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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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“The Golden Rule” (Matthew 7:12 sermon)

When our kids were little, I started listening to a CD with the greatest hits of the British comic operas of Gilbert & Sullivan. These operas were written in the late 1800’s, and they poke fun at all kinds of … Continue reading

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“You Will Understand Hereafter”

“Jesus answered and said to him, ‘What I do you do not realize now, but you will understand hereafter.’” (John 13:7) Of how many things that happen to us are these words true: “What I do you do not realize now, … Continue reading

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A Word To The Wise

One of the striking testimonies that came out of the Oklahoma City bombing a few years ago involved a man who was sitting in his Murrah Building office thinking, “I wonder what God is going to have to do to … Continue reading

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The Goal of Your Conversation

Proverbs 18:2 says: “A fool does not delight in understanding, but only in revealing his own heart.” This verse reveals a fundamental problem: many people do not seek to understand others in their conversations with them. On the contrary, they … Continue reading

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“Our Attitudes Toward the Failures of the Faithful” (Genesis 9:18-29)

It is presidential campaign season, and as you probably know, it has already gotten pretty ugly.  Candidates always look for some flaw or weakness to exploit in their opponents – and of course they never fail to find something!  We … Continue reading

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