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The Comeback Kid

In his final moments Samson returned to God and accomplished his greatest victory. If you have failed and failed again, take heart. This story is for you.

Text: Judges 16:23-31
Sermon Series: Samson, A Man for Our Times (Judges 13-16)
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Make No Small Plans

Before we moved to Oak Park last August, someone gave us a copy of the Chicago Magazine’s Guide to Chicago. […]

Text: Various
Sermon Series: State of the Church Sermons
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Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places

Unless we deal with our problems they will come back to haunt us again and again and again. Because Samson never faced his inner problems, in the end they destroyed him.

Text: Judges 16:1-22
Sermon Series: Samson, A Man for Our Times (Judges 13-16)
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How an Angry Man Gets Even

It happened again this week, something that’s happened every week during this series from the life of Samson. Someone said […]

Text: Judges 15
Sermon Series: Samson, A Man for Our Times (Judges 13-16)
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Out of Control

Samson’s story proves that smart people can do some very stupid things. Because he never appreciated his spiritual heritage, he was quick to throw it away.

Text: Judges 14
Sermon Series: Samson, A Man for Our Times (Judges 13-16)
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Most Likely to Succeed

Samson is the perfect man for the 21st-century. He was the American Idol of the Old Testament, born with every advantage you could ask for. His story proves that a good beginning doesn’t guarantee a good end.

Text: Judges 13
Sermon Series: Samson, A Man for Our Times (Judges 13-16)
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The Salt and Light Brigade

The year was 1970, the tail end of the wild period of modern American history. Dr. E. Stanley Jones, the […]

Text: Matthew 5:13-16
Sermon Series: Our Mutual Covenant
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Raising PG Kids in an X-Rated World

Art Linkletter was right. Kids do say the darndest things. The other night this scene unfolded at our house. It […]

Text: Ephesians 6:4
Sermon Series: Our Mutual Covenant
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What the Bible Says About Homosexuality

Perhaps the place to begin this morning is with the simple confession that I did not want to preach this […]

Text: Various
Sermon Series: Critical Issues

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