Words of Wisdom for our Graduates

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5/30/10. (Video version is edited for the “O Worship the King” Broadcast) Luke 12:13-34. Jesus warns against covetousness. For every verse in the Bible that tells us the benefits of wealth, there are ten that tell us of the danger of wealth, and the danger is this, money has a way of binding us to what is physical […]

“HEROES”; Abraham

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Genesis 12:2. God often uses the least likely people, ordinary people to accomplish His purposes. God wants to make a great nation and chooses Abraham and Sarah, a childless elderly couple with a questionable background. It doesn’t make the most sense, but when it comes to pass God gets the credit. Abraham’s story can be described […]

“HEROES”; Ezra

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Ezra 3:1-3. In 538 BC, when fifty thousand Jews, prompted by God and freed by King Cyrus, make the 900-mile journey from Babylon back to Jerusalem the first thing they do is to get to work rebuilding the temple. At first, they are zealous and excited. But after a while, they lost their motivation. They […]

(Memorial Day Weekend) “HEROES”; Joshua

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Joshua 1:1-7. The Israelites are poised a second time to take the Promised Land. Joshua is now a seasoned warrior, so he knows this won’t be easy. He’s been in the land. He’s seen the walls. He’s seen their strength, but God tells him four different times, “Be strong and courageous”. God is preparing Joshua […]

“HEROES”; Samuel

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I Samuel 8:4&5. Hannah is a great story of God’s kindness because she begs for a son and she becomes pregnant. She then gives that son to the Lord to serve Him as she promised she would do; his name is Samuel. Samuel lives with the priest Eli and his two sons. Samuel is trained […]

“HEROES”; Jesus (2)

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John 11:25-27. If Jesus is who He says He is, the Son of God, to simply call Him a good man or a wise teacher is a slap in the face.  If He’s not the Son of God there are only two options; He is a lunatic or worse yet, a liar. Who do you […]

“HEROES”; Jesus

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John 20:26-29. Easter is when we celebrate history’s brightest moment. The tomb is empty, Jesus is alive, but throughout history there have been a variety of attempts by skeptics to explain away the resurrection. Jesus actually made ten different appearances after His resurrection. In one of them He was seen by over five hundred people. […]