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Amen!!!!! by Bob Thompson

June 11th, 2017

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Won’t it be deeply satisfying to join in the great multitude of perfection and success? Revelation 7:9-17   The whole &%$! point Today’s passage in Revelation got me so excited in Bible study this past week that I cussed. I never cuss, and later emailed the group to apologize for my language. What got me […]

How Long? by Bob Thompson

June 4th, 2017

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Patience while waiting also teaches me wisdom when doing.  Revelation 6:1-11   Introvert Island It’s good to be back from what I like to call affectionately “Introvert Island,” aka Bald Head Island (BHI). It’s a place that feels very much cut off from the world, especially on the eastern end of the island. Bald Head […]

The self-reliance we strive for might be the worst thing that ever happened to us.  Revelation 3:14-22 May 21, 2017 The sermon I need to hear Sometimes the sermon I plan to preach is the sermon I need to hear.  The past few months at Corinth have presented one set of “over and above” challenges […]

A Message to the Suffering by Bob Thompson

May 15th, 2017

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Churches that don’t love cannot shine light into the darkness. Revelation 2:1-7   A city of firsts The city of Ephesus may not mean much to you, but it would if you lived in the first century. Ephesus was a leading city, a crossroads for commerce and culture. Unlike many other ancient cities (Rome and […]

What Jesus Is Like by Bob Thompson

May 7th, 2017

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Isolated from all he loves, John has the greatest vision of Jesus ever. Revelation 1:9-20   Truth into life Early in my ministry, an older pastor told me that he didn’t believe a pastor could counsel and preach to the same people. He referred his parishioners to others for counseling, and did most of his […]