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Waiting by bob

September 29th, 2013

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For the 200th anniversary of Emanuel Reformed Church, Thomasville, NC. Hebrews 11:32-40 September 29, 2013 A humbling opportunity Brothers and sisters in Christ, I cannot put into words what an honor and joy it is to share this day with you.  Thank you for giving me the privilege of preaching on the 200th anniversary celebration […]

“Three Short Stories” by bob

September 22nd, 2013

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Every hero needs a Savior. Judges 3:7-21 September 22, 2013 Sitting around the campfire So far in in our study of Judges we have introduced the book two ways.  In the Preface (chapter 1) we learned about Israel’s human enemies.  In the Introduction (chapter 2), we learned about Ba’al, the Canaanite rival to Israel’s God, […]

What’s Wrong with False Gods? by bob

September 15th, 2013

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Be careful what you worship, because you will become its slave. Judges 2:10-19 September 15, 2013 Competition for Yahweh In today’s reading we introduce the book of Judges.  You may say, “But I thought that’s what we did last week.”  We did.  It’s not unusual, though, even in a modern book to find a Preface, […]

All Downhill From Here by bob

September 8th, 2013

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At the end of Judges, we are left with a breathless wonder before the God of grace. Judges 1:1-7 September 8, 2013 The treasure you completely forgot This past Friday, when Linda and I were getting ready to head back from Portsmouth, VA, where we had visited my Dad who’s recovering from surgery, we were […]

Politics and the Christian by bob

September 1st, 2013

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I’d rather be good than Democratic or Republican. 1 Timothy 2:1-7 September 1, 2013 Tossing the rope Today is the final sermon in a series of messages on “Things We Don’t Talk About in Church.”  For the most part, the subjects we have covered in this series are topics interwoven into our daily lives – […]