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Count Your Blessings
Count Your Blessings

Introduction

The Chamber of Commerce invited a pastor to offer the blessing at a banquet honoring elected officials. The master of ceremonies forgot to ...


A person blesses God by remembering all that God has done and thanking him for it.


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Be Strong and Courageous
Be Strong and Courageous

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Can one person make a difference? Can one person change the direction of an entire family tree? Can one person stand up in the face of fear, ...


The difference one person can make for an entire family tree when they are fully yielded to God.


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'In Any and Every Circumstance'
'In Any and Every Circumstance'

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Our lives are changing rapidly. Our plans and schedules and some of our most basic routines all feel like they’re changing on us by ...


Christ has given us what we need to fulfill his mission in our lives.


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The Woman Who Never Laughed
The Woman Who Never Laughed

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I would like to tell you the story of a woman who never laughed. Okay, she chuckled when her husband told a stupid joke and she giggled at ...


For a God who can do the impossible, even our barren womb will do.


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A Feast Without End
A Feast Without End

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This morning as we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving this Thursday, I wanted to talk about the importance of contentment. And who better to ...


The essence, importance, and experience of contentment are rooted in relying on God.


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God Hasn't Turned His Back
God Hasn't Turned His Back

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(Editor's Note: Preaching Today asked Pastor Dan Meyer to tell use the reason he decided to speak about the shootings that took ...


We can't fix our world's problems, but we can lament—and hope.


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America: It's Time for a New Song
America: It's Time for a New Song

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We all stand privy to the tragic and horrific developments of the shootings in Louisiana, Minnesota, and Texas. Unfortunately, it's not the ...


We know how the old song of sin and brokenness goes. It's time to sing something new.


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The God of the Left-handed

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Simon Birch is a funny and sad movie about two 12-year-old boys, Simon Birch, who is a little-person, and his friend Joe. Rejected and ignored ...


God uses unexpected people in unexpected ways to fulfill his plan.


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Look, the Great White Horse!

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We cannot seem to comprehend some things in the Book of Revelation. But there are other things that are clear, and we may understand them ...



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Regaining Lost Joy

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I remember talking to a girl here in this church two or three years ago. She said, "Jill, I've lost my joy, I've lost my peace, ...



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God Is Strong—Am I?
God Is Strong—Am I?

From the editor:

Here's another great sermon from one of our featured preachers, Francis Chan. A few noteworthy items: Just below this editor's ...


We must be people of courage, with faith in our mighty God.


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Gentleness

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This is the seventh week we've been growing through our study of the fruit of the Spirit. This week we're going to look at gentleness. You ...


An unlikely strength


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Courage
Courage

Introductory remarks from Mark Buchanan:

"Courage" was the third week in a 10-week series on Philippians entitled I Can Do Everything: Paul, Jesus, the ...


Courage encourages others to be courageous, exalts Christ, and displays God's supremacy.


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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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Big God/Little God

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When our first child was quite small, we used to ask her, "Laura, how big are you?" She wasn't even a year old—couldn't even hardly ...


Peace comes only when we understand the bigness of God.


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The Strangest Gift

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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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Ready or Not, Here I Come!
Ready or Not, Here I Come!

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Simply put: it's easy to mess up a difficult passage like Luke 21. You may find yourself applying something regarding Jerusalem's ...


If we know what to look for and act accordingly in faith, we'll be ready for the Second Coming.


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A Strange Résumé

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It's the most dreaded question of the job interview, and when the time comes, you can't seem to push the words out of your mouth. "Tell me," ...


God turns our weakness into incredible strength.


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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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Life on Wings

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The biblical image of the kind of life Christians are called to live is, "The way of an eagle in the air." I have lots of experience with ...


To live in victory, we must be reborn in Christ and yielded to the Holy Spirit.


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Battered into Submission

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Not long ago, someone said to me, "I've never heard a sermon about violence in the home. I've never heard the preacher pray about it. I've ...


Domestic violence is an unqualified evil.


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It's All About You, Lord

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A poet once complained to a friend, "Life's not fair. A banker can write a bad poem, and nobody says anything about it. But if a poet writes ...


Judging our circumstances from God's perspective


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Preparing for Battle-Part 1

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It was a Sunday evening several years ago. A church of which I am well acquainted in Dallas was beginning their evening worship service. The ...


All believers should prepare for spiritual warfare by putting on the belt of truth, the breastplate of righteousness, and the shoes of peace.


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Preparing for Battle-Part 2

Introduction

The soldier who stepped out of the ranks and issued the challenge was an incredible sight. He was over nine feet tall – a giant among men. ...


All believers are caught up in a great war between God and Satan and have been given full armor, the spiritual equipment to defeat the enemy.


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I Can Do All Things Through Christ

"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."

I'm thinking the apostle Paul is not imagining we're going to defy the gene pool, thinking lumpy, ...


When we lean on Christ’s strength, we learn his strength is enough.


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