Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Efficacious Word

This past Sunday I was away. Jonathan Leeman filled the pulpit in my place. I just listened to his fantastic message. His basic idea is that God’s word is powerful and accomplishes exactly what He desires it to accomplish. And … Continue reading

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The Bread of Life – Part I

When Jesus said, “I am the bread of life,” he is inviting us to seek Him as our ultimate satisfaction. John 6 is packed with helpful truth. I divided the chapter, not in two sections, but in two themes. The … Continue reading

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Evil, Suffering, September 11th, and the God of Love

Last week marked the 10th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attack. I broke away from my series on John to do a special message about evil and suffering. I saw three ways that Jesus respond to evil and suffering … Continue reading

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Father to Son

You can listen to this week’s sermon here. I was encouraged by the congregation’s response. I tried to think what was different about this message than others, and the only thing that came to mind was that I prayed for … Continue reading

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Crying to the Lord: Resting in His Love

We did not cancel the service just because there was no electricity. Churches have been meeting for nearly 2,000 years before there was any electricity, so I didn’t think it was essential to our assembling together. Yet, attendance was low. … Continue reading

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