The King’s Team

Nobody gets to heaven by themselves. Why? Because Christianity is a team sport. We need to be on the King’s team, the church. More than that, we need to be doing our part to see that the King’s team is a success. Here then is what you need to know about the King’s team and […]

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Meet Your King – Part 3

Jesus was the perfect man. But what kind of man (or human) was He? What things did He care about? What things did He not care about? Where or with whom did He spend His time? How did He respond or react to others? How did He come across to others? How did people view […]

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Loving Our Christian Brothers And Sisters

Loving our Christian brothers and sisters is not only one of the oldest and most important commands, but also one of the most effective ways of proving to the world we are Jesus’ disciples or His true church. We therefore do not have the option of failing/refusing to love someone in the Body of Christ. […]

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What You Need to Know About Church Fellowship – Part 2

(Act 2:42-46) Though verse 42 reveals more than “fellowship” as that which the early church committed themselves to, this particular discipline is clearly the authors’ emphasis given its focus in the remaining verses (vv43-46). As such, it behooves every church (and Christian) to know what God is telling us about it. What (then) these verses […]

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What You Need To Know About Church Fellowship – Part 1

(Act 2:42-47)   Though verse 42 reveals more than “fellowship” as that which the early church committed themselves to, this particular discipline is clearly the authors’ emphasis given its focus in the remaining verses (vv43-47). As such, it behooves every church (and Christian) to know what God is telling us about it. What (then) these […]

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What You May Not Know About the Church and Its Members

The diversity that exists among the members of the church is a good thing. Church members are allowed to have big disagreements. Members cannot hold the rest of the church hostage by their choices. Every member is responsible to make every other member one of our closest friends. Note: This sermon was recorded during the […]

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Matthew Introduction – Part 6: Jesus Was Not An Insurrectionist

(Why?) did Matthew NOT write his gospel?  Traditionally, inquiry into the author’s purpose is stated in the positive versus the negative as it is here. However, this particular dialectic approach to Matthew’s gospel has enormous value – especially when attempting to “root out” modern misconceptions about Jesus, His ministry or the Christian Faith in general. […]

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My Version of A Christmas Carol – The Final Act Part 1

For two weeks now, I have been sharing with you My version of A Christmas Carol and that is my intention again this morning; to continue my story (or your story as we shall see) as my gift to you this Christmas—a gift to get you thinking about what really matters. The differences between my […]

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Evangelical Myths – Part 1

Included in Paul’s instruction to pastors is the obligation to, “Have nothing to do with (i.e. reject) irreverent, silly myths [lit. imaginary beliefs promoted by old women and the world].” In this respect, Paul’s goal for God’s Church is clear. He desires that congregations be equipped to discern and distance themselves from those doctrines which […]

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Loving The Body of Christ

1 John 4:7-8; 1 John 4:20-21 Loving the body of Christ (the church)… 1) what will determine (on Judgment Day) whether we loved, served, and were true disciples of Christ; 2) defined not by words or feelings but by our devotion to fellowship, study of the Word together, deeds of sacrifice and service, forgiveness, hospitality, […]

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