Monthly Archives: March 2017

“Weary, Yet Pursuing: Obeying God When You Are Tired” (John 4:6-7 sermon)

During the Civil War, the 20th Massachusetts regiment found themselves in combat day after day after day for almost 2 solid months. And it wore them down physically, emotionally, in every way. At the end of June 1864, Captain H.L. … Continue reading

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“Winning vs. Temptation: Jesus’ Example in Spiritual Warfare” (Matthew 4:1-11 sermon)

This last Saturday (March 18, 2017) an intruder kicked open the door of a house in Redding, California — but he picked the wrong home to invade. A California Highway Patrol Officer lived at that house, and he shot the … Continue reading

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The Friend of the Bridegroom

“He who has the bride is the bridegroom; but the friend of the bridegroom, who stands and hears him, rejoices greatly because of the bridegroom’s voice. So this joy of mine has been made full.” (John 3:29) John the Baptist … Continue reading

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The Source Of Ministerial Success

“A man can receive nothing unless it has been given him from heaven.” (John 1:27) John the Baptist set forth a general principle here which applies in every area of life. We receive nothing that does not come from God … Continue reading

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“Into The Wilderness”: The Principle of Spiritual Testing (Matthew 4:1 sermon)

Those of us who have children know that parenting can be a very “up and down” experience. Cheryl & I have talked about this a number of times. It’s like you never get to “sit on your laurels” — even … Continue reading

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Evening & Morning & Noon

“Evening and morning and at noon, I will complain and murmur, and He will hear my voice.”  (Psalm 55:17) Notice the CONTINUAL nature of David’s prayers here. He says they are at: “evening and morning and noon”. Legalists would make … Continue reading

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The Double Cure

“Jesus answered, ‘Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter into the Kingdom of God.’” (John 3:5) To be “born of water and the Spirit” means to be washed from … Continue reading

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