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Psalm 138- “Wholehearted Gratitude”

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Psalm 138 is a prayer of thanksgiving.  In the midst of a hostile world of many “gods”, King David expresses his thanks to the one, true God for personal deliverance and provision.  He also expresses the hope and promise of other kings and people coming to know God personally. Everything we are, and everything we […]

“Verbal Homicide” Matthew 5:21-26

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(click to listen, right click to download)  “Verbal Homicide” Jesus’ teaching always cuts right to a person’s heart. Like a master surgeon, he exposes the dark corners that need to be cleansed. We tend to categorize people into groups such as good vs. bad, convict vs. free, criminal vs. model citizen, etc.  However when categorizing others, […]

Self Control, or Holy Spirit Control?

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Self-Control or Holy Spirit Control (click to listen, right click to download) The wise person knows how to stay calm, cool, and collected in difficult situations.  But is this attribute a power of the mind, the heart, or just good training?  In this message, Self-Control, or really Holy Spirit control, is contrasted with the behavior of […]