Intimacy with God tends to be this nebulous idea that most Christians doubt they will ever truly experience. However, I think otherwise…   “Here’s what I want you to do: Find a quiet, secluded place so you won’t be tempted to role-play before God. Just be there as simply and honestly as you can manage.…

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Words: we speak them, read them, write them, and sing them. They are our main vessel of communication.  But, my goal was to determine how words frame my world. To some the Bible is just a book of words. To Christians the Bible is much more. It is embraced to draw inspiration for our everyday life,…

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As we usher in the new year we all need to be reminded that God has great things in store for 2016. Perhaps the New Year sounds daunting to you? Maybe the unmet goals and failed resolutions of years past keep you from dreaming about what God can do in 2016. I do believe that…

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As a pastor it can sometimes be difficult to find ways to illustrate biblical truths.  Many scripture passages have complex messages and meanings that are challenging to portray to our flock.  Enter the sermon illustration.  Though meant only as a tool to help convey a greater timeless truth, it is a tool that every pastor…

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They are fresh in our minds…the events of Paris.  And it is easy to get caught up in anger, disgust, and even hate.  I’ll admit, I struggle too.  But we need to learn how to forgive…   Though we read our bibles, and we see Jesus emphatically say “Not 7 times, but 7×77 times.”  We…

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Why are we so ready to walk away from people and never look back? What thinking has convinced us that people aren’t as important as we thought? When it comes to relationships these days, it seems just about everyone is packing around a lighter and a stick of dynamite. I’m just protecting myself, our internal voice whispers.…

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Pride is the undoing of the Christians faith.  It most often breeds overconfidence in our lives while preventing us from doing the one thing we should be…calling out for our Savior.   As Jesus said in Mark 2:17 “It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous,…

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“Morning hours” can most easily be described as the first two hours after waking up. The average person will experience approximately 50,000 of these hours in their adult life. Consequently, it would be wise to for us to learn how to effectively use this time. While many of us use this time to ease into our…

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With the fast pace of our modern culture it is easy to get swept up during the week and forget to keep our eyes fixed upon the Lord. According to a poll conducted by Thinkprogress.org, one in five individuals are working well over 60 hours a week.  With that, the national average for hours worked…

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LOOKING FOR SOMETHING TO LISTEN TO WHILE YOU ARE TRAVELING OR AT THE GYM?  CHECK OUT 3 AWESOME SERMONS FROM MINISTRIES USING OUR SERVICES HERE AT SERMON.NET. Whether in the car, at the office, or working out at the gym, a positive word can give you a boost in your day.  For that reason we have…

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