Monthly Archives: January 2017

The Kingdom of God (Luke 17:20-37)

In 1972, Dr. James Cone, the top African-American theologian in the United States, wrote a fascinating book titled, The Spirituals and the Blues. In this book, he looks at the history and importance of music in the African-American culture. The … Continue reading

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I Am Pro-Life

Yesterday was the 43rd annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. Opponents of abortion have supported this peaceful demonstration every year around the anniversary of the Supreme Court decision, Roe v. Wade. This year’s march was a little different. It comes … Continue reading

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Causing these “Little Ones” to Sin

For the past several months, I have been preaching through Luke’s Gospel on Sunday mornings. This Sunday will be my 39th sermon from Luke, and we are only in Luke 17. If you look through my blog archives you will find most … Continue reading

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A Slave to Forgiveness (Luke 17:1-10)

I’m sure we all know the children’s poem, “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me.” The first published version of this poem was in the Christian Recorder, 1862. Since it first appeared, is has … Continue reading

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The Radical Reversal (Luke 16:19-31)

Have you ever wondered why things happen the way they do? Why are some people rich and other people poor? Why do some people die young and other people live to an old age? Why do some people get incurable … Continue reading

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