Category Archives: self denial

Today’s Sermon: A Just Man

A Just Man Matthew 1:18-25 In our modern times, we think of being just as a legal term. Someone who is just practices justice. That reward is given to those who have earned or done well and punishment to those who … 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: Blindness to the Judge

‘Lord, when did we see you …’ Matthew 25:37, 44       Matthew 25:31-46 Blind to the Judge We all recognize each other. All humans are able to remember certain traits, characteristics, and ways about one another; even after … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: Surrender for Something Greater

If then you count me as a partner, receive him as you would me Philemon 17 Many of our grandmothers and grandfathers avoided the book of Philemon because of the idea of sending a slave back to his master seems … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: The Need to be Narrow

Strive to enter through the narrow gate, for many, I say to you, will seek to enter and will not be able Luke 13:24 It was truly a blessing to be with my brothers and sisters of the Baptist General … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: Avoiding Deception

Take heed that no one deceives you Matthew 24:4 Although I am not an Orthodox Christian, I found Robert Arakaki’s article very inspiring and informative.  True discipleship is the best means not to be led astray by false prophets. Avoiding Deception … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: Fasting for the Fight

And when He fasted forty days and forty nights, and afterward He was hungry. Matthew 4:2 There was a time among us that we didn’t hear too much about fasting.  Except for the Catholics and our friends at St. Paul’s … Continue reading

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