jim from B.C., John 15:9-17
The Beattitudes: Matthew's Burbs and Luke's Warehouse, Luke 6:17-26
Salt of the earth, Matthew 17:1-9, HW in HI
And Now . . . an Uplifting Word from Our Sponsor, John 15:1-8 by Rev. Frank Schaefer

Spiritual Gifts
Feeding 5000, by F. Schaefer, Mat. 14:13-21
Dreams of God, by DGBradley, Mat. 13:24-30,36-43
Using the Gifts of God, by Rick Mason, Acts 2:1-21
What Color is Your Parachute?  1 Cor 12:1-11 by Rev. Thomas Hall

Spiritual Growth
Fear Not, Sue in Cuba, Ks, Mark 4:35-41; 2 Corinthians 5:16-6:2
Rekindle the Flame, 2 Timothy 1:1-17 by Rev. Pam Moore
Conversion is a Comma, Not a Period, John 3:1-17 by Rev. Thomas Hall
When God says: "No"  2 Samuel 7:1-14a by Rev. Thomas Hall
The New Humanity, Colossians 3:12-17 by Rev. Thomas Hall
A Spiritual Journey, John 6:56 -69, by Robert Lott

Spirituality
I want to be Different , Matthew 7:13-14, Rev. Frank Schaefer
Will My Faith Be Enough? Luke 17:5-6, Mat 17:20, Rev. Frank Schaefer
Karma  - Sowing Good Seeds, Proverbs 11:27, Job 4:8, Galatians 6:7, Rev. Frank Schaefer
Will I Be Alright? Romans 5:1-5, Rev. Frank Schaefer
What Prayer is Not, Luke11:1-13, Rev. Frank Schaefer

Stewardship
Position Yourself for Blessing, by heaven11, Matthew 5:1-12
How to invest into Eternal Life, by Vic. Spangenberg, Luke 16:1-13
A Tale of Three Treasures, by DG Bradley, Mat 25:14-30
Talents or Travesty, by DWR, Mat 25:14-30
Saints and swindlers by T. Hall, Luke 16:1-13
Nothing Left to Give?, by F. Schaefer, Mark 12:38-44
Savvy Investor, Mark 12:38-44, by Lisa in So. IL
What Can We Bring to the Table? John 6:4-14, by Don Bower

St. Francis Day Celebration
St. Francis, by HW in HI, various

St. Paul
Conversion by T. Hall, Acts 9: 1-6 (7-20)

St. Stephen
Commitment by F. Schaefer, Acts 7:55-60

Strength
Strength in Weakness, by Mike, 2 Cor 12:2-10

Suffering
Grief Invaded By Joy, Jeremiah 31:7-14 by Rev. Thomas Hall 
So, we enter the wilderness by T. Hall, Matthew 4:1:1-11
Take Up Your Cross!  by Victoria Kempf, Mark 8:31-38
Trusting God in the Wilderness, 1 Cor 10:1-13 by Rev. Frank Schaefer
Splendid Sorrow, a sermon on the Passion of Christ, engaging Mel Gibson's "Passion..." by Rev. Thomas Hall
Getting the Hell Out: Tormented People, Luke 8:26-39 Reprinted from Max Lucado.
Palm and Passion, Mark 11:1-11, chpts. 14-15 by Rev. Thomas Hall
When The Usual Wisdom Doesn’t Work,  Job by Rev. Thomas Hall