Sermon Series
  • 1. The Eyes Have It

    Contributed on Sep 15, 2011
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    The Bible is filled with idioms that we miss in English. This sermon deals with the "good" eye vs. the "evil" eye.

    1. An elderly man was desperately ill. Knowing the time for his departure was near, he called for his closest friends to come see him one last time. Attending him were his doctor, his preacher and his business manager. The old man said, “I know you can’t take it with you, but who knows more

  • 2. No Ban On Burning

    Contributed on Sep 15, 2011

    Biblical idioms are key to understanding the text. The "Green Tree" is a description of faithfulness and the Messiah.

    Some Famous Last Words Washington, George (1732-1799) "It is well, I die hard, but I am not afraid to go." Adams, John (1735-1826) "Thomas Jefferson--still survives..." (4 July 1826. Jefferson died later the same day.) Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) "Is it the Fourth?" (4 July 1826) Sedgwick, more

  • 3. The Evil Tongue

    Contributed on Sep 15, 2011
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    The idiom of the Evil Tongue reminds us of the deadly nature of gossip!

    1. Words are important. A high School senior was asking his father's advice on how to woo the girl of his dreams. And his dad said "Well son, when you take her out for pizza tonight and you're sitting across the table from her, take her hand in yours gaze longingly into her eyes and softly say more

  • 4. Lifting The Veil -- Introduction

    Contributed on Sep 18, 2011

    Idioms within the Bible give us insight into the mind of God. This lesson introduces a series on Idioms to help us better understand the word of God.

    There are many pictures of Mt Taranaki in NZ it looked beautiful. It may be difficult for one to see it for oneself as it is generally covered in clouds. When the clouds are removed the sight of the mountain takes one’s breath away. Many know a lot about the Lord and they enjoy His beauty more

  • 5. Going Steady With God

    Contributed on Sep 19, 2011
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    Faith and faithfulness not only involve reliability and trust but steadiness as well.

    A man from the east coast had always dreamed of owning a cattle ranch and had finally saved enough money to buy his dream spread in Wyoming. His best friend flew out to visit and asked, “So, what’s the name of your ranch?” His buddy told him that he and his wife had had a really more

  • 6. Face It!

    Contributed on Sep 20, 2011

    What does the bible mean by "setting one's face"?

    One of the most exciting things about going on a trip is the planning. When you’ll go, the route you’ll take, who you’ll visit, the places you will go to eat, and all the other fun things you’ll do during your trip. A man went on a trip to Israel. He was about to enter more

  • 7. A Touching Untouchable

    Contributed on Oct 3, 2011
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    What did the woman with the issue of blood know about the Finges on Yeshua's (Jesus') garment? There was healing in his wings!

    It is dangerous to base our salvation experience entirely upon feeling. Knowing that, and acting upon it, are still sometimes strangers. Like the psychiatrist who took on a very disturbed man as a patient. The man thought he was dead. No matter what techniques the doctor tried, the man still more

  • 8. Violence In The Kinigdom Of God?

    Contributed on Oct 5, 2011
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    What is behind the kingdom of God "suffering violvence"?

    A few years ago, a major Multinational company was looking for a new Marketing Director. After much advertising and many applications, three candidates entered the final selection process: A mathematician, a statistician and a lawyer. The first to be invited in for the final interview was the more

  • 9. Sharing Shalom (Peace)

    Contributed on Oct 11, 2011
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    Who is the "son of peace" that the disciples were to bless?

    In the late 1700’s, the manager of Baltimore’s largest hotel refused lodging to a man dressed like a farmer because he thought this fellow’s appearance would discredit his inn. So the man left. Later that evening, the innkeeper discovered that he had turned away none other than more

  • 10. Is The Yoke On You?

    Contributed on Nov 2, 2011

    The walk with the Master requires great effort on our part. However, the load we bear is made easy by the one we serve.

    Robert Kirkpatrick had some good news and some bad news. The good news: he had been extended a written invitation to a dinner with President Bush in Washington, DC. The invite and letter were signed by Vice President Cheney himself. It is not every day you receive an invitation like that. On the more