The sermon text for the 23rd Sunday after Pentecost is from Luke 21:27–28

[27] And then they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory. [28] Now when these things begin to take place, straighten up and raise your heads, because your redemption is drawing near.” (ESV)

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