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Friday, 7 April 2017
Looking forward to Palm Sunday (April 9, 2017)
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Starting on Palm Sunday (April 9, 2017), Mount Calvary will be going live on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/mtcalvaryMKE/) and on this web site (http://mtcalvary-mke.org/custpage.cfm/frm/152029/sec_id/152029). As part of this new presence on the Web, I will be posting some things here to think about and discuss before Sunday. Please comment below or respond to the questions on Facebook.

Title for the Palm Sunday Sermon: Attitude and Altitude

Text: Philippians 2:5-11

Some Background: These verses are part of a longer section that some commentators call “The Christ Hymn.” The passage has an almost poetic character as it talks about Christ’s humiliation and exaltation.

What I see Paul calling us to is to have the same attitude as Jesus has – an attitude that loves mercy, seeks justice, and walks humbly with our God. (See Micah 6:8)

Question #1: What does a good attitude look like?

Question #2: What does a bad attitude look like?

Question #3: What do you do when you want to improve your attitude; what steps do you take; what do you change to change your attitude?

I look forward to interacting with you.

If you post after hearing or watching this sermon, please tell me what was most helpful for you.

In Christ,

Pastor Dan Czaplewski

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Posted on 04/07/2017 9:49 AM by Pastor Dan Czaplewski
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10 Apr 2017
Send an emailPastor Dan

Judi-

Thanks for the comment. It's REALLY helpful to know what is coming through. I like what you said about a "bad attitude taking over." That's a good way to picture it. I also appreciate that you are saying that there are alternatives to a "bad attitude."

God bless,

Pastor Dan



9 Apr 2017
Send an emailJudi Jass
My big take aways from today's sermon: "Jesus was surrounded by bad attitudes" and "Jesus died for bad attitudes." These statements from your sermon put things in perspective. When a bad attitude tries to take over my life, I will look outside myself and fill my mind with what Jesus did and why He did it. Attitude is everything. I choose a good attitude.

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