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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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  • Genuine Faith Is Vibrant Faith

    Contributed on Jun 26, 2018
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    Many demonstrate their genuine faith daily. Many demonstrate their genuine faith daily. Many do not have genuine faith and are lost. Genuine faith: not just believing that these facts are true, but that they’re true for YOU!

    Genuine Faith is vibrant Faith 2:14-26 1. Many here today demonstrate their genuine faith daily. ? 2. Many here today DO have genuine faith but are living a lie ? Trademarks of a carnal person: ? Protracted Infancy: Scant Spiritual Victory: Lack of Connection to ...read more

  • Genuine Faith Sees People The Way God Does

    Contributed on Jun 20, 2018
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If we see people the way God sees people: We won’t discriminate based on externals. Look at the marginalized with compassion. Treat others with the same mercy we desire

    Genuine Faith sees people the way God does 2:1-13 “What we do is what we actually believe…everything else is just talk. ?If we see people the way God sees people: 1. We won’t discriminate based on externals. 2:1-4 ? 2. Look at the marginalized with compassion. 2:5-7 ...read more

  • Genuine Faith Aligns With The Word

    Contributed on Jun 14, 2018
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    There is no godliness without a vibrant relationship with the Word of God.
 Alignment empowers!

    Genuine faith aligns with the Word 1:19-27 A legacy is not a list of accomplishments. It is the imprint you leave on the future. Brian Dodd There is no godliness without a vibrant relationship with the Word of God.? Alignment empowers! To align with the Word, we must: ...read more

  • Persevering Through Trials

    Contributed on May 21, 2018
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    Faith may not deliver you from suffering, but faith will get you through suffering; not just surviving it, but thriving in spite of it.

    Connect the Dots ?James 1:1-18 ??Persevering Through Trials Faith may not deliver you from suffering, but faith will get you through suffering; not just surviving it, but thriving in spite of it. “The just shall live by faith.” Genesis 15:6, Habakkuk 2:4, Romans 1:17, Galatians 3:11; ...read more

  • Rahab

    Contributed on May 8, 2018
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    The story of Rahab and how she asked for help in return for helping.

    Rahab Joshua 2 1. A bright future means that we must deal with our past. v.1 2 Peter 3:7; Matthew 3:12; Hebrews 11:31; Colossians 2:13-14; Matthew 11:28-30 2. A bright future means that we grab hold of our responsibilities. v.6 ? Proverbs 31: 13, 15 3. A bright future ...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