Tag Archives: word of God

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! 🙂 As you can … 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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The Inevitable Fall

“… and it fell, and great was its fall.” (Matthew 7:27) In Jesus’ story of the houses with two foundations, He shares how “the house that was built on the sand” stood for a time.  But later, when “the rain … Continue reading

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A Faithful Steward of the Word

“For I received from the Lord that which I also delivered to you …” (I Corinthians 11:23) In this passage Paul was writing to the Corinthian church about what he had passed on to them about the practice of the … Continue reading

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Do We Need To Get “A Vision”?

One of the most frequently quoted verses in the Old Testament, is, sadly, often MIS-quoted.  Proverbs 29:18 reads: “Where there is no vision, the people are unrestrained (or “perish.)” Typically someone quotes this verse and follows up with an admonition … Continue reading

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And He Was Teaching Them

Mark 2:13 says that Jesus went out by the sea again, and the crowd came out to Him. But it is instructive for us to see just what He did when they came out. It says: “And He was teaching … Continue reading

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