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Divine Rescue – Colossians 1:1-14 We mentioned last week from Luke 7 that Jesus has the solution to man’s problems and you and I, just like the centurion did with his servant, need to go to Jesus – or bring … Continue reading

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What is agape love?

Love: A word to live by 1. For the next few Sunday mornings we will be looking at the word “love.” 2. The Bible is a book about “love,” but this “love” is from God’s perspective. IN THE BIBLE WE … Continue reading

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How to read the Bible

Set in Order – Titus 1:1-9 When you pick up a book of the Bible, where do you start? You should first start by reading the whole letter at one time (It took me less than five minutes to read … Continue reading

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Ken Ramey, Expository Listening: A Handbook for Hearing and Doing God’s Word

Expository Listening Years ago, I was reading an article (I believe it was in the Gospel Advocate) by Charles Hodge. In that article, he wrote that the primary target for God’s word is the ear. That statement struck me and … Continue reading

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Can the Ethiopian change his skin or the leopard his spots?

Humans are not Dogs We have a mutt, named Dusty. He is a pretty good dog, even though he is not trained to do anything. Everything he does is natural. He does not bark a lot. He jumps straight up … Continue reading

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Effective Bible Teaching

Effective Bible Teaching Dedicated to improving my teaching, I am. James Wilhoit and Leland Ryken published a book in 2012 (actually, revised that year) entitled Effective Bible Teaching. It would be worth your expense to obtain and read this book. … Continue reading

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The Centurion’s Faith – Luke 7:1-10

Abortions. Addictions. Bitterness. Depression. Sexual abuse. Guilt. Worry. We or our friends suffer from any number of mental anxieties that cause us problems. Social problems. Financial problems. Mental problems. Emotional problems. Spiritual problems. The centurion in Luke 7 had a … Continue reading

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Beards and the Bible

Beards Facial hair does not come easily for me. I have gone a couple of weeks without shaving and it is barely noticeable. One four-bladed razor lasts me three months! Beards have been in the news lately in a few … Continue reading

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Dr. Alvaro Alonso

What’s the Score? Rocky and Lisa Wells are Bama fans. Whether or not you like the University of Alabama football team is not the point of this article. There is a much more important message… As the football season progressed, … Continue reading

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Sermon on Psalm 1

“Characteristics of the Successful Believer” – Psalm 1 Psalm 1 begins the longest book in the Bible by contrasting two different lifestyles. What are the characteristics of a successful believer? DIRECTED BY THE WORD – 1:1: If we want to … Continue reading

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