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The Test of the Word

“He who is of God hears the words of God; for this reason you do not hear them, because you are not of God.” (John 8:47) Here Jesus gives us one of the BEST tests of whether a person is … 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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“The Scriptures: Life & Light” (Matthew 4:12-17 sermon)

My wife Cheryl & I will have been married for 35 years on May 28th. (She has already informed me that we are not going to be here that Sunday — so I am informing you! ūüôā As you can … Continue reading

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“Winning vs. Temptation: Jesus’ Example in Spiritual Warfare” (Matthew 4:1-11 sermon)

This last Saturday (March 18, 2017) an intruder kicked open the door of a house in Redding, California — but he picked the wrong home to invade. A California Highway Patrol Officer lived at that house, and he shot the … Continue reading

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“Straining Gnats & Swallowing Camels”

“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe mint and dill and cummin, and have neglected the weightier provisions of the law: justice and mercy and faithfulness; but these are the things you should have done without neglecting … Continue reading

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“For God” (John 3:16 sermon)

In London, England there is a¬†70-foot high¬†red granite¬†obelisk called ‚ÄúCleopatra‚Äôs Needle‚ÄĚ that stands beside the Thames River.¬† In the 1870‚Äôs it was given to Britain by Egypt.¬† When they moved it to England and set it up, they put a … Continue reading

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Book Review: “What Does The Bible Really Teach About Homosexuality?” by Kevin DeYoung

I have finished reading a number of books in recent months, but perhaps none more ¬†pertinent to our times than this one. There is hardly a person these days whose life has not been touched in some way by the … Continue reading

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