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A Godly Mother (Happy Mother’s Day)

  Moms, could you imagine being the mother of Jesus? What do you do with a perfectly obedient child? Before we begin today, let us make sure we are discussing the mother of Jesus who is found in the Bible. There is a profound disagreement between Catholics and Baptists regarding Jesus’ mother. Baptists stress we… Continue reading A Godly Mother (Happy Mother’s Day)

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The Fall of Man (Genesis 3)

In Genesis 1 and 2, God made man and gave him a beautiful home, job, and wife. Everything seemed so perfect, what could possibly go wrong? In this Sunday’s sermon we shall study ‎Genesis 3 and learn how sinful it is to desire God’s blessings more than God’s presence. The Con (3:1-6). In this section… Continue reading The Fall of Man (Genesis 3)

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Our Difficult, Joyful Journey with Christ

Today is an exciting day because tonight we begin Vacation Bible School (VBS).  This year’s VBS theme is “Journey Off the Map”.  This VBS stresses the importance of having Jesus Christ be your guide in this life.  With this in mind, this morning we shall turn our attention to the story of Shadrach, Meshach, and… Continue reading Our Difficult, Joyful Journey with Christ

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Don’t Be Dulled (Luke 21:29-38)

In our text today, it is either Tuesday or Wednesday of the last week of Jesus’ earthly ministry.  In a few days Jesus will be arrested, beaten, crucified, buried, and will be resurrected from the dead.  Knowing this, Jesus has been preparing His disciples for what is to come.  In verses 29-38, Jesus strongly challenged… Continue reading Don’t Be Dulled (Luke 21:29-38)

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Shadow to Substance: Preparation (Luke 21:20-28)

Over the past few weeks we have been studying Luke 21:5-38 in a series entitled “Shadow to Substance”.  The phrase “Shadow to Substance” is important in the reading of our text because in verses 20-28 Jesus has a two-fold mission of preparation for His disciples.  Therefore, in this sermon, we shall make two passes through… Continue reading Shadow to Substance: Preparation (Luke 21:20-28)

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Shadow to Substance: Persecution (Luke 21:7-19)

As we continue our study of the Gospel of Luke we now come to a section of Scripture (Luke 21:5-38) where Jesus teaches about the destruction of the Temple in 70 A.D. and of the coming end of the world.  In verses 7-19, Jesus is preparing His disciples for their upcoming persecution before the Temple… Continue reading Shadow to Substance: Persecution (Luke 21:7-19)

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Shadow to Substance: The Temple (Luke 21:5-6)

Sermon: Shadow to Substance: The Temple Series: Gospel of Luke * Scripture: Luke 21:5-6 * Date: February 22, 2015 As we continue our study of the Gospel of Luke we now come to a section of Scripture (Luke 21:5-38) where Jesus teaches about the destruction of the Temple in 70 A.D. and of the coming end of the… Continue reading Shadow to Substance: The Temple (Luke 21:5-6)

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The Graft and the Gift (Luke 20:45-21:4)

Let us turn our attention in this sermon to Luke 20:45-21:4 and learn about “The Graft and the Gift”.  In 20:45-47, Jesus condemned the scribes (and other hypocritical Jewish religious leaders) for their dishonest gain through their abuse of power.  In 21-1-4, Jesus commended a poor widow for her selfless gift to God of all… Continue reading The Graft and the Gift (Luke 20:45-21:4)