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“Neglecting God” (Zephaniah 1:1-6 sermon)

You never know what your kids are going to do with the things they hear you say. We had not been at  our church in Tulsa Oklahoma very long when we pulled up to a convenience store, and Cheryl saw … Continue reading

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“Testing The Fruit Of Your Salvation” (James 1:21-27 sermon)

For Mothers Day we got some things for Cheryl for the garden. She loves to garden outside — and I love to go out and walk through the garden with her for 5 minutes before I go inside to read! … Continue reading

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The Most Romantic Verse In The Bible?

“So Jacob served seven years for Rachel and they seemed to him but a few days because of his love for her.” (Genesis 29:20) Surely this is at least one of the most romantic verses in all of the word … Continue reading

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Walking As He Walked?

“By this we know that we are in Him: the one who says he abides in Him ought himself to walk in the same manner as He walked.” (I John 2:5b-6) Many people in America today claim to be Christians, … Continue reading

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“Pressing On To Know the Lord” (Hosea 6:3 sermon)

Not long ago I read of a well-known actress who said that when she wasn’t acting, she really had no purpose in life. She said she just about went crazy because she nothing to do, and she said, “Thank God … Continue reading

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The Discipline of Fellowship (Hebrews 10:23-25 sermon)

(Preached at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, 6-07-15) Cheryl & I are fond of assigning “chapter titles” to different episodes of our life together, like “The Dark Year”, “Just Then It Began to Snow” or “The Girl in the Purple Bikini” … Continue reading

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