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Good for Nothing Christianity (Revelation 3:14-22)

(Click here to watch a video of the sermon.) In 1577, British explorer, Martin Frobisher, made his second voyage across the ocean to the New World, landing in Canada. While there he discovered what he thought was gold. After mining … Continue reading

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Close to Home (Revelation 3:1-6)

(For a video of this sermon click here) According to Greek Mythology, Midas was a king of great fortune who ruled the country of Phrygia, in Asia Minor. He had everything a king could wish for. He lived in luxury … Continue reading

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Compromise by Addition (Revelation 2:18-29)

(For a video of this sermon, click here.) Years ago, I read a book by Dr. Erwin Lutzer titled, Hitler’s Cross (1998). In the book, Dr. Lutzer, who at time was Senior Pastor of Moody Church in Chicago, described how … Continue reading

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The Serpent and the Saint (Revelation 2:12-17)

Have you ever wondered why the universal medical symbol is a staff with a snake wrapped around it? I thought it was rooted in the story of the bronze snake in Numbers 21:1-9. In that story, the Israelites, became impatient … Continue reading

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Tree Climbing (Luke 19:1-10)

I used to love climbing trees. Now, I’m scared of heights and get dizzy climbing stairs. But when I was young, I loved climbing as high as possible. One house I lived in as a child had a large tree … Continue reading

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What’s In Your Wallet? (Luke 18:18-30).

I’m sure we are all familiar with Capital One’s credit card commercial with the Samuel Jackson saying, “What’s in your wallet?” It’s a commercial about debt management. It’s a commercial that appeals to our consumerism. It’s a cute commercial with … Continue reading

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Three Keys to Answered Prayer (Luke 18:1-17)

There is an interesting story about prayer and spiritual warfare in Daniel 10. This story was the inspiration behind the Renaissance artist, Raphael’s, painting titled, “St. Michael Vanquishing Satan,” in 1518 (pictured left). The painting is housed in the famed … Continue reading

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