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“The Greatest Mission Trip” (Philippians 2:5-13 sermon)

After our morning service today, we have the opportunity to stay for soup and sandwiches, sponsored by our student ministry, to support the Hamburg, Germany mission trip that they will be going on this summer. I’m excited that a dozen … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Prayer Request: Unity In His People

One of the outstanding characteristics of the High Priestly Prayer of Jesus in John 17 is the repetition of His prayers for the unity of His people.  At least FOUR TIMES in His intercession He asks the Father to make … Continue reading

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“Behold The Lamb Of God”

“The next day he saw Jesus coming to him, and said, ‘Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world.’” (John 1:29) John the Baptist’s description of Jesus to his disciples and the crowd at the … Continue reading

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What Is Love?

“We know love by this, that He laid down His life for us; and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.” (I John 3:16) Everyone has some idea of what love is: songs and poems have been … Continue reading

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“That He Gave” (John 3:16 sermon)

One movie that Cheryl, Michael & I enjoy watching together is the 1960’s musical, “My Fair Lady”, in which Professor Henry Higgins takes Eliza Doolittle, a young flower girl from the streets of London and transforms her into a well-spoken … Continue reading

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“So Loved” (John 3:16 sermon)

(Preached at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, 9-25-16) Some time ago I read an interesting article on what the author considered to be the greatest love stories of all time in history and literature.  There were many familiar stories listed: Shakespeare’s Romeo and … Continue reading

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It’s Not Really A Sacrifice

“And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or farms for My name’s sake, will receive many times as much, and will inherit eternal life.”  (Matthew 19:29) Some Christians might admit to … Continue reading

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