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Kingdoms in Conflict
by Ray Pritchard

“Your kingdom come” is not a passive prayer. If you ever decide to make the kingdom of God the first priority in your life, you may not become a missionary, but you will become fundamentally different from the world around you.

Text: Matthew 6:10
Sermon Series: And When You Pray: The Deeper Meaning of The Lord’s Prayer
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Taking God Seriously
by Ray Pritchard

When you pray, “Hallowed be your name,” you are both the voice and the feet of that petition. As the very words leave your lips, your life is part of the answer.

Text: Matthew 6:9
Sermon Series: And When You Pray: The Deeper Meaning of The Lord’s Prayer
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God Our Father
by Ray Pritchard

The Lord’s Prayer answers the greatest question of the universe–Is there anybody up there who cares about me? Is there anybody up there who knows my name? And the answer comes back-Yes. Yes. Yes. There is a God in heaven who cares about you. And he is called Father.

Text: Matthew 6:9
Sermon Series: And When You Pray: The Deeper Meaning of The Lord’s Prayer
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Invitation to the Heart of God
by Ray Pritchard

We approach the Lord’s Prayer with humility, saying with the first disciples, “Lord, teach us to pray.” Through prayer we journey from wherever we are on earth to the very heart of God.

Text: Matthew 6:9
Sermon Series: And When You Pray: The Deeper Meaning of The Lord’s Prayer
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Walk on Water, Pete!
by Ray Pritchard

Christ calls us to find out what he is doing in the world, and then to fling ourselves wholeheartedly into his cause. Staying in the boat may be comfortable and safe, but that’s not what the life of faith is all about.

Text: Matthew 14:22-33
Sermon Series: Beyond Denial: Finding Ourselves in Peter’s Story
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The Midway
by Ray Pritchard

If only a few people will be saved, how can there be a vast multitude in heaven? And why do so many people miss the narrow gate while many others find it? Life on the midway helps us answer those questions.

Sermon Series: Standalone Messages
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How Good Christians Sometimes Do the Devil’s Work
by Ray Pritchard

As it was for Peter, so it will be for all of us. Our strengths and our weaknesses lie side by side. If we live on the level of our emotions, we may find ourselves actually opposing Jesus. If we think that our understanding equals God’s will, we are bound to fall into many grievous errors.

Text: Matthew 16:21-23
Sermon Series: Beyond Denial: Finding Ourselves in Peter’s Story
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Born of a Virgin
by Ray Pritchard

Christmas is an amazing time of year. Yesterday I ran across a statement that sums it up: “Isn’t it amazing […]

Text: Isaiah 7:14; Matthew 1:23
Sermon Series: Christ BC
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Sleeping Together and Christ’s Global Cause
by Ray Pritchard

Why shouldn’t two adult Christians who happen to be divorced and have fallen in love—why shouldn’t they sleep together? That’s the question a man asked in an email. Here is my answer.

Sermon Series: Crucial Questions
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How to Be a Leader People Want to Follow
by Ray Pritchard

To be credible means that you are believable. To be authentic means that you are genuine and real, not a fake or phony. Put the words together and a credible, authentic leader is someone who can be trusted because he is what he professes to be. He is the real deal, what you see is what you get.

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