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Sermons prepared in manuscript form for preaching. Generally WAY too long. Let the church say, “Amen.”

One Day That Changed the World Part 2

Sermon notes for this Sunday. Sunday, December 8, 2013   Topic: One Day That Changed the World: Part Two 1 Timothy 3:16 Today, let’s consider the gospel of Jesus by asking a few questions: 1. What did God do at … Continue reading

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When You Pray

Here are the notes from last Wednesday’s Bible study. One of a few recent lessons on prayer. When You Pray First of all, we must review and emphasize what we recently discussed about prayer: prayer must be done in the … Continue reading

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I Corinthians 2: Part 2

In the middle of chapter 2 Paul abruptly veered into one of the most profound statements on preaching contained in Scripture, and it is hither I have been hastening, for this is the point I really want to get at. … Continue reading

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I Corinthians 2: Part 1

The church at Corinth had a problem with preaching. I do not mean to say that they did not like preaching. No, indeed. They liked preaching a lot. In fact it was one their favorite forms of entertainment. And this, … Continue reading

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Esther’s Call: Coming to the Kingdom for Such a Time As This

Yesterday, I posted the Mother’s Day message from last Sunday.  It has prompted quite a bit of favorable response, so I thought I would go back to Mother’s Day 2012 and post the text of the sermon that I preached then. Possibly … Continue reading

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You Have to Go Through Hell to Get to Heaven

I am working on a message that I hope to preach soon. Here are the rough–really rough–notes so far.  I think I should begin by looking at the macro picture of how Jesus is bringing us all to heaven, and by … Continue reading

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A Feast For All Nations

A few Sundays ago, I preached on the equality that the Lord’s Supper brings to those who are baptized into Christ. We spent some time considering how eating stratifies society both in Bible times and now. We considered how God … Continue reading

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