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Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Apr 18, 2021
After Easter. Self-giving love and resurrection life.
Acts 4:5-12; Psalm 23:1-6; 1 John 3:16-24; John 10:11-18. SELF-GIVING LOVE AND RESURRECTION LIFE. A) Acts 4:5-12. There is a parallel between the persecution of Jesus upon the healing of a man ‘blind from birth’ (John 9:1), and the persecution of Peter and John upon the healing of a man ‘lame ...read more
Contributed by Robert Kerr on Aug 13, 2002
What the good Shepherd does for His sheep
THE GOOD SHEPHERD Psalm 23 was written by King David during the period when his own son (Absalom) rebelled against him and toppled him from the throne. David fled Jerusalem and his life was in jeopardy and he was hunted and hounded for a number of months. (2 Sam 15) David begins: Verse 1 ...read more
Contributed by Mark H. Stevens ThD on Jul 13, 2016
Romans 9:2 "That I have great heaviness and continual sorrow in my heart." Paul loved his people (Israel) he would forfeit his salvation for them....how bad do YOU want to see people saved?
Romans 9:1 "I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience also bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost," Romans 9:2 "That I have great heaviness and continual sorrow in my heart." We will see in the beginning of this chapter a sorrowful Paul. As we have said before in these lessons, ...read more
Contributed by John Williams III on Apr 16, 2021
In today’s text, we know that ten of Jesus’s twelve of disciples were staying behind closed doors in the Upper Room because of fear. This sermon seeks to address how Jesus ministers to us and how we are called to witness to others.
JESUS CALMS OUR FEARS AND RECONNECTS US Text: Luke 24:36-49 Luke 24:36-49 While they were talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, "Peace be with you." (37) They were startled and terrified, and thought that they were seeing a ghost. ...read more
Contributed by Dr. JWT Spies on Apr 16, 2021
Knowing that the Lord is there when you need him
Intro: If you have your bibles, I want you to look in the depths of the Old Testament, to be precise in the book of Ezekiel. Many of you have been the topics of conversations a number of you have been the main topic of some very serious discussions. There have been some people discussing you. And ...read more
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