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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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Paul’s Heavenly Vision

Paul said to Agrippa that he was “not disobedient to the heavenly vision.” What does this mean? This sermon was delivered on August 24th, 2014 at the Northside church of Christ in St. Petersburg, FL in the morning assembly. The … Continue reading

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Wake Up!

And do this, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep; for now our salvation is nearer than when we first believed. (Romans 13:11, emp mine pep) How long will you slumber, O sluggard? … Continue reading

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Convenient Christianity

I believe many in the church have deceived themselves into thinking they can have their own “brand” of Christianity. Being a Christian is being a Christian is being a Christian. As we peruse the New Testament there were not “brands” … Continue reading

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She Hath Done What She Could

How would you like to have Jesus write your epitaph? Jesus did for one woman, and that for doing a single act. “Verily I say unto you, wheresoever this gospel shall be preached throughout the whole world, this also that … Continue reading

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The More You Know, The Less You Need

I heard the above quotation from a man who was teaching his son outdoor survival skills. He was showing his son how to catch small game for food when and if he was ever in a situation that demanded such … Continue reading

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What Shall I Do With Jesus?

The Most Important Question Anyone Will Ask Governor Pontius Pilate asked this question in Matthew 27:22. Pilate saith unto them, What shall I do then with Jesus which is called Christ? They all say unto him, Let him be crucified. … Continue reading

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A Bad Deal!

Jesus said For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul? (Matthew 16:26). In Matthew nineteen we read of a … Continue reading

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What Is True Repentance?

A prominent theme of the gospel is repentance (Lk. 24:46-47, Acts 2:38, 17:30, 26:19-20). Prominent as it is, it is often neglected in modern preaching. Many would rather hear “you don’t need to change your life” preaching. In truth, one … Continue reading

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The Generation After Joshua

Consider the generation after Joshua. And the people served the LORD all the days of Joshua, and all the days of the elders that outlived Joshua, who had seen all the great works of the LORD, that he did for … Continue reading

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Are You Involved or Committed?

Ham & Eggs The next time you sit down to a nice country breakfast, consider the eggs and sausage or bacon on your plate. I recall hearing a story about a chicken and a pig walking down a road and … Continue reading

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Developing a Culture of Involvement

Have you ever read the following humorous story: This is a little story about four people named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody, and Nobody. There was an important job to be done and Everybody was sure that Somebody would do it. Anybody … Continue reading

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