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“God’s Rules For Christian Conduct” (I Peter 3:8-12 sermon)

When George Washington was a little boy, he copied out a document with the title: “110 Rules of Civility,” which was a common school assignment in his day. Because we have Washington’s copy in his own hand, it has become … Continue reading

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“The Way You Talk Gives You Away”

“A little later the bystanders came up and said to Peter, ‘Surely you too are one of them; for even the way you talk gives you away.’” (Matthew 26:73) This verse describes what happened as Simon Peter denied Jesus for … Continue reading

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The Heart of Our Evangelism Problem

“For the mouth speaks out of that which fills the heart.” (Matthew 12:34) Jesus spoke these words to the Pharisees, who accused Him in :24 of casting out demons by the power of Beelzebub. He turned the focus back on … Continue reading

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“A Little Bird Told Me”

Have you ever wondered where that expression came from: “A little bird told me”?  Look no further than Ecclesiastes 10:20 in your Bible. There the Preacher offers the following words of wisdom: “Furthermore, in your bed-chamber do not curse a … Continue reading

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“If it’s God’s will”?

One must admit, Paul didn’t make much of a “positive confession” in Romans 1:10, when he told the church at Rome: “if perhaps now at last by the will of God I may succeed in coming to you.” Those words … Continue reading

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A Reflection of God

Proverbs 8:6-8 describes the words which Wisdom utters: “Listen, for I will speak noble things; and the opening of my lips will reveal right things. For my mouth will utter truth; and wickedness is an abomination to my lips. All the … Continue reading

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Test Words!

Job 12:11 is a great example of some of the good advice this godly man has to offer us: “Does not the ear test words, as the palate tastes its food?” It SHOULD — but unfortunately that is not always … Continue reading

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