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YET TROUBLE CAME

Our lives are filled with trouble. “Man who is born of woman is of few days and full of trouble. He comes forth like a flower and fades away; He flees like a shadow and does not continue” (Job 14:1-2). All of … Continue reading

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THE DIETY OF JESUS

ONE of the strangest and most intriguing sentences in the entire Bible is the one which commends us to “magnify” the Lord Jesus Christ. At first sight this seems to be a contradiction in terms. To magnify is to enlarge. … Continue reading

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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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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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USING THE LAW

1 Timothy 1:8-11 INTRODUCTION A. A major problem in the early church was a proper understanding of the law of Moses 1. Some Jewish Christians sought to bind it upon Gentile Christians… Acts 15:1-6 2. Some Jewish Christians continued to … Continue reading

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IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

The story has been told, many times, how that at dawn an old man was walking along the beach. He noticed, at a distance, a young man throwing starfish into the ocean. After a while the old man caught up … Continue reading

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BUILD ME A SON

General Douglas MacArthur wrote… “Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid; one who will be proud and unbending in honest … Continue reading

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A BRIDGE TO SAFETY

In the aftermath of one of the most tragic ferry accidents in recent history, a story of heroism and selfless sacrifice is beginning to take shape. It’s the story of a young woman, Park Jee Young, just 22 years old. … Continue reading

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TWO KINDS OF TEACHING

TWO KINDS OF TEACHING 1 Timothy 1:3-7 INTRODUCTION Paul wrote 1 Timothy to guide one’s conduct in the house of God… 1 Timothy 3:14-15 Note that the church serves as “the pillar and ground of the truth” It is imperative … Continue reading

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