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  • S Henriques

    Contributing sermons since Jan 27, 2003
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Utica Baptist Church
Utica, Mississippi 39175
601-885-8806

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  • Developing A Christmas Heart

    Contributed on Nov 29, 2004
    based on 70 ratings
     | 3,687 views

    "Christmas Hearts" are a custom in Denmark, but believers world-wide can develop true Christmas Hearts to celebrate the birth of Christ.

    Developing a Christmas Heart Luke 2:15-20 Christmas is observed literally all over the world, and the traditions and customs are as varied as the countries in which they are found. In Australia, for example, Santa’s sleigh is pulled by eight white kangaroos. Christmas dinner is eaten outdoors ...read more

  • How God Uses The Ordinary

    Contributed on Sep 6, 2003
    based on 63 ratings
     | 4,804 views

    God uses the ordinary. We don’t always understand it, and though we might agree that we ourselves are ordinary, we hesitate when we consider that God could use us.Selected events from the life of Moses can show us some of the ways God uses what we conside

    How God Uses The Ordinary 1 Corinthians 1:26-31 Selected passages from the Life of Moses by S. M. Henriques Bethlehem Baptist Church Benton, Mississippi When you woke up this morning, you may have thought about the day ahead of you. It may have occurred to you that this was Sunday, and ...read more

  • What To Do When Trouble Comes

    Contributed on Jun 24, 2003
    based on 131 ratings
     | 7,278 views

    When trouble comes, we sometimes wish we could run away. But Scripture offers us an alternative--and it works!

    What To Do When Trouble Comes Psalm 46 S. M. Henriques Have you heard the story of "Alexander and the Horrible, Terrible, Not Good, Very Bad Day"? Alexander was a boy about 7 or 8 years old, and he had one of those days when everything went wrong, disasters one right after another. Nothing ...read more

  • When Pruning Season Comes

    Contributed on Jan 27, 2003
    based on 164 ratings
     | 15,692 views

    Sometimes God moves in our lives in such a way that it causes us pain, and our wounds are fresh and oozing. God is working a great work in our lives, even if we do not understand what is happening at the moment.

    When Pruning Season Comes John 15:1-10 In the early morning, just as the sun begins to brighten the sky, a man moves silently through a vineyard. He has work to do, and he does it with determination and precision. He pauses to sharpen a pruning knife, because he knows that he will be most ...read more

  • Jesus Lifts Us Up

    Contributed on Jan 27, 2003
    based on 65 ratings
     | 3,553 views

    John 15:2 has been the cause of a lot of confusion for many Christians. We read that “He cuts off every branch in Me that does not bear fruit,” and we wonder what type of “fruit” is He talking about? If I fail, will He cut me off?

    Jesus Lifts Us Up John 15:1-5 by S. M. Henriques Have you ever felt as though you needed a fresh start? Well, who hasn’t? President John Kennedy found himself wishing once that he could start over. In 1963 he visited West Berlin, and made an impassioned speech which would be remembered for ...read more

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  • What God Can Do

    Contributed on Sep 6, 2003
    based on 4 ratings
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    Henry Blackaby once wrote, “When God was ready to judge the world with a flood, He came to Noah. When He desired to build a nation for Himself, He turned to Abraham. When He heard His children groaning under Egyptian bondage, He appeared in a burning bush to Moses. They were three of the most ...read more

  • Ready For More Good

    Contributed on Jan 27, 2003
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    READY FOR MORE GOOD God will not turn away from doing you good. He will keep on doing good. He doesn’t do good to his children sometimes and bad to them other times. He keeps on doing good and he never will stop doing good for ten thousand ages of ages. When things are going "bad" that does not ...read more

  • The English Poet William Blake Stood Looking At ...

    Contributed on Jan 27, 2003
    based on 62 ratings
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    The English poet William Blake stood looking at a sunrise with a London merchant. The poet asked the shopkeeper, "What do you see?" The merchant replied, ’"I see a yellow disk which looks to me like a golden coin. What do you see?" The poet replied, "I see a host of angels, and they are crying, ...read more

  • Once The Devil Was Walking Along With One Of His ...

    Contributed on Jan 27, 2003
    based on 35 ratings
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    Once the Devil was walking along with one of his cohorts. They saw a man ahead of them pick up something shiny. "What did he find?" asked the cohort. "A piece of the truth," the Devil replied. "Doesn’t it bother you that he found a piece of the truth?" asked the cohort. "No," said the Devil, ...read more

  • Sometimes We Are Lured In Very Easily. Two ...

    Contributed on Jan 27, 2003
    based on 18 ratings
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    Sometimes we are lured in very easily. Two brothers were getting ready to boil some eggs to color for Easter. "I’ll give you a dollar if you let me break three of these on your head," said the older one. "Promise?" asked the younger. "Promise!" Gleefully, the older boy broke two eggs over his ...read more