Sermons from 2013

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The Story Chapter 12 – “The Dirt on David”

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Sermon Crumbs: “It’s a story that’s been repeated, with variations, over and over through the centuries.  Sin stories, after a while, tend to sound pretty much alike: virtually all sins ring changes on the theme of wanting to be gods ourselves, taking charge of our own lives, asserting control over the lives of others.  Since […]

Serving with the Sheep and with Saul

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“He chose David his servant and took him from the sheep pens; from tending the sheep he brought him to be the shepherd of his people.” (Psalm 78:70-71) Sermon Crumbs- Today’s text is about Saul and David. “But there is far more than these two lives involved; there is God’s life – God’s promise and […]

The Story Chapter 10 – “On Not Taking God Seriously”

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Today’s Sermon from 1 Samuel chapters 13, 15, 17 I want to acknowledge my debt to Haddon Robinson for this morning’s message from the Word of God. Years ago I heard him speak on “The Secret of Spiritual Disaster,” & I’ve borrowed significantly from that message. -Ken Langley “Be sure to fear the Lord and […]

The Story Chapter 6 – Enter the Land!

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Today we come to the Old Testament book of Numbers, which recounts the wilderness wanderings of the people of Israel.  (Numbers 13-14; Numbers 6:24-26) “See to it, brothers, that none of you has a sinful, unbelieving heart that turns away from the living God.” (Hebrews 3:12, commenting on Israel’s failure in the wilderness)  

The Story Chapter 4 – Deliverance

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This morning we come to one of the most important incidents in the Bible – God’s deliverance of his people out of slavery in Egypt. For centuries this was seen as the defining moment in the history of Israel.  And it foreshadowed the deliverance accomplished by Christ, the Redeemer whose praise we sing on this […]