Unique Ways to Happiness, Job 5:17-18

God offers his people unique ways to happiness.  We can be happy in ways that the world knows nothing about.  The world’s happiness is derived from pleasure.  They might be happy with an event, a person, an accomplishment, or some form of entertainment.  We can be happy with these things,...

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Shushan Was Perplexed, Est 3:8-15

Shushan Was Perplexed Est 3: 8-15 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Haman had convinced King Ahasuerus to let him write a decree to destroy all of the Jews, men, women, and children, in his provinces and to take the spoil of them into the king’s treasures.  The decree was to be published...

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Creator, Ecc 12:1

Five times the word “Creator” appears in your Bible.  In the context of each reference we learn why it is important to remember that God created us. Ecc 12:1, “Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth”.  According to the context of this verse, Ecc 11:9-10; 12:13-14, young...

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Choose You This Day, Jos 24:14-15

In Jos 24:14-15, at the end of Joshua’s life, he charged Israel with one final command.  He commanded them to choose this day whom they would serve. He said to Israel: Fear the Lord.  If you had a dad or a boss or a commander that you feared, you did...

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Serving With Fear, Col 3:22-25

Introduction to serving with fear Today’s sermon is on serving with fear. We have preached recently on serving God and serving others.  A number of you are serving, and I’m thankful for your service.  We have some opportunities for others to serve right now, as well.  And with the Preachers...

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Ye Serve the Lord Christ, Col 3:17-25

No matter what we do with our time here on earth, we are servants of the Lord.  Like Paul said in Col 3:24, “ye serve the Lord Christ.”  And we are to serve him continually.  In Col 3:17-25, Paul gave us some plain instructions on how to serve the Lord. ...

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Believe It Or Not, Acts 28:24

AUDIO RECORDING OF THIS SERMON Paul used three means to try to get the Jews to believe what he was saying about the kingdom of God and Jesus in Acts 28:23.   He expounded the word of God – to expound is to explain; to lay open the meaning; to...

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With All Confidence, Acts 28:30-31

VIDEO RECORDING OF THIS SERMON In Acts 28:30-31, when Paul dwelt in his own hired house in Rome, he was “Preaching the kingdom of God, and teaching those things which concern the Lord Jesus Christ, with all confidence, no man forbidding him.”  How is it, as a prisoner in Rome,...

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Don’t Rock the Boat, Acts 27

Acts 27 is about a terrible storm through which Paul sailed on his journey to Italy.  The storm destroyed the ship but none of the men on board were killed.  “they escaped all safe to land,” [Acts 27:44].  What we’re going through right now with the coronavirus and with the...

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No Changes, Ps 55:19

Ps 55:19 says, “Because they have no changes, therefore they fear not God.”  The fear of God is one of the most essential things in the Bible.  Solomon said that to fear God and keep his commandments is the whole duty of man [Ecc 12:13].  Yet, Paul said that the...

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