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“You’re Not From Around Here” (I Peter 2:11-12 sermon)

Our daughter Libby grew up in Oklahoma and Louisiana, but since she has been married and in the ministry, she has lived in some different parts of the country, where they talk differently, and do things differently. She and Josh … Continue reading

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Loving In Truth

“The elder to the beloved Gaius, whom I love in truth.” (III John 1) It was for no light reason that the Spirit of God inspired John to add these words, “in truth” to this opening verse of his third … Continue reading

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From Bad To Worse

In I Kings 16 we see a picture of how wickedness compounds. It never remains as it is, but left unchecked will always go from bad to worse:

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Turn My Eyes From Vanity

In Psalm 119:37 the Psalmist prays: “Turn away my eyes from looking at vanity, and revive me in Your ways.” This verse admonishes us: if we are going to be “revived” in the ways of the Lord, one of the … Continue reading

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“What Real Faith Looks Like: The Blame Game” (James 1:13-16)

I have noticed that during this election season there have been a lot of references to former President Ronald Reagan. Many are wishing for a candidate like him, and for a return to his kind of conservative vision. I remember … Continue reading

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