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Come to the Banquet

Introduction

One day last December, an invitation to a Christmas party arrived in our mailbox. Inside the card were a festive holiday greeting, a time ...


Our mission as servants of the King is to invite everyone to the feast.


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Costly, Messy, Beautiful Obedience

Introduction

The key word in the title of this message is "obedience." When I did a Google search on obedience, the most popular sites fell into two categories: ...


Finding favor in the eyes of the Lord


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Where Are You?

Introduction

When I was a kid growing up in Minnesota, my family had a summer tradition. Every Sunday night, all seven kids and my parents would cram into ...


God's persistent, loving question to lost people


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Pledging Love

Introduction

We have been learning how to deal with difficult people from the story of Saul and David. Today we come to the central theme of the whole ...


A loyal person keeps a covenant, no matter the cost.


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A Personal Relationship

Introduction

I want to share with you something that had a decisive impact on my life; it was a turning point for me. And ever since, it's been an anchor ...


Our relationship with God validates everything else.


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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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Giving Thanks for God's Enduring Love

Introduction

I want you to imagine a special, highly festive event. Psalm 118 was written for such an occasion. It began with a blare of trumpets, the ...


God's 'chesed' love is active, ongoing, and the basis of our thanksgiving.


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The Love That Brought Him

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One of the greatest Georgians who ever lived was Bishop Arthur Moore, the beloved Methodist bishop of our state. Bishop Moore once said that ...


The love of Christ never ends, is personal, and sets us free.


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A Calvinist Talks About His Friend, John Wesley

Introduction

If you had been a student at Oxford University in the early part of the eighteenth century, you probably would have been a swinger. The bars ...


God in his loving sovereignty reaches out to us in our utter helplessness.


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Something's Missing

Try to imagine this conversation between a husband and wife.

She says: Honey...

He says nothing. He just keeps reading the paper.

She says: Honey... Hey ...


Gratitude, loyalty, and trust will help us find that missing element in a personal relationship with God.


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Singing in the Cave

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The psalmist is singing again. It's not exactly like singing in the rain, but it's kind of like singing in the rain, because he's in trouble ...


You never get to the throne without some cave someplace, but the cave is not what you're called to.


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Hope for Those Who Feel Unloved

I performed my first funeral when I was 18 years old. A family with loose ties to the congregation (they had been casual attenders years before) called ...


Once you grasp God's love, you will never spend another day feeling unloved-because you will be filled with love from the one who matters most.


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God Is with Us

When Jesus came into the world 2,000 years ago, he changed history. Not just because he taught a new ethic to live by—though he certainly did that. ...


God wants to ever-present in every aspect of your life.


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God Is On Our Side

About 250 years ago a preacher by the name of Jonathan Edwards preached a sermon called "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God." That title reflects ...


The message of the Bible is that God is for us, not against us.


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A Power Meeting with God

Today we're going to focus on a theme that has come up before in the book of Ephesians: experiencing God's power. One theme throughout Ephesians is ...


When you know God's love, you will experience his power.


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Is God An Outdated Idea?

In 1932 Aldous Huxley published the classic science fiction novel Brave New World.You may be familiar with it; it has since become required reading ...


Though the world seems to be constantly changing for the worse, our relationship with God will sustain us through the trials around us.


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God of Our Losses

All of us go through suffering and times of loss in our lives. There are suffering people here tonight, troubled people, worried people, uncertain people. ...


Only through faith in a loving God can we survive the grief and pain of loss.


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Lost Sheep, Coins, & Men
Lost Sheep, Coins, & Men

If God is what you describe him to be, if God is so huge and powerful and capable and loving and caring and concerned and involved and all of these other ...

© Jay Kesler Preaching Today Tape #17 A resource of Christianity Today International
God desires our reciprocal and voluntary love


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Scars from an Old Wound

It was the most important day of his life. At long last he was going to be able to enter into the Holy of Holies. Zachariah was a descendant of Aaron; ...


It is our past pain that keeps us from believing what God promises us today.


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Singing in the Rain

The psalmist is singing again. It's not exactly like singing in the rain, but it's kind of like singing in the rain, because he's in trouble ...


Because we are special to God we can rejoice, even in difficulty.


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Message From an Empty Tomb

I'm not quite sure how to say this. We have always said in the church that our faith was based upon facts. It was a faith built upon evidence that led ...


The resurrection of Jesus offers us a message of hope, love, and grace.


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Belonging and Becoming

The relentless creativity of God has affected my life in such a consistent manner that I'd like to share with you what I'm learning.

The plane I got on ...


We are infinitely beloved by God


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Because
Because

It was his first day on the job. He was a new clerk in the green goods department of a supermarket. A lady came up to him and said she wanted to buy half ...


There is no rational reason God loves us; he loves us just because.


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The Lifestyle of a Believer

"Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children; and live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant ...


Once we truly understand how much God loves us, we will in turn live that love in our relationships with others.


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A Day of Applause
A Day of Applause

As you study the life of Jesus on the pages of the four Gospels, you discover that of the material about the life of Jesus focuses on the last week of ...


People respond to Jesus' arrival with joy, betrayal, or the offering of their lives.


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Combining Conviction and Compassion

What does the Bible teach about homosexuality? Since I have been at this church, I have had to answer this question as well as a number of related questions ...


Homosexuality is not God's design or will, but a reflection of the broken sinfulness of humanity.


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The Sacred Romance

Simone Weil once wrote that there were only two things that pierce the human heart: beauty and affliction.

Five weeks ago my best friend and partner ...


The gospel is an invitation into an ancient and eternal drama of the heart


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Blood in Bethlehem

Two weeks ago NPR carried a story about plans to spruce up Bethlehem, the dusty little Palestinian town of Jesus' Nativity. Tourists take the bus from ...


Jesus saves us from the terrible condition we are really in.


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