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God Provided Something Better

God Provided Something Better Hebrews 11:29-12:2 August 14, 2016   Those of you who’ve been watching the Olympics: have you seen Aly Raisman’s parents?  Last Thursday, Aly Raisman won the Silver Medal in Gymnastics.  She’s famous.  Her parents are almost […]

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Seeing the Promise from a Distance

Seeing the Promise from a Distance Hebrews 11:1-16 August 7, 2016 ALL IN A U HAUL The couple arrived with their two year-old daughter and all their possessions in one modest size U Haul.  They’d been living a couple of […]

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God Just Cannot Give Up on Us

God Just Cannot Give Up on Us Hosea 11:1-11 July 31, 2016 If only the walls of my office could talk; the tales they would tell.  It’s a good thing they don’t, because many of the stories told there will […]

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Full Pockets and Empty Hearts

Full Pockets and Empty Hearts Amos 8:1-12 July 17, 2016 PROPHET: SEER OF VISIONS What is a prophet?  A prophet is a visionary who sees God’s will for a particular time and place and people.  A prophet is a receiver […]

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A Throw-Down Between Two Preachers

A Throw-Down Between Two Preachers Amos 7:7-17 July 10, 2016 INTRODUCTION TO SCRIPTURE I’m about to go “Old Testament” on you!  All this month I’ll be preaching from two great Old Testament prophets, Amos and Hosea.  Neither of the books […]

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Freedom to Love and to Serve

Freedom to Love and to Serve Galatians 25:1, 13-25 June 26, 2016 INTRODUCTION: “FREEDOM!” Remember Mel Gibson in the movie Braveheart? It was the story of William Wallace in medieval Scotland, fighting for Scottish independence. At the end of the […]

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It Is No Longer I Who Live, But Christ Who Lives in Me

It is No Longer I Who Live, But Christ Who Lives in Me Galatians 2:15-21 June 12, 2016 Baptism Sunday Around the world, many churches of Jesus Christ are reading these very words this day.  But here in Wilson, I […]

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Questions About Suffering

Questions About Suffering Job 2:1-10 May 29, 2016 Memorial Day Weekend And so the story of Job’s suffering goes.  God has allowed Job to undergo personal, physical suffering, in addition to the loss of wealth and family that already happened […]

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Questions About Our Witness

Questions About Our Witness John 1:35-46 May 22, 2016 And that’s how it all began.  A person discovers who Jesus is, and invites another to discover him too.  And then that person invites another, and again and again through the […]

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Questions About Judgment Day

Questions About Judgment Day Matthew 25:31-33, Hebrews 9:27 May 1, 2016 It was May 1, 1878, a Wednesday morning.  A Mr. W. W. Brown was in downtown Wilson, visiting a local store.  Suddenly, he collapsed, dead.  The news  spread throughout the […]

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