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“Working The Works Of God” (John 9 sermon)

You can definitely tell that it’s fall now — not only from the temperatures, but also from all the leaves that are falling. I spend a good deal of time Thursday afternoon gathering and burning over 11 wheelbarrows packed with … Continue reading

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“Reaching, Teaching, Caring: Following the Footsteps of Jesus” (Matthew 4:23 sermon)

The yellow footprints you see are scattered all over our Marine Corps Recruit Depots in San Diego and in Parris Island. In the early stages of a Marine recruit’s time at the training base, these footprints show the young Recruits … Continue reading

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Are You Really Following?

“Immediately they left the boat and their father, and followed Him.” (Matthew 4:22) When Jesus called His disciples in Matthew 4, He gave them an unambiguous command: “Follow Me.” And we see in the succeeding verses that this is exactly … Continue reading

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“Thy Thoughts To Me, O God” (Psalm 139:17-18)

I received a call from my doctor’s office yesterday, and his assistant began the conversation by saying, “The doctor said he was thinking about your situation all night last night, and …” – and quite frankly, it really doesn’t matter … Continue reading

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“Do You Love The Multitude?” (Mark 6:34)

Several years ago, there was a missionary mom who had told her child repeatedly that they were there in that foreign country to reach “the people God loves”.  But we can get so busy, that we forget what is really … Continue reading

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