Sermon Series
  • 1. 1. Detestable Incense, Meaningless Offerings

    Contributed on Dec 20, 2011
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    Human religion is at war with God’s revelation.

    Introduction Having lived in several years in cold northern climates in my life, but having grown up in California, I am amazed at the difference between winter and spring as it relates to the appearance of a snowy place. In the height of winter in Northern Michigan, for example, snow covers ...read more

  • 2. 2. “spectators Or Combatants?”

    Contributed on Dec 20, 2011
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    Man's religion is at war with God's revelation.

    Introduction “The tale is told of a soldier during the Civil War who simply could not make up his mind which side of the conflict he supported. Thus, he dressed in a blue coat and gray pants, and walked down the center of the battlefield confident of his approval by both sides…and was ...read more

  • 3. 3. “flunking Out”

    Contributed on Dec 20, 2011
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    Man's religion is at war with God's revelation.

    Introduction “God has no grandchildren is an old saying that expresses a life and death truth.” In the early days of the Congregational Churches in Puritan (Separatist) America, a matter in close connection to this statement arose. The half way controversy arose over the matter of ...read more

  • 4. 4. The Holy Spirit Is Not For Sale

    Contributed on Dec 20, 2011
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    Man's religion is at war with God's revelation.

    Introduction “A king who wished to express his affection for a private soldier of his army gave him a richly jeweled cup, his own cup. The soldier, stepping forth to receive the gift, exclaimed shamefacedly, "This is too great a gift for me to receive." "It is not too great for me to give," ...read more

  • 5. 5. Known By God

    Contributed on Dec 20, 2011
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    Man's religion is at war with God's revelation.

    Introduction A number of years ago I had an experience while working on my undergraduate degree in biblical studies that so shocked me that it has stayed with me. For the final exam in a systematic theology course, I understood the assignment to be to write a series of brief essays on several ...read more

  • 6. 6. His Grace Is Enough

    Contributed on Dec 20, 2011
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    Man's religion is at war with God's revelation.

    Introduction Earlier in this sermon series I illustrated a point with the story of my little one year old daughter Felicity rummaging through her brother’s things in her near constant treasure hunting as she roams around the house seeking for things to get into. Just the other day she came ...read more