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“Jesus’ Warning Against False Religion” (Matthew 7:15-20 sermon)

Last Monday, WWOK tv in West Virginia reported a scam that has been going on in Kanawha Country, in which someone posing as a local deputy calls and demands a fine to be paid over the phone. The county said … Continue reading

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“The Way of Pain”

“See if there be any hurtful way in me, and lead me in the everlasting way.” (Psalm 139:24) “Hurtful way” here is literally, “way of pain.” Our sinful, or ungodly ways, are “hurtful”, “painful” to ourselves and to others. They … Continue reading

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“Happy Reformation Day”: The 5 “Solas”

There are some days on the calendar that everyone knows are important. January 1st is New Year’s Day. December 25th everyone knows is Christmas. (December 8-10 everyone here better know is our “ELF” production, right?!) And of course this Tuesday, … Continue reading

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God’s Understanding Towards Us

Psalm 103 is well-loved for its opening words “bless the Lord, O my soul,” and is a great Psalm of praise to God for His blessings towards us. Among the emphases of the Psalm is the blessing of God’s UNDERSTANDING … Continue reading

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What Is Eternal Life?

It is most helpful whenever God defines terms for us in scripture. Hebrews 1:14 is an example of that, as it gives us a Biblical definition of angels: “Are they not all ministering spirits, sent out to render service for … Continue reading

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“Show Us The Father”?

“Philip said to Him, ‘Lord, show us the Father, and it is enough for us.’” (John 14:8) If Jesus had responded to this request with a note of frustration in His voice, it would have been understandable:  

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The Witness of His Words

“The officers answered, ‘Never has a man spoken the way this man speaks.’” (John 7:46) These officers (basically the Temple police) were no trained theologians, yet they could recognize what is plain to everyone. No one — ever — has … Continue reading

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