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Sermon on Jesus, the Lamb of God

Jesus, the Lamb of God 1)    Prov. 27:26 – lambs being used for clothing. 2)    Job 31:20 – “warmed by the fleece of sheep.” 3)    2 Sam. 12:1-4 – lambs provide food. 4)    Lev. 9:3 – lambs were used for … Continue reading

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How many people read the Bible?

Notes on Bible Reading This weekend, many Americans will focus on the resurrection of Christ. As we know, the New Testament teaches that the resurrection is the center of our Sunday worship service and the center of our lives as … Continue reading

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Unified Code of Military Justice, article 134

The Crime of Passion Jeffrey Sinclair was a brigadier general in the US army, having served for 27 years. He is married (at least in late March he still was). He was accused of sexual assault but pled guilty to … Continue reading

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he Myths of Happiness, psychologist Sonja Lyubomirsky

Where are the Children?     In The Myths of Happiness, psychologist Sonja Lyubomirsky discusses our expectations and how we sometimes expect long-term happiness in unrealistic ways. In chapter three, she discusses how people have unrealistic expectations of happiness, once you … Continue reading

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Remove the dross of our sin

Trial by Fire – Malachi 3:1-3 Malachi preached around the time, if not contemporaneous with, Nehemiah. The temple worship had been restored. But, many Jews had married non-believers, in clear violation of the law of Moses. Many Jews were also … Continue reading

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Psalm 9:1

Passion for God A young man was on his way home late one night when he decided to take a short cut through the cemetery. He fell into an open grave. He called and tried to climb out but it … Continue reading

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Errors about baptism

“Ritualistic and Old Age Baptism” 1.    Acts 2:41; 8:12, 36; end of Acts 10; Acts 16:33; 18:8; 19:5. 2.    In the first century, people did not wait to be baptized! a)    If we look at church history, this is not … Continue reading

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No moral guidance in our public schools

The God-Kind of Wisdom – James 3:13 Years ago, not long after the Watergate scandal, the president of the University of Minnesota spoke to the graduating class of Notre Dame. He told them that nearly every offender in the Watergate … Continue reading

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Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich

Sometimes the ones who cry for tolerance and acceptance can be most lacking in the qualities themselves.  Surprisingly little has been said in outcry against the forced resignation of Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich on April 3, 2014. Eich not only … Continue reading

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Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and call out against it, for their evil has come up before me

God Loves the City Babel. Sodom. Jericho. Jerusalem. Nineveh. Tyre. Sidon. Bethsaida. Capernaum. Athens. Rome. Ephesus. Philippi. Colossae. God loves the city. The human race is propogating at a rate that, by the year 2600, there will be one human … Continue reading

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