Monthly Archives: November 2008

Tips For Understanding The Sermon On The Mount

Really, these are tips for doing a study of any passage.  Since we’re looking at The Sermon On The Mount (Matthew 5-7), I’m focusing on some tools that are particularly helpful in these chapters.  First, start with prayer.  Ask the … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon

Our Sunday sermon this week was, shall we say, unplanned and unrecorded.  During praise and worship we sang the song, “You Are Awesome In This Place, Mighty God.”  As we sang that chorus, I was struck by the awesomeness of … Continue reading

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What’s Happening?

Living Word Thanksgiving fellowship dinner – Sunday, November 23, 2008, after the morning service.  Bring a friend or make a friend; bring a dish and celebrate God’s goodness with us! James Island Community Thanksgiving Service at Emmanuel Baptist Church – … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon

Perspective Replacement Therapy, Part I – The Truth About Blessing Scripture:  Matthew 5:1-16 We are beginning a series I’ll call “Perspective Replacement Therapy”.  In Matthew 4, we are told that Jesus went about Galilee teaching in the synagogues, preaching the Good … Continue reading

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Questions to Ask A Candidate Before Voting

I got this email from Rev. Lance Hansen, and I wish I’d got it a month ago.  It’s reproduced in its entirety, with permission from the author. Questions to Ask About a Candidate before Voting: (Use the criteria below to … Continue reading

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