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“Whom Shall I Fear?” (I Peter 3:13-15 sermon)

In Marie Beth Jones’ Tales of the Brazos, she tells of Dr. William F. Bruner, who was one of the first doctors who lived in what would later become Angleton. One day Dr. Bruner was called to treat a young … Continue reading

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“What Did This People Do To You?”

“Then Moses said to Aaron, ‘What did this people do to you, that you have brought such great sin upon them?’” (Exodus 32:21) The truth was, the people didn’t actually “do” anything to Aaron. At least it wasn’t like they … Continue reading

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Don’t Let The Crowd Be Your Guide

“If You are the Son of God come down from the cross.” (Matthew 27:40) Jesus had heard this very same phrase three years earlier, in His temptation in the wilderness at the beginning of His ministry. Now He hears it … Continue reading

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Don’t Listen To What “Everybody” Is Saying

In Psalm 3:2 David writes: “Many are saying to my soul, ‘there is no salvation for him in God’.” The Psalm tells us that David’s situation was indeed bleak: he wrote it when he was in the cave, fleeing from … Continue reading

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Turning the Table on Shame

Hebrews 12:2 says of Jesus that He “for the joy set before Him, endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of God.” That phrase, “despising the shame” is an interesting one. “Shame” is … Continue reading

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The Fear of Man

After much prevarication regarding his sin of not fully obeying the Lord regarding His command to destroy the Amalekites, in I Samuel 15:24 Saul did finally own up to his sin: “I have sinned; I have indeed transgressed the command … Continue reading

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Don’t Follow The Crowd

Exodus 23:2 commanded the people of God: “You shall not follow the masses in doing evil …” That is like the old admonition many of our parents gave us: “Don’t follow the crowd”! That was Biblical!

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