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Money, Money, Money (Rich Toward God)

The texts before us this morning all deal with the problems and possibilities of wealth. Because these texts concern us all, in applying them, I have sometimes changed the pronouns in the texts from the third person “they” and “them” … Continue reading

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Marthas and Marys

38 Now as they went on their way, he entered a certain village, where a woman named Martha welcomed him into her home. 39 She had a sister named Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to what … Continue reading

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Dual Citizenship (Preached on July 3rd, 2022)

The Epistle to Diognetus was written between 130 and 200 A.D. by a member of the Johannine community.  In commenting on the place of Christians in the world is opines that “Every foreign country is (our) fatherland, and every fatherland … Continue reading

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A New Commandment

This morning we are going to end up talking about love, and I thought we should begin with a definition of love. Available definitions run from the sublime to the ridiculous, from the concise to the comprehensive.  Shakespeare wrote 154 … Continue reading

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What People Want

Way back in the year 2000 there was a movie entitled, “What Women Want.”  I don’t know how many people saw it, but enough people must have seen it to warrant a remake because in 2019 there was a sequel … Continue reading

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