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About from the Preachers PC

Gospel Preacher for the Park Heights church of Christ in Hamilton, TX. I stand for and defend the truth of God's word. All other degrees and diplomas mean very little in comparison.

A CRYING MESS

by Brett Petrillo Bursting into tears.  Weeping.  Sobbing.  Tears of joy.  Crying fit.  Crying our eyes out. However we say it, we all do it; some just do it more than others.  According to statistics, “Women cry five times as much as men. Women cry 64 … Continue reading

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RESPONDING TO MATERIALISM

RESPONDING TO MATERIALISM INTRODUCTION  A. We live in a very materialistic society 1. As evidenced in our popular culture (music, TV, etc.)  2. As expressed in the desire for an affluent lifestyle  B. Materialism is dangerous foe to the Christian 1. The … Continue reading

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THE PERMANENT RECORD

Columnist Bob Green of the Chicago Tribune has a theory about what’s wrong with the world. He blames it on what he calls the “Death of the Permanent Record.” He recalls that grade-school children once lived in fear of having … Continue reading

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PSALM 23

The Lord is my Shepherd … That’s Relationship! I shall not want … That’s Supply! He maketh me to lie down in green pastures …  That’s Rest! He leadeth me beside the still waters … That’s Refreshment! He restoreth my soul … That’ s … Continue reading

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SUFFERING SHIPWRECK OF THE FAITH

SUFFERING SHIPWRECK OF THE FAITH 1 Timothy 1:18-20 INTRODUCTION The Christian is engaged in warfare It is a good warfare… 1 Timothy 1:18; cf. 1 Timothy 6:12 It is a spiritual warfare… Ephesians 6:10-12 It is a battle for “the” … Continue reading

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LET IT FLOW THROUGH

There was a beautiful lake that lost its zesty freshness. The water formerly had been clear. It was alluring to animals and people alike. But it became covered with a green scum. The farm animals became ill from drinking the … Continue reading

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WHERE THERE IS HOPE THERE IS LIFE

A few years ago the psychology Department of Duke University carried on an interesting experiment. They wanted to see how long rats could swim. In one container they placed a rat for which there was no possibility of escape. He … Continue reading

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A PATTERN FOR THOSE WHO WOULD BE SAVED

A PATTERN FOR THOSE WHO WOULD BE SAVED 1 Timothy 1:12-17 INTRODUCTION Are you someone who has contemplated becoming a Christian, but wondered… Would God forgive you for the terrible things you’ve done? Could you live the kind of life … Continue reading

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MOTIVATION

Have you ever felt that you just didn’t have the heart for something? Late one night, a man had gone to a party and had too much to drink, so he decided it would be best to walk home. He … Continue reading

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WE NEED LAUGHTER

The average child laughs 400 times a day. The average adult laughs 15 times a day. What happens in life that makes adults lose their laughter? Do we quit laughing because we are old, or do we get old because … Continue reading

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