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Love Does Not Boast

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Over the next few months, PreachingToday.com is going to run an entire transcript series from Haddon Robinson on 1 Corinthians 13. The ...


Love builds community; it does not break down community through envy, boasting, or pride.


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Two Bad Examples
Two Bad Examples

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The story behind the sermon (from Mark Buchanan)

This sermon came near the end of a 10-week series on the letter to the ...


Paul lays out clear steps for peacemaking: rejoice in the Lord, be gentle, pray with thanksgiving, and think about virtues.


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Is There Any Hope When God's People Fail?

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As a part of our Getting the Gospel Right theme in the Skills section, we are currently featuring an article by Steven Mathewson, entitled ...


God's people fall into heinous sin, even against each other, but God's grace is sufficient to restore us.


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Solomon's Wish

Introduction

If you could wish for anything in the world, what would it be? Some people wish they had different abilities. Others wish for a change in ...


The wisdom of God is our greatest gift.


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Putting the Kingdom First

Introduction

In an article entitled "A new kind of urban Christian," Tim Keller argues that "Christians should be a dynamic counterculture. It is not enough ...


This world is passing; use God's good gifts for his kingdom.


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Long Live the King!

Introduction

According to ancient custom, the death of a ruler is greeted with the following words: "The king is dead; long live the king!" This may seem ...


By supporting God's anointed king, we advance his everlasting kingdom.


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A Royal Conspiracy

Introduction

The right to rule as king has been the occasion of many bitter conflicts. Often brother has fought against brother to wear the crown, forcing ...


If we believe in the kingdom of God, we will act toward its fulfillment.


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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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Battered into Submission

Introduction

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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Working Out the Working In

Introduction.

Let's suppose that our music minister Daniel and I get together for lunch to talk over some of the special services we're planning this month. ...


How the church displays what God is doing in its midst


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Cain-R-Us

Introduction

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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Finding Your Missing Peace

Introduction

In 1934, Hitler's plague of anti-Semitism was spreading throughout Europe like wildfire. Some would escape it. Millions would die from it. ...


Peacemakers build bridges of reconciliation to others by following the biblical principles of our peacemaking, peace-loving God.


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Resilient Living

Since the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington D.C., I have heard the same word used to describe our nation, our economy, our people. The word ...


The more you obey Jesus, the more capable you become of weathering the storms of life.


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Dealing with Anger

I had the world's worst buckteeth. In fact, my orthodontist won an award for fixing my mouth. Now impressions are painless, they just put some gook in ...


We must learn to resolve our anger immediately and completely.


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Blood in Bethlehem

Two weeks ago NPR carried a story about plans to spruce up Bethlehem, the dusty little Palestinian town of Jesus' Nativity. Tourists take the bus from ...


Jesus saves us from the terrible condition we are really in.


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