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Sermon 67 – Don’t drag AGAG around with you

Very few Christians live in the Spirit of the Word. Most try to do the right thing by living by the Letter of the Word. The difference is Life vs Death.

The answer to life is in the Spirit of the Word, not the Letter

Jesus forgave the woman in adultery but yet sends adulterers to hell, 1 Corinthians 6:9. Does forgiving one woman mean that we should forgive adulterers? The answer is Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on January 27, 2014 in Spirit

 

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Sermon 49 – Things go BAD because God has a PLAN

In 1 Samuel chapter one and two, we read the story of the birth of Samuel and the conflict of two adversaries. Hannah grieved for a child and Penninah took advantage of it to put her down, all because she felt not as loved.

Q. Why was Hannah barren?
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Posted by on March 30, 2013 in Elevation, Faith

 

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Sermon 46 – The RIGHTNESS Christian

Why do we do what’s right?

Fear of getting into trouble, looking good in the eyes of others, feeling good, avoiding put-down, avoiding correction and punishment, to be liked, and to gain position are the general reasons for us trying to do what’s right.

“Don’t tell me what to do” is really the real you

Our motivation for doing right is almost always selfish. The real subtle motive for doing right is the love of MYSELF and this is hidden in the crevices of our heart and, if squeezed, is expressed as Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on February 11, 2013 in Fake Christian

 

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Sermon 45 – RETALIATION

Why was Jesus nailed to a cross for doing nothing wrong?

What would you do if you were nailed to a cross for doing nothing wrong?

Being crucified was Jesus’ final temptation. What a temptation to retaliate against His oppressors! What a temptation to prove He was God by coming down off the cross just as His enemies were taunting Him to do!  If Jesus would have retaliated without the Father’s consent, He would have wasted His time being on the cross. He would not have saved us from our sin, for He would have Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on January 19, 2013 in Retaliation, Temptation

 

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Sermon 44 – The Nice Christian

When we get hurt by authority, one of two reactions occurs

  1. Rebellion against authority
  2. Cooperation with authority

Niceness is the most common response to hurtful authority. The fear of getting into trouble drives a person to set up a belief that Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on January 12, 2013 in Fake Christian

 

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Sermon 35 – FAITH 3 – THE CONTRADICTORY TRUTHS OF GOD’S WORD

Faith is relying on God no matter what’s happening around you or to you. You can’t be saved without faith. It’s a gift from God; it can’t be self-manufactured, and it grows by
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Posted by on September 18, 2012 in Faith, Two Truths

 

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Sermon 34 – FAITH 2

Q. What’s faith?

In simple terms … faith is relying on God no matter what is going on around you or to you.

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Posted by on August 26, 2012 in Faith

 

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