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Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong. Let all things be done with charity

“And God saw every thing that he had made, and behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day”–Genesis 1:31  In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth and all things contained … Continue reading

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Declaration Against Interest

When I was young, my dad presented a basic argument for the inspiration of the Bible that is simple but effective. Bad men did not write the Bible. For one reason, evil men could not have put together a volume … Continue reading

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The Logic of Paul’s Gospel – Romans 1:1-17

It is the Gospel that serves as the bridge between Paul’s own missionary activity and our activity today. Our text for encouragement will be Romans 1:1-17. The “Gospel” is the theme of the letter and the theme of this first … Continue reading

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Sermon outline on Bible examples

Some examples   AM examples: Abel, Enoch, Noah, Job, Moses, Joseph, David, Jonathan, and Abraham. Abel was a “model speaker.” Abel was a “model speaker” in the sense of creating a legacy. 11:4 says Abel is “dead,” but he “still … Continue reading

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I also say to you that you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build My church

Before the Church Could be Established Jesus promised to build His church in Matthew 16:18: “I also say to you that you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build My church; and the gates of Hades will not … Continue reading

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Our response to Christ’s sacrifice should be one of humility

Our Cancelled Debts Debt – “something that is owed or due or the state of owing money.”  Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “A man in debt is so far a slave.”  Christ’s sacrifice was the ultimate cancellation of debts.  We … Continue reading

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Study to Show Thyself Approved

    2 Timothy 2:15 reads: “Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth” (KJV).     This command comes from the (likely) last letter the apostle Paul ever … Continue reading

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My Most Precious Possession

    Life itself is a gift from God. From the time God brought Adam and Eve into existence in the Garden of Eden, life has been sustained and perpetuated by the Creator. My own personal life is a gift from … Continue reading

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The Hebrew word often translated “heart” refers both to the emotions of man and to his intellect.

    Alexander Hamilton was George Washington’s Secretary of Treasury. Thomas Jefferson was the Secretary of State. Hamilton believed in a strong central government. Jefferson was opposed to a strong centralized authority that would impose on the role of the state. … Continue reading

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Appointing deacons

Our Scripture reading (Phil. 1:1). As of today this congregation this body of people does not have deacons, but we w/like to change that. Deacons are also part of God’s organization and today the elders are going to put forward … Continue reading

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