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A Delayed Salvation

“who are kept by the power of God through faith for salvation ready to be revealed in the last time” (1 Peter 1:5). A friend came by the other day to talk about salvation. Those who characterize themselves as unbelievers … Continue reading

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Why I am a Pentecost(al) Presbyterian

I read the following story this week: “Erasmus, the famous Renaissance scholar, once told a classic story which was designed to emphasize how important it is that we take up the torch of Christ’s ministry with great commitment. In the … Continue reading

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Kistemaker, KU, Angels and a Great Night at Home

I have been traveling recently. Indeed, ministry has taken me away for the last week. So it was good to get home last night. One of the things I  miss most is the “church is our house.” I believe that … Continue reading

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A Confident Vision for a Great Harvest: Selections from John 4:1-42

Dr. Michael Milton, President and Professor of Practical Theology, Reformed Theological Seminary, Charlotte, NCA Sermon given at First Presbyterian Church, Chattanooga, Tennessee and scheduled to be included in a new book called Sacred Assembly: A Biblical Vision for the Church … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving: The Essential Ingredient to True Christian Worship

A Thanksgiving Day Sermon based on Psalm 100 (especially verses 3 and 4) This sermon was originally preached at First Presbyterian Church of Chattanooga, TN on Thanksgiving, November 24, 2005. It is offered here to assist other pastors in reflecting … Continue reading

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Predestination and Missions

The following thoughts come after the 56th Annual World Missions Conference of First Presbyterian Church of Chattanooga. The speakers for this conference were Dr. Hans Beyer, Professor of New Testament, Covenant Theological Seminary, and Dr. Sandy Willson, Senior Minister, Second … Continue reading

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“Lamplighter” for Christ: The Funeral Celebration of D. James Kennedy

Frederich Buechner wrote:“It’s hard not to believe that somehow or other there’s always going to be another time with them, another day, so the chances are we won’t know it’s the last time, and therefore it won’t have the terrible … Continue reading

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