Monthly Archives: May 2016

The Same Storms

“The rain fell, the floods came, and the winds blew and slammed against that house” (Matthew 7:25, 27) It should be instructive to us that the words quoted above are found in BOTH Matthew 7:25 AND 7:27.  “The rain fell, … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Sacrifice

“Greater love has no one than this: that one lay down his life for his friends.” (John 15:13) Often when a soldier gives his life in battle, it is said that he made “the ultimate sacrifice.”  Humanly speaking, that is … Continue reading

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A Clear And Present Danger

“Beware of the false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves.” (Matthew 7:15) Having just admonished His disciples to enter by the narrow way to heaven (:13-14) Jesus now warns against false prophets.  These … Continue reading

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The Narrow Way

“Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it. For the gate is small and the way is narrow that leads to … Continue reading

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Get Up And Serve Him

“He touched her hand, and the fever left her; and she got up and waited on Him.” (Matthew 8:15) It is one thing to tell someone “Thank you!” for a deed done on your behalf — it is another thing … Continue reading

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Christianity’s Neglected Horizontal Arm

“In everything, therefore, treat people the same way you want them to treat you, for this is the Law and the prophets.” (Matthew 7:12) The word “therefore” in Jesus’ familiar “Golden Rule” verse is very significant. It lets us know … Continue reading

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“A Christian Decision-Making Grid” (I Cor. 9-10 sermon)

In 1939 Dietrich Bonhoeffer was one of the leading Christian preachers and teachers in Germany — but the country had been taken over by Adolph Hitler, and the noose of his control was beginning to tighten over the country. Soon … Continue reading

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