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“Warnings From The Wilderness” (I Corinthians 10:1-13 sermon)

On the coastline of Japan, by the little village of Aneyoshi, is an ancient stone tablet. Engraved on this tablet is a somber warning: “Remember the calamity of the great tsunamis. Do not build any homes beyond this point.” In … Continue reading

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“Meeting With God” (Exodus 29:42-45 sermon)

Who is the most famous person you’ve ever met? I was talking to Barbara Riddle the other day, after Billy Graham had passed away, and she was telling me that some years ago Ruth Graham was at the same hospital … Continue reading

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“The Way of Pain”

“See if there be any hurtful way in me, and lead me in the everlasting way.” (Psalm 139:24) “Hurtful way” here is literally, “way of pain.” Our sinful, or ungodly ways, are “hurtful”, “painful” to ourselves and to others. They … Continue reading

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“Getting To Heaven May Be Harder Than You Think” (Matthew 5:20-48 sermon)

I want to begin by congratulating Dewey Phipps, Josh Peterson, and Anthony Burdick for completing the Bear Run last week. If you aren’t familiar with that, it is a 5-mile run ALL UPHILL on Grandfather Mountain. I can’t imagine how … Continue reading

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God Can Use “Messes”

“David was the father of Solomon by Bathsheba who had been the wife of Uriah.” (Matthew 1:6) There are some less-than-exemplary people and circumstances found in the genealogy of Jesus in Matthew 1.  One of them is contained in this … Continue reading

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