Monthly Archives: March 2012

“Our Incarnate God” (Philippians 2:5-11)

     Just after the Civil War, Mark Twain embarked on a voyage to the Holy Land, which he chronicled in his book, The Innocents Abroad.  The work was largely humorous and ascerbic – typical Twain – but he did occasionally wax philosophical, and in the … Continue reading

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“Ministering to the Multitude” (Mark 6:34-44)

     Last Sunday night we looked at how when Jesus and His disciples were trying to get away from everyone, the crowd in ran ahead of Him to meet Him.  Then :34 says that when He saw the large crowd, … Continue reading

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“Our Gracious God” (Exodus 34:6-8)

     They should have been consumed by fire, every last one of them.  With their own eyes the people of Israel had just watched the Red Sea split in two, and had seen God gloriously save them from the Egyptian army in the … Continue reading

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“Do You Love The Multitude?” (Mark 6:34)

Several years ago, there was a missionary mom who had told her child repeatedly that they were there in that foreign country to reach “the people God loves”.  But we can get so busy, that we forget what is really … Continue reading

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“Our Just God” (Genesis 18:25)

     Some months ago, a woman wrote to the editor of a New Orleans area newspaper, upset that someone had suggested that homosexuality is forbidden in the Bible.  “My God,” she wrote, “is a God of love, and not a … Continue reading

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“Morsels From Mark” (Mark 5-6)

     I have repeatedly said from this pulpit that each of us needs to read our Bible daily, just for our own personal spiritual edification – NOT to prepare a “Sunday School lesson” or church Bible study, or anything we intend to deliver to someone else.  We each … Continue reading

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“Our Omnipotent God”

“I believe in God the Father, Almighty.”  These words have been repeated by Christians for almost 2000 years, in both the Apostles’ Creed and the Nicene Creed, and the truth of those words is fundamental to the Christian faith: we … Continue reading

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