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“The Purpose For Our Blessings” (Psalm 67 sermon)

In 1940, Great Britain was involved in a desperate struggle for survival in the war against Nazi Germany, and they appealed to the United States for help. Many Americans, remembering World War I, did not want to get involved. But … Continue reading

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“Give Thanks to the Lord” (Psalm 136:1 sermon)

First Baptist Church, Angleton, TX 11/22/20  First Sunday at 972 Anchor Road When the first Pilgrims landed in the New World on November 11,1620, William Bradford, the pilgrim leader who later became their governor wrote that: “‘They fell upon their … Continue reading

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“The Model Prayer: Begin With Praise” (Matthew 6:9 sermon)

When the Revolutionary War was over and the United States became a new nation, our country appointed John Adams as its new ambassador to England. When he arrived in London, Adams was to make his first appearance before George III, … Continue reading

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“Find Me At The Feet Of Jesus” (Luke 10:38-42 sermon)

In the 1700’s, Thomas Scott was a young man who felt a call to go into the ministry, but he didn’t know much about it. He became acquainted with John Newton, the author of the hymn “Amazing Grace,” who was … Continue reading

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A Word of Thanksgiving

Psalm 111:1 says: “Praise the Lord! I will give thanks to the Lord with all my heart, in the company of the upright and in the assembly.” Here we find several truths about thanksgiving: — “I will give thanks …” … Continue reading

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Ways to Praise

Many of the Psalms teach us to praise God, and in the first three verses of Psalm 33, we are instructed in several means of praise:

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Simple Praise

Someone may ask: “How should I praise God?  What exactly should I do?”  One might think that there is some complicated, Biblical formula for praise, but the truth is there is a very simple one found in the Book of … Continue reading

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