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Anger Mis-Management
Anger Mis-Management

Introduction

If pride is the most subtle of the seven deadly sins, anger is the most obvious. For one thing, it's visible. The other sins are internal—lust, ...


What you do with your anger will either be helpful or hurtful.


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Running to the Lost
Running to the Lost

Introduction

Should God have any enemies?

The popular answer these days is basically this: "No, God shouldn't have any enemies … if there is a God, ...


Often, we're like Jonah—but we belong to Jesus.


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God Hasn't Turned His Back
God Hasn't Turned His Back

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(Editor's Note: Preaching Today asked Pastor Dan Meyer to tell use the reason he decided to speak about the shootings that took ...


We can't fix our world's problems, but we can lament—and hope.


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Murderers and the Murdered One

Introduction

We're in our sixth week in our series on the Ten Commandments and today we're talking about the sixth commandment, Deuteronomy 5:17: "You ...


Understanding our violation of the sixth commandment


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Renouncing Bitterness

The family of King David is in horrible disarray. Among other problems, David's third son Absalom launches a rebellion against his dad. David is forced ...



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Why Are You Angry?

Text: Genesis 4:1-12
Topic: How to overcome anger.

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Here's a great sermon from one of our featured preachers, David Anderson, that is sure ...


We need to understand what causes our anger and how we can overcome it.


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Cain-R-Us

Introduction

I was reading an article in the New York Times about the abundance of new wealth in Khartoum, Sudan. The article featured pictures of well-dressed, ...


We're bad, too, but not beyond the loving reach of God.


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Doing Justice
Doing Justice

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I want to talk to you about a concern that lies at the heart of the Prophets, but let's start with a question. Think about the basic human ...


Our response to the injustice highlighted by the Prophets should be to do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with our God.


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The First Extreme: Conformity

Introduction

We have already met Jonah, a scowling, spiteful little man in a chronic state of bellyache. The meaning of his name—"dove"—just ...


We must follow God without fear or compromise.


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Check Your Bags

Introduction

In his best-selling book Halftime, Bob Buford tells a story that is reminiscent of the encounter we read about in our text from Matthew's ...


When Jesus asks too much


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Jesus Wept
Jesus Wept

Introduction

I have a friend, a businessman, who sat in a hotel room in the Midwest watching early news reports of an airliner hitting the World Trade ...


God understands and rules over the terror of this world.


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Reactions to Evil

Introduction

John Roth tells what happened to him late one night on a commuter train in Hamburg, Germany. John says:

The train car was completely empty ...

Christians should respond to evil by acting in love on the side of truth.


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How to Make the Holy Spirit Happy

Introduction:

Author Edgar Jackson gives this poignant description of grief:

Grief is a young widow trying to raise her three children, alone. Grief is ...


We can make the Holy Spirit happy by living as God intends us to live.


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Anger: Live Without It

Introduction:

We’re going to talk now about an emotion which, frankly, touches all our lives: anger. The Bible tells us in Ephesians 4:26–27, “In your ...


Everyone gets angry, but wise are the Christians who handle it faithfully.


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Handle Conflict

Introduction:

A few years ago, I took a private retreat at a monastery. I spent four days with two dozen men who have taken vows of poverty, silence, and ...


While conflict is inevitable, it can be handled in wise ways to keep it from escalating.


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Peace for a Troubled Heart

A while back I was on a business trip with the president of a software company. While we were having dinner together the first evening, he casually ...


The key to a heart full of peace is having a heart completely surrendered to God.


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Don't You Believe It! Our Lives Are Not Our Own

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A new missionary recruit went to Venezuela for the first time. He was struggling with language and didn't understand a whole lot of what ...


The command to not murder is more than a prohibition against unjust killing; it is the command for us to cherish human life—every human life—just as God does.


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Dealing with Anger

I had the world's worst buckteeth. In fact, my orthodontist won an award for fixing my mouth. Now impressions are painless, they just put some gook in ...


We must learn to resolve our anger immediately and completely.


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How to Handle Anger

My thesis this morning is this: That in Jesus Christ there is available all the necessary resources to bring about complete reconciliation. May I say ...


In Jesus Christ we have all the necessary resources to bring about complete reconciliation


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The Straight Scoop on Anger

 

I read a news article recently about the grievances of prisoners, and some of the things they're suing the system for. They are being served ...


Once we know what's behind our anger, we can better deal with it … and replace it with more godly behavior.


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Hung Up in Bitterness

The family of King David is in horrible disarray. Among other problems, David's third son Absalom launches a rebellion against his dad. David is forced ...


I can be free from bitterness because Jesus paid for the sin done to me.


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Battling the Unbelief of Bitterness

One pastor confided in me that he gets angry very easily and he often feels a lot of anger inside that his people don't recognize because of his ability ...


We overcome the dangers of anger by allowing God to be our avenger.


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