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“The Providence of God” (Genesis 37-50 sermon)

Christians have a different outlook than other people have. We believe in an unseen, almighty, all-wise God. So because of that, not only is our outlook different, but our vocabulary is different as well. Many people speak of “karma” or … Continue reading

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The Source Of Ministerial Success

“A man can receive nothing unless it has been given him from heaven.” (John 1:27) John the Baptist set forth a general principle here which applies in every area of life. We receive nothing that does not come from God … Continue reading

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The Providence of Work

“The young lions roar after their prey And seek their food from God.”  (Psalm 104:21) Many of God’s people have way too narrow a view of His Providence. They consider that what God provides for them will just “fall into … Continue reading

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Trusting Providence In A Fallen World (Matt. 2:13-23 sermon)

I hope that you are among those who had a Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year — but I know that not everyone did. Our lives are often very difficult, and if you’ve never noticed, problems don’t usually take … Continue reading

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Seriously?

“Where would we get so many loaves in this desolate place to satisfy such a large crowd?”  (Matthew 15:33) Seriously?  Where would they get enough bread to feed the multitude of 4000 who had been with Jesus and His disciples … Continue reading

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Trusting The Potter’s Hands (Genesis 2:7-8 sermon)

Sometimes you will hear a person described as a “self-made man”. I know what they are talking about when they describe someone that way: they mean that they didn’t begin life with a fortune; that they worked their way “up … Continue reading

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Fears, Circumstances & Providence

After the wicked King Herod died in Matthew 2, an angel told Joseph that he could take Jesus and Mary back to Israel. But it wasn’t that easy. There would be some “complications”: verse 22 tells us that Herod’s son … Continue reading

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