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“The Golden Rule” (Matthew 7:12 sermon)

When our kids were little, I started listening to a CD with the greatest hits of the British comic operas of Gilbert & Sullivan. These operas were written in the late 1800’s, and they poke fun at all kinds of … Continue reading

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“Put The Sword Into The Sheath”

“So Jesus said to Peter, ‘Put the sword into the sheath; the cup which the Father has given Me, shall I not drink it?” (John 18:11) Jesus spoke these words in response to the actions of Peter in :10, when … Continue reading

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Rodney Stark, “Mythbuster”!

I have never watched “Mythbusters”, the iconoclastic Discovery Channel show which tests the veracity of popular urban legends — but I felt like I was in the midst of a Christian history version of the show as I read Rodney … Continue reading

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It Makes All The Difference

Would you still be a Christian even if there were no heaven, no eternity, no resurrection? I have heard some people make that claim, but I myself cannot adhere to it.  Such people have said, “The Christian life is the … Continue reading

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Chosen To Die

“For, I think, God has exhibited us apostles last of all, as men condemned to death; because we have become a spectacle to the world, both to angels and to men.” (I Corinthians 4:9) To be chosen by God is … Continue reading

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Make It Personal!

Psalm 104 begins, “Bless the LORD O my soul; O LORD my God, You are very great.” Notice the repetition of the personal pronoun in this verse: “MY soul …. MY God …”. The Psalmist was very personal in his … Continue reading

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