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  • Rick Labate

    Contributing sermons since Feb 19, 2003
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Danville SDA Church
Danville, Virginia 24540
434-836-9683

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  • God's Yellow Pages

    Contributed on Feb 19, 2003
    based on 52 ratings
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    The book of Proverbs is like our Yellow Pages for daily living. Have a specific need? Proverbs will most likely have God’s answer.

    “GOD’S YELLOW PAGES” by Rick Labate · BLACK SLIDE Introduction You won’t believe the troubles I’ve been having this week! And I don’t know where to turn for help! First of all, our water heater sprung a leak and I don’t know any plumbers! I waited around for a while hoping one would ...read more

  • God's Great Gift Of Grace

    Contributed on Feb 19, 2003
    based on 100 ratings
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    A full understanding of God’s grace is the cure for our sometimes overwhelming guilt.

    God’s Great Gift of Grace by Rick Labate In his book, My Tortured Conscience, Martin Weber writes, “He was a deeply committed Christian evangelist. Even in retirement he won many converts throughout the conference. Everyone spoke well of the gentle man. One cold and gray morning he put his ...read more

  • Don't Just Do Something, Stand There

    Contributed on Feb 19, 2003
    based on 116 ratings
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    It is very easy for us to get in our own way when it comes to salvation. We must trust God completely to save us.

    “Don’t Just Do Something…Stand There!” by Rick Labate Let’s play “What Am I?” · I am mentioned no less than 11 other times in the Bible. · I am an event so important that 5 other Biblical writers refer to me. · I happened when Moses raised his staff and stretched out his hands over the ...read more

  • Doing All The Right Things For All The Wrong Reasons

    Contributed on Feb 19, 2003
    based on 51 ratings
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    It is possible to obey God out of every motive except the only right one...love!

    “Doing All the Right Things For All the Wrong Reasons” by Rick Labate Introduction A burglar broke into a house one night. He shone his flashlight around, looking for valuables, and when he picked up a CD player to place it in his sack, a strange, disembodied voice echoed from the dark ...read more

  • 1-800-2heaven

    Contributed on Feb 19, 2003
    based on 41 ratings
     | 3,191 views

    Just like Jacob we sometimes need to relearn that God is always with us...even when we don’t live as we ought.

    "1-800-2HEAVEN" INTRODUCTION If you were to go to sleep and when you woke up in the morning God was standing by your bedside, how would you react? Please open your Bibles to Gen. 28 as we see this statement exemplified in the life of Jacob. Gen. 28:10-19 is where we find the story of ...read more

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  • King Henry Iii Grew Tired Of Court Life And The ...

    Contributed on Feb 19, 2003
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    King Henry III grew tired of court life and the pressures of being the king so he applied to a monastery to be accepted for a life of contemplation. The religious superior said to him, “Your Majesty, do you understand that the pledge here is one of obedience? That will be hard because you have ...read more

  • Money Will Buy

    Contributed on Feb 19, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
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    Money will buy: · A bed, but not sleep. · Books, but not brains. · Food, but not appetite. · A house, but not a home. · Medicine, but not health. · Amusement, but not ...read more

  • In His Book, My Tortured Conscience, Martin Weber ...

    Contributed on Feb 19, 2003
    based on 15 ratings
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    In his book, My Tortured Conscience, Martin Weber writes, “He was a deeply committed Christian evangelist. Even in retirement he won many converts throughout the conference. Everyone spoke well of the gentle man. One cold and gray morning he put his shotgun on his shoulder and told his wife he ...read more

  • The Concept Of Grace

    Contributed on Feb 19, 2003
    based on 156 ratings
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    THE CONCEPT OF GRACE There is a great article that illustrates the concept of grace written by Charles Stanley. “One of my more memorable seminary professors had a practical way of illustrating to his students the concept of grace. At the end of his evangelism course he would distribute the ...read more

  • Last Chance

    Contributed on Feb 19, 2003
    based on 181 ratings
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    LAST CHANCE When Bishop Philip Brooks, author of “O, Little Town of Bethlehem,” was seriously ill, he requested no friends come to see him. But when an acquaintance of his named Robert Ingersoll, a famous anti-Christian propagandist, came to see him he allowed him to come in right away. ...read more