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The Torn Curtain

The cross reveals the great heart of God, and that heart is filled with love.

Text: Matthew 27:51
Sermon Series: The Deeper Meaning of the Cross
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Barabbas or Jesus?

I am Barabbas. Every man is. Murderer, thief, criminal, insurrectionist, lawbreaker, rioter. Justly imprisoned, rightly condemned, freed from punishment by a substitute who died in my place.

Text: Matthew 27:15-26
Sermon Series: Faces Around the Cross
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Journey to Bethlehem

That’s the way it was that first Christmas night 2000 years ago. Baby sleeping, mother dreaming, father thinking, and God watching over it all.

Sermon Series: Christmas Messages
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When You Are Unfairly Accused

You find out what you really believe when others mistreat you. Sometimes the real test of your faith is what you don’t do.

Text: Matthew 5:11
Sermon Series: Total Forgiveness
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Why I Believe in a Last-Days Worldwide Awakening

If we are indeed living in the last days before the return of Christ, we should expect things to get better and worse at the same time. We should expect hard times and good times, increasing opposition and amazing open doors, trouble ahead and glorious gospel victories.

Sermon Series: World Missions
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Six Miles From Jesus

Jesus stands at the end of life’s road for all of us. There can be no middle ground. The ultimate question is not how someone else responds but how you respond to Jesus. That’s really the only thing that matters.

Text: Matthew 2:1-6
Sermon Series: Christmas Messages
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Korazin: Knowing Too Much and Believing Too Little

Don’t make the mistake of Korazin and take Jesus for granted. The day of grace comes to an end sooner or later. What will you say in the day of judgment if you have neglected the Son of God?

Text: Matthew 11:20-24
Sermon Series: Standalone Messages
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Singing Through the Lord’s Prayer

Listed below are hymns, gospel songs and choruses that correspond to the various parts of the Lord’s Prayer. I have found it helpful to sing my way through the Lord’s Prayer using these songs to focus my thoughts.

Text: Matthew 6:9-13
Sermon Series: And When You Pray: The Deeper Meaning of The Lord’s Prayer
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Lord’s Prayer People

The Lord’s Prayer answers the question, “What does Christian prayer look like?” Truly Christian prayer starts with God, moves to our human needs, and rises to God again.

Text: Matthew 6:9-13
Sermon Series: And When You Pray: The Deeper Meaning of The Lord’s Prayer
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Praying From the Footnotes

When we pray, we are to begin by asking that God’s name be hallowed and we are to end by praising God for his sovereign rule over the affairs of men. Thus the Lord’s Prayer begins with God and ends with God.

Text: Matthew 6:13
Sermon Series: And When You Pray: The Deeper Meaning of The Lord’s Prayer