Sermons from March 2015

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God’s Incredible Love – Part Three

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I JOHN 3:1-3 Last week, we examined Hell and some of its ramifications.  When we examine the subject of God’s Love, questions come along such as “If God is loving, why does He send people to hell?”  If you are interested in that subject go back to last week’s study on hell. Today we want […]

God’s Incredible Love – Part Two

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Matthew 13:24-30, 38-39, further thoughts about the wheat and the tares HELPFUL OUTLINE of Matthew 13: The parable describes the Kingdom of Heaven.  (v.24) A man (Christ) sows good seed (the righteous).  (v.24)  enemy (the devil) sows tares (the wicked).  (v. 25) A day for fruit comes.  (v. 26) A day of questioning comes.  (v. […]

God’s Incredible Love

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I JOHN 3:1-3 – Part One Today we begin the study of God’s Incredible Love but to do that we need to start with a question that always comes up when the subject of God’s Love is discussed. The Good Question:  “If God is a God of Love, why does He send people to Hell?” […]

Abiding in Christ – Proof Seven-That One Really Know God

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I JOHN 2:28-29 – Part Two Today we continue our study in I John 2:28-29, “Abiding in Christ.”  In part one we looked at the meaning of “Abiding.”  We also reviewed some 16 practical ways to understand if a person is  truly abiding in Christ. Today we want to expand our thinking by looking at […]

NO LAUGHING MATTER

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NO LAUGHING MATTER “Nor should there be obscenity, foolish talk or coarse joking, which are out of place, but rather thanksgiving (Ephesians 5:4).  The Jews were a conquered, despised people who needed someone to look down upon.  The Samaritans filled the bill.  Imagine the jokes:  “How many Samaritans does it take to sacrifice a goat”…or […]

THANKING GOD BY SERVICE

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THANKING GOD BY SERVICE “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men…It is the Lord Christ you are serving” (Colossians 3:23-24).  Maybe you can relate to Joe, he had doubts that he would ever get ahead.  It seemed like he had been a clerk forever.  […]

WHO ARE WE THANKING???

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WHO ARE WE THANKING??? “Now, our God, we give you thanks, and praise your glorious name” (I Chronicles 29:13). A teacher in a Texas classroom posted  the following words on the classroom bulletin board “Thank you, God.”  She left room for drawings by the class.  They had offered the usual images: flowers, trees, families, puppies, […]

JOYFUL, JOYFUL, WE ADORE YOU!

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JOYFUL, JOYFUL, WE ADORE YOU! A father’s eight-year-old son, Rick, laughed when he first heard his dad singing in the shower.  His loud, mostly off-key version of “How Great Thou Art” seemed to rattle the walls at times.  When Rick asked why his dad sang so loud, his mom smiled. “It’s because God has given […]