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The Providences of 1776

I’ve made a personal “tradition” of reading David McCullough’s 1776 on the 4th of July  for the last couple of years. The book is a marvelous retelling of this pivotal year in the story of America. A repeated theme that … Continue reading

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It’s Not Always Good News

God’s men don’t always have “good news” to share.  If they do, they are certainly not God’s men! We see an example of that in Isaiah 7. God has just told King Ahaz that he does not need to fear … Continue reading

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The Times That Try Our Souls (Psalm 11 Sermon)

In 1776 Thomas Paine wrote, “These are the times that try men’s souls.” These words were written in a pamphlet entitled: “The American Crisis” — and America was indeed in a time of crisis which would determine our future for … Continue reading

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