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  • Michael Deutsch

    Contributing sermons since Jul 17, 2001
Michael's church

First Baptist Church
Alexandria, Indiana 46001
765-724-2457

About Michael
  • Education: M. Div. - Northern Baptist Seminary D. Min. - Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
  • Books that have had an impact: Deep Change by Robert Quinn Managing Transitions by William Bridges
  • Hobbies: Coaching, Family, Music, Reading
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  • The Power Of God's Love

    Contributed on Oct 24, 2019
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    As we continue to look at Ephesians, we look at the power of God's love.

    The Power of Love Ephesians 3:14-21 October 29, 2019 I think most people like super-heroes. Partly because they defeat the forces of evil, but I think there’s a deeper reason why we like super-heroes. I’m not sure if I’ve ever had one particular super-hero who I really like or if I could, I ...read more

  • One And The Same

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2019
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    A journey through Ephesians focuses on Jew and Gentile coming together as one new person in Christ.

    A Unified Different Ephesians 2:11-21 October 20, 2019 A couple of weeks ago at the Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers football game a controversy was started. It literally had nothing to do with the game itself. The officials didn’t blow a call, nobody said anything too bizarre. The ...read more

  • God's Amazing Grace

    Contributed on Oct 5, 2019
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    Continuing our look through Ephesians. Looking at God's amazing grace.

    From Death to Life Ephesians 2:1-10 October 6, 2019 Can I ask you something? Does it drive you crazy when someone brings up your past mistakes and sins? You know what I mean? Couples tend to do that when they’re arguing. Well, I remember when you said this to me 10 years ago! OR You’re ...read more

  • God's Power Revelaed

    Contributed on Sep 27, 2019
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    Part 4 of a look through the book of Ephesians. As we see God's power and majesty.

    God’s Revelation Ephesians 1:15-23 September 29, 2019 As most of you know this week, the democratic party is beginning the process of attempting to impeach President Trump. I am not, and let me repeat, I am not making a political statement about any of this. What I want to say to get us going ...read more

  • Chosen, Redeemed, Sealed!

    Contributed on Sep 20, 2019
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    A look through the book of Ephesians, celebrating the great news of Jesus!

    Chosen, Redeemed and Sealed Ephesians 1:3-14 September 22, 2019 Have you ever thought about life in the sense of do-overs? People say hindsight is 20/20, and we would tend to agree . . . it’s always easy to look back and see what we should have or could have done. If you could do certain parts ...read more

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  • The Power Of Silence

    Contributed on Jun 4, 2016
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    They say silence is golden – but is it possible that too much silence is not such a good thing? There’s a room in the United States that’s so quiet it becomes unbearable after a short time. The longest anyone has survived in the ‘anechoic chamber’ at Orfield Laboratories in South Minneapolis is ...read more

  • What Are You Afraid Of? The Barney Story

    Contributed on Sep 11, 2012
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    WHAT ARE YOU AFRAID OF? THE BARNEY STORY A few years ago, a church in Seattle, Washington was having a big kick-off Sunday. They wanted to do something for their children's programs. So they brought in Barney the Dinosaur. They learned, Kids like Barney when he’s on TV or in a stuffed animal. ...read more

  • Covet Vs. Content

    Contributed on Jul 6, 2009
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    COVET VS. CONTENT Imagine Thanksgiving dinner, surrounded by turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, vegetables, rolls, pecan pies, pumpkin pies, cakes, cookies, and more. You sit down at that meal and you eat your share of the food, but you don't over eat, you eat just the right ...read more

  • Honesty Matters

    Contributed on Jul 6, 2009
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    HONESTY MATTERS I read about a high school golfer, Chelsee Richard, of Bloomingdale High School in Brandon, Florida. She lost her chance to win the 2004 state championship — by being honest. In the qualifier for the state finals, Chelsee hit her tee shot on the second hole into the rough. ...read more

  • The Skeleton At The End Of The Feast

    Contributed on Nov 19, 2008
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    To lick our wounds, to smack your lips over grievances long past, to roll over your tongue the prospect of bitter confrontations still to come, to savor to the last toothsome morsel both the pain you are given and the pain you are giving back -- in many ways, it is a feast for a king. The chief ...read more