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Whose Servant? by Bob Thompson

September 25th, 2016

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“How long will you waiver between two opinions?”  (1 Kings 18:21)  1 Kings 18:1-15 The gospel and the situation You may have seen in the bulletin last Sunday that I participated in a panel discussion Monday on “civil discourse.” In my brief presentation I said that in a difficult situation believers need to respond with […]

Who? by Bob Thompson

September 18th, 2016

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Yahweh, my God, let him live!  1 Kings 17:7-24   Who or whom? If I didn’t think it sounded odd as a one-word sermon title, I would have titled today’s sermon “Whom?” It would be more grammatically correct. The question of the day is this:  “Whom is this passage about?” As I read commentaries and […]

Just Like Us? by Bob Thompson

September 12th, 2016

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Your story is far from over.  1 Kings 16:29-17:6   Not your best friend From now through December, I’m going to (re-) introduce you to one of the most theatrical and mysterious figures in the Bible. Elijah is the best known of the prophets who never wrote a book. Most prophets don’t do miracles; Elijah’s […]

Politics, God, and You by Bob Thompson

September 4th, 2016

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God is not worried about the election. Romans 13:1-7   Um, thanks? I hope you noticed an awkward omission after the Scripture reading this morning. Normally the reader says, “The word of God for the people of God,” and the people respond, “Thanks be to God.” I asked that we omit that response today so […]

Tom and Misty, thanks for the joy of sharing this day with you.  I have heard about your amazing family and have even met some of them briefly, but the way you talk about them with such appreciation and affection makes it very special to share this day with you.  I love how your Ryan […]