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“What To Do If The End Is Near” (I Peter 4:7-11 sermon)

Last Sunday morning I mentioned that there had been a survey in which the American people were asked what they would do if they knew the world would end in a week. Two of the top responses, sadly, were that … Continue reading

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Not Our Faithfulness

“So Moses spoke thus to the sons of Israel, but they did not listen to Moses on account of their despondency and cruel bondage.” (Exodus 6:9) One thing a reading of Exodus makes very clear: God did not deliver Israel … Continue reading

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Laughter and the Faithfulness of God

“Sarah laughed to herself, saying, “After I have become old, shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?’” (Genesis 18:12) Now it was Sarah’s turn to laugh at the promise of God! Abraham had done the same thing in … Continue reading

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Tested and Found Diligent?

“We have sent with them our brother, whom we have often tested and found diligent in many things …”.  (II Corinthians 8:22) We don’t know who this unnamed “brother” is (:18 similarly mentions a “brother” whose fame has spread in … Continue reading

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The Immeasurable Goodness of our God

Psalm 36:5-6 describes four qualities of God in the following manner: — :5a “Your lovingkindness, O Lord, reaches to the heavens” — :5b “Your faithfulness to the skies” — :6a “Your righteousness is like the mountains of God” — :6b “Your … Continue reading

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A Faithful Steward of the Word

“For I received from the Lord that which I also delivered to you …” (I Corinthians 11:23) In this passage Paul was writing to the Corinthian church about what he had passed on to them about the practice of the … Continue reading

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What Kind Of Minister?

Many pastors and other ministers in churches today are noted for their “creativity”, or for their authoritarian nature. But how does this line up with scripture?  In I Corinthians 4:1, the Apostle Paul wrote:  “Let a man regard us in … Continue reading

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