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  • Repentance Means Change

    Contributed by Scott Jensen on Feb 14, 2011

    A sermon based on both the Law and the Gospel. Jesus explained what sin was. We need to head His command and turn away from temptation.

    Introduction In Thomas Costain’s history, “The Three Edwards”, he describes the life of Raynald III, a fourteenth-century duke in what is now Belgium. Grossly overweight, Raynald was commonly called by his Latin nickname, Crassus, which means "The Fat." After a violent quarrel, more

  • But I Say To You...

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Feb 14, 2011
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    1. Jesus reinterprets the law and makes it a more difficult way (not less). 2. Jesus’ way had to wait until the human family was able to hear it and follow it. 3. We cannot live the way Jesus taught us without each other.

    • Peter Kreeft, professor of philosophy at Boston College, tells this story from his childhood: “I remember to this day exactly where I was when it hit me: riding north on Haledon Avenue between Sixth and Seventh Streets in Paterson, New Jersey after Sunday morning church with my parents. Isn’t it more

  • When Men Of God Lead Their Homes 2

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Jul 30, 2011
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    Sexual sin is rampant in our world. God calls men to lead their families to walk in sexual purity. How do we face such a challenge? God's word has the answer.

    Spiritual Leadership in an Unspiritual World Last week we began looking at what the Bible says about when a godly man leads his family. This is spiritual leadership at home. When Godly Men Lead their Families, what does that look like and how do we do it? God calls us to love him and keep more

  • Are We Minimalists Series

    Contributed by Allan Quak on May 13, 2011
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    We like people to think we are good, but we seek to put in the minimal amount of effort to achieve that status. Jesus calls us to be Kingdom citizens who avoid a minimalistic approach.

    Message Humans are interesting creatures aren’t they? On the one hand we mostly want to be seen as being good people who are doing the right thing and who make a positive contribution to the community. On the other hand – in order to achieve this goal – we try and do as little as possible. We more

  • The Christian Marriage

    Contributed by Martin Wiles on Oct 12, 2010

    Our view of marriage will affect the attention we give to keeping it healthy.

    The Christian Marriage Matthew 5:27-32 INTRODUCTION A. Like Hawthorne’s Scarlet Letter, we want to put a “D” on Hester Prynne and other divorced people. 1. We tell them God can’t use them but we still love them (what kind of grace is that?). 2. Half of all marriages more

  • Simple Instructions On Serious Issues

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 24, 2010

    Simple instructions on serious issues (PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request - email:

    Reading: Matthew chapter 5 verses 27-32. ill: • When men were manning the barricades in Moscow in 1917, • And preparing to fire the first shots of a world revolution, Church dignities were holding a meeting in the same city, • For the specific purpose of deciding; • What colour of more

  • The Truth About Adultery Series

    Contributed by Tim Diack on Dec 12, 2011
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    Sexual immorality is rampant in our society and the overwhelming sentiment of our culture seems to be "if it feels good - do it!" God calls us to a higher standard though and Jesus sets us straight on the truth about adultery. Also includes thoughts on

    The Truth About Adultery - Matthew 5:27-28 - November 20, 2011 Series: Kingdom Life – A World Turned Upside Down #13 Well, this morning we are going to continue with our study of the Sermon on the Mount. To this point we have worked through the Beatitudes, one by one, and more

  • The Question Of Divorce Series

    Contributed by Richard Mc Quinn on Sep 16, 2012
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    So many of us are effected by divorce. How does the church look at it today. Of course the Bible defines marriage between a MAN and a WOMEN.

    The Question of Divorce New Liberty Christian Church, Veedersburg , IN on September 16 2012 Richard T. McQuinn, Pastor TEXT: MATTHEW 5:31-32 Jesus said, Anyone who divorces his wife must give her a written divorce more

  • Warnings And Early Warnings Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Oct 14, 2012

    This message looks at some early warnings that Jesus gives about our behavior.

    Warnings and Early warnings Video from (Peggy’s Cove) If you aren’t familiar with the video shot, then I’m not sure what to say. I took that a month ago while we were on our annual pilgrimage to Peggy’s cove, and while I preparing to take some of these phone photos I more

  • The Internal Law Of The Kingdom Of God - Sermon On The Mount

    Contributed by Ken Henson on Aug 21, 2012
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    A Christian goes beyond what is required by the Law. He is not only righteous in appearance, in action, but in character, obedient to God on the inside.

    The Internal Law of the Kingdom of God (the Law of the Heart) A soldier in the time of war got a letter from his fiancé, saying he has met someone else and wants to call off the marriage. So she asked for the engagement ring and her picture, so that she might have use for it in the future. He more

  • Have A Positive Influence

    Contributed by Dr.w.samuel Legon on Jun 19, 2015

    Live what you preach.

    HAVE A POSITIVE INFLUENCE Matt.5: 1 And seeing the multitudes, he went up into a mountain: and when he was set, his disciples came unto him: 2 And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying, 3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom more

  • “if Your Right Eye Causes You To Sin, Tear It Out And Throw It Away” Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Aug 28, 2015

    Overcoming sin in my life is more a matter of heart work than hard work

    This morning we’ll wrap up our sermon series on the hard sayings of Jesus. Obviously in 8 weeks we haven’t covered all the hard things Jesus said, but I think we have looked at enough of what Jesus said to get a pretty good feel for why much of what He taught was so hard to understand more

  • Anger Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Dec 11, 2015
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    God knows our tendency to struggle in the area of anger. His Word gives us some instruction in this matter. Let’s pay close attention so that we might honor God in all things – even in our anger.

    Series: There’s an App for That “Anger” Matthew 5:21-26, 39, 43-48 Open In Lille, France, a woman became fed up with neighbors parking outside of her home blocking her gate. For weeks, she asked and pleaded with them to not do it. She woke up before dawn one more

  • The Application Of The Word Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Apr 20, 2011
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    Jesus introduces six great examples of how the righteousness that He describes in verse twenty is the continuation and fulfillment of the Old Testament Law.

    “The Application of the Word” Matthew 5:21-48 Now Jesus introduces six great examples of how the righteousness that He describes in verse twenty is the continuation and more

  • On The Sermon On The Mount

    Contributed by Augustine Of Hippo on Jun 1, 2011

    A classic sermon by St. Augustine on the Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 5.

    Chapter 1 1. If any one will piously and soberly consider the sermon which our Lord Jesus Christ spoke on the mount, as we read it in the Gospel according to Matthew, I think that he will find in it, so far as regards the highest morals, a perfect standard of the Christian life: and this we do more