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“Principles of Effective Praying” (Matthew 6:6-8 sermon)

The great British preacher Martyn Lloyd-Jones wrote: “Prayer is beyond any question the highest activity of the human soul. Man is at his greatest and highest when, upon his knees, he comes face to face with God.” (SOTM, p. 45) … Continue reading

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“The Disciple’s Indispensable Book” (Matthew 5:17-19 sermon)

John Bunyan’s classic story, Pilgrim’s Progress, is generally regarded as the 2nd-most widely read book of all time outside the Bible. In it he tells the allegorical story of “Pilgrim”, who leaves “The City of Destruction” where he lives, on … Continue reading

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“The King & The Disciples” (Matthew 5:1-2 sermon)

I have never in my lifetime seen the kind of vindictiveness expressed towards a president as we have seen evidenced towards President Trump: the hatred, lack of submission, people saying “He’s not my President”, etc. I was not a big … Continue reading

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“Do You Believe This?”

“… and everyone who lives and believes in Me will never die. Do you believe this?” (John 11:26) Jesus’ claim to be the resurrection and the life is so significant, and so frequently quoted, that the last sentence in verse … Continue reading

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“With Him”

“Therefore Thomas, who is called Didymus, said to his fellow disciples, ‘Let us also go, so that we may die with Him.’” (John 11:16) Thomas’ words here were very courageous. They also remind us of the heart of discipleship, and … Continue reading

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“Doubting Thomas”?

“Therefore Thomas, who is called Didymus, said to his fellow disciples, ‘Let us also go, so that we may die with Him.’” (John 11:16) The disciple Thomas is almost universally known for one thing: not believing, without having seen, that … Continue reading

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“The Mary Who Anointed The Lord”

“It was the Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment, and wiped His feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was sick.” (John 11:2) What is it that are you known for? Sometimes we are known by others for being … Continue reading

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