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Pastor Larry’s last sermon | REVELATION 22 (SELECTED VERSES)|LAST WORDS

September 10, 2018
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LAST WORDS REVELATION 22 (SELECTED VERSES) SEPTEMBER 9, 2018   ON JULY 4, 1826, FORMER PRESIDENTS JOHN ADAMS AND THOMAS JEFFERSON, WHO WERE ONCE FELLOW PATRIOTS AND THEN ADVERSARIES, DIED ON THE SAME DAY WITHIN FIVE HOURS OF EACH OTHER.   ON THE FOURTH OF JULY!  FIFTY YEARS AFTER INDEPENDENCE DAY!  THEY WERE THE LAST […]

JAMES 1:17-27|TRUE RELIGION

September 4, 2018
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TRUE RELIGION JAMES 1:17-27 SEPTEMBER 2, 2018   THE FAMED CHURCH REFORMER, MARTIN LUTHER, DIDN’T THINK MUCH OF THE LETTER OF JAMES.  HE CALLED IT AN “EPISTLE OF STRAW.”   TRUTH IS, THE LETTER ALMOST DIDN’T MAKE IT INTO THE BIBLE WHEN THE CANON WAS BEING FORMED, BECAUSE IT WAS CONSIDERED TO BE “TOO PRACTICAL;” […]

PSALM 84|DOORKEEPERS

August 27, 2018
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      DOORKEEPERS PSALM 84 AUGUST 26, 2018   THE ONLY INFORMATION I HAVE ON WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A DOORMAN COMES FROM WATCHING ANY ICONIC MOVIE OR TELEVISION SHOW SET IN NEW YORK CITY.   THERE’S ALWAYS THAT STOIC, YET AFFABLE, HELPFUL, GOT-YOUR-BACK DOORMAN IN STORIES SET IN NEW YORK CITY.   […]

PSALM 150|PRAISE THE LORD!

August 20, 2018
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PRAISE THE LORD! PSALM 150 AUGUST 19, 2018 WE CALL IT – “PREACHING TO THE CHOIR.”   WHICH MEANS, OF COURSE, THAT BECAUSE THE CHOIR IS ALWAYS HERE; COMMITTED TO NEARLY EVERY SUNDAY OF THE YEAR, AND EVERY SPECIAL SERVICE;   AND OUR CHOIR IS NO DIFFERENT: EVERY WEDNESDAY, EVERY SUNDAY…   WHAT IT MEANS […]

PSALM 130|“DE PROFUNDIS” OUT OF THE DEPTHS

August 13, 2018
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“DE PROFUNDIS” OUT OF THE DEPTHS PSALM 130 AUGUST 12, 2018 DE PROFUNDIS – IS LATIN FOR “OUT OF THE DEPTHS…”   “OUT OF THE DEPTHS, I CRY TO YOU, O LORD…”   SO, BEGINS THE 130TH PSALM.  IT MAY BE FROM THIS PSALM THAT YOU KNOW THESE WORDS.   YOU MAY ALSO KNOW THEM […]

JOHN 6:22-35|WONDER BREAD

August 6, 2018
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WONDER BREAD JOHN 6:22-35 AUGUST 5, 2018   LAST SUNDAY I ASKED YOU TO THINK OF SOMEONE YOU LOVE.   THIS MORNING, I WANT YOU TO THINK ABOUT THE BREADS YOU LOVE MOST.   NOTICE I DIDN’T ASK YOU TO SINGLE OUT YOUR FAVORITE BREAD, THAT WOULD BE ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE TO DO, GIVEN THE VARIETY […]

I CORINTHIANS 13|“TELL ME THAT YOU LOVE ME”

July 30, 2018
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“TELL ME THAT YOU LOVE ME” I CORINTHIANS 13 JULY 29, 2018   THINK OF SOMEONE YOU LOVE.   NOW THINK ABOUT HOW PAUL DESCRIBES LOVE.   “LOVE IS PATIENT; LOVE IS KIND; LOVE IS NOT ENVIOUS OR BOASTFUL OR ARROGANT OR RUDE.  IT DOES NOT INSIST ON ITS OWN WAY; IT IS NOT IRRITABLE […]

PHILIPPIANS 4:13 PSALM 23| A CLOSER WALK |

July 16, 2018
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        A CLOSER WALK PSALM 23 PHILIPPIANS 4:13 JULY 15, 2018   THIRTY SOMETHING YEARS AGO, EARLY IN MY FIRST PASTORATE, I PREACHED A SERMON ENTITLED: “WHY WE DO FUNERALS BACKWARDS.”   MY CONTENTION THEN, AS NOW, IS THAT THE TRADITIONAL AMERICAN FUNERAL SHOULD BE REVERSED.   INSTEAD OF HAVING A SERVICE […]

ACTS 16:11-15|“DOWN TO THE RIVER TO PRAY”

July 9, 2018
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“DOWN TO THE RIVER TO PRAY” ACTS 16:11-15 JULY 8, 2018   THE WINDS WERE FAVORABLE, AND THE VOYAGE TO MACEDONIA WAS COMPLETED IN JUST TWO DAYS, WITH A STOP AT THE ISLAND OF SAMOTHRACE.   PAUL, AND THE MISSIONARIES WITH HIM WENT DIRECTLY FROM NEAPOLIS, THE SEAPORT, TO PHILIPPI, A MAJOR CITY AND ROMAN […]

PSALM 33| “THIS LAND IS GOD’S LAND”

July 2, 2018
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“THIS LAND IS GOD’S LAND” PSALM 33 JULY 1, 2018   THE DESCRIPTION OF GOD IN THE 33RD PSALM I JUST READ MAY SEEM A BIT ARCHAIC, ANACHRONISTIC, EVEN A BIT CHILDISH TO SOME OF US:   “THE LORD LOOKS DOWN FROM HEAVEN; HE SEES ALL HUMANKIND. FROM WHERE HE SITS ENTHRONED HE WATCHES ALL […]

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