Category: Denn’s Sermons

In an effort to be environmentally aware, this Father’s Day I’ve decided to embrace the ethos of Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. Most of you know that my Dad passed away a couple of weeks ago, and many of you are aware that I conducted Dad’s funeral and preached at it. As I was working on […]

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Do you remember praying as a child?  Do you remember the words that you prayed?  Let’s try it together: “Now I lay me down to sleep I pray the Lord my soul to keep, if I should die before I wake I pray the Lord my soul to take.”   In retrospect a little creepy, but […]

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It wouldn’t be long, and he knew it.  For three years he had taught throughout Israel, for three years he had healed the sick and fed the hungry. For three years he pointed people to the Kingdom of God, but the time was coming, it wouldn’t be long now, and he knew it.  The end […]

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Sometimes you hear people talk about how hard they work and how tired they are.  But in 2018 in North America, I’m not sure that we have that completely in perspective.  And I understand that there are different types of work and different types of tired.   I was in a meeting with a group […]

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“Love and Marriage, Love and Marriage, goes together like a horse and carriage”, at least that’s what the song says.  You know as well as I do that isn’t always the reality.  Sometimes the horse doesn’t want to pull the carriage, and sometimes the carriage doesn’t want to be pulled.   For the last seven […]

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Do you remember TV families when you were a kid?  There seemed to be more extended ones then there are now at least when I was watching TV as a kid. You know more families with several generations living under one roof.  The Waltons had their Grand Parents living with them, the Beverly Hillbillies had […]

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The song, of course, is “Love and Marriage”  written by Sammy Cahn and performed by Frank Sinatra in 1955, but the music has been used for a number of television commercials through the years including Ban brand roll-on antiperspirant, Duncan Hines Chocolate Chip cookies, Campbells Soup and Kellogg’s Fruit ‘n Fibre breakfast cereal.  Who would […]

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By now you have figured out the song is “Love and Marriage” and it was first recorded by Frank Sinatra in 1955.  But that wasn’t the only time it was recorded.  Sinatra recorded it again on a different label and it has been covered by Peggy Lee, Dinah Shore, Bing Crosby and in 2010 it […]

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“Love and Marriage, Love and Marriage, go together like a horse and carriage.”   The song was written by Sammy Cahn in 1955 and recorded by Frank Sinatra.  It was originally used the 1955 television production of Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town”.  Which happens to be the first High School Drama I was in, not the […]

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Some of you are old enough that you recognize the music as the Frank Sinatra song, “Love and Marriage”.  Others who are a little younger simply recognize it as the theme from “Married with Children”, that’s how I think of it.   For those who aren’t familiar, “Married with Children” was a sitcom that aired […]

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