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Do Not be Anxious (Luke 12:22-34)

The Bible is clear that the new heavens and new earth will be phenomenal.  Most likely those of us who are Christians here today know that our salvation through Christ has eternal benefits in the life to come.  But does that mean our salvation is only beneficial for the life to come and not beneficial… Continue reading Do Not be Anxious (Luke 12:22-34)

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Unforgivable Sin (Luke 12:8-12)

This morning we will discuss a much debated topic in Christianity: The Unforgivable Sin.  There are many different interpretations of what this sin is and many people have become anxious about whether or not they have committed it.  This morning we shall discuss this topic and learn that a true follower of Christ cannot commit… Continue reading Unforgivable Sin (Luke 12:8-12)

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Proper Fear (Luke 12:4-7)

What is your greatest fear?  Is it something irrational like Cathisophobia (fear of sitting down) or Neophobia (fear of something new)?  Or is it something more rational like Claustrophobia (fear of having no escape) or Acrophobia (fear of heights)?  Do you have Anthrophobia?  You might not have an irrational fear of the company of humans,… Continue reading Proper Fear (Luke 12:4-7)

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The Scandal of Hypocrisy (Luke 11:29-12:3)

Have you ever heard someone make this statement: “I don’t go to church because of all the hypocrites.”?  If so, is it a fair statement? Are there hypocrites in the church?  What is hypocrisy and what does the Bible say about it?  This morning we will study Luke 11:29-12:3 and from it learn about the… Continue reading The Scandal of Hypocrisy (Luke 11:29-12:3)

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True Blessedness (Luke 11:27-28)

This morning we will continue our series in the Gospel of Luke by looking at Luke 11:27-28.  As Jesus was discussing the need for true repentance that comes through a new God-given heart (Luke 11:24-26), we read that “a woman in the crowd raised her voice and said to Him, ‘Blessed is the womb that… Continue reading True Blessedness (Luke 11:27-28)

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Swept and Put in Order? (Luke 11:24-26)

This morning we continue our study of the Gospel of Luke in chapter 11, verses 24-26.  Before we look at the verse, let’s establish the context. Context Jesus had cast out a demon that was mute (Luke 11:14) and had been accused of casting out demons by demonic power (i.e., the prince of demons) (Luke… Continue reading Swept and Put in Order? (Luke 11:24-26)

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Shameless; Persistent; Expectant Prayer (Luke 11:5-13)

Today we continue our sermon series in Luke 11 on the subject of Prayer.  We have learned that prayer is communication with God and that it is an act of worship in which a person communicates with God the Father, through the access provided by God the Son, and by the prompting of God the… Continue reading Shameless; Persistent; Expectant Prayer (Luke 11:5-13)

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Prayers of Submission (Luke 11:2)

Today we continue our sermon series in Luke 11 on the subject of Prayer.  We have learned that prayer is communication with God and that it is an act of worship in which a person communicates with God the Father, through the access provided by God the Son, and by the prompting of God the… Continue reading Prayers of Submission (Luke 11:2)

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Distractions (Luke 10:38-42)

Our passage is found in Luke 10:38-42: Now as they went on their way, Jesus entered a village. And a woman named Martha welcomed him into her house. And she had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord's feet and listened to his teaching. But Martha was distracted with much serving. And she… Continue reading Distractions (Luke 10:38-42)