Sermons tagged with ‘joy’

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Jesus Prays for His Church- John 17:6-19

Jesus has already prayed for you!  He prayed for his immediate disciples before going to the cross, and he also prayed for those who would believe in their message.  We can take great comfort and courage from Jesus’ prayer because it reveals the unity between the Father and the Son, as well as his protection […]

“Fasting or Celebration?” Matthew 9:14-17

Imagine a typical wedding faux pas: –One of the wedding party fainting during the ceremony… –An inappropriate toast by the best man… –Bringing an uninvited guest along with you… –Wearing the same dress as the brides maids when you are not a bride’s maid… Wouldn’t it be just as odd for an invited guest to […]

Every Good Thing

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Every Good Thing (Click to Listen, Right Click to Download) Paul wrote this personal letter to Philemon in Colossae, asking him to welcome back the runaway slave Onesimus, who had since become a Christian and helped Paul in ministry.  Philemon, probably a wealthy Gentile from Asia Minor, was very different from Paul, a learned, devout […]