Author Archives: Paul Pryor

Pumpkins and the Bible

Each year the Methodist church up the street from where we live sells pumpkins. They set out a whole semi-truck load on pallets a few weeks before Halloween. There are hundreds and hundreds of them. The day after Halloween I … Continue reading

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Freedom to Worship or The Free Exercise of Religion?

The Constitution of the United States guarantees the free exercise of religion. In recent years many politicians have taken to exchanging freedom to worship for freedom of religion. Is this simply semantics or is there a more sinister design behind … Continue reading

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Righteousness Before God

There are many in Scripture whom we overlook and perhaps do not give enough attention. Two of these are the parents of John the Baptist, Zacharias and Elizabeth. They are overshadowed in Scripture by their son John and their nephew, … Continue reading

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Separation Anxiety

Last Monday afternoon, my wife and I took our daughter to the airport and sent her off to begin her final year of college. Our eyes were misty and our hearts were heavy realizing that her final summer at home … Continue reading

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Don’t Be a Backslider!

In the parable of the sower (Matt. 13), Jesus describes 4 types of soil. Considering the parable one concludes that we should strive to be the good soil that allows the seed to grow in our hearts and bear good … Continue reading

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Loneliness

Sermon delivered 6/5/16, pm

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Lessons from the Grave, Luke 16:19-31

Sermon delivered on 6/5/16 am service. To download the mp3 audio of this lesson please right click on the link below and choose “save as”. This will download the audio file to your computer. Audio file for Lessons from the … Continue reading

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Statements that Stir, 5/8/16 am

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Motors, Belts and Candy Wrappers

Many of you are probably wondering what these things have to do with one another. Well sit back for a little story and I’ll tell you and the little lesson that I learned that goes along with the story. This … Continue reading

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Mr. Potter’s Valet

As it is our custom, a day or two before Christmas we all sit down to watch the Christmas classic It’s a Wonderful Life. The movie has a great message about one’s influence upon others in his life and the … Continue reading

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The Baker’s Dream

No, this is not going to be about the baker in the story of Joseph. Sorry. This is going to be about another baker, one whom I met only once in my life, many years ago, and conversed with for … Continue reading

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Increasing Our Faith, Mark 9:17-27

Sermon about how to increase our faith,  delivered by Paul Pryor on November 1st, 2015 at the Northside church of Christ in St. Petersburg, FL at the evening service.

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Neglected Opportunities, Acts 24:22-27

Felix had many opportunities to be saved, yet he neglected them all. This sermon was delivered by Paul Pryor on Nov. 1st, 2015 in the morning assembly.

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Isaiah Chapters 29-30

Here is the lesson sheet for Chs. 29-30. Audio only Download audio mp3 file

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The Depravity, Deception and Demise of False Teachers, 2 Peter 2:10-22

To download the audio right click here and select save as. Then select the location on your computer to which you’d like to save the file. To play the audio on this place just use the player below. Introductory thoughts… In the … Continue reading

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