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The Lawful Pleasure of Praise
The Lawful Pleasure of Praise

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The key insight of this sermon is this: God will lavish his people with praise on the Last Day. Those who are in Christ can expect to find ...


It's not only okay to seek praise from God—it's absolutely necessary.


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Hezekiah: Healed but Boastful

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Today we're going to be looking at Isaiah 38 and 39. I was thinking this week as I pondered these passages that the Bible is a lot like an ...


Guard your heart from the deceptive, insidious power of pride.


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Heart Worm

Over these past weeks we've been looking together at some conditions of the human heart that obviously need help. When we meet somebody whose life is ...


What does God do with a self-righteous heart?


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The Name

Introduction

Today we're on our third sermon in a series on the Ten Commandments. Imagine if everybody on the planet obeyed the Ten Commandments. In a ...


Using God’s name in worthy ways


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The Good News Is the Bad News Is Wrong

Introduction

I'd like you to use your imagination this morning and picture our world, your world, as a terrarium. You know what a terrarium is. My version ...



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Image Management

Introduction

In her wonderful book Breathe, author Keri Wyatt Kent names four crucial commitments necessary to finding our way into a saner kind of life ...


When we're keeping up appearances


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King Me!

If you need an overall title, you could try something like this: "The King Takes His Throne: Solomon's Rise to Power."
By submitting to the kingdom of Christ, we put Jesus on his rightful throne.


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Remember God in the Moment
Remember God in the Moment

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"Remember also your Creator in the days of your youth, before the evil days come and the years draw near when you will say, 'I have ...


Live in continual communication with God and with a constant awareness that he created you.


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Taming the Beast

Text: Genesis 4:1–16
Topic: How to battle envy

Introduction

A few years ago, two high school girls in California—well liked, talented and ambitious—attended ...


Envy will destroy us if we don't tame it with love.


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Prepare for God's Visitation
Prepare for God's Visitation

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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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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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We Don't Have Men Like That

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[Editorial comment: Sunukjian delivers this sermon as a first-person narrative. References to props or stage directions will appear in italics.] ...


We are called to live in service to the King.


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It's Not Thinking Less of Yourself; It's Thinking of Yourself Less

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A few years ago, one of my students was speaking to our class about his denominational background. He told the class that the average church ...


How to maintain harmony in the church


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The Second Extreme: Contempt for the Lost

Introduction

I've got good news, bad news, and hard news.

The good news: The best argument for God is the church. Everyday, God becomes accessible to a ...


To both experience and celebrate God's grace, we must allow him to swallow us whole.


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The Good News Is, the Bad News Is Wrong

Text: Ecclesiastes 3:1-14; 1 Corinthians 15:17-20
Topic: How Christ frees us from the meaninglessness of life on our own

Introduction

I'd like you to use ...


Jesus' resurrection broke the bounds of this life and enables us to do the same.


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Public Performance Is Easier than Private Devotion

Introduction

If you are just joining us, this is the third week in a six-week series entitled "Adventures in Missing the Point." We have been learning ...


The power of authentic piety in a world that talks the talk


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Don’t You Believe It! The Myth of Greener Grass

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This morning we’re looking at the last of the Ten Commandments, which deals with desiring something that someone else has, but which we do ...


We’ve been shown grace by God, and we’re to spread that grace around.


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His Own Knew Him Not

In a recent survey conducted by the Section on Worship and Board of Discipleship, namely Hoyt Hickman calling his friends in the evening on the telephone, ...


Familiarity with truth makes it harder to hear.


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