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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 Cliffhanger

    Contributed on Oct 1, 2018
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    It appears that the end is near with the Red Sea in front of them and the Egyptian Army fast approaching from the rear. At the last moment God acts and the sea parts.

    Exodus 14:5-7, 10-14, 21-29 “A Cliffhanger” INTRODUCTION Our journeys of faith have many aspects to them. • God’s declaration of steadfast love and our experience of God’s overwhelming grace and unconditional forgiveness. • God’s presence, comfort, strength and hope in our times of trials ...read more

  • Called

    Contributed on Sep 17, 2018
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    God reveals himself to Abram and Sarai and calls them to follow him and become a great nation.

    Genesis 12:1-9 “Called” INTRODUCTION Have you ever experienced God speaking to you? I’ve seen some husbands nudge their wives during my sermons and say something like, “Myrtle, have you been talking to the pastor?” After the worship service, they will come up to me and compliment me by ...read more

  • Walking In The Light

    Contributed on Jul 2, 2018
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    Experiencing God’s love and forgiveness we walk in the light with our brothers and sisters in Christ.

    INTRODUCTION What is the result of encountering the God of Light, the God in whom no darkness dwells? This was a burning question for those early followers of “The Way.” They realized that being a Christian involved more than merely giving intellectual accent to a theological doctrine. Loving ...read more

  • The Gift Of Rest

    Contributed on Jun 11, 2018
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    We respond to God’s grace and nurture our relationship with God by observing a day of rest. The world can get along without our involvement (for a day).

    Exodus 20:3-11 “The Gift of Rest” INTRODUCTION We have a problem. A lack of sleep among the U.S. workforce is costing approximately $411 billion and losing 1.2 million working days per year, a new study has found. The study also found that that a person who sleeps on average less than ...read more

  • May The Circle Be Unbroken

    Contributed on May 6, 2018
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    Paul is imprisoned, yet he is thankful. He doesn’t glory in his circumstances, but he does celebrate the relationship that he has with the Christians in Philippi and their partnership in the gospel with him. We too can celebrate this partnership.

    Philippians 1:1-18a. “May the Circle be Unbroken” INTRODUCTION The focus of our attention changes this week from the Book of Acts to Paul’s letter to the Philippians. With that change of focus comes a change of topics. In the Book of Acts we were focused on the work of the Holy Spirit in ...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