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  • Francis Balla

    Contributing sermons since Aug 24, 2012
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Hope Church Sharon
Sharon, Massachusetts
781784 9008

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  • Out Of The Salt Shaker

    Contributed on Jul 18, 2018
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    Some time back, our denomination’s District Executive minister wanted to get to know me, since I was a new minister in the region. He wanted to treat me to an authentic southern breakfast, so he took me out to a Cracker Barrell Country Store. He ordered “Grits.”

    Introduction: Some time back, our denomination’s District Executive minister wanted to get to know me, since I was a new minister in the region. He wanted to treat me to an authentic southern breakfast, so he took me out to a Cracker Barrell Country Store. He ordered “Grits.” I was dreaming about a ...read more

  • Be The Church

    Contributed on Sep 20, 2017
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    We have many church shoppers and hoppers these days, who do not have full understanding of what church really is or perhaps they are looking for a perfect Church. Let me assure you, there are no perfect churches, because there are no perfect people.

    BE THE CHURCH! Romans 12:3-13 Introduction: When I ask you what is a Church, you may answer in one or two ways: A church is a building where Christians go to worship. Or a group of committed believers of Christ, figuring out how best to live out their faith. When people come to church, they ...read more

  • Radical Forgiveness

    Contributed on Mar 25, 2013
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    IF CHRIST COULD FORGIVE WHEN HE DIED ON THE CROSS WHY CAN'T I?

    Just before the Valentines Day the sporting world was shocked to learn that Oscar Pistorius popularly known as the “blade runner” allegedly killed his girl friend Reeva Steenkamp a 29 year old South African Model. Another tragic loss of life! Following the tragedy Reeva’s ...read more

  • The Steward In The Square

    Contributed on Nov 15, 2012
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    If you ever get to Venice, one of the places to see is Saint Mark’s Square, the spot Napoleon called “the drawing room of Europe.” But if you go there, make sure your belly is covered up. It’s not that there’s exactly a dress code, but there is an expecta

    If you ever get to Venice, one of the places to see is Saint Mark’s Square, the spot Napoleon called “the drawing room of Europe.” But if you go there, make sure your belly is covered up. It’s not that there’s exactly a dress code, but there is an expectation of ...read more

  • The Significance Of The Kingdom Of God

    Contributed on Sep 24, 2012
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    When I gave my life to Jesus in the 80’s I realized that I belonged to the Kingdom of God. In those days it was a major theme in the Christian world. But unfortunately in the 21st century many Christians don’t even know there is something called the Kingd

    In an earlier century, there lay a large boulder in the middle of the roadway. Traveler after traveler walked past the boulder, veering off the side of the road to get around it. All the while, they were shaking their head and muttering, "Can you believe that? Someone should get that big thing out ...read more

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  • Sometimes We Need A Steward

    Contributed on Nov 15, 2012
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    SOMETIMES WE NEED A STEWARD If you ever get to Venice, one of the places to see is Saint Mark's Square, the spot Napoleon called "the drawing room of Europe." But if you go there, make sure your belly is covered up. It’s not that there's exactly a dress code, but there is an expectation of ...read more

  • Get Acquainted With Heaven

    Contributed on Sep 24, 2012
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    GET ACQUAINTED WITH HEAVEN "The man who is about to sail for Australia or New Zealand as a settler, is naturally anxious to know something about his future home, its climate, its employments, its inhabitants, its ways, its customs. All these are subjects of deep interest to him. You are leaving ...read more

  • A Prayer Offered By Rev. Jacob Douche At The ...

    Contributed on Aug 24, 2012
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    A prayer offered by Rev. Jacob Douche at the commencement of First Continental Congress meeting on Sept 7, 1774. “O Lord our Heavenly Father, high and mighty King of kings, and Lord of lords, who from your throne behold all the dwellers on earth and reigns with power supreme and uncontrolled over ...read more

  • Let Me Read One Of Aesop’s Greek Fables; In ...

    Contributed on Aug 24, 2012
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    Let me read one of Aesop’s Greek fables; In the forest, there lived four oxen. They were very good friends and always went together to graze in the fields. However, every time they went, a hungry lion tried to attack them. The lion longed for their meat. But they withstood his attack by fighting ...read more

  • A Single Snow Flake That Looks Beautiful And ...

    Contributed on Aug 24, 2012
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    "A single snow flake that looks beautiful and innocent. If it remains on its own it can easily fly away or quickly melt away. On it’s own it does no harm and poses no threat to any one does it? But when it unites with other snow flakes, they gain more strength and power. Those of us who live in ...read more