Sermons from 2015

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Transformation or Self-Righteousness

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No audio available. Matthew 13:33 (HCSB) 33 He told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like yeast that a woman took and mixed into 50 pounds[a] of flour until it spread through all of it.”[b] Footnotes: Matthew 13:33 Lit 3 sata; about 40 quarts Matthew 13:33 Or until all of it was leavened

Into the Unknown

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Genesis 12:1-4  (HCSB) The Call of Abram 12 The Lord said to Abram: Go out from your land, your relatives, and your father’s house to the land that I will show you. 2 I will make you into a great nation, I will bless you, I will make your name great, and you will be a blessing.[a] 3 I will bless […]

Grapes, Giants & Grasshoppers

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Numbers 13-14 (HCSB) Scouting Out Canaan 13 The Lord spoke to Moses: 2 “Send men to scout out the land of Canaan I am giving to the Israelites. Send one man who is a leader among them from each of their ancestral tribes.” 3 Moses sent them from the Wilderness of Paran at the Lord’s command. All the men were leaders in Israel. 4 These were their […]

Faith or Fear

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Hebrews 10:38 (HCSB) 38 But My righteous one[a] will live by faith; and if he draws back, I have no pleasure in him.[b] Footnotes: Hebrews 10:38 Other mss read the righteous one Hebrews 10:38 Is 26:20 LXX; Hab 2:3-4

God Gets What It Means To Be a Parent

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Proverbs 3:11-12 (HCSB) 11 Do not despise the Lord’s instruction, my son, and do not loathe His discipline; 12 for the Lord disciplines the one He loves, just as a father, the son he delights in.

How Long Do I Wait?

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Genesis 16 (HCSB) Hagar and Ishmael 1 Abram’s wife Sarai had not borne any children for him, but she owned an Egyptian slave named Hagar. 2 Sarai said to Abram, “Since the Lord has prevented me from bearing children, go to my slave; perhaps through her I can build a family.” And Abram agreed to what Sarai said.[a] 3 So Abram’s wife Sarai […]

The Wonder of Redemption

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Colossians 1:13-14 (HCSB) 13 He has rescued us from the domain of darkness and transferred us into the kingdom of the Son He loves.  14 We have redemption, the forgiveness of sins, in Him.

The Human Jesus

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Philippians 2:5-11 (HCSB) Christ’s Humility and Exaltation 5 Make your own attitude that of Christ Jesus, 6 who, existing in the form of God, did not consider equality with God as something to be used for His own advantage. 7 Instead He emptied Himself by assuming the form of a slave, taking on the likeness of men. And when […]

Against the Current – Faithful Service

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Matthew 25:14-30 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB) The Parable of the Talents 14 “For it is just like a man going on a journey. He called his own slaves and turned over his possessions to them. 15 To one he gave five talents;[a] to another, two; and to another, one—to each according to his own ability. Then he went on […]

Focus on Jesus

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Hebrews 12  Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB) The Call to Endurance 12 Therefore, since we also have such a large cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us lay aside every weight and the sin that so easily ensnares us. Let us run with endurancethe race that lies before us, 2 keeping our eyes on Jesus,[a] the source and perfecter[b] of our […]