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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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“I Also Send You”

“So Jesus said to them again, ‘Peace be with you; as the Father has sent Me, I also send you.’” (John 20:21) This must be one of the most important statements found in the book of John, regarding the duty … Continue reading

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“Uncle Sam Needs YOU: To Be Salt & Light” (Matthew 5:13-16 sermon)

We’ve all seen the famous recruiting sign, “Uncle Sam needs YOU!” The truth is, Uncle Sam DOES need you: our country is in desperate need of you today. NOT necessarily to sign up for the military — though we do … Continue reading

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Sickness For The Glory Of God?

“This sickness is not to end in death, but for the glory of God, so that the Son of God may be glorified by it.” (John 11:4) The Bible repeatedly teaches us that God is to be glorified in everything … Continue reading

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It’s Not All About Us

“It was revealed to them that they were not serving themselves, but you, in these things which now have been announced to you through those who preached the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven — things … 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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Is God Really In Control?

If your circumstances have ever been so bad that you wondered whether God was really in control, you are not alone.  Those living in the days of Jesus and John the Baptist must have had occasion to feel the same … Continue reading

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