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From Circumference to Center
From Circumference to Center


Introduction

I. Transgressions

II. A present judge

III. The price of inhumanity

IV. No neutral middlemen

Conclusion

Introduction

Amos’ words remind us ...


God is present and active in working his justice against the transgressions of the nations.


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Justice and Judgment

Introduction

The closing ceremonies of the 2012 London Olympics featured a children's choir singing John Lennon's Imagine while a giant replica ...


God's judgment is a good thing that will bring healing to the planet—and us.


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Are You Ready?

Introduction

My dad is a planner. The epitome of this is when he would go on mountain climbing trips to the Sierra Nevada Mountains. He would spread out ...


Christ's return compels us to respond now.


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Who Can Stand Before This Holy God?
Who Can Stand Before This Holy God?

Introduction

I want to begin today by quoting an important verse, because as this sermon goes along, you may begin to wonder whether I believe this or ...


There's only one way to stand before our Holy God—through the merits of Jesus Christ.


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He Will Do It

Introduction

There are some passages that a younger preacher, if he or she is wise, may want to wait awhile and "grow up" into. For instance, this passage ...


Don't fret because you don't have to take care of the wicked; God will.


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Getting Out
Getting Out

Introduction

I want us to look at the account of the crossing of the Red Sea. You might call it the climax or epitome of Exodus. It's hard to overstate ...


The Good News of Jesus, like the Exodus, enables us to walk into a brand new life.


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Flood of Judgment, Flood of Grace

There's a song children learn in church about Noah's ark and the flood. It goes something like this:

The Lord said to Noah, "There's going to be a floody, ...

In the midst of judgment, God weeps and then floods the world with his grace.


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A Heartbeat from Disaster
A Heartbeat from Disaster

Introduction

In this particular passage of Scripture, the nation of Israel, to the north, has fallen so far from God's desire and purpose that he has ...



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The End of the World as We Know It

From the editor:

Issues concerning the end of the world have always been fascinating. They are also quite terrifying. The end of the world will usher ...


God doesn't want to punish you; he wants to pardon you. So, repent!


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The Writing on the Wall

From the editor

William Willimon tackles the difficult subject of God's temporal judgment in a direct yet conversational way. He begins by mentioning Rabbi ...


God's temporal judgment is more common than we are willing to believe.


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How Do We Handle Dangerous People?
How Do We Handle Dangerous People?

From the editor

When people gather for worship on a Saturday night or Sunday morning, they bring with them their questions. The questions vary, but it's ...


Jesus creates the way so that when God destroys evil he doesn't have to destroy you.


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Jesus Uncensored

From the editor:

Here's a sermon Michael Quicke preached at Wheaton College that tenders the meek and mild Jesus with the mean and wild Jesus. Few passages ...


Jesus has the right to shock disciples with teaching they don't like to hear, because he's Lord.


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John the Baptist's Story

From the editor

Very early in his sermon, Kevin Miller says, "I have the hard job of telling you a hard truth." Indeed he does. The hard truth is that ...


God is a God who sorts things out, and not every life pleases him.


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The Trumpet Call of God
The Trumpet Call of God

From the editor

Eschatological issues have always been intriguing, but the interest has both widened and deepened in the last 25 years or so. Bestselling ...


Jesus Christ is coming back for his disciples, whether we live or sleep.


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A Man Like Us and a God Who Lives

Introduction

Elijah is one of the Bible's most dramatic characters, because he experienced the light of God's presence even when everything around him ...


No matter how dark the world becomes, God brings the light through people who believe in him.


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The Flames of Heaven

Text: Revelation 21:1–3
Topic: What would happen if heaven crashed into earth

Introduction

In Revelation 21:1–3, John gives us a glimpse—a ...


The flames of heaven will illuminate, expose, and refine our lives on Earth.


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Prepare for God's Visitation
Prepare for God's Visitation

Introduction

I have a friend named John who is a medical doctor. He was once making a commercial flight across the Atlantic Ocean, when a teenage boy who ...


God's visitation demands a response.


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Expect God's Visitation

Introduction

In Charles Dickens' novel A Christmas Carol, Ebenezer Scrooge lies down on Christmas Eve hoping to enjoy a good night's rest. In the course ...


God visits to test, punish, and bless his children.


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You Can't Fool the Lord

Introduction

One of the ministers at this church the television show 24 because of the things that Jack Bauer never has to do: eat, charge his cell phone, ...


God judges the sin of deceit.


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You Don't Know, Do You?

Introduction

A member of this congregation experienced a tragedy when her father was suddenly killed in an accident. He was driving home one Wednesday ...


Each of us must be ready to face God's judgment, for death can come at any moment.


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The Grieving Heart of God

Introduction

On the first day teaching his class for 250 college freshmen, R. C. Sproul carefully explained the assignment of three term papers. Each paper ...


Divine judgment is sprinkled with the tears of divine pain.


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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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The Story of Our Broken World

Introduction

When I was about ten years old, my dad, a medical doctor, received a special gift from one of his patients: a beautiful globe with shiny sequins. ...


How believing a cosmic lie shattered paradise


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Stewards of Just-Us or Justice?
Stewards of Just-Us or Justice?

I graduated from college over 20 years ago now. As communication majors, one of the things we learned is that people respond to positive messages and ...


Christians need to actively work for social justice on both a small and large scale.


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Stewards of Just-Us or Justice

Text: Malachi 2:17–3:5
Topic: What Christians should do about social justice

Introduction

I graduated from college over 20 years ago. As communication ...


Christians need to actively work for social justice on both a small and large scale.


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Choices

Introduction

Life has been described by many as a series of choices. That's partly true. Obviously there are times when our lives are impacted by things ...


We can avoid the consequences of poor decisions by taking God's Word seriously.


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