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  • Ned Bartlebaugh

    Contributing sermons since Apr 2, 2007
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Army Chaplain
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About Ned
  • Education: MA in Religious Education MA in Marriage and Family Counseling
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  • United In His Love

    Contributed on Sep 30, 2017
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    The Church can overcome any division, conflict, or challenge when we: 1. Humbly submit ourselves to God 2. Be rooted and established in his love 3. Allow God's overabundance of love to empower us to see and love others as he sees and loves them.

    INTRODUCTION It has been an interesting month. Just in the last month we have had multiple natural disasters and other national and world related issues/events: Earthquake – hit Mexico City Hurricane Harvey – Hit Texas Hurricane Irma – Hit Florida Hurricane Maria – Hit Puerto ...read more

  • The Blind Man: A First Person Narrative

    Contributed on Jun 25, 2013
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    A monologue of John 9:1-38 from the perspective of the blind man.

    INTRODUCTION Have you ever had one of those days that you know you will never forget; a day that had a profound impact on your life? I’m sure you have. We all have. Start with World/historical events Sep 11, 2001 – 9/11 attack on World Trade Center and Pentagon Dec 7, 1941 – ...read more

  • Practically Living An Authentic Christian Life

    Contributed on Jun 25, 2013
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    Living the Christian life is not easy. This passage illustrates 4 key principles required to practically live an authentic Christian life: Perspective, Persistence, Practice and Praise.

    Introduction Illustration The Queen Mary was the largest ship to cross the oceans when it was launched in 1936. Through four decades and a World War she served until she was retired, anchored as a floating hotel and museum in Long Beach, California. During the conversion, her three massive ...read more

  • Responses To The Birth Of Christ

    Contributed on Dec 31, 2009
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    Examine the responses of several key biblical characters to the birth of Christ while reflecting upon our own response.

    Introduction A few days ago we celebrated the birth of Jesus Christ. We had a great Christmas Eve service followed by an outstanding Christmas Eve party. But now what? Many people experience the “Christmas blues.” It is hard being away from family during Christmas when there are so many ...read more

  • God’s Gift To You And Me

    Contributed on Dec 20, 2009
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    God offers each of us the greatest gift ever given, a personal relationship with Him.

    Introduction Christmas can be a very hectic time for people as we focus on gifts and activities. Back home people are focused on various Christmas parties and social functions to go to, they have been decorating the house and Christmas tree, sending Christmas care packages to their loved one ...read more

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  • The Magi Carried Gifts From Afar And Came To ...

    Contributed on Oct 21, 2007
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    The magi carried gifts from afar and came to worship the newborn baby. King Herod said he wanted to worship the baby. Though Herod and the magi uttered the same word, worship, their intentions were different. King Herod did not plan to worship the child. He wanted to be all ...read more

  • Third And Fourth Graders In A Christian School ...

    Contributed on Oct 21, 2007
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    Third and Fourth graders in a Christian school were asked to complete this sentence: “By faith I know that God is…” 1. By faith I know that God is forgiving because he forgave in the Bible and he forgave me when I went in the road on my bike without one of my parents. 2. By faith I know that God ...read more

  • Worship Is Giving God The Best That He Has ...

    Contributed on Oct 21, 2007
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    “Worship is giving God the best that He has given you. Be careful what you do with the best you have. Whenever you get a blessing from God, give it back to Him as a love gift. Take time to meditate before God and offer the blessing back to Him in a deliberate act of worship. If you hoard a thing ...read more

  • Hold Up The Chem.-Light For Everyone To See And ...

    Contributed on Jun 21, 2007
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    Hold up the chem.-light for everyone to see and say. Let’s use this chem-light as an example. This chem-light is designed to shine light in a dark area. It consists of a plastic container and we can see a fluid inside but it is not fulfilling its purpose. It is not giving off light. It is only ...read more