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No Continuing City by bob

August 17th, 2009

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Let’s call this column “Farewell to Calvin.”  I’ll make a reference to him in at least one more sermon and reading and writing about him has given me a far greater appreciation for the sixteenth century reformer in Geneva.  But it’s time to move on.     And moving on is the lesson I will […]

 Twice on Sunday afternoon I ran across the subject of right brain/left brain differences.  I think it’s a lesson on prayer.

Praying by the Rules by bob

August 9th, 2009

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“Praying by the Rules” (Genesis 18:16-33), August 9, 2009 Prayer joins heaven and earth.

Calvin’s Blind Spots by bob

August 5th, 2009

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Much of what I have written or said in the last few weeks about John Calvin may have led you to believe that I agree with Charles Spurgeon, the nineteenth century Baptist preacher of London, who said, “The longer I live the clearer does it appear that John Calvin’s system is the nearest to perfection.” […]

I did something yesterday I don’t think I have ever done before.  I started the sermon with a disclaimer that it probably wasn’t going to be that profound.  “If you want to hear a really good sermon, come back last week.”