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The Sin of Indignation

“Hearing this, the ten began to feel indignant with James & John.” (Mark 10:41) This verse highlights a danger that good Christians need to beware of. James and John had just asked Jesus that they might sit on His right … Continue reading

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“The Importance of Forgiving Others” (Matthew 6:14-15 sermon)

Several years ago a pastor went on a trip to England, where a Catholic priest told him and his wife a story about Lady Spencer, the mother of Princess Diana (who had been killed in a tragic car accident on … Continue reading

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Don’t Harden Your Heart

“Now while they were on their way, some of the guard came into the city and reported to the chief priests all that had happened.” (Matthew 28:11 NASB) You have to ask yourself: just how depraved were these chief priests? … Continue reading

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One of Satan’s Biggest Schemes

“… so that no advantage would be taken of us by Satan, for we are not ignorant of his schemes.” (II Corinthians 2:11) Although many are reluctant to talk about “the devil” in our “modern” days, The Bible tells us … Continue reading

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“Forgiving Each Other” (Ephesians 4:32 sermon)

The cross of Jesus is the center of Christianity. The basic message of Christianity is that “Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures” — and He died for our sins on the cross. Paul called the gospel “the … Continue reading

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The Danger of Indignance

Mark 10:41 “And hearing this, the ten began to feel indignant toward James and John.” We need to be aware that sometimes our response to someone’s sin may be as great or greater than their sin which elicited our response!  In Mark … Continue reading

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“The Real Thing: Love Does Not Hold A Grudge”

I Corinthians 13:5b       A generation ago in Communist Romania, a pastor was beaten almost to death, and was then thrown into prison.  A fellow prisoner, also a Christian, slowly made his way over to him and, knowing how bitterness … Continue reading

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