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Preaching and Preachers

I would lay it down as a basic proposition that the primary task of the Church is not to educate man, is not to heal him physically or psychologically, it is not to make him happy.

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Quotes

Sacrifice

Ephesians 5:22-33 is often read as about authority and about power and about those who hold it over those who don’t. In this message I suggest a more helpful way is to think in terms of sacrifice and of following the example we have through Christ, of sacrificing for our beloved.

Sermons

Sermon in a Sentence

I had the privilege this morning of preaching on 1 Peter 4:15-19. The following is a one-sentence summary of my sermon: Christians respond to persecution by not being ashamed of Christ or the name “Christian,” and entrusting their souls to God.

Bible

Preaching Teaching Reaching

God has chosen through the foolishness of preaching to save those that believe. People who really believe the good news about Jesus paying the price for our salvation are always ready to hear good preaching and teaching. 14 more words

Preaching

Recalling Sunday Morning

Dark and early this morning I was feeling discouraged, a little down. I needed to vent a little, to share my feelings in a vulnerable sort of way. 162 more words

God

PASTORS SHOULD NOT GET DISCOURAGED IF PEOPLE LEAVE THE CHURCH BECAUSE YOU'RE CALLING THEM TO REPENTANCE -- IT HAPPENS TO THE BEST OF PREACHERS...

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Dr. John Gerstner tells a story of someone who left the church because his preaching was “too negative.”

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 If the world hates you, know that it has hated me before it hated you.

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Christianity

On Earth as In Heaven

Notes for a sermon preached on July 27, 2014 at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Edmonton.
Text: Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52

Recent world and local news has given me occasion to give thanks. 1,185 more words