Tag Archives: Bible

The Night When God was Naked Before Man

I like nativity scenes; they are the one thing we see around us this time of year that actually have something to do with what we are supposed to be celebrating. Yet sadly, even most nativity scenes, whether sculpted or … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon Notes: December 10, 2017

Title:  Joseph’s Story Text: Matthew 1:18-25 Joseph was betrothed to Mary, which in that place and time was a process of about a year in length. During that time, the couple was legally married, but their union could not be … Continue reading

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The Suffering Servant

Isaiah 53 In Isaiah 53, the prophet describes for us a servant who would be despised, rejected and die; with the result of saving many.  The poem here actually begins with verse 13 of the preceding chapter… See, my servant … Continue reading

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Abram Reclaims the High Ground

Genesis 13 After leaving Egypt Abram and his party returned eventually to Canaan where they settled and tended to their herds of livestock; Abram became quite wealthy. After some time it became clear that the herds had grown to the … Continue reading

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Morning’s Light

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God’s Call

Maybe I’m crazy but I think Abraham is someone we should remember when we consider the “Christmas Story”. Oh, I realize that the birth of Christ came some 2,000 years after he died, so I’m not suggesting he’s a character … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon Notes: December 3, 2017

  Title:  The Word Became Flesh Text: John 1:10-18 Readers’ Note: I haven’t mentioned this before here, but as of October 22, I’ve been the preaching minister at Morrison Christian Church in Morrison, Illinois. Since I began I’ve intended to … Continue reading

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