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Evangelism; July 4, 2022


Hebrews 10:23 Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful. Reading this chapter I’m always tempted to dwell on verse 31, because that, in the mouth of Jonathan Edwards, was used to spark … Continue reading

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Public Speaking; May 21, 2022


Acts 26:29 Paul replied, “Short time or long–I pray God that not only you but all who are listening to me today may become what I am, except for these chains.” This is the conclusion of an absolutely magnificent, beautifully … Continue reading

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Preaching; March 26, 2022


Psalm 119:43 Do not snatch the word of truth from my mouth, for I have put my hope in your laws. This is the prayer of an honest preacher. Seminaries teach classes in preaching, and some people spend hours honing … Continue reading

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Spiritual Gifts; October 12, 2021


1 Corinthians 14:12 So it is with you. Since you are eager to have spiritual gifts, try to excel in gifts that build up the church. Often we unconsciously view spiritual gifts as merit badges, even service ribbons like a … Continue reading

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God’s Invitation; July 16, 2021


Isaiah 45:22 “Turn to me and be saved, all you ends of the earth; for I am God, and there is no other. Throughout the Bible we find statements of this sort, yet the devil’s lie is that God is … Continue reading

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Focus; August 9, 2020


Luke 4:44 And he kept on preaching in the synagogues of Judea. Jesus healed and delivered many, which gained Him popularity, but He never stopped proclaiming the Gospel. We get caught up in all sorts of things, but we must … Continue reading

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Speaking with Authority; July 29, 2020


Mark 1:22 The people were amazed at his teaching, because he taught them as one who had authority, not as the teachers of the law. I have to say that my first reaction on reading this just now was to … Continue reading

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Preaching; July 1, 2020


Lamentations 2:14 The visions of your prophets were false and worthless; they did not expose your sin to ward off your captivity. The oracles they gave you were false and misleading. Lamentations is not a book we read very often, … Continue reading

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The Work of Ministry; April 3, 2020


2 Timothy 4:2, 5 Preach the Word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage–with great patience and careful instruction. But you, keep your head in all situations, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, … Continue reading

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The Word of Truth; April 1, 2020


2 Timothy 2:15 Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a workman who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth. The whole 2nd letter of Paul to Timothy is … Continue reading

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