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Teacher’s Overview: Lifeway “Explore the Bible” lesson of John 8:3-18, “I Am The Light”

A brief overview for Sunday school teachers and Bible study leaders, of Lifeway’s “Explore the Bible” lesson of John 8:3-18, for Sunday February 5, 2023. A video version of this overview is available on YouTube at: INTRO:   There’s a … Continue reading

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“I John’s Tests of Your Salvation”

Last week Cheryl & I went to the anniversary celebration at Challenger Aviation, Mike Challenger’s aviation business at Hobby Airport. Mike’s wife Mikelle’s dad is on staff at Sagemont Baptist in Houston, and we really enjoyed visiting with him and … Continue reading

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“How To Run The Christian Race” (Hebrews 12:1-2 sermon)

For most of my adult like I ran for exercise, although I was never very fast. When we lived in Tulsa back in the 1990’s (when I was in my 30’s) I was probably in the best shape of my … Continue reading

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SS Teachers’ Overview of Lifeway Explore the Bible lesson:  Hosea 1:2-9, 3:1-5

(A brief overview for Sunday School teachers and Bible study leaders, of the Lifeway “Explore the Bible” for Sunday, October 16, 2022. A video version of this overview is available at: INTRO: One way to introduce this lesson would be … Continue reading

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Teachers’ Overview of Lifeway Explore the Bible: Amos 4:1-13, “Turn to God

(A brief overview for Sunday school teachers and Bible study leaders, of Lifeway’s “Explore the Bible” lesson of Amos 4:1-13, for Sunday, September 11, 2022, with the title, “Turn To God.” A video version of this overview is available on … Continue reading

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“Gratitude: Your First Step Towards God” (Romans 1:21 sermon)

When John F. Kennedy was president, he was at a dinner one evening when an assistant defense secretary’s wife told him that every night when her husband comes home, she says to him: “How can they say those things about … Continue reading

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“Commissioned By His Glory” (Isaiah 6 sermon)

I’ve made it a personal tradition each Independence Day the past several years to read David McCullough’s classic, 1776, which chronicles that famous year in America’s history. One of the opening paragraphs describes George III, the King of England, proceeding … Continue reading

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“The Answer To The Biggest Problem You Have” (Luke 5:17-26)

What if I told you this morning that I know the answer to the biggest problem you have? Some problem just jumped to the front of your mind, didn’t it? “You have the answer to THAT?!” If you’re like me … Continue reading

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“Who God Says He Is” (Exodus 34:6-8 sermon)

Years ago, in his book, The Knowledge of the Holy, A.W. Tozer wrote:  “What you think about when you think about God is the most important thing about you.” What do you think about when you think about God?  And … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Supper: The Sacrifice Remembered (Matthew 26:26-29 sermon)

One of the newer monuments in Washington D.C. is one commemorating our soldiers who fought and won the Second World War. Among other elements, the memorial contains panels with bronze engravings of scenes from the war: soldiers loading artillery pieces, … Continue reading

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