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Providence: A Tradition Like No Other

Exodus 2:1-10 God is always working his invincible purposes for the good of his people. Though we may not often understand it, we can be confident in it. I.    It’s God’s providence that Moses was a Levite (v. 1). II.   It’s God’s providence that Moses’ mother defied...

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Patiently Waiting for Jesus to Return

2 Peter 3:11-14 Since Jesus is coming back to judge the wicked and reward the godly, then we should live godly lives as we patiently wait for his return. As we wait for Jesus’s return, we are to pursue holiness. “For Peter it’s a no brainer: if the end of the world is...

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Where Feelings and Faith Collide

Psalm 13 When hardships make God feel absent from your life, have faith in God who has dealt bountifully with you. I.   Hardships make us feel like God is absent (v. 1-4). A.   What is lament? a.  Lament acknowledges weakness. b.  Lament is a godly expression of...

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The Day of the Lord Will Come

2 Peter 3:1-10 PROP: Since Jesus is going to return to judge the living and the dead, we must stand firm in our faith as we hold fast to promise of Jesus’ return. We must remember Jesus’ future return is a reality because God’s Word says so. We must beware that Jesus’...

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The Rise of a False Prophet

I.  Introduction A.  The Approach of This Message B.  The Goal of this Message – Redemptive Discernment II.  Subject of Our Case Study:  Dr. Willie Parker, M.D. A.  Parker’s Testimony of Christian Witness & Its Decay B.  Destructive Heresy:  Defending Child Murder...

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Discerning False Teachers

2  Peter 2:10-22 1.     False teachers can be identified by what they say, what they see, and by what they desire (10-16). “False teachers are known for sexual licentiousness and an unrequited hunger for pleasure.”—David Helm 2.     False teachers can be identified by...

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Pursuing Holiness in 2020

Hebrews 12:14-17 "Because God’s new world is free from every stain or hint of sin, it’s hard to imagine how we could enjoy heaven without holiness. As J.C. Ryle reminds us, heaven is a holy place. The Lord of heaven is a holy God. The angels are holy creatures. The...

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Ornaments of Guilt and Grace on Jesus’ Family Tree.A.

Matthew 1:1-25 I.  Matthew’s Genealogy (Matthew 1:1-17) II.  Shame on the Family Name A.  Tamar and her father-in-law, Judah's, incestuous affair with her – Genesis 38 B.  Rahab the prostitute from Jericho –Joshua 2:1-21; 6:15-25 (see also Heb 11:31; James 2:25) C....

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Christ, the Founder of Salvation

Hebrews 2:5-18 PROP: Since Jesus was made like us in every respect, we can receive help from Him in our temptations as we look to him by faith. Jesus was made lower than the angels, for a time. "Blessed is the man who knows to look away from all that he finds in...

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Name Above All Names

Philippians 2:5-11 The Good News is Jesus became nothing. “It is not that He exchanged the form of God for the form of a slave, but that He manifested the form of God in the form of a slave.” —F.F. Bruce "The eternal Son did not think his status as God as something...

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