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“The Disciple’s Indispensable Book” (Matthew 5:17-19 sermon)

John Bunyan’s classic story, Pilgrim’s Progress, is generally regarded as the 2nd-most widely read book of all time outside the Bible. In it he tells the allegorical story of “Pilgrim”, who leaves “The City of Destruction” where he lives, on … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Word & Salvation

“As He spoke these things, many came to believe in Him.” (John 8:30) The Bible tells us that when Jesus spoke the words He did in John 8, that “many came to believe in Him.” Sure, there was controversy, as … Continue reading

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What Are You Teaching?

“So Jesus answered them and said, ‘My teaching is not Mine, but His who sent Me.’” (John 7:16) Jesus did not “take credit”, in a sense, for His teaching; He said it wasn’t “His” but rather that of His Father … Continue reading

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Feed The Sheep, Not The Goats

“We are from God; he who knows God listens to us; he who is not from God does not listen to us. By this we know the spirit of truth and the spirit of error.” (I John 4:5-6) It is … Continue reading

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To Whom Are We Really Pointing?

“I am not fit to remove His sandals.” (Matthew 3:11) John the Baptist had a good perspective on himself and the focus of his ministry.  This mission that he was proclaiming was NOT about HIM. It was about Jesus. In … Continue reading

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Have You Missed This Consistent Bible Message?

“Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” (Matthew 3:2) This was the message that John the Baptist came proclaiming in the wilderness of Judea: “Repent.”  But John was not alone.  When the Messiah Jesus finally appeared, Matthew 4:17 … Continue reading

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Two Keys to Paul’s Ministry of the Word

“For we are not like many, peddling the word of God, but as from sincerity, but as from God, we speak in Christ in the sight of God.” (II Corinthians 2:17) How did the Apostle Paul keep from corrupting the … Continue reading

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