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“An Effective Witness” (I Peter 3:15 sermon)

A couple of weeks ago, a group from our church went to Houston see the play “The Hiding Place,” about how Corrie ten Boom and her sister Betsy were taken by the Nazis into a concentration camp during World War … Continue reading

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“How Should We Then Live?” (I Peter 1:13 sermon)

Years ago when I was in seminary, we watched a video series based on a book by Francis Schaefer, a legendary Christian philosopher, called, “How Should We Then Live?” The point of the series was, that becoming a Christian isn’t … Continue reading

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“What Is That To You? You Follow Me!”

“So Peter seeing him said to Jesus, ‘Lord, and what about this man?’ Jesus said to him, ‘If I want him to remain until I come, what is that to you? You follow Me!’” (John 21:21-22) After Jesus told Peter … Continue reading

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“That Disciple Whom Jesus Loved”

“Therefore that disciple whom Jesus loved said to Peter, ‘It is the Lord.’” (John 21:7) Although there is some debate about just who “the disciple whom Jesus loved” might be, verse 2 of this chapter tells us that on this … Continue reading

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“Do Not Be Unbelieving”

“Then He said to Thomas, ‘Reach here with your finger, and see My hands; and reach here your hand and put it into My side; and do not be unbelieving, but believing.’” (John 20:27) The rebuke Jesus gave to Thomas … Continue reading

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Don’t “Sit In the Seat Of Scoffers”

“How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, nor stand in the path of sinners, not sit in the seat of scoffers.” (Psalm 1:1) Psalm 1 opens with a blessing for the person … Continue reading

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The Most Important Thing

“Take courage, son, your sins are forgiven.” (Matthew 9:2) Someone might not think there was anything strange about the words that Jesus spoke here — except that they were spoken to a man who was paralyzed!  Some people brought this … Continue reading

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