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Some Sneered, Others Questioned, A Few Believed: Lessons on the Amazing Power of the Gospel

It is not often that a preacher has his sermon interrupted by the congregation. In the 29 years that I […]

Text: Acts 17:32-34
Sermon Series: From Athens to Oak Park (Acts 17)
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Here Comes the Judge: Bad News for Modern Man

“Now this matter is between me, the two people I love most—my wife and our daughter—and our God.” Those are […]

Text: Acts 17:31
Sermon Series: From Athens to Oak Park (Acts 17)
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Repent! The Forgotten Doctrine of Salvation

In 1937 the American Tract Society sponsored a contest in which they offered a prize of $1,000 for the best […]

Text: Acts 17:30
Sermon Series: From Athens to Oak Park (Acts 17)
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Homemade Gods: A Warning Against Modern-Day Baal Worship

“Idols? You must be kidding.” “That’s what they have in Africa, right?” “Me? An idol-worshiper? What do you take me […]

Text: Acts 17:29
Sermon Series: From Athens to Oak Park (Acts 17)
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Empty on the Inside: How God Reveals Himself to Us

If you don’t know God, it’s not God’s fault. God has already done everything necessary for you to have a relationship with him. He created the world and then left his fingerprints everywhere. He even placed you where you are so that you would seek him.

Text: Acts 17:26-28
Sermon Series: From Athens to Oak Park (Acts 17)
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He Doesn’t Need Your Help: The Truth You Must Understand

Those who listen to me preach on a regular basis know that whenever I find a good idea, I like […]

Text: Acts. 17:24-25
Sermon Series: From Athens to Oak Park (Acts 17)
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To an Unknown God: How to Find Common Ground

If you ever attend seminary, you will study a subject called homiletics. That’s a course where you learn how to […]

Text: Acts 17:22-23
Sermon Series: From Athens to Oak Park (Acts 17)
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Babbling for Jesus: Speaking Truth to Highly Intelligent People

I’d like to begin by telling you about a new mission statement that has just been approved by the elders […]

Text: Acts 17:18-21
Sermon Series: From Athens to Oak Park (Acts 17)
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From Athens to Oak Park: Why God Put Us Here

Let me imagine a situation for a moment and ask how you would respond. Let’s suppose that you are a […]

Text: Acts 17:16-17
Sermon Series: From Athens to Oak Park (Acts 17)