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The Characters of Christmas: Zechariah
The Characters of Christmas: Zechariah

This sermon is part of “The Characters of Christmas” sermon series. See the whole series here.

About the Series

We all love a good story. A ...


God has the power to work through us despite what we believe is a problem/deficiency.


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The Gloria in Excelsis Deo

Introduction

Today we're going to look at Luke chapter 2. There is a Christmas song tucked within this Christmas story that I want to uncover—a song ...


Christmas reminds us that Jesus provides the answers to all our fears.


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The Joy You've Always Wanted
The Joy You've Always Wanted

The topic today is joy. And the chief question is: how do we get it? How do we have more joy more often? How can we be happy?

We are looking at Paul's ...


In order to experience true and lasting joy, we must cultivate thanksgiving.


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A Christian's Happiness
A Christian's Happiness

Introduction

If you're a Christian, you know that Christianity is supposed to be about joy. You probably also know that you're supposed to experience ...


Paul offers three principles for finding joy in suffering.


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Unlistened to Lessons of Life

Introduction

It was in 1965 that I graduated from Moody Bible Institute, and a week later to the day, Charlene and I were married. Then 10 days after that ...



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Who Can We Trust?

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Here is another sermon from one of our featured preachers, David Anderson. Anderson uses the story of Samson and Delilah to explore issues ...


To overcome sin, we must admit to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.


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Rebuilding the Walls

Introduction

In the countryside near Leicester, England, there stands an ancient church whose walls are inscribed with an eloquent memorial. The inscription ...


The Israelites' recovery from calamity serves as an example of what we can do today.


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Faith in Tough Times

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I'm confident we all would agree that 2008 was a tough year: war, a tumbling stock market, natural disasters, the continued threat of terrorism, ...


Only faith in a worthy object can see us through hard times.


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Asleep at the Wheel

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Chances are, you've probably preached the story of Jesus calming the storm. The account is recorded in three of the four Gospels (Matthew, ...


When the storms of life come and God seems silent, our doubts come to light and we must decide who we believe Jesus is.


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The Christian's Happiness

Text: Romans 8:28–30
Topic: Our joy can be constant no matter our life circumstances.

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Romans 8 is such a beloved, oft-quoted section ...


Your bad things turn out for good, your good things can never be lost, and the best things are yet to come.


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The Strangest Gift

Introduction

In her book Tramp for the Lord, Corrie ten Boom tells the story of an old woman she met in Russia in the time of the Communist persecution ...


It is in our weaknesses that Christ is most clearly revealed.


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Inquiring of the Lord

Introduction

I want to read to you an obscure little verse from an obscure part of the Old Testament. Very few people know this story, but it has a lot ...


Inquiring of the Lord enables us to identify God's plan for our lives and experience his provision.


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Back to Reality

Introduction

Do you know what it is like to have a mountaintop experience and then come down hard when necessity forces you to get back to reality? Maybe ...


Our disappointment does not negate God's power or his potential.


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The Right Way to Handle Church Conflict

Introduction

I am by nature an idealist. I start almost everything in life by thinking about the best-case scenario. As a young man, I had a best-case ...


The church can disagree in a way that does not threaten its unity and integrity.


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Who Can Take It?

Introduction

Ezekiel 2:2 says: "As he spoke, the Spirit came into me and raised me to my feet, and I heard him speaking to me." The voice of this prophet, ...


The Spirit of God can help us respond redemptively to the inevitable troubles of life.


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Those Who Rise

Introduction

The story is told of a farmer's donkey who stumbled into an old, dry well. For hours the animal cried piteously as the farmer tried to sort ...


Why suffering is a necessary part of building great families


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Why Is There So Much Suffering and Evil in the World?

Introduction

Here are two photos, both showing scenes from two earthquakes of similar magnitude that happened within just days of each other just last ...


Three answers to the problem of evil


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Triumphing Over Trials

Introduction

Connie Wertenberger is facing a major trial. Connie is a 30-year-old mother of two boys, a woman of faith who is excited about the birth of ...


To overcome suffering, we need comfort and honesty from others as well as a creative and faithful response to it.


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Getting In the Last Word

Introduction:

When we began this series, I mentioned that First Peter deals with some topics that Americans don't always immediately relate to. Peter ...


If you are willing to endure suffering, you can fulfill God's calling on your life.


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Get Ready for a Rough Ride

Introduction:

This is the sixth message in our series on First Peter: Living Bold in Tough Times. Peter wrote this letter to encourage believers to live a ...


Things get rough from time and time, but you can prepare yourself for the difficult days ahead.


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You're In Good Hands

Introduction:

Have you ever noticed that the fear of getting a shot is often worse than the shot itself? You dread the moment, dread the moment, dread ...


You are in good hands here, because you are in God's hands.


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When the Going Gets Tough

Each one of has, at one time or another, played Tug-of-War. You know the game; you have a long rope, with one team on this end and one team on that end, ...


Leaders can deal with any problem involving other people by listening.


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How To Attack Panic

Everybody knows what it's like to panic, and I would venture to say everyone has panicked at one time or another, at least to some degree. 

A National ...


When you've got nowhere to run, run to God, and let him save you.


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When You Think God Has Forgotten You

Introduction:

David wrote Psalm 13 at a time in his life when it seemed like everything had fallen apart. Saul, the king, was jealous of David's popularity ...


When God is brought into our situation, God can be trusted to provide help.


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When You've Got Problems That Can't Be Solved

I took my family to a major league baseball game a couple of years ago. We went to see the Detroit Tigers play the Texas Rangers. In about the third ...


The problems we face are not meant to take the strength out of us, but to put strength into us.


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When The Going Gets Tough

Each one of has, at one time or another, played Tug-of-War. You know the game; you have a long rope, with one team on this end and one team on that end, ...


Leaders can deal with any problem involving other people by listening.


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Practice of Patience

Someone handed me a little clipping this past week. A couple of young men from Chicago decided they were tired of the hustle and bustle of city life. ...


Real discipleship is seen by our response to trials.


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The 23rd for the 83rd
The 23rd for the 83rd

What does the psalm have to say to our day? I think it is possible to say with some confidence that this twentieth century has seen developments in many ...


The Good Shepherd supplies us with all that we need.


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Practice of Patience

Someone handed me a little clipping this past week. A couple of young men from Chicago decided they were tired of the hustle and bustle of city life. ...


Real discipleship is seen by our response to trials.


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