Sermons from 2013

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Pondering Christmas – Part Four

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Matthew 2:1-12 – The Wise Men Most of us know that God sent His Son and the Christmas story is all about His arrival on planet earth. The message included the birth of the Savior in Bethlehem, shepherds and wise men.  The message was one of peace on earth, goodwill toward ALL men. Of course […]

Pondering Christmas – Part Three

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THE SHEPHERDS – LUKE 2:8-20 As we begin this third part of our Christmas series for 2013, “Pondering Christmas” – Part Three – The Shepherds: found in Luke 2:8-20, let’s consider the important Scripture: “For what thanks can we render to God for you…night and day praying exceedingly that we may see your face, and […]

Pondering Christmas – Part Two

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There are many people today who ask, “Why did Jesus come when He did?  Why didn’t God choose to send His Son into the world in our advanced society?”  What people don’t seem to accept today is that God has a PERFECT plan and He is following that plan.  His plan started before the world […]

Pondering About Christmas

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“But when the fullness of the time had come, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, that we might receive the adoption.” (Galatians 4:4-5) “For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; and the government will […]

THE AUTHORITY OF THE LORD JESUS CHRIST

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In Matthew 28:18 we find “Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, ‘All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.’”  Have you ever considered just how complete the authority of the Lord Jesus Christ really is?  The Greek word exousia can be translated, power, authority, liberty, right and jurisdiction.” Inasmuch as […]

SEE WHAT CHRIST SAW IN THE GOSPEL OF LUKE AND BEYOND!

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In the Gospel accounts and in Scripture we see how frequently Christ [God] was observant and saw the actions and faith of people.   “As for you, my son Solomon, know the God of your father, and serve Him with a loyal heart and with a willing mind; for the LORD searches all hearts and understands […]

SEE CHRIST’S OBEDIENCE TO GOD BY THE “I HAVE’S” IN JOHN 17

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The nine “I Have Statements” reflect the Son’s obedience and submission to God the Father which stands as a wonderful example of what our submission and obedience in our life should be.   See also John 6:35-65. 1.  ” I have glorified Thee: (v. 4). 2.  “I have finished the work” (v. 4). 3.  “I have […]

Thanksgiving A Time To Boast

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Psalm 116 OUTLINE I.  WHAT GOD DOES FOR THE PSALMIST (116:1-11) He hears His prayers (116:1-2, 4-7) He saves Him from death (116:3, 8-11) II. WHAT THE PSALMIST DOES FOR GOD (116:12-19) He praises the Lord for saving him. (116:12-19) He fulfills his vows.  (116:13) He serves him faithfully. (116:12-16) He offers sacrifices of THANKSGIVING […]

Jesus, the Author and Finisher of our Faith

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Often we go through life never really giving any real consideration of what “God” wants from His people.  Our lives get so busy that we believe that we don’t have the time to study the Bible or think about our Christian lifestyle [walk]. We rationalize that God will understand and overlook our disobedience.  Our belief becomes […]

The Promise of God – Resurrection – I Corinthians 15

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The resurrection of Christ is historic, proved by the message of the Gospel, the testimony of witnesses and the conversion of the Apostle Paul and many others.  If there were no resurrection, there would be no salvation, for a dead Savior can save nobody!  Paul presents historical evidence, personal proof as his chain of evidence.  So, […]