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Miraculous Births: Samson
Miraculous Births: Samson

This sermon is part of the “Miraculous Births” sermon series. See the whole series here.

Introduction

We are officially in the Christmas season. ...


Through the promise of the birth of Samson, we are given a foretaste of the salvation that will come through Christ.


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The Great Polarizer

Introduction

Few events change the lives of a married couple more than the birth of a child. You take a stable relationship of a husband and wife and suddenly ...


Jesus is the great polarizer—you can love or hate him but you can't ignore him.


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Encounter on Golgotha Road
Encounter on Golgotha Road

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We recently posted an Easter message by John Ortberg, because the themes like atonement, the Cross, resurrection, etc. are never out of ...


God is always at work, leading us to times and places where we might meet him.


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Satan Strikes Out

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In the second half of Mark's sermon, he shares that C. S. Lewis once wrote that we often fall prey to two equal yet opposite errors concerning ...


We mustn't fear Satan; we must overcome him.


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The Forgiveness Factor

Introduction

"If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us all of our sins." What do you do when you forgive someone? What really happens ...



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The Sermon That Inspired Murder
The Sermon That Inspired Murder

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We feel that this featured sermon from regular contributor Kevin Miller can inspire ideas for two different sermons: a sermon on the divinity ...


God is on a rescue mission to deliver this world—a mission that was started in Christ and continues with us.


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God's Protection and Delight


Zephaniah paints a picture of love.


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The Peace Jesus Brings
The Peace Jesus Brings

Introduction

In this Advent season, we are looking at the theme of God's promise of better days for our lives. That is the hope of Advent and Christmas, ...


Micah predicts the coming Messiah.


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The Lostness of Humankind

Text: Romans 1:18-25Topic: A look at mankind's journey through rejection, separation, domination, and condemnation—and his opportunity for redemption ...


Jesus came not to make bad people good, but to make dead people live.


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Cover Or Be Covered
Cover Or Be Covered

World War II was over. The Armistice had been signed in Europe and in Japan. Hostilities had ceased. But, under the leadership of General MacArthur, the ...


When we confess, we experience the shalom of God.


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The Colorful Creator

Introduction

I grew up in a family that never had a color television set. All the ballgames and TV shows—including the "Colorful World of Disney"—were ...


Don't miss the creative wonder of the Artist's masterwork.


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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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The Promise of Better Days

Introduction

As a 5th grader at Cornelia Elementary School in Edina, Minnesota, I always felt sorry for a fellow student named Gary. With his high squeaky ...


Jesus is the Prince of Peace.


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Facing Off Without Falling Apart

Introduction

In Acts 4 we witness an epic battle between a David-like underdog and a behemoth giant. In one corner you have two unschooled, unimpressive ...


Seven principles for proclaiming the gospel in hostile territory.


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Warriors on Their Couches

Introduction

The account of David and Bathsheba in 2 Samuel 11 begins this way:

In the spring of the year, the time when kings go out to battle, David ...

We battle spiritual powers through mercy in Jesus' name.


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When Life Crowds You Out

Introduction

On the wall of a subway in New York City was an advertising poster that depicted a dignified older gentleman recommending a particular product. ...


We find acceptance in Jesus when we acknowledge our loneliness, cry out for help, and respond to Jesus' openness.


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The Great Rescue

Introduction

When I was a teenager, I became fascinated, appalled, and grieved by the literature of the Holocaust. I think I probably read thousands of ...


Only the love of God and the blood of Jesus Christ free us from all sin.


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I Will Build My Church

Introduction

I entered the ministry with my eyes wide open. Two great-grandfathers were preachers—one a circuit rider, the other a lay preacher. Both ...


We can find comfort in Christ's promise to build his church.


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The Coming of the King
The Coming of the King

Sermon One

Introduction

Jesus and his disciples were on the Jericho road. They had already climbed most of the treacherous pathway that twisted and turned ...


What Christ's triumphal entry means to you


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Enter the King of Glory
Enter the King of Glory

Introduction

First they heard the noise of the crowd, the cheering and shouting. As they drew closer they could hear what everyone was saying: "The ...


What Christ being King really means


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My Redeemer Lives

Sermon Three

Introduction

At Westminster Abbey in London there is an impressive monument to G. F. Handel, sculpted by the Frenchman Louis-Francois Roubiliac. ...


The promises of Christ's Resurrection


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At the Last Trumpet

Sermon Four

Introduction

Nearly everyone believes in the crucifixion of the body. Even historians who deny the deity of Jesus Christ nevertheless accept ...


What Christ's last week on Earth means for you


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The I Am: Serve Him or Stone Him

Every now and then someone comes along and captures our attention with an outrageous claim. I'm thinking of Muhammad Ali, once known as Cassius Clay, ...


Jesus' claim to be God demands a response


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The Good Shepherd: Counting Sheep

A couple of years ago an article in the Sunday paper caught my eye. I found it so interesting that I shared it with some small group leaders at the time, ...


Jesus claimed that God cares, personally, for everyone


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The Bread of Life

Most of Christ's claims are outrageous because they are so grand and compelling: "Before Abraham was, I AM." "I am the Light of the World." "I am in the ...


Come and receive all you need


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The Resurrection and the Life: Tears at the Wall

Introduction

They call it, "The Wall," a great, v-shaped slab of black granite, set into the grassy expanse between the Capitol Building and the Lincoln ...


Jesus' promise of victory over death


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One Wonderful Way

This morning we are concluding our series on "The Outrageous Claims of Christ." We began three weeks ago with the most intriguing claim—"Before Abraham ...


Why Jesus' claim to be the only way is great news


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The Power of the Name of Jesus

These days, when it comes to naming our children, different people approach it different ways. In my family, our children's first names are traditional, ...


Jesus' names define our relationship to him, and his relationship to us.


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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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A Day of Surprises

I remember the day that John Kennedy died. I remember the day when Martin Luther King, Jr. died. I remember the day when Robert Kennedy died. I remember ...


If we turn to Christ, his death becomes our day of salvation.


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