Sermons from 2014

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Gifts and More Gifts

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Ephesians 2:8-9 For most of us, the packages are unwrapped. We’ve exchanged some of the gifts for the right sizes or colors. Perhaps some of the toys are already broken and the tree is down. Christmas is over and we are rapidly approaching a new year. Of course, we can enjoy the gifts we received […]

In The Fullness Of Time

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Galatians 4:4 A few years ago, Debbie and I took a cruise to Alaska. We booked the cruise, booked airfare, planned excursions, and set aside money so that, when the time came, we could go and enjoy that beautiful part of God’s creation. Most of us can point to something that we planned for, worked […]

Grace At Christmas

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2 Corinthians 8:9 A special Christmas message from 2 Corinthians. Paul and Cindy Rushing have been a part of BBC for many years. They are our first “home-grown” missionaries and they continue to serve in missions with Christar. Paul and Cindy have six children and live in Richardson, TX.

Death and Hope

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1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 We may not often put those words together, but for the believer in Jesus Christ, we have great hope beyond death. We should grieve, but with hope. And knowing God’s plan for His children, we should encourage one another. Of course, none of us are looking forward to death, and especially to […]

Don’t Judge Me!

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Matthew 7:1-5; 1 Corinthians 5:9-6:5 We have all heard someone say, “Don’t judge me!” Most people are offended when others pronounce judgment on them. But what exactly does the Bible say about passing judgment? Join us Sunday as Charlie Bing teaches on what scripture tells us with regard to judging others.

This Is God’s Will

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1 Thessalonians 5:18 Football, food, pie, more football, more food, and some time off from work or school. Thanksgiving can be lots of fun! But, let’s not forget the THANKS part of the name. Did you know it is God’s will for us to give thanks?

I’ve Been Working On The Railroad

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1 Thessalonians 4:9-12 Okay, not exactly true. I never did work on the railroad. But Paul addresses the idea of “work” in 1 Thessalonians (and as few other places, too). In fact, he says he commanded his readers to work. Does the Bible really address something as mundane as “work?” Absolutely! And it says some […]

Plug Your Ears!

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1 Thessalonians 4:1-8 It is embarrassing or at least difficult to talk about. But it shows up in TV shows, movies, advertisements, news stories, and music with great regularity. It is something we hear too much of from the world, but perhaps not enough within the church. It is a frequent theme in the Bible, […]

Heart Healthy

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1 Thessalonians 3 As I get older, I more realize how important it is to listen to my doctor. Things happen to our bodies, and a good doctor helps us with preventative medicine to keep us healthy and then with treatment to help us correct problems when they arise. All aspects of healthcare are important, […]

Axis of Evil

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1 Thessalonians 2:13-20 A few years ago, President Bush declared certain nations part of an “axis of evil.” Some agreed with him, some thought his words harsh. Within the spiritual realm, such an axis exists. In the midst of giving thanks for his readers, Paul speaks of three members of this axis. Find out what […]