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“The Hope” (Easter Sermon 2018)

A young man came into our church in Oklahoma City one Sunday morning, and he was in despair. His marriage, and really his whole life, had fallen apart, and he came to church in despair for help, and he said … Continue reading

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We Do Not Lose Heart

“Therefore we do not lose heart, but though our outer man in decaying, yet our inner man is being renewed day by day.” (II Corinthians 4:16) It is a sobering reality to many when they observe the gradual decline of … Continue reading

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The Ultimate “Wrong Side of History”: A Psalm For Our Times,

Christians in America have been dismayed by many recent events in our country, the Supreme Court decision regarding same-sex marriage prominent among them.  It is easy to feel overwhelmed by what seems to be an unrelenting tide of ungodliness, and … Continue reading

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The “Cloud” of Prosperity

One of Job’s complaints, found in 30:15, was that “My prosperity has passed away like a cloud.” There are a number of great word pictures in the book of Job, and this is one of them. He says that prosperity … Continue reading

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Help From The God of Jacob

Many of us know what it feels like to be in a time of distress. Maybe you would say you are in a time like that now. Psalm 20 reminds us that it matters who you look to for your … Continue reading

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Suddenly Everything Can Change

When God speaks and acts, things can change faster than you can imagine! In II Kings 6, the Northern Kingdom of Israel’s capital city, Samaria, had been under seige, and they were starving. Chapter 6 verse 25 recorded that “a … Continue reading

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You Are Not Forgotten

In Psalm 9:18 David reminds us: “For the needy will not always be forgotten, nor the hope of the afflicted perish forever.” This is a good reminder, because there are times when you DO feel like you will always be … Continue reading

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