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The Ark of Salvation (Genesis 7)

In Genesis 6 we learned that humans had corrupted the earth so much that God determined to destroy everyone by a flood of waters. We also learned that God planned to graciously save one man named Noah because he was righteous and blameless. In Genesis 7, we find out more about Noah and the flood… Continue reading The Ark of Salvation (Genesis 7)

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The Way of Cain (Genesis 4)

Adam was created and blessed by God but sinned against God by choosing His blessings more than His presence. Last week we learned that God graciously forgave his and Eve’s sin, but sin has consequences. In Genesis 4, we learn about a man named Cain and are commanded not to follow in his steps. Cain’s… Continue reading The Way of Cain (Genesis 4)

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The Seventh Day (Genesis 2:1-3)

Did you know that a healthy balance of work and rest is not only important physically but also important spiritually? In our sermon today, we shall study Genesis 2:1-3 and learn about the importance of God’s choice to rest on the seventh day and the eternal implications. The Sabbath Day in the Old Covenant. In… Continue reading The Seventh Day (Genesis 2:1-3)

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What If He Refuses to Listen? (Matthew 18:15-17)

Last week we discussed the first part of Jesus’ process for reconciliation (Matthew 18:15). Today we shall learn what to do if the other person refuses to listen to our concerns. If he refuses to listen to us, we must take one or two other mature Christians to help establish the charges (18:16).  If he… Continue reading What If He Refuses to Listen? (Matthew 18:15-17)

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Thy Kingdom Come (Luke 17:20-37)

In our text from the Bible today we have a question about when the kingdom of God would come.  In Jesus’ answer, He not only talks about when, but where, how, and why.  Let us look together and Jesus’ answer and may it help us “seek first the kingdom of God” (Matt 6:33). When and… Continue reading Thy Kingdom Come (Luke 17:20-37)

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Where are the Nine? (Luke 17:11-19)

Our text from the Bible this morning is Luke 17:11-19.  In this text we learn about an encounter Jesus had with ten lepers as He entered a village between Samaria and Galilee on His way to Jerusalem.  In this text we shall discover: 1) A Cry for Help, 2) A Command of Hope, and 3)… Continue reading Where are the Nine? (Luke 17:11-19)

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The Rich Man and Lazarus (Luke 16:19-31)

The sermon today is found in Luke 16:19-31.  Commonly known as “The parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus”, this parable shows us the foolishness of seeking earthly comfort (which is temporary) to the neglect of heavenly comfort (which is forever).  Let us consider this morning the following: The Rich Man’s Comfort (v.19) In verse… Continue reading The Rich Man and Lazarus (Luke 16:19-31)

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Offended by Grace (Luke 14:15-24)

Our text this morning is found in the 14th chapter of the Gospel of Luke, in verses 15-24.  Jesus is in the home of a Pharisee (Jewish religious leader) eating a meal on the Sabbath.  This has been a tense meal thus far because Jesus offended the religious leaders by healing a disabled man (4)… Continue reading Offended by Grace (Luke 14:15-24)