Sermons by Pastor Barry

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HEROES; Barnabas

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Acts 4:36. We all hunger and thirst for encouragement. When encouragement comes our way, we soak it up like a sponge. If you want to have people beating down the door to be your friend be an encourager. Barnabas, The Son of Encouragement, is a model encourager. In this sermon Pastor Barry examines the traits […]

HEROES; Nehemiah

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Nehemiah 9-10. When a delegation from Jerusalem arrives in Persia with a message for the Jewish community there, they look for Nehemiah. Nehemiah is the respected leader, probably because he’s deeply spiritual and has an important position in the government. The message is that Jerusalem is still in ruins, the walls are still broken down, […]

HEROES; Peter

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Mark 14:27-72. The pages of the Bible are strewn with the wreckage of men and women who have failed in their faith. There is none more familiar than Peter’s, recorded in Mark 14. The God who wrote the Bible is a God of grace who wants us to profit from the experience of failure in […]

HEROES: Job

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Job 19:23-25.  Although the book of Job deals with suffering it is more a presentation of the process Job goes through while dealing with his suffering.  He identifies the source of his suffering. He confronts his suffering.  Job’s triumph was not in the last chapter when God restores his wealth. Job’s triumph was the affirmation […]

HEROES; Daniel

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Daniel 11:32b. Daniel is living in a deteriorating society, the decline of Israel. But there in the midst of bad news, gloom and doom, Daniel says that even in a society that has no respect for God and the social structures are deteriorating…The people who know their God shall do great exploits, and in doing […]

“HEROES”; Paul

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Acts 1:8. Paul is the least likely person you would expect to become a leader in the church. When we first meet Paul, he persecuting Christians. He was doing everything he could to destroy the church. Yet he has a dramatic conversion, and this is the person God chooses. The Book of Acts tells about […]

“HEROES”; King Asa

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I Kings 12:8-11. After Solomon died the nation of Israel divided. The ten tribes that were in the north aligned themselves under a man by the name of Jeroboam, and they became known as Israel. At the same time, the tribes of Judah and Benjamin down in the south were loyal to their leader Rehoboam, […]