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The Awesome Power of Speech
The Awesome Power of Speech

Last week in making a point about the importance of this congregation being a witnessing congregation I said, "When I think of all the people who ...


The great power of the tongue requires that we use it positively


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God Pleasers

Introduction

Eddie Chapman was a British citizen in the early 1900s. He lived a life of low-level crime. During one of his stints in prison, he met two ...


You’ll know who you’re serving by whom you’re seeking to please.


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Broken and Compromised

Introduction

The people of Israel believed they had their perfect king, a man they thought could do no wrong. But David was just like all of us—a ...


We can overcome temptation if we avoid the road of compromise and choose the road of integrity.


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Release Resentment

Introduction

It may have been King David's lowest moment. His son Absalom was leading a revolution against him. Absalom was a charmer and had convinced ...



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Just Say Yes

Introduction

Back in the 1980's, when drug use became epidemic among young people, and teen pregnancy and AIDS were on the rise, and gangs were turning ...


The Holy Spirit's role in self-control


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Blessed Are the Meek

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Suppose the company you work for were to write a description of the ideal person to be its new CEO. Do you think meekness would be on the ...


The inheritance of the humble


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Older People: The Future of Our Church
Older People: The Future of Our Church

Introduction

On October 29, 1998, the space shuttle Discovery launched with a seven-member crew. One of them, John Glenn, was 77 years old. John Glenn ...


Older Christians should model what God wants the next generation to become.


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Releasing Resentment

Text: John 21:15–22; 1 Corinthians 13:5
Topic: How we forgive those who hurt us

Introduction

It may have been King David's lowest moment: His son Absalom ...


Resentment will destroy us, but Christ empowers us to forgive.


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Cain-R-Us

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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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Patrol Your Pleasures

Introduction

When I ask you to give me an adjective that describes Jesus of Nazareth, what comes to mind for you? How many of you instantly thought of ...


When Jesus frowns on fun


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What's a Single to Do?

Oneness, the Bible says, is where two people in a miraculous, God designed way, become one. It is a beautiful thing. Dating is designed to prepare you ...


God is not a killjoy. He is just smart, with a protective perspective on sex for our welfare.


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Anger: Live Without It

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We’re going to talk now about an emotion which, frankly, touches all our lives: anger. The Bible tells us in Ephesians 4:26–27, “In your ...


Everyone gets angry, but wise are the Christians who handle it faithfully.


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Joy: A Time to Dance

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Series Subject: How to express and manage emotions rightly

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Learning to rejoice in the past, present, and future


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Abandonment: When You Feel Alone

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Series Subject: How to express and manage emotions rightly

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Finding strength when we feel forsaken


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Fear: When You're Scared Senseless

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Finding peace when we are afraid


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Gratitude: More than just an attitude

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How to be thankful for all things at any place and at any time


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Anger: When Your Back Is against the Wall

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Our anger is dangerous but doesn't have to be destructive


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Contentment: When Your Soul Is at Rest

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Finding serenity regardless of the circumstances


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Depression: When Darkness Is Your Closest Friend

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How to live victoriously when just living is hard


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Disappointment: When Your Dreams Die

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How to handle the pain of what might have been


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Uncertainty: When You're Not Sure of Your Next Move

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How to make right and wise decisions when the path ahead is unclear


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Restlessness: When You Still Haven't Found What You're Looking For

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The cause of and cure for our incessant inner hunger


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Outrage: When Your Heart Is Filled with Revenge

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Finding room for forgiveness when you want to fight back


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Seasons of the Soul

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How and why to praise God at any place, at any time, and in all ways


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The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Believers

In the first chapter of Peter's second epistle, he makes a bold promise, an astonishing guarantee. He says, in effect, "If you make an effort ...


Developing seven personal qualities will lead to an effective Christian life.


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Don't You Believe It! The Myth of No-Consequence Sex

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Today we're looking at the seventh of the Ten Commandments—"You shall not commit adultery." I will admit to you that I approach this ...


Sex is given by God to strengthen absolute commitment to our spouse.


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The Straight Scoop on Anger

 

I read a news article recently about the grievances of prisoners, and some of the things they're suing the system for. They are being served ...


Once we know what's behind our anger, we can better deal with it … and replace it with more godly behavior.


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God's Marshmallow Test

Back in the 1970s a research team of psychologists from Stanford University performed on a group of 4 an experiment they called the "marshmallow test." ...


To wait well, our hearts must be filled with hope that is focused on Jesus.


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