Great Christmas Faith!

JC Ryle spoke of the great faith of the Magi in Matthew’s Gospel.  He said, “We read of no greater faith than this in the whole volume of the Bible.  It is a faith that deserves to be placed side by side with that of the penitent thief.  The thief saw one dying the death […]

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A Confession…

I’ll admit it…I can be a little grumpy from time to time.  I get caught up in what has to be done and lose sight of the now.  Two nights ago I KJ and I took the golf cart around the block a few times.  It was just getting dark, the creation was screaming a […]

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Jesus of the Scars

On Wednesday nights I have been surveying the books of the Bible.  Last year we started in Genesis and tonight I will survey the book of Second Corinthians.  In Mark Dever’s survey of 2 Corinthians he quotes from the poem of Edward Shillito, “Jesus of the Scars.”  Thought it might lead you to the Throne […]

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Kingdom Special Forces!

Yesterday I finally got the chance to go see the movie, Lone Survivor.  If you take away the 500 million F-bombs the movie was incredible.  It was a testimony to the men and women who serve our country and the tenacity with which they fight.  I sat there in awe as I watched the true […]

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A Cross Before A Crown!

O MY SAVIOR, I thank Thee from the depths of my being for Thy wondrous grace and love in bearing my sin in Thine own body on the tree. May Thy cross be to me as the tree that sweetens my bitter Marahs, as the rod that blossoms with life and beauty, as the brazen […]

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May 11, Look at Him!

This week my sermon series in John’s Gospel takes me to John 3:9-15.  In my study I came across a sermon by Spurgeon entitled “Man’s Ruin and God’s Remedy.”  In that sermon Spurgeon spoke of Christ and said, “The hand that poises the world hangs on a nail.  See Him.  The shoulders that supported the […]

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Feb 28, The Absolute Necessity of the Cross!

Dan Phillips in his book, The World-Tilting Gospel reminds us of the need for the cross, “For you see, the Bible is clear that the miserable, lonely death of the Son of God was absolutely necessary for the recovery and redemption of men and women.  If such extreme measures were an absolute necessity—and they were—then […]

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