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Sunday Sermon Notes: October 10, 2021

“And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. But when … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon Notes: September 19, 2021

Colossians 3:18-4:1 In this section, Paul gives insight to how Christians should behave in the major personal relationships of daily life.  In 3:18-19, he speaks of husbands and wives, in 3:20-21 he speaks of parents and children, and from 3:22-4:1, … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon Notes: March 14, 2021

Title: Glorious! Text: Matthew 28:18-20 John 21:1-14 The disciples got out of the city and went back to Galilee, probably a smart move. One evening at the Sea of Galilee, Peter suddenly announced that he was going fishing, and all … Continue reading

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The Wrath of God: Jews (2)

Romans 2:17-29 In these verses, Paul adds a new dimension to the ongoing tension between Gentile and Jew within the church and that new dimension is that being a “Jew” in the New Testament is something quite different that it … Continue reading

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A Roman Lesson

You might have noticed a couple of things that give us insight into God’s workings in our world. Two of these, I thought would make an interesting little discussion. The first of these is the fact that Paul employed a … Continue reading

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“My” Relationship… “Our” Relationship

For just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all the others. Romans 12:4-5 Each … Continue reading

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Church as Relationship

Church began with relationship, the relationship between Jesus and His disciples. Each of the disciples knew Jesus; in fact they knew Him pretty well, at least in human terms. They spent three years together travelling, eating, talking, laughing, crying and … Continue reading

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Perspective on Matthew’s Continuing Narrative

Matthew’s Gospel is one long narrative, with five themes that make up the five main sections of the book. Yet, even though there are shifts in theme, it is still one long narrative. Actually, if it helps you, we can … Continue reading

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TLP Inspiration: 10/27/19

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TLP Living: 10/12/19

Pride, Arrogance and a Fool’s Errand Several years ago, four to be exact, I had an interesting experience in an interview. There was this church about a thousand miles from where I lived that asked me to apply for a … Continue reading

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