Sermons from February 2015

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A Way Of Life

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1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 People know I like an occasional cup of coffee. Okay, “love” rather than “like” and “frequent” rather than occasional. Drinking coffee is a way of life with me. My wife knows I love to read. Having a book (or Kindle) in hand is a way of life with me. I love baseball […]

How to Encourage Others in Five Simple (?) Steps!

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1 Thessalonians 5:12-15 Everyone needs encouraging and building up from time to time. Sometimes we know how to do so; sometimes we need some “hints.” Paul commended his readers for encouraging one another and building up one another. He then follows with five simple (??) ideas that work to encourage and build up one another! […]

Snoozing

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1 Thessalonians 5:6-11 I have done some silly things when I am in the twilight zone between being awake and being asleep. That time usually only lasts a few minutes, but it can be entertaining! What happens, though, if that zone becomes a way of life?

A Thief In The Night

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1 Thessalonians 5:1-5 (with a hint of v. 6) I remember watching the movie “A Thief in the Night” as a very young Christian. The movie pointed to the reality of the return of Jesus at any moment. In some ways, the movie was intended to scare someone into believing in Jesus. No one wanted […]