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“The Ministry of the Intercessor” (Psalm 106:19-23 sermon)

Congressman Kellogg of Illinois read the reply from Secretary of War Stanton: the stay of execution for a young man from his home state had been denied. The young man was scheduled to be executed at sunrise the next day. … Continue reading

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“My Redeemer” (Job 19 sermon)

(Palm Sunday/Lord’s Supper service 3-20-16) If you want to make my wife Cheryl groan, just mention the Book of Job. I think she feels like we lived through that book for about two years as a family, and indeed Job … Continue reading

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The Mediator

Sometimes two estranged parties need a third person, sympathetic to both, who can bring them together. Job lamented in 9:33 of his relationship with God: “There is no umpire between us who may lay his hand upon us both.” In … Continue reading

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When You’ve Messed Up: (Part III) Turn to the Intercessor

I Samuel 12 tells us that the people of Israel had “messed up” by asking for a king so that they could be like all the other peoples. God showed them clearly in :17 that this was a sin, and … Continue reading

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