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“Uncle Sam Needs YOU: To Be Salt & Light” (Matthew 5:13-16 sermon)

We’ve all seen the famous recruiting sign, “Uncle Sam needs YOU!” The truth is, Uncle Sam DOES need you: our country is in desperate need of you today. NOT necessarily to sign up for the military — though we do … Continue reading

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“The News About Jesus” (Matthew 4:24-25 sermon)

Last Wednesday I got an email from one of our members: “Did you hear the news about Bob Stoops?” The head coach of the Oklahoma Sooners — my favorite college football team — had suddenly and surprisingly announced his retirement … Continue reading

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“Reaching, Teaching, Caring: Following the Footsteps of Jesus” (Matthew 4:23 sermon)

The yellow footprints you see are scattered all over our Marine Corps Recruit Depots in San Diego and in Parris Island. In the early stages of a Marine recruit’s time at the training base, these footprints show the young Recruits … Continue reading

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“Following Jesus” (Matthew 4:18-22 sermon)

Our passage for today describes how Jesus saw Peter & Andrew, and James & John, with their boats and nets and relatives, that He said to them, “Follow Me.” And they got up, left everything, and followed Him. What would … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Word & Salvation

“As He spoke these things, many came to believe in Him.” (John 8:30) The Bible tells us that when Jesus spoke the words He did in John 8, that “many came to believe in Him.” Sure, there was controversy, as … Continue reading

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“Your Response To The Resurrection of Jesus” (Matthew 28 Easter sermon)

“Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, of infinite importance. The only thing it cannot be is moderately important.” (C.S. Lewis) We should ponder these words of C.S. Lewis — especially today on Easter Sunday, as we … Continue reading

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Passing On What Was Delivered To Us (Lord’s Supper Message, I Corinthians 11:23-26)

Several years ago there was a couple who was driving on a remote stretch of highway in Florida, where there had been a number of crimes committed in recent days. Unfortunately the couple had car trouble and got stranded, and … Continue reading

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