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The Comeback Kid: Christ Speaks to the Problem of Personal Failure

Have you ever done something or said something that disappointed someone you loved? I suppose all of us, if we […]

Text: John 21
Sermon Series: Conversations with Jesus: Christ Speaks to Modern Problems
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The Woman Caught in the Act: Christ Speaks to the Problem of a Judgmental Spirit

“It is a terrible thing for a sinner to fall into the hands of his fellow sinners.” F. B. Meyer […]

Text: John 8:1-11
Sermon Series: Conversations with Jesus: Christ Speaks to Modern Problems
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The Apostle Who Would Not Believe: Christ Speaks to the Problem of Broken Dreams

Do you believe in miracles? Do you believe in honest-to-goodness, old-fashioned acts of God? That’s a good question to ask […]

Text: John 20:24-29
Sermon Series: Conversations with Jesus: Christ Speaks to Modern Problems
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The Man Who Would Be King: Christ Speaks to the Problem of Frivolous Curiosity

This is the story of a man who had a chance but didn’t take it and was never offered another […]

Text: Luke 23:1-12
Sermon Series: Conversations with Jesus: Christ Speaks to Modern Problems
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The Man from the Tombs: Christ Speaks to the Problem of Spiritual Bondage

“You can only believe in God if you believe in the devil as well.”—Dutch novelist Harry Mulisch   This is […]

Text: Mark 5:1-17
Sermon Series: Conversations with Jesus: Christ Speaks to Modern Problems
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The Host Who Forgot His Manners: Christ Speaks to the Problem of Spiritual Pride

This text is one of the great short stories of the Bible. A Hollywood writer could turn it into a […]

Text: Luke 7:36-50
Sermon Series: Conversations with Jesus: Christ Speaks to Modern Problems
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The Three Rookies: Christ Speaks to the Problem of Convenient Excuses

I am writing these words at the end of our annual World Focus Week. Last Sunday many of our missionaries […]

Text: Luke 9:57-62
Sermon Series: Conversations with Jesus: Christ Speaks to Modern Problems
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The Frustrated Fisherman: Christ Speaks to the Problem of Limited Vision

Occasionally I am asked how I ended up in the ministry. My close friends know that I come from a […]

Text: Luke 5:1-11
Sermon Series: Conversations with Jesus: Christ Speaks to Modern Problems
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The Harried Homemaker: Christ Speaks to the Problem of Compulsive Busyness

Let’s begin with a series of “what-if” questions. Suppose that the folks from Publishers Clearinghouse pulled up in front of […]

Text: Luke 10:38-42
Sermon Series: Conversations with Jesus: Christ Speaks to Modern Problems
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The Miserable Millionaire: Christ Speak to the Problem of Misplaced Priorities

It has been almost ten years since I last preached on the story of the Rich Young Ruler. That fact […]

Text: Matthew 19:16-26
Sermon Series: Conversations with Jesus: Christ Speaks to Modern Problems