Category Archives: Christian Living

Today’s Sermon: Thank God, Not Sales

THANK GOD, NOT SALES Matthew 6:19-24 The Thanksgiving Holiday has at least 3 possible origins. We are all familiar with the story of the pilgrims and Native Americans sharing a feast during the harvest before winter in the Massachusetts Colony. … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: From Snakes to Humans

From Snakes To Humans Luke 3:7 Along the Jordan River, John was baptizing a multitude of people who came to him for repentance and the remission of their sins. We would think that any minister with a multitude of people … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: Commitment for a Full Blessing

Thanking God for my first sermon since my hospitalization.  Memory Eternal to Freddie Fowlkes whom I eulogized yesterday.  Praying for a wonderful service this afternoon in honor of our Deacons, Deaconesses, and Trustees.   Commitment for a Full Blessing Luke … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: Antioch Still Matters

ANTIOCH STILL MATTERS Acts 11:25-26 & 13:1-3 Two thousand years ago, there was a city and a region in eastern modern-day Syria called Antioch. The city, which no longer exist, was on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea and the … Continue reading

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Homecoming Sunday Sermon: A Father To Come Home To

But when he was still a great way off, his father saw him and had compassion, and ran and fell on his neck and kissed him. Luke 15:20 In a distant country, the prodigal son has fallen to feeding the … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: Our Call to Sexual Purity

For this is the will of God, your sanctification; that you should abstain from sexual immorality; I Thessalonians 4:3 Our Call to Sexual Purity I Thessalonians 4:3-8 (introduction)  There was probably never a time when Christians didn’t have to struggle … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: Our Shared Call To Perfection

“Therefore you shall be perfect, just as your Father in heaven is perfect.” Matthew 5:48 A wonderful word of inspiration from one of my favorite Facebook pages. Our Shared Call To Perfection Matthew 5:48 The pursuit of perfection is being … Continue reading

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