3-Week Series: Double Blessing

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  • Matthew Kratz

    Contributing sermons since Feb 26, 2007
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  • Light For The Path

    Contributed on Jan 23, 2020
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    In Psalm 119:105-112 the word of God is shown as: 1)Light Points Our Direction (Psalm 119:105-108), 2) Light Presents Our Defense (Psalm 119:109-110), 3) Light Provides Our Delight (Psalm 119:111-112).

    Psalm 119:105-112 105 Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.106 I have sworn an oath and confirmed it, to keep your righteous rules. 107 I am severely afflicted; give me life, O LORD, according to your word! 108 Accept my freewill offerings of praise, O LORD, and teach me your ...read more

  • The Light Of His Presence-Part 2

    Contributed on Jan 18, 2020
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    1) Fervency in supplication (Acts 9:10-12), 2) Faithfulness in service (Acts 9:13-17a), 3) The Filling of the Spirit (Acts 9:17b), 4) Fellowship with the saints (Acts 9:18-19), and 5) Fervency in speaking (Acts 9:20)

    Acts 9:10-20 [10] Now there was a disciple at Damascus named Ananias. The Lord said to him in a vision, "Ananias." And he said, "Here I am, Lord." [11]And the Lord said to him, "Rise and go to the street called Straight, and at the house of Judas look for a man of Tarsus ...read more

  • The Light Of His Presence-Part 1

    Contributed on Jan 10, 2020
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    The remarkable conversion of Saul, in which he put his faith in the Savior he had been so viciously persecuting, unfolds in five phases: 1) Contact (Acts 9:3), 2) Conviction (Acts 9:4), 3) Conversion (Acts 9:5), 4) Consecration (Acts 9:6–8), and 5) Communion (Acts 9:9).

    Acts 9:1-9 [1] But Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest [2] and asked him for letters to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any belonging to the Way, men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem. [3] Now as he went ...read more

  • Father Of Lights

    Contributed on Jan 2, 2020
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    Someone shows that they are a follower of the "Father of Lights" through their: 1) Words (James 1:19-21), 2) Walk (James 1:22-25), and 3) Works (James 1:26-27).

    James 1:17-27 [17] Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change. [18] Of his own will he brought us forth by the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures. [19] ...read more

  • The End Is Near

    Contributed on Dec 27, 2019
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    Christ depicted three coming realities: 1) The Destruction of the Temple (Mark 13:1-2), 2) The Deception of Many (Mark 13:4–6), and finally, 3) The Devastation of the Earth (Mark 13:7–8).

    Mark 13:1–8 And as he came out of the temple, one of his disciples said to him, “Look, Teacher, what wonderful stones and what wonderful buildings!” 2 And Jesus said to him, “Do you see these great buildings? There will not be left here one stone upon another that will not be thrown down.” 3 And as ...read more

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  • Security

    Contributed on Jun 28, 2009
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    SECURITY Consider this story in relying upon God: The 3-year-old felt secure in his father’s arms as Dad stood in the middle of the pool. But Dad, for fun, began walking slowly toward the deep end, gently chanting, “Deeper and deeper and deeper,” as the water rose higher and higher on the child. ...read more

  • Your Grumbling Goes With You

    Contributed on Jun 15, 2009
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    YOUR GRUMBLING GOES WITH YOU There was a boy named Grumble Tone who ran away to sea, "I’m sick of things on land," he said, "as sick as I can be; A life upon the bounding wave will suit a lad like me!" The seething ocean billows failed to stimulate his mirth, For he did not like the vessel, ...read more

  • 1938 God Moves In Mysterious ...

    Contributed on Jun 15, 2009
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    1938 God Moves In Mysterious Ways At age 32, William Cowper passed through a great crisis in his life. He tried to end his life by taking laudanum. Then he hired a horse-drawn cabbie, ordering the driver to take him to the Thames, intending to throw himself from the bridge. It was one of London’s ...read more

  • The Foolishness Of Trying To Cover Up Our Sin Is ...

    Contributed on Jun 8, 2009
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    The foolishness of trying to cover up our sin is well illustrated with the story of the drunk husband who snuck up the stairs quietly. He looked in the bathroom mirror and bandaged the bumps and bruises he’d received in a fight earlier that night. He then proceeded to climb into bed, smiling at the ...read more

  • Traders Vs. ...

    Contributed on Jun 8, 2009
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    Traders vs. Investors We all have seen the effect of those who have given up on the economy. In his newspaper column called “Market Report,” Bill Barnhart once explained the difference between investors and traders in the stock market. “A trader in a stock,” writes Barnhart, “is making ...read more