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A Time For Certainty

“But even if we, or an angel from heaven, should preach to you a gospel contrary to what we have preached to you, he is to be accursed.” (Galatians 1:8) In our era of “what’s true for me may not … Continue reading

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The Confidence That Serves

“Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into His hands, and that He had come forth from God and was going back to God, got up from supper, and laid aside His garments; and taking a towel, He … Continue reading

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“Knowing”: The Firm Foundation

“Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into His hands, and that He had come forth from God and was going back to God …” (John 13:3) The word “knowing” here is a crucial one: “Jesus, KNOWING …”. … Continue reading

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Our Confidence In Judgment

“By this, love is perfected with us, so that we may have confidence in the day of judgment; because as He is, so also are we in this world.” (I John 4:17) The Day of Judgment is coming for all … Continue reading

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“The Certain Process of Sanctification” (Philippians 1:6 sermon)

Cheryl & I are both fans of the English author Charles Dickens; Cheryl has read a number of his novels, and I have a personal tradition of reading his “A Christmas Carol” every December during Christmas season. Dickens is famous … Continue reading

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Not “Self-Confidence”, GOD-Confidence!

  In II Corinthians 2:16, the Apostle Paul, speaking of his ministry to the Corinthians and others, exclaimed: “And who is adequate for these things?”  The answer, of course, is that none of us are. We must depend upon God … Continue reading

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Against “Trash Talk”

“Trash talking” is an attempt to verbally intimidate an opponent, and it has become a familiar part of American culture, especially in sports and video games — but it has infiltrated many other segments of our society as well. In … Continue reading

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