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  • Allen Calkins

    Contributing sermons since Nov 22, 2009
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Star Hope Bapitst Church
Elsberry, Missouri 63343
573-898-2361

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  • Courageous

    Contributed on Jan 20, 2012
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    Joshua 1:6-9 calls us to be more Courageous 1) At home, 2) At work and school and 3) In the world. (to expand on the themes of the movie "Courageous")

    Courageous Joshua 1:6-9 INTRODUCTION This past Friday, September 30th, the latest Sherwood Baptist movie project, Courageous, opened at area theatres all around St. Louis and across the nation. I received a Facebook message from FBC, Wright City Pastor Chad Hodges about going to the movie ...read more

  • Your Savior Is Born: As Promised

    Contributed on Dec 13, 2009
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    The reality of the Virgin birth and other prophesies fulfilled by Christ’s birth gives us overwhelming evidence of the power, love and faithfulness of God.

    Your Savior is Born: AS PROMISED Isaiah 7:14 INTRODUCTION If you have spent any time traveling down Hwy 61 between Troy and Wentzville you have probably noticed the signs MODot has placed along the road to mark the various road improvement projects that have been recently undertaken. When ...read more

  • Understanding God's Love Language

    Contributed on Nov 24, 2009
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    If it is important to understand our spouse’s preferred love language so we can dispaly our love for them effectively, how much more important is it that we understand and express our love to the Lord according to His preferred love languages?.

    Understanding God’s Love Language I Corinthians 13:1-3 INTRODUCTION Over three decades ago, Dr. Gary Chapman authored a marriage enrichment book that has become a classic in the field. It has helped millions of married couples draw closer to one another by giving them the tools they need to ...read more

  • Apprehending The Exalted Christ

    Contributed on Nov 24, 2009
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    If Jesus Christ is who Paul says He is, the Jesus deserves our submission and allegiance all the days of our life.

    Apprehending the Exalted Christ Colossians 1:15-23 INTRODUCTION One time at church camp, a Bible teacher decided to give the grade school aged campers who were in attendance the opportunity to ask him any question about Jesus that they had. Nobody had any idea what kind of questions he ...read more

  • Living As The Hope Of Glory

    Contributed on Nov 24, 2009
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    If "Christ in You" is the hope of glory, we need to realize the tremendous responsibility that is ours to represent and proclaim Christ in the world.

    Living as the Hope of Glory Colossians 1:25-29 INTRODUCTION One of the most frequently used words among Christians is the word “church”. Just think about how many times TODAY you have used this word. And yet, even though we use this word a great deal, I wonder sometimes whether what we ...read more

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  • Over Three Decades Ago, Dr. Gary Chapman Authored ...

    Contributed on Nov 24, 2009
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    Over three decades ago, Dr. Gary Chapman authored a marriage enrichment book that has become a classic in the field. It has helped millions of married couples draw closer to one another by giving them the tools they need to express their love for one another in the “love language” their spouse ...read more

  • Power May Make A Task Easier. But It Still ...

    Contributed on Nov 24, 2009
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    ILL: Power may make a task easier. But it still takes an effort to accomplish. A power riding lawn mower or a power push mower makes mowing much easier than using a push mower with no motor. But it still requires an effort on our part. An automatic dishwasher makes the core of washing dishes ...read more