Tag Archives: St. Paul

THE TRUE BELIEVER’S DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

Leviticus 25:10  Galatians 2:15-21 The famous words are read: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and … Continue reading

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“We Were Made to Go: The Goal of the Gospel for the Entire World” (Acts 13.47b)

This message was the second in a two part series preached at the World Missions Conference at the Scherer Memorial Presbyterian Church in Lake Wylie, South Carolina on March 14th, 2010. Isaiah 49.6; Acts 13.47a Introduction to the Reading I … Continue reading

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A Theology of God’s Love: The Blessings of Justification in Romans 5.1-11

We come to the fifth chapter of Romans and in this magnificent chapter we will take away truths that will transform life and culture and I would say that the very idea of government and democracy and literature and all … Continue reading

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Tiger Woods and the Only Vote that Counts

So Tiger Woods is now the Athlete of the Decade. Great.  How did Doug Ferguson put it in his AP article? “Even as a sex scandal changed the way people look at Woods, the records he set could not be … Continue reading

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Saving our Messes for after the Holidays

It is the Friday side of a week of counseling. I have to admit I am a bit tired. It is the first week after a New Year. As most pastors will tell you, this is a time when people … Continue reading

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“The Preacher’s Influence: The Pastoral Theological Implications of the Jeremiah Wright Story”

Perhaps there is someone who wonders, in today’s world, “Can a minister really have any possible influence on the world around us?” Just check out the front pages. If Karl Barth was right when he talked about having the Bible in … Continue reading

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Gutter Talk Going Mainstream

Timothy Jay is one of the leading authorities on, of all things, cursing. In an article by Melanie Glover that appeared in the Charlotte Observer’s front-page on 2/25/08, I read that cursing by teens is up “90 swear words” per day. In … Continue reading

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