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The Cost of Discipleship Luke 14:25-33

What does it cost to become a child of God, and to meet His approval in our onward journey? Great multitudes gathered around Christ for various reasons – for the loaves and fishes. Doubtless out of curiosity. Wanting to see … Continue reading

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Freedom

Freedom is a Biblical message. In centuries past, a large number of people were slaves. For our Scripture reading we heard some verses from Gen. 15. About 400 years of slavery would befall Abraham’s relatives. Abraham would have some descendants … Continue reading

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Revelation 2

    The temptation to compromise has never gone away. It has always been present in the lives of God’s people. In our day, we face the challenge to compromise with our culture in order to keep peace but beyond that, … Continue reading

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You Lost Me: Why Young Christians are Leaving Church …and Rethinking Faith

Supporting the Millennials     We turn again to David Kinnaman’s book, You Lost Me: Why Young Christians are Leaving Church …and Rethinking Faith. If we want to stem the loss of our youth into the world or Satan’s religions, we … Continue reading

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Saving, Sharing, Spending: Stewardship Theology

    What does God want from us? God, of course, owns everything, even the material things we have. He wants us to obey Him and walk with Him – even in the area of our finances.     There is some … Continue reading

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THE RESURRECTION BODY

In the long, long ago—probably at least two thousand years before the birth of Christ—the grand old patriarch Job asked the question, “If a man dies, shall he live again” (Job 14:14a)?  Given the suffering he was going through at … Continue reading

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Becoming a Man God can Use 2 Chronicles 14-16

    Do you want to be used? Do you want to be in God’s service? Since mankind has not changed and God has not changed, we can take a look back in history and see what it takes to be … Continue reading

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A sermon about life

Life – One of the earliest subjects mentioned in the Bible is “life.” Most will remember the Bible has some things to say about a “tree of life.” In Gen. 2:7 we read about the “breath of life.” The Bible … Continue reading

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John’s Vision of the Heavenly Christ

Rich Realities from Revelation Studies in the Apocalypse that Give us Hope: “John’s Vision of the Heavenly Christ”  – Revelation 1     Rubel Shelly, in his commentary on Revelation (The Lamb and His Enemies), provides, in my opinion, an appropriate … Continue reading

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Jesus Raised the Widow’s Son Luke 7:11-17

Jesus has completed his sermon on the mountain, come down, and healed a leper (Matt. 8:2-4). He entered the city of Capernaum where he then healed the servant of the centurion. The next day, Jesus went into the city called … Continue reading

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