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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 […]

MARK 4:35-41|STORM-STILLER

June 25, 2018
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STORM-STILLER MARK 4:35-41 JUNE 24, 2018 SOME SAY IT’S IMPOLITE TO ANSWER A QUESTION WITH A QUESTION, BUT THAT’S EXACTLY WHAT JESUS DOES IN OUR READING FOR THIS MORNING.   IN FACT, HE’S NOT UNACCUSTOMED TO DOING THIS ELSEWHERE, AND DOES SO, I BELIEVE, ON PURPOSE, SO THAT THE PERSON OR PERSONS TO WHOM HE […]

II CORINTHIANS 5:6-8| HOME IS…

June 18, 2018
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HOME IS… II CORINTHIANS 5:6-8 JUNE 17, 2018   I’M GOING TO SAY A WORD, AND I WANT YOU TO THINK ABOUT THE FIRST THING THAT COMES TO MIND.  THE IMAGE, A PICTURE, A WORD, WHATEVER IT IS.   NOW, THIS IS NOT A JOKE… I’M NOT GOING TO SURPRISE YOU… I JUST WANT YOU […]

LUKE 8:4-15| JUNE 10, 2018

June 11, 2018
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        THE PARABLE OF THE SOWER DEBUNKED LUKE 8:4-15 JUNE 10, 2018   ONE OF MY NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS FOR 2018 WAS TO WATCH A TED TALK EVERY DAY AND LEARN SOMETHING NEW.   LIKE MOST NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS, I’VE FAILED TO STICK TO MY PROMISE OF EVERY DAY, AND IT’S TURNED […]

II CORINTHIANS 4:1-12 | JARS OF CLAY

June 4, 2018
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JARS OF CLAY II CORINTHIANS 4:1-12 JUNE 3, 2018   ACROSS THIS GREAT LAND OF OURS, AND I SUPPOSE, AROUND THE WORLD AS WELL, IT IS THE SEASON OF HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE GRADUATIONS.   SPEAKERS, BOTH THOSE WHO ARE THE PEERS OF THE GRADUATING SENIORS, THE VALEDICTORIANS AND SALUTATORIANS, AS WELL AS THE THOSE […]

ROMANS 8:12-17|ONCE, TWICE, THREE TIMES A GOD

May 30, 2018
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ONCE, TWICE, THREE TIMES A GOD ROMANS 8:12-17 MAY 27, 2018   WITH APOLOGIES TO LIONEL RICHIE, AND EVEN MORE SO TO GOD, I BORROWED AND MODIFIED RICHIE’S SONG TITLE, AND TURNED IT INTO MY SERMON TITLE FOR THIS MORNING: ONCE, TWICE, THREE TIMES A GOD.   THIS MORNING IS TRINITY SUNDAY.  THE CHURCH’S ANNUAL […]

GENESIS 11:1-9; ACTS 2:1-13| LIFT EVERY VOICE AND SING

May 21, 2018
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LIFT EVERY VOICE AND SING GENESIS 11:1-9; ACTS 2:1-13 MAY 20, 2018   IT’S HARD TO KNOW WHAT TO THINK OF THE STORY OF THE TOWER OF BABEL.   THE SIMPLEST UNDERSTANDING IS PROBABLY THE BEST: THAT THE AUTHOR, ACTUALLY, AUTHORS OF GENESIS, WERE SIMPLY TRYING TO EXPLAIN HOW IT IS THERE WERE DIFFERENT PEOPLE, […]

I JOHN 5:1-5|FAITH CONQUERS THE WORLD

May 7, 2018
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FAITH CONQUERS THE WORLD I JOHN 5:1-5 MAY 6, 2018   AT FIRST GLANCE, AND EVEN UPON FURTHER EXAMINATION, YOU MAY LOOK AT THIS MORNING’S SERMON TITLE: “FAITH CONQUERS THE WORLD” AND THINK:  HOW ABSURD!   I DIDN’T COME UP WITH THIS TITLE ON MY OWN, IT’S RIGHT THERE IN OUR PASSAGE FOR THIS MORNING […]

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