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“God’s Rules For Christian Conduct” (I Peter 3:8-12 sermon)

When George Washington was a little boy, he copied out a document with the title: “110 Rules of Civility,” which was a common school assignment in his day. Because we have Washington’s copy in his own hand, it has become … Continue reading

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Empty Words Won’t Save You

“Whoever confesses that Jesus is the Son of God, God abides in him, and he in God.” (I John 4:15) Despite the apparent simplicity of this verse, one should be careful not to take it in a woodenly literal fashion, … Continue reading

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Why “Turning Over A New Leaf” Is Never Enough

“Now when the unclean spirit goes out of a man, it passes through waterless places seeking rest, and does not find it. Then it says, ‘I will return to my house from which I came’; and when it comes, it … Continue reading

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“This Is My Story: The Gerasene Demoniac” (Mark 5:1-20 sermon)

During the Second World War, when Hitler conquered France, he immediately shut down the borders to keep the people from leaving the country. But one small border town saw its population diminish rapidly, so the Germans searched for the answer. … Continue reading

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“Believing” Is Not Enough

“Whenever the unclean spirits saw Him, they would fall down before Him and shout, ‘You are the Son of God.’” (Mark 3:11) It is striking to read here that the demons shouted that Jesus was the Son of God. Many … Continue reading

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The Demons Know

When Jesus cast demons out of people in Mark 1, :34 says: “He did not allow them to speak, because they knew Him.”  There are a couple of important lessons in this verse: One is that the demons have a … Continue reading

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Your Screwtape’s Disgrace!

Colossians 2:15 says that when God “disarmed the rulers and authorities, He made a public display of them, having triumphed over them through Him.” The Bible words used here are very instructive to us in the spiritual warfare we face … Continue reading

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