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The Model Prayer & Praying For Your Child’s Future Spouse

“Pray then in this way …” (Matthew 6:9) Our son Paul wrote a sweet post on Facebook for Fathers Day, quoting an outline of a prayer I used (and still use) to pray for his future spouse, based on the … 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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The War Against Marriage

In 2014 the Radical Islamic group ISIS made headlines when they captured the historic tomb of the Prophet Jonah in Mosul, Iraq, lined the bottom of it with dynamite, and blew it up, totally destroying the tomb. This was just … Continue reading

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“A Time To Wait, and A Time To Act” (Matthew 4:12-17 sermon)

Ecclesiastes 3 says: “There is an appointed time for everything. And there is a time for every event under heaven: A time to give birth and a time to die; a time to plant and a time to uproot what … Continue reading

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“Winning vs. Temptation: Jesus’ Example in Spiritual Warfare” (Matthew 4:1-11 sermon)

This last Saturday (March 18, 2017) an intruder kicked open the door of a house in Redding, California — but he picked the wrong home to invade. A California Highway Patrol Officer lived at that house, and he shot the … Continue reading

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“Three Things That Won’t Save You” (Matthew 3:9-10 message)

When we went with our church group to the Panthers game against the Redskins in Washington, D.C in December, one of the men told us the story of how he had bought some tickets to a game one time, but … Continue reading

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Before You Give Up Praying For Your Loved One, Try This

Alexander Whyte (1836-1921) was considered by many of his contemporaries to be the ¬†greatest preacher in Scotland of his day. His book, Lord Teach Us To Pray, consists of a number of sermons on prayer from a variety of scripture … Continue reading

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