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Burning Hearts: Preaching to the Affections

Preaching to the Affections Following His resurrection, Jesus appeared to two disciples on the road to Emmaus. Early on, they did not realize they were speaking with Him since “their eyes were prevented from recognizing Him” (Luke 24:16). While on … Continue reading

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Once you graduate from high school, you will have been in school for 15,120 hours.

In What Grade are You? Once you graduate from high school, you will have been in school for 15,120 hours. That’s not including kindergarten or pre-school. 1,260 hours each year for twelve years. If you become a Christian at 15 … Continue reading

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Sermons on pride

Serve Like Jesus Pride is the besetting sin of the human race. It is even a great scourge among God’s own children. On the road to Jerusalem (for Jesus to be crucified), the apostles were arguing over who would be … Continue reading

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In my next life, I want to be a bear…

IN MY NEXT LIFE You may have seen this bit of humor making it’s way around the Internet: In my next life, I want to be a bear… If you’re a bear, you get to hibernate. You do nothing but … Continue reading

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The Inspiration of the Bible – 2 Timothy 3:16

2 Timothy 3:16-17: In this classic text on the origin of Scripture, the apostle Paul writes: “All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of … Continue reading

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The United Nations is not calling upon the Church for advice in the solution of its problems.

Some Historical Perspective – Part 1 “The Christian Church today often has an inferiority complex. A few generations ago the pastor of a church was the most educated and respected leader in the community. There was a day when, because … Continue reading

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Digital Natives

“Digital natives” is a phrase I’ve just encountered. I find that the term has been around since 2003, and refers to anyone born after 1980. What makes this group of people different is that screens have always been a part … Continue reading

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Do strong Christians doubt?

Analogies and Images of Doubt in the Bible Even dedicated servants of God have struggled with doubt, men like Elijah, David, and Peter. We have been looking at dealing with doubt for several weeks, on Fridays. Consider some images of … Continue reading

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Small Tales: Even our little lies have large consequences

Small Tales – Large Consequences We have contemplated the subject of lying the last two days. That was not intended; we’re just reflecting on what’s been in the news. Even so, in the current issue (Feb. 21, 2015) of World … Continue reading

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Dating the Earth

Imagine just a moment that you walked into the kitchen at home and saw your mom or wife washing dishes. Let’s say she was washing all utensils, all silverware – forks, knives, spoons. You watched her washing dishes and noticed … Continue reading

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