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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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Now What? Some thoughts after the Election on Lessons and Expectations

On the other side of the election, what can we learn? What can we expect? For the believer, our lessons and our expectations are grounded in the Word of the Lord. Our hope for our nation is grounded not in electoral … Continue reading

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John Calvin’s 500th Birthday

Perhaps no figure since St. Paul  has influenced Western civilization like the man born 500 years ago this date, Jean Cauvin (10 July 1509 – 27 May 1564), the pastor-scholar of Geneva. Through the ordinary means of God’s grace in Word, … Continue reading

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The Refrain of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving comes into our lives each year like a comfortable old friend. There is refrain to it all. But what are the words to that refrain in your life? In Psalm 136 the refrain is the refrain of God’s grace: … Continue reading

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An Election Day Sermon 2008

An Election Day Sermon 2008 There is a tradition in our nation of preaching Election Day Sermons, and this American tradition is one that is based upon the teachings of Christ and should not be abandoned. Yes, we have learned … 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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The God Who Calls

A Sermon from Exodus 3.10-12 Preached on October 27, 2007 at First Presbyterian Church of Chattanooga, Tennessee Introduction to the Reading We return to Exodus Chapter three. And today we consider the Call of Moses and how that call relates … Continue reading

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