Sermons by Pastor George Ridley

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A Grander Perspective

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John 14:1-3 The Way to the Father 14 “Your heart must not be troubled. Believe[a] in God; believe also in Me. 2 In My Father’s house are many dwelling places;[b] if not, I would have told you. I am going away to prepare a place for you. 3 If I go away and prepare a place for you, I will come back and receive you to […]

The Truth About Forgiveness

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Matthew 18 Who Is the Greatest? 18 At that time[a] the disciples came to Jesus and said, “Who is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” 2 Then He called a child to Him and had him stand among them. 3 “I assure you,” He said, “unless you are converted[b] and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. 4 Therefore, whoever humbles himself like […]

Reflecting Jesus

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Matthew 25:13-46 13 “Therefore be alert, because you don’t know either the day or the hour.[a] 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;[b] to another, two; and to another, one—to each according […]

Agape Love

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1 John 2 2 My little children, I am writing you these things so that you may not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father—Jesus Christ the Righteous One. 2 He Himself is the propitiation for our sins, and not only for ours, but also for those of the whole world. God’s Commands 3 This […]

Announcing the Kingdom

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Matthew 6:9-10 (HCSB) The Model Prayer 9 “Therefore, you should pray like this: Our Father in heaven, Your name be honored as holy. 10 Your kingdom come. Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Isaiah 52:7 (HCSB) 7 How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of the herald, who proclaims peace, who brings news of […]

A Reminder of Sovereignty

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Daniel 4 (HCSB) Nebuchadnezzar’s Proclamation 4 [a]King Nebuchadnezzar, To those of every people, nation, and language, who live in all the earth: May your prosperity increase. 2 I am pleased to tell you about the miracles and wonders the Most High God has done for me. 3 How great are His miracles, and how mighty His wonders! His kingdom is an […]

The Curse of Work

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Genesis 3:17-19 17 And He said to Adam, “Because you listened to your wife’s voice and ate from the tree about which I commanded you, ‘Do not eat from it’: The ground is cursed because of you. You will eat from it by means of painful labor[a] all the days of your life. 18 It will produce […]

Priority

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Matthew 6:19-33 (HCSB) God and Possessions 19 “Don’t collect for yourselves treasures[a] on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal. 20 But collect for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys, and where thieves don’t break in and steal. 21 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. 22 “The eye is […]