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“The Gospel” (I Corinthians 15:1-11 sermon)

One of our family’s favorite movies, especially when our kids were at home, was “The Princess Bride.” Many of its lines were quoted at home in our daily conversations — and still are, on our family Facebook chat group. Of … Continue reading

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Does Your Soul Prosper?

“Beloved, I pray that in all respects you may prosper and be in good health, just as your soul prospers.” (III John 2) Controversy surrounds this little verse, as proponents of the prosperity gospel attempt to use it to promote … Continue reading

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Have You Signed A Peace Treaty With The Enemy?

“‘Do not listen to Hezekiah,’ for thus says the king of Assyria, ‘Make your peace with me and come out to me, and eat each of his vine and each of his fig tree and drink each of the waters … 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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Presuming in Prosperity

Psalm 30:6 says: “Now as for me, I said in my prosperity, ‘I will never be moved.’” David confesses here a previous sin in his life, which was an expression of the essence of human pride and presumption.  During prosperous … Continue reading

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