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  • Russ Barksdale

    Contributing sermons since Dec 27, 2007
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The Church on Rush Creek
Arlington Texas , 76017
817-468-7729

About Russ
  • Education: B.B.A. University of Oklahoma; M.Div. NOBTS; Ph.D. NOBTS
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  • Do The Little Things

    Contributed on Feb 13, 2018
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    Everything in the Christian life is based imitating Christ. As Christ-imitators, we need to remember that: Our acts of service imitate Jesus, Our acts of service demonstrate our love, Our acts of service validate our words.

    Do the Little Things. 1 John 3:16-18 Everything in the Christian life is based imitating Christ As Christ-imitators, we need to remember that: 1. Our acts of service imitate Jesus v.16 Romans 5:8 Matthew 20:26-28 John 13 2. Our acts of service demonstrate our ...read more

  • Gifts/Generosity: Show Me You Care

    Contributed on Feb 7, 2018
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    A gift given in love always shows value .A gift given in love should always be received lovingly. A gift given in love imitates the Ultimate Gift-Giver

    Gifts/Generosity: Show Me You Care Matthew 26:6-16. 1. A gift given in love always shows value. “We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” Winston S. Churchill 2. A gift given in love should always be received lovingly 3. A gift given ...read more

  • Quality Time: Stay A Little While

    Contributed on Jan 31, 2018
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    Quality time involves us: Being intentional, Listening intently, Removing distractions, Choosing Great over good

    Quality Time: Stay a little while Luke 10:38-42 “Time is the coin of your life. You spend it. Do not allow others to spend it for you.” - Carl Sandburg Quality time – giving someone your undivided attention. Quality time involves us: Being intentional v.39a Listening ...read more

  • Quality Time: Stay A Little While

    Contributed on Jan 31, 2018
     | 398 views

    Quality time involves us: Being intentional, Listening intently, Removing distractions, Choosing Great over good

    Quality Time: Stay a little while Luke 10:38-42 “Time is the coin of your life. You spend it. Do not allow others to spend it for you.” - Carl Sandburg Quality time – giving someone your undivided attention. Quality time involves us: Being intentional v.39a Listening ...read more

  • A Victory Story

    Contributed on Jan 15, 2018
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    1. Victory now, Positional: occurs at salvation, Progressive: the process of growing in and becoming more like Jesus, Perfected: when we are in the literal presence of Christ, perfected and complete. 2. Victory forever

    A Victory Story Selected Texts 1. Victory now sanctification (hagios): to make holy Positional: occurs at salvation 1 Peter 2:9 1 Corinthians 6:11 Progressive: the process of growing in and becoming more like Jesus Colossians 2:6-7 John 10:10 Titus 3:5-6 ...read more

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  • A.c. Gaebelein, One Of The Great Theologians Of ...

    Contributed on Dec 27, 2007
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    A.C. Gaebelein, one of the great theologians of the 20th century wrote in his book, The Angels of God, “Like every truth, the truth of the angels of God—their presence on earth and their loving ministries—has practical value. As we realize in faith . . . that they are watching us, ready to walk ...read more

  • Charles Dickens' The Christmas Carol, Ebenezer ...

    Contributed on Dec 27, 2007
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    Charles Dickens’ The Christmas Carol, Ebenezer Scrooge, who had treated Bob Cratchit with such disdain and indifference finally breaks down and shows favor to Cratchit’s family. He brings gifts and food to the Cratchit family on that Christmas day, showing favor to each one ...read more

  • In July Of 2005, Angelina Jolie Adopted A Little ...

    Contributed on Dec 27, 2007
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    In July of 2005, Angelina Jolie adopted a little Ethiopian child (pic). While she was touring drought and disease and famine stricken Ethiopia, she got the idea that although she couldn’t do every child in Africa a favor, she could grant favor to one child. So she stepped out of her world and ...read more