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Round Yon Violence
Round Yon Violence

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I've learned in my life that there are some people who will say just about anything to a pregnant woman. When my wife Maria was pregnant, ...


Christmas is God making war against sin.


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God's God-ness

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When I first got to the Village Church it was at that time called Highland Village First Baptist Church in Highland Village, Texas, a suburb ...


When you preach, don't just tell people what to do; show them the beauty of Christ.


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For Such a Slime as This
For Such a Slime as This

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Our text this morning is in the book of Esther chapter two. Normally people tend to go to chapter 4, and that's often the only thing ...


Though God may seem absent, his power comes through our sin, failure, and imperfection.


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Mysterious Grace

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A few months ago my wife and I met with a woman who was telling us about her family. She told us that when her daughter was born she had big ...


Where's God when life goes horribly wrong? He might be a lot closer than you ever imagined.


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Where Do We Find Hope?

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On the hillsides and on the mountainsides along the ocean in Japan there are stone markers, some of them over six hundred years old, and on ...


The entire Bible declares the story of an unshakeable hope in the Living God.


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It's Not About You

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Today we're going to look at Matthew 8:23-27:

And when he got to the boat, his disciples followed him. And behold, there arose a great storm ...

Jesus may allow or even send trials our way, but his beauty and power shine through our darkest storms.


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Prayer: A Journey of Desire

One of the toughest things in life is living with unfulfilled desire. To experience desire is a normal part of life. It's as natural as an infant ...


In God's sovereign plan, our unfulfilled desires drive us to pray and to grow in our faith.


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The Kingdom of God Is Like

Introductory remarks from Mark Buchanan:

This sermon was the second-to-last sermon of an eight-week series on the kingdom of God. I wanted, with this sermon, ...


We tend to resent the message of the parable of the vineyard, but it's about God's great generosity, not about what we're owed.


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Fifteen Words of Hope

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Second Corinthians 5:21 says this: "He made him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, that we might become the righteousness of God in ...



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A New Philadelphia

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There is something in a name. My name is Mike. Actually, Michael's not my first name; my first name is Jerry. I'm Jerry Michael Breaux. On ...



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Help! The Prayer that Calms

Maybe you have heard about the book called The Prayer of Jabez: Breaking Through to the Blessed Life. It is extremely popular, breaking all kinds of records ...



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What a Nation Should Never Forget

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The Fourth of July is a wonderful weekend of celebration of the goodness of God in national life. It is also an important reminder for us ...



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A Purpose Runs Through It

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One of the most beautiful movies of last year was A River Runs Through It, based upon the novel by the same title. The movie told the story ...



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Givers and Takers

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My son is the assistant manager of a Potbelly's sandwich shop in the northern suburbs of Chicago. When you ask for a glass of water, most ...


To be with God is to be with the one who never stops giving, never stops loving, never stops providing blessings through Jesus Christ.


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Living on the Edge of Whatever Happens

From the editor

One of the great joys in preaching is when you know you have something special to offer. Perhaps it's a particularly well-crafted thesis ...


To live a "whatever happens" existence is to embrace the superintending hand of God that guides us even in the midst of mystery.


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A Crop Is A Crop

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We've been considering what it means to be jars of clay—ordinary, fragile people living in a difficult and dangerous world. The message ...


You harvest as much as you sow, and never more.


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Beyond Comfort

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Where do you turn for comfort when you encounter loss, pain, or disappointment? Some people turn to food. For some reason, certain foods—like ...


God gives comfort enough to share.


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Unbreakable?

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M. Night Shyamalan's film Unbreakable begins with a train wreck. Everyone on board is killed—over a hundred people—except for ...


We demonstrate the power of Christ by enduring hardship.


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Inquiring of the Lord

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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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Understanding Providence

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A loyal person understands providence. In order to understand this, by way of contrast, consider our culture today. If there's one word that ...


The providence of God can stir loyalty


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God's Noninterventions

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When I was a boy, my sister left our home in Pitcairn, Pennsylvania, and traveled to Central Bible College. She had a lifelong problem with ...


There is a purpose to God's silence.


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Remember Me

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Several years after Jimmy Cagney had become famous portraying gangsters in Hollywood films, he and his wife were getting into a car in New ...


Even if it seems like we have been forgotten, God remembers us when our hearts are broken, when we pray, and after our prayers have been answered.


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Dream Child

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A man shared with me that for years he went to church and watched as the advent candle was lit by these beautiful families, so well-dressed ...


When parenting disappoints


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My Name Is Harbona

My name? Harbona. My job? The title depends on what country you're in. In Britain, I would be called a personal valet. In America, I would be a male private ...


God will take care of his people through his own methods and in his own timing.


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The Supremacy of Christ in an Age of Terror
The Supremacy of Christ in an Age of Terror

The supremacy of God in all things—no exceptions One of the truths of the Bible that we embrace with trembling joy is the truth of God's supremacy ...


The suffering of our world is caused, and has been cured, by God.


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How to Know God

In the gospel of John, one of the disciples of Jesus—his name was Philip—said,

"Lord, show us the father and that will be enough for us." Jesus ...


God revealed himself through his son, Jesus Christ.


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What to Do When There's Nothing You Can Do

Back in the early days of my ministry, I drove a 'Vette—a Chevette, that is. It was a cheap little car, but it was the best I could afford. We ...


A God-centered attitude can help you through any circumstances.


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How God Puts Things Back Together

There is a myth that has circulated among Christians and non-Christians for too long. The myth is that the Old Testament portrays a God of anger, wrath ...


God wants to bring restoration to your life.


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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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How God Supplies Your Needs

Today we're taking a look at one of the most popular events in the life of Jesus: the feeding of the 5,000. (Actually, it was 5,000 men, not including ...


Whatever you're going through, God cares enough to do something about it.


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The Only Safe Place to Be

After the shock of the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington D.C. had registered, and efforts to move forward had begun, a new threat emerged. ...


God is the only source of safety.


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