Jesus was on a mission. So are we!

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Jesus’ mission: Call all people to a new life! Early in his ministry, Jesus shocks the folks of his home town by declaring his mission. Quoting from the prophet Isaiah, Jesus tells the people in the local synagogue, “The spirit of the Lord is upon me… He has appointed me to bring good news to […]

Human wisdom, Godly wisdom, and leafy, green vegetables

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James Chapters 3-4: What kind of wisdom do you have? The last time I was in this pulpit, I preached on integrity. Today’s sermon focuses on Wisdom. Do you consider yourself wise?  How about smart?  Do you think that you use 10% of your brain or 100%?  The letter of James takes a look at […]

Living a life of Integrity: That pleases God!

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Instructions for integrity, Ephesians 4:1-16 Paul Harvey told a story of four young men who were late to class.  They entered the classroom, and solemnly told their teacher they were detained due to a flat tire.  The sympathetic teacher smiled and told them it was too bad they were late, because they had missed a […]