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Sermon Writing in the Valley

My sermon writing routine involves walking downtown to my favorite coffee shop; seting up camp and writing while enjoying a beautiful cup (or two or three or, who am I kidding? 453 more words


In the Valley

And when he had entered the house, his disciples asked him privately, “Why could we not cast it out?” And he said to them, “This kind cannot be driven out by anything but prayer.” 333 more words


Jesus gives the kingdom to needy disciples

The scene is set in Luke 6:17-19.

17 He went down with them and stood on a level place. A large crowd of his disciples was there and a great number of people from all over Judea, from Jerusalem, and from the coast of Tyre and Sidon, 18 who had come to hear him and to be healed of their diseases.

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Spurgeon: Preachers Should Preach Christ

To choose mere moral themes will be to use a wooden dagger; but the great truths of revelation are as sharp swords. Keep to doctrines which stir the conscience and the heart.

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Dead fish and Salmon (Mark 8:34-38)

A fun “tip” my dad used to share when I was young:
“Only dead fish go with the flow all the time.”

And then you have the opposite: 91 more words


Sermon Pondering ~ Following Jesus

Mark 8:31-38

Deny yourself
Take up your cross

Wow, this is not normal.

I like myself
I like my life
I like my stuff… 110 more words