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Last Days; September 4, 2021


Luke 21:36 “Be always on the watch, and pray that you may be able to escape all that is about to happen, and that you may be able to stand before the Son of Man.” The world is unquestionably a … Continue reading

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Those in Authority; September 2, 2021


Luke 18:2 He said: “In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared about men.” This verse is a minor detail in this story, but my sermon on August 15th was based on verse 1, … Continue reading

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Context; August 23, 2021


Luke 5:5 Simon answered, “Master, we’ve worked hard all night and haven’t caught anything. But because you say so, I will let down the nets.” This wasn’t Peter’s first encounter with Jesus. John records the first time, when Peter’s brother … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Authority; August 6, 2021


Matthew 8:10 When Jesus heard this, he was astonished and said to those following him, “I tell you the truth, I have not found anyone in Israel with such great faith.” This is a famous story, but do we really … Continue reading

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Confession; June 17, 2021


Psalm 32:5 Then I acknowledged my sin to you and did not cover up my iniquity. I said, “I will confess my transgressions to the Lord”– and you forgave the guilt of my sin. Confession is an interesting thing. We … Continue reading

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Government; May 5, 2021


1 Samuel 8:19-20 But the people refused to listen to Samuel. “No!” they said. “We want a king over us. Then we will be like all the other nations, with a king to lead us and to go out before … Continue reading

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Spiritual Growth; January 7, 2021


2 Peter 1:8 For if you possess these qualities in increasing measure, they will keep you from being ineffective and unproductive in your knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. Because verse 9 had such a liberating effect on me over … Continue reading

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Responding to God; December 25, 2020


Luke 2:20 The shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things they had heard and seen, which were just as they had been told. This has been one of my favorite verses in the Christmas story for quite … Continue reading

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Apostles; December 17, 2020


Titus 1:1 Paul, a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ for the faith of God’s elect and the knowledge of the truth that leads to godliness. Paul was very aware of his apostleship, but we tend to … Continue reading

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Apostles; October 29, 2020


Romans 1:5 Through him and for his name’s sake, we received grace and apostleship to call people from among all the Gentiles to the obedience that comes from faith. Reading the Bible in different languages has a number of advantages, … Continue reading

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