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  • Kevin Ruffcorn

    Contributing sermons since Feb 10, 2005
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Desert Streams Lutheran Church
Surprise, Arizona 85374
623-215-8139

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  • A Different Path

    Contributed on Feb 11, 2019
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    By faith, we walk a different path.

    INTRODUCTION For the past several weeks, we have been working with the idea that the Kingdom of God is not some future place to spend eternity, but rather is right here and now. Jesus’ words to those who came to hear him teach were, “Repent and believe for the Kingdom of God has come.” This ...read more

  • Ancestors

    Contributed on Dec 29, 2018
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    Throughout the history of the Israelites, God has moved to fulfill God’s promises.

    Matthew 1:1-17 “Ancestors” INTRODUCTION There is great interest in our ancestry. Tens of thousands of people are researching their family histories and genealogical records in order to find out more about their families, their relatives and themselves. DNA scans are also popular as we, who ...read more

  • A Way Of Life

    Contributed on Nov 29, 2018
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    Observing and grieved by injustice and suffering, the prophet realizes that faith is a way of life and not an answer.

    Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2:2-4; 3:17-19 “A Way of Life” INTRODUCTION Today we enter the season of Advent. It is a time of preparation—for two arrivals. We first are preparing for the celebration of the birth of the Christ Child. This first arrival happened over two thousand years ago. The second ...read more

  • Peace Shall Reign

    Contributed on Nov 19, 2018
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    In the face of danger, Isaiah proclaims that there will come a time when peace will reign and swords shall be beaten into plowshares

    INTRODUCTION Life is lived in paradox. When writing about Christian liberty, Martin Luther identified a striking paradox. He wrote, “A Christian is a perfectly free lord of all, subject to none. A Christian is a perfectly dutiful servant of all, subject of all, subject to all.” We daily live in ...read more

  • A Humble Walk

    Contributed on Nov 12, 2018
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    God desires justice, kindness and humility in the lives of God’s people

    Micah 5:2-5, 6:6-8 “A Humble Walk” INTRODUCTION The world of the people to whom the prophet Micah spoke was in shambles. Jerusalem was under siege. The rulers were self-serving and corrupt. They were forsaking the Lord and causing the people to seek other gods and worship idols. There was no ...read more

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  • There Is The Story Of A Chinese Farmer Who Was A ...

    Contributed on May 18, 2006
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    There is the story of a Chinese farmer who was a Christian. He farmed the side of a hill along with a few other farmers. One of the most difficult tasks that the farmer had was to irrigate his crop. He had to carry water from a lake below the hill up to his land. The farmer who owned the land below ...read more

  • Temptation And Evil Are Parts Of Life. We Pray In ...

    Contributed on May 12, 2005
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    Temptation and evil are parts of life. We pray in this petition that God will guard us from its disastrous effects and help us stand against it. Unfortunately many of us follow the example of the majority of people and follow the path of least resistance. We yield. In the lake of life, we are Brown ...read more