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Title: Sermons No Longer Posted on Website

Date: January 29, 2017 Preacher/Speaker: Web Editor

Notes:

If you wish to continue to listen to our audio sermons, you have three options: Visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/9thavenuecofc/ […]

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Title: Jonah’s “Unfinished” Ending

Date: December 18, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Jonah 4:8-11 Introduction: A. Jonah 4 is one of the most intriguing parts of this famous account. Jonah preaches to […]

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Title: Knowing God: The Promise

Date: December 18, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Psalm 119:57-64 Introduction: A. Psalm 119:9-16 reminded us of “the walk.” Psalm 119:33-40 reminded us of “the desire.” Both are […]

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Title: Diotrophes or Demetrius

Date: December 11, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

3 John 1:9-10 Introduction: A. Sometimes, tragically, the least attractive part of Christianity are those who wear the name of […]

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Title: Knowing God: The Desire

Date: December 11, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Psalm 119:33-40 Introduction: A. “I want to know Christ…” (Philippians 3:10-11), wrote Paul. But he was not the first nor […]

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Title: Knowing God: The Walk

Date: December 4, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Psalm 119:9-16 Introduction: A. Our theme for 2016 is “Strengthening Our Roots: Knowing God through His Word.” We opened the […]

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Title: Be Thankful

Date: November 27, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Tyler Hallman

Notes:

It is important to always remember the things for which we need to be thankful. Among those, is the wonderful, […]

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Title: 119 in 1880

Date: November 13, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Can you imagine the impact on a community if every member of the Lord’s Church took his or her part […]

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Title: What Can the Righteous Do?

Date: November 6, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Psalm 11 Introduction: A. With the election just a couple of days away, many Christians are more than concerned; they […]

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Title: The Lord Is My Shepherd

Date: October 30, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Introduction: A. Scripture often uses the picture of a shepherd and sheep to describe God and His people (John 10; […]

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Title: When We Consider Jesus

Date: October 30, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Hebrews 13:1-6 Introduction: A. A good sermon points out Biblical truth, but also seeks to apply that truth to modern […]

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Title: Remember Me, O Lord

Date: October 23, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Job 14:7-13 Introduction: A. Even faithful Christians, at times, can wonder if God really cares. Some even, at times, might […]

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Title: Don’t All Roads Lead to Heaven?

Date: September 4, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

John 14:1-6 “Fall Back into First Principles” – Lesson #1 Introduction: A. You can take any number of roads to […]

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Title: When A Church Dares To Dream

Date: July 31, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Philippians 2:1-8 Introduction: A. A church is not a country club, where we can just “pay our dues” and get […]

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Title: Keep the Faith

Date: July 17, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

2 Timothy 4:1-8 Introduction: A. How many of us who love the Lord have still, at times, questioned our faith? […]

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Title: Healthy Labor

Date: July 17, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Ephesians 4:11-16 Part of the Series “Healthy Things Grow” – Lesson #3 of 3 Introduction: A. Attitudes and knowledge are […]

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Title: Healthy Teaching

Date: July 10, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Ephesians 4:4-10 Part of the Series “Healthy Things Grow” – Lesson #2 0f 3 Introduction: A. We should seek to […]

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Title: Healthy Attitudes

Date: July 3, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Ephesians 4:1-3 Part of the Series “Healthy Things Grow” – Lesson #1 0f 3 Introduction: A. I want the church […]

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Title: Choose Your Path

Date: June 26, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Tyler Hallman

Notes:

Matthew 7:13, 14 We can choose either a path that leads to heaven or a path that leads to hell.

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Title: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

Date: June 26, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Tyler Hallman

Notes:

1 Timothy 6:11, 12 Only in Christ can be have true life, liberty, and happiness.

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Title: That They Might Have Abundant Life

Date: June 23, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Jim Faughn

Notes:

Lesson Seven, by Jim Faughn, of the Summer Gospel Meeting Series:  “Why Did My Savior Come to Earth?”

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Title: For Judgment

Date: June 22, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Jim Faughn

Notes:

Lesson Six, by Jim Faughn, of the Summer Gospel Meeting Series:  “Why Did My Savior Come to Earth?”

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Title: To Save That Which Was Lost

Date: June 21, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Jim Faughn

Notes:

Lesson Five, by Jim Faughn, of the Summer Gospel Meeting Series:  “Why Did My Savior Come to Earth?”

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Title: To Call Sinners to Repentance

Date: June 20, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Jim Faughn

Notes:

Lesson Four, by Jim Faughn, of the Summer Gospel Meeting Series:  “Why Did My Savior Come to Earth?”

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Title: To Bring a Sword

Date: June 19, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Jim Faughn

Notes:

Lesson Three, by Jim Faughn, of the Summer Gospel Meeting Series:  “Why Did My Savior Come to Earth?”

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Title: To Fulfill the Law and Prophets

Date: June 19, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Jim Faughn

Notes:

Lesson Two, by Jim Faughn, of the Summer Gospel Meeting Series:  “Why Did My Savior Come to Earth?”

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Title: He Came Down from Heaven

Date: June 19, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Jim Faughn

Notes:

Lesson One, by Jim Faughn, of the Summer Gospel Meeting Series:  “Why Did My Savior Come to Earth?”

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Title: What Cannot Replace God’s Word

Date: June 12, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

2 Timothy 3:14-4:2 Introduction: A. While it is true that, “of the making of books there is no end” (Ecclesiastes […]

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Title: What Makes a “Gospel” Meeting

Date: June 12, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Galatians 1:6-10 Introduction: A. Our Summer Gospel Meeting starts next Sunday! B. What does “gospel” mean? It means “good news!” […]

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Title: The Forgotten Piece of the Gospel

Date: June 5, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

1 Corinthians 15:1-8 NOTE: This outline is based upon a lesson from brother Dan Winkler, presented at Polishing the Pulpit […]

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Title: Waiting on God

Date: May 29, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Micah 7:1-7 Justice & Judgment: Lesson #7 Introduction: A. While some of Micah’s message had been one of hope (Micah […]

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Title: It Starts with a Choice

Date: May 29, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Colossians 3:12-14 Introduction: A. Colossians 3 contains (1) things we are to “put off,” (2) things we are to “put […]

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Title: What God Requires

Date: May 22, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Tyler Hallman

Notes:

Micah 6:6-8 Lesson #6 of “Judgment and Justice” (Micah)

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Title: Temptation Island

Date: May 22, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Tyler Hallman

Notes:

Luke 17:1-4 Introduction: A. Each and everyone person will face temptation. B. Temptations are those things which separate us from […]

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Title: Greater Hope

Date: May 15, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Micah 5:7-9 Introduction: A. Micah 4 was a chapter filled with hope, and Micah 5 continues that hope. B. Motivating […]

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Title: Daniel’s Christ-Like Prayer Life

Date: May 15, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Daniel 6:8-10 Introduction: A. Christianity and prayer go hand-in-hand. We are to “pray without ceasing” (1 Thessalonians 5:17). B. Prayer […]

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Title: Rescue!

Date: May 8, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Micah 4:1-5 Lesson #4 of “Judgment and Justice” (Micah) Introduction: A. Much of what we have seen in Micah thus […]

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Title: A Mother’s Wages

Date: May 8, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Exodus 2:1-10 Introduction: A. God places a great emphasis on the influence of mothers. B. One positive influence is seen […]

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Title: A Study of Islam: Lesson 8 – Is Islam Peaceful? and Converting Muslims

Date: May 4, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Islam = a Peaceful Religion? Many point to the fact that “Islam” can mean “peace” or “peaceful.” However, the same […]

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Title: Why “Fellowship” Is More Than A Potluck

Date: May 1, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Acts 2:41-47 Introduction: A. Welcome to “Care and Share Day” 2016. This is a day where we strive to grow […]

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Title: A Study of Islam: Lesson 7 – Modern Issues with Islam

Date: April 27, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

 Islam and Women While the Bible sets forth different roles for male and female, it makes it abundantly clear that […]

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Title: It Starts at the Top

Date: April 24, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Tyler Hallman

Notes:

Micah 3 Lesson #3 of “Judgment and Justice” (Micah)

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Title: Following the Lamp

Date: April 24, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Psalm 119:105-112 Introduction: A. Light fascinates us, and is often used in Scripture to describe good and right (1 John […]

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Title: A Study of Islam: Lesson 6 – Troubles with the Koran

Date: April 20, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Early Islamic Leadership Struggles Abu Bakr, before he died, named Umar to be his successor in leading the Islamic faith. […]

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Title: What Oppression Looks Like

Date: April 17, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Micah 2:1-5 Lesson #2 of “Judgment and Justice” (Micah) Introduction: A. We have all known people who, seemingly, wanted to […]

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Title: When You Feel Like Quitting

Date: April 17, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam FAughn

Notes:

Hebrews 12:1-3 Introduction: A. As a Christian, have you ever felt like giving up? Frustrated? Battered and bruised? Like the […]

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Title: A Study of Islam: Lesson 5 – Early Spread and Controversy

Date: April 13, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

How Islam Spread Early On Islam was spread, even during the life of Muhammad, by a combination of preaching and […]

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Title: Destruction Is Coming

Date: April 10, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faugn

Notes:

Micah 1:1-6 Lesson #1 of “Judgment and Justice” (Micah) Introduction: A. Micah, a seemingly common man, was given the task […]

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Title: Does the Reason for Baptism Matter?

Date: April 10, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Acts 2:36-41 Introduction: A. The “steps” of salvation are necessary, but the only one that is a one-time activity is […]

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Title: A Study of Islam: Lesson 4 – The Five Pillars of Islam

Date: April 6, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Muhammad’s “Trip” to Heaven In a night of sleep at the Kabah, Muhammad claims that he was awakened by the […]

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Title: A Positive Influence

Date: April 3, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Tyler Hallman

Notes:

Joshua 1:5-9 There are three traits that should be held by those whom we allow to influence us.

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Title: Welcome Home

Date: March 20, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

“Be Our Guest”: Lesson 3 of 3 When one decides to become a Christian, or return to the faith, how […]

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Title: A Study of Islam: Lesson 3 – The Writing of the Koran

Date: March 16, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Due to technical issues, there is no audio recording of this lesson. Basic Facts about the Koran The Koran is […]

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Title: The Everest of Ethics

Date: March 13, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Matthew 7:12 Introduction: A. Most people call it “The Golden Rule,” but some have called it “The Everest of Ethics.” […]

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Title: Thank You

Date: March 13, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

John 1:43-51 “Be Our Guest”: Lesson 2 of 3 Introduction: A. We hear all types of negative and preconceived things […]

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Title: A Study of Islam: Lesson 2 – Muhammad

Date: March 9, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Importance of Muhammad: Full name: Abū al-Qāsim Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd Allāh ibn ʿAbd al-Muṭṭalib ibn Hāshim. Muhammad means “glorified one” […]

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Title: Kill the Beast (of Fear)

Date: March 6, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

John 1:43-4 “Be Our Guest”: Lesson 1 of 3 Introduction: 1. The story of “Beauty and the Beast” is a […]

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Title: A Study of Islam: Lesson 1 – Background to the Birth of Islam

Date: March 2, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Three Goals for This Study: 1. Be honest in our historical evaluations, 2. Use Islamic texts (including the Koran) to […]

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Title: Warning

Date: February 28, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Tyler Hallman

Notes:

2 John 7-13

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Title: Draw Unto Me

Date: February 28, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Tyler Hallman

Notes:

James 4:7-8

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Title: Give Me the Bible When I’m Preparing for Judgment

Date: February 24, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Joshua Manning

Notes:

Sixth sermon preached during our 2016 Winter Gospel Meeting.

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Title: Give Me the Bible When I Feel Forsaken

Date: February 23, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Joshua Manning

Notes:

Fifth sermon preached during our 2016 Winter Gospel Meeting.

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Title: Give Me the Bible When Life Is Grand

Date: February 22, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Joshua Manning

Notes:

Fourth sermon preached during our 2016 Winter Gospel Meeting.

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Title: Give Me the Bible When I Am Hurting

Date: February 21, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Joshua Manning

Notes:

Third sermon preached during our 2016 Winter Gospel Meeting.

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Title: Give Me the Bible When I Realize My Need for Salvation

Date: February 21, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Joshua Manning

Notes:

Second sermon preached during our 2016 Winter Gospel Meeting.

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Title: Give Me the Bible When I Doubt My Purpose in Life

Date: February 21, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Joshua Manning

Notes:

First sermon preached during our 2016 Winter Gospel Meeting.

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Title: O How I Love Your Law!

Date: February 14, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Psalm 119:97-104 Introduction: A. It is a day for love, and we often focus on what true love should mean […]

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Title: The State of the Congregation

Date: February 7, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn & Tyler Hallman

Notes:

[No notes.]

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Title: 27 Books in 27 Minutes

Date: January 31, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

The New Testament Story PART 1: Jesus’s Life Matthew: Preaching Mark: Power Luke: Parables John: Personal PART 2: Jesus’s Legacy […]

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Title: Jesus Is the Only One

Date: January 24, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Tyler Hallman

Notes:

Matthew 1:18-22 I. Introduction: a. Jesus was unique from the very beginning. b. Jesus made very bold claims throughout his […]

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Title: Financial Foundations of Proverbs

Date: January 17, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Beyond Giving: God’s View of Money (Lesson 2) Proverbs gives us the proper foundations upon which to view and handle […]

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Title: In the Fullness of Time

Date: January 17, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

[No notes.]

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Title: First Things First: It’s Not Yours!

Date: January 10, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Psalm 50:7-11 Beyond Giving: God’s View of Money (Lesson 1) First Things First: It’s Not Yours! Introduction: A. The beginning […]

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Title: 39 Books in 30 Minutes

Date: January 10, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

[No notes.]

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Title: 2016 Theme: “Strengthening Our Roots”

Date: January 3, 2016 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Psalm 1:1-6 Introduction: A. 9th Avenue has a great history, and we always want to stay connected with all the […]

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Title: I Thirst

Date: December 13, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Tyler Hallman

Notes:

“Words of the Dying Savior” Lesson 5

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Title: Happy Halloween!

Date: December 13, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Tyler Hallman

Notes:

[No notes.]

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Title: The Greatest Sermon Ever Preached

Date: December 6, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

[No notes.]

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Title: Why Have You Forsaken Me?

Date: November 29, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Tyler Hallman

Notes:

Matthew 27:45-46 “Words of the Dying Savior” Lesson 4 Introduction: A. While on the cross Jesus taught many things through […]

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Title: The Great Physician

Date: November 29, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Tyler Hallman

Notes:

John 4:46-54 Introduction: 1. Jesus performed many miracles to show that He was from God. 2. By performing these signs […]

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Title: Why Be Thankful?

Date: November 22, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Psalm 65 Introduction: A. We are to “give thanks in all circumstances” (1 Thessalonians 5:18). B. Sometimes, though, it can […]

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Title: Behold Your Mother, Behold Your Son

Date: November 15, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

John 19:25-27 “Words of the Dying Savior” Lesson 3 Introduction: A. Mary was “troubled” when she learned she would give […]

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Title: The Gift of Paradise

Date: November 15, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Luke 23:39-43 “Words of the Dying Savior” Lesson 2 Introduction: A. The misuse of the words of Jesus to one […]

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Title: Amazing Forgiveness

Date: November 8, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Luke 23:32-34 “Words of the Dying Savior “Lesson 1 Introduction: A. The last words of individuals fascinate people. The last […]

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Title: Make Peace

Date: November 8, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Matthew 5:9 Introduction: A. Translations are virtually identical in how they translate the simple wording of Matthew 5:9. B. We […]

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Title: How to Build A Home (Not A House)

Date: November 1, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Psalm 127 Introduction: A. If I had just one sermon to preach to parents (including myself), this would be it. […]

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Title: Trading Stones for Grace

Date: October 25, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Tyler Hallman

Notes:

John 8:2-11 Introduction: We have all been accused of doing something wrong at some point in life. Sometimes we are […]

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Title: What to Do

Date: October 18, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

2 Thessalonians 3:1-5, 13-15 Introduction: A. Few, if any of us, likes to wait. But as Christians, we are waiting […]

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Title: Before the Greatest Commandment

Date: October 18, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Mark 12:28-31 Introduction: A. Since Jesus was raised in a Jewish home, he would have been taught to memorize Scripture […]

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Title: Solving Problems God’s Way

Date: September 20, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Tyler Hallman

Notes:

Acts 6:1-7 Introduction: 1. We all encounter problems in our life. 2. We must decide what our priorities in life […]

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Title: We ARE the Sermon!

Date: August 16, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Matthew 5:13-16 Introduction : A. Why are we doing this today? We must be the church that our Lord requires […]

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Title: What Can I Do to Help the Elders?

Date: August 9, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Hebrews 13:1-7 Introduction: A. The importance of installing elders can hardly be overstated. B. Their role is vital, but so […]

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Title: True Repentance

Date: August 2, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Psalm 32:1-5 Introduction: A. Repentance has been called the most difficult step of the plan of salvation. When properly understood, […]

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Title: Do You Love Me?

Date: July 26, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Tyler Hallman

Notes:

Jesus asked Peter a critical question that each Christian needs to be answering today.

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Title: What We Are Saved To Become

Date: July 19, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Ephesians 2:1-10 [Part 3 of 3] Introduction: A. Balance is important in every area of life, including how we view […]

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Title: What We Are Saved By

Date: July 12, 2015 Preacher/Speaker:

Notes:

Ephesians 2:1-10 [Part 2 of 3] [NO AUDIO AVAILABLE] Introduction: A. The word “life” means so much to us. It […]

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Title: What We Are Saved From

Date: July 5, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Text:  Ephesians 2:1-10 [Part 1 of 3] Introduction: A. Stories of survival and salvation captivate us through books, movies, etc. […]

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Title: Unto Us A Child Is Born

Date: June 28, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Tyler Hallman

Notes:

Introduction:  1.  The Old Testament provides prophecy about a Savior who would come into the world.  2.  In […]

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Title: The List

Date: June 26, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Aubrey Johnson

Notes:

The list of character traits for deacons found in 2 Timothy should be found in the father in every home.

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Title: The Purpose

Date: June 24, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Aubrey Johnson

Notes:

The purpose of marriage is love–to give love and to receive love.

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Title: The Prayer

Date: June 23, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Aubrey Johnson

Notes:

There is no greater subject for prayer than one’s family.

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Title: The Measure

Date: June 22, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Aubrey Johnson

Notes:

In your marriage, you will receive what you give with the same measure that you give.

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Title: The Challenge

Date: June 21, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Aubrey Johnson

Notes:

The solution to the challenge of every marriage should be found in the Golden Rule of Matthew 7:12.

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Title: The Model

Date: June 21, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Aubrey Johnson

Notes:

Jesus Christ is the perfect model for every Christian husband and wife.

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Title: The Dream

Date: June 21, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Aubrey Johnson

Notes:

The dream of every Christian husband and wife should be to have a perfect marriage.

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Title: What to Do When You Are Overwhelmed

Date: June 14, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Introduction:  1. Life often comes at us in waves. We often are overwhelmed, sometimes by our own bad choices and […]

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Title: Listening to the Word

Date: June 14, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Introduction: 1. We are one week away from our Gospel Meeting. These times remind us again of the importance of […]

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Title: An Appeal to the Church

Date: June 7, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Introduction: Psalm 133 reminds us of “how good and pleasant” unity truly is. The concept of “one church” also teaches […]

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Title: Love

Date: June 1, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Rickey McCreless

Notes:

Introduction: 1. Outgrowth of the discussion of spiritual gifts in 1 Corinthians 12 2. Desire best gifts, but consider the […]

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Title: Centered on God

Date: May 31, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Introduction: The Bible is a long book, but it has a united theme: revealing God and bringing man back to […]

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Title: An Odd Example

Date: May 24, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Tyler Hallman

Notes:

Introduction: In life we often look to other people for examples. Sometimes this means looking up to people and sometimes […]

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Title: Victory!

Date: May 17, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Introduction: Victory is a wonderful feeling, and people play a part in their victories. In Psalm 144, though, David shows […]

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Title: William’s Overwhelming Day

Date: May 17, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

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Title: What Job’s Friends Got Right

Date: May 10, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Introduction: A. The friends of Job (Eliphaz, Bildad, Zophar, and Elihu) spend most of the book trying to get Job […]

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Title: Mary: A Study in Maternal Responsibility

Date: May 10, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Introduction: A. Can you imagine hearing the words, “You’re going to have a baby, and that baby will be the […]

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Title: Unintended Successes

Date: May 3, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Tyler Hallman

Notes:

Introduction: Some of life’s greatest lessons happen when we see something happen. We can learn so much in this life […]

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Title: What Is an Eldership to Do?

Date: April 26, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Introduction: Anytime an eldership is begun, added to, or changed by death or resignation, it is of major importance to […]

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Title: God’s View of Children

Date: April 19, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Introduction: Whether directly or indirectly seen, we know that our world has a view of children that is skewed from […]

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Title: What Must I Know to Be Saved?

Date: April 19, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Introduction: Acts 2 (“the birthday of the church”) contains the question, “What must we do” (Acts 2:37). It is important […]

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Title: Help for the Burdened Soul

Date: April 12, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Mark 2:15-17   Purpose: To provide a prescription from Scripture to help when we are burdened, especially by sin.  Body: […]

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Title: Resurrection of Christ

Date: April 5, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Rickey McCreless

Notes:

Introduction: A. One of the cardinal facts and doctrines of the gospel. B. The whole of the New Testament revelation […]

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Title: True Deliverance

Date: March 29, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Introduction A. She barely comes on the scene in Scripture, but we know her story well. She is the woman […]

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Title: Out the Door and to the Right

Date: March 22, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Tyler Hallman

Notes:

Introduction: • There are many different times in our lives when we need instructions. o Traveling o How to do […]

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Title: Then and Now

Date: March 22, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Tyler Hallman

Notes:

Introduction: • We all have events that stand out in our memory. • Sometimes we see or hear something that […]

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Title: Ephesians: Riches and Responsibility

Date: March 15, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

Notes:

Ephesians 3:20-4:1 Introduction: A. The church at Ephesus had a special place in the heart of Paul. B. This letter […]

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Title: Despise Not the Day of Small Things

Date: March 8, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

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Introduction: A. Ezra 3:12-13 tells us that, when some who had seen the first Temple saw the foundation of the […]

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Title: The True Application of Genesis 39

Date: March 8, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

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Introduction: A. The life of Joseph dominates the final one-third of the book of Genesis, and we know about him […]

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Title: A Journey of Joy

Date: March 1, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

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Hebrews 10:32-39 Introduction: A. When we look at our brothers and sisters in Christ, do we more often see joy […]

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Title: Always Ready

Date: February 22, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Tyler Hallman

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Acts 17:16-20 Introduction: • Our mission as Christians is to share the gospel with the world. (Matthew 4:23) • What […]

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Title: Winter Gospel Meeting – Lesson 6

Date: February 18, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Earl Barnett

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This is the sixth of the series of lessons preached by Earl Barnett during our 2015 Winter Gospel Meeting.  Bro. Barnett […]

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Title: Winter Gospel Meeting – Lesson 5

Date: February 17, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Earl Barnett

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This is the fifth of the series of lessons preached by Earl Barnett during our 2015 Winter Gospel Meeting.  Bro. Barnett […]

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Title: Winter Gospel Meeting – Lesson 4

Date: February 16, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Earl Barnett

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This is the fourth of the series of lessons preached by Earl Barnett during our 2015 Winter Gospel Meeting.  Bro. Barnett […]

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Title: Winter Gospel Meeting – Lesson 3

Date: February 15, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Earl Barnett

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This is the third of the series of lessons preached by Earl Barnett during our 2015 Winter Gospel Meeting.  Bro. […]

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Title: Winter Gospel Meeting – Lesson 2

Date: February 15, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Earl Barnett

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This is the second of the series of lessons preached by Earl Barnett during our 2015 Winter Gospel Meeting.  Bro. […]

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Title: Winter Gospel Meeting – Lesson 1

Date: February 15, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Earl Barnett

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This is the first of the series of lessons preached by Earl Barnett during our 2015 Winter Gospel Meeting.  Bro. Barnett […]

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Title: The Baptism That Saves

Date: February 8, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

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1 Peter 3:18-22 Introduction: A. Noah seemed to reach no one with his preaching, but we would not call him […]

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Title: 5 Pictures of Grace

Date: February 1, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

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Introduction: A. Grace is often defined as “unmerited favor,” or simply “getting what we do not deserve.” B. But what […]

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Title: Appeal to Our Father

Date: January 25, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Tyler Hallman

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Introduction: A. What does it mean to appeal to someone? B. We want things to change when we are not […]

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Title: 3, 2, 1 GO!

Date: January 25, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Tyler Hallman

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Introduction: A .Running a race can take place in many different ways. B .Races can be short or they can […]

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Title: The Responsibility of the Spiritual

Date: January 18, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

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Introduction A. When we know the “list” of the Fruit of the Spirit, what difference should it make in our […]

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Title: Better to Weep Now

Date: January 18, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

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Introduction: A. Crying is often seen as a sign of weakness, but it is simply a God-given reaction to emotion. […]

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Title: The Fruit of the Spirit

Date: January 11, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

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Introduction: When we are faithful, there should be evidence of that. That evidence is often called living a “spiritual” life, […]

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Title: How to Avoid Denominationalism

Date: January 11, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

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Introduction We live in a religious world that says, “We’re all going to the same place, but taking different roads […]

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Title: A New Beginning

Date: January 4, 2015 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

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Introduction  Some make formal resolutions for a new year, while others simply try to improve generally. Some, though, need a […]

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Title: Isaiah’s Realization

Date: December 21, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

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Introduction Isaiah could have gloated in what he had been privileged to see, but that was not his response. Similar […]

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Title: Three Silent Nights

Date: December 21, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

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Introduction This time of year, religious songs are found nearly everywhere. While we do not know the time of the […]

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Title: The Seraphim’s Praise

Date: December 14, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

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Introduction One example of joy in the Old Testament was the Year of Jubilee (Leviticus 25:8-22). “The year the King […]

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Title: Fearless

Date: December 7, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Adam Faughn

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Title: Seven Seconds

Date: May 18, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Jim Lampley

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Introduction: Most activities take longer than seven seconds. However, a lot can happen within such a timeframe. It takes longer […]

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Title: A Mother on A Mission

Date: May 11, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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PROPOSITION: When we examine the review of Paul with his young protégé, Timothy, we learn something about what a mother’s […]

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Title: Why I Am Happy to Be A Christian

Date: April 27, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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PROPOSITION: I am happy to be a child of God! INTRODUCTION: 1.​ Being “in the body,” we have great blessings, […]

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Title: Leviticus: The Guilt Offering

Date: April 27, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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PROPOSITION: Israel’s trespass offering emphasized an awareness of sin. There are connections of this sacrifice to Jesus Christ. INTRODUCTION: 1. […]

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Title: The Greatness of the Christ

Date: April 20, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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PROPOSITION: Jesus is the Christ, the image of God, the One through Whom and for Whom all things were created, […]

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Title: Leviticus: The Sin Offering

Date: April 20, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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PROPOSITION: As Israel had to be right with God before the fellowship of the sacrifices of pleasing aroma could be […]

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Title: Leviticus: The Peace Offering

Date: April 13, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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PROPOSITION:  God provided an avenue of fellowship for His people of both the Old and New Covenants. INTRODUCTION: 1. Similarities […]

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Title: Leviticus: The Meal Offering

Date: April 6, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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PROPOSITION: For the many blessings God has given us, He has asked for our thanks and praise. INTRODUCTION: 1.  The […]

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Title: Value of A Name

Date: March 30, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Jim Lampley

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Title: Leviticus: The Burnt Offering

Date: March 23, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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PROPOSITION:  The burnt offering represented the wholeness that God requires in serving Him. INTRODUCTION: 1.  Leviticus presents a multi-faceted view […]

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Title: Leviticus: The Tent of Meeting

Date: March 16, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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PROPOSITION: The tent of meeting symbolized where God meets His people today, i.e. in the church. INTRODUCTION: 1.​ Leviticus 1:1 […]

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Title: Leviticus: Types and Antitypes

Date: March 9, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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PROPOSITION:  We can more fully appreciate the work of God through Jesus Christ in a study of the types that […]

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Title: What Children Owe Their Parents

Date: March 2, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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PROPOSITION:  There are responsibilities for young people, just as there are obligations for parents. INTRODUCTION: 1.  In addition to the […]

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Title: Search Me, O God, And Know My Heart

Date: February 23, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Tyler Hallman

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Title: Best Dressed

Date: February 23, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Jim Lampley

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Introduction: Joshua the High Priest stands as a representative of the priesthood and people of Israel. 1. They are wayward […]

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Title: Speak for Yourself

Date: February 16, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Jim Lampley

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Introduction: 1) How would you describe your life? 2) Jesus often made claims about His life, which offended some. 3) […]

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Title: A Father’s Charge to His Son

Date: February 9, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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PROPOSITION:  Even we should follow and carry out the charge King David gave to his young son, Solomon. INTRODUCTION: 1.  […]

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Title: The Church: Organization or Organism?

Date: February 9, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Lonnie Jones

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Title: Unsolvable Problems

Date: February 9, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Lonnie Jones

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Title: Love = Your Needs Above My Rights

Date: February 8, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Lonnie Jones

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Title: The Dynamic of Trust

Date: February 7, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Lonnie Jones

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Title: When A Baptism Is Not Baptism

Date: February 2, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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PROPOSITION:  For a baptism to be Scriptural, it must have the right action, the right person, and the right purpose. […]

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Title: At the Cross

Date: January 26, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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Title: Choosing Companions

Date: January 26, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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PROPOSITION:  We should do as David and shun the company that shuns God and keep the company that God keeps. […]

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Title: Noah (Part 2)

Date: January 19, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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PROPOSITION:  Upon an examination of Noah, we can see many things in him that we should emulate. INTRODUCTION: 1.  The […]

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Title: Noah (Part 1)

Date: January 19, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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PROPOSITION:  Upon an examination of Noah, we can see many things in him that we should emulate. INTRODUCTION: 1.  The […]

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Title: The Stingy Person

Date: January 12, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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PROPOSITION:  The stingy person cannot go to heaven. INTRODUCTION: 1.  Stinginess hurts the miser (cf. Prov. 28:22). 2.  We must […]

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Title: What God Wants to See In Every Congregation

Date: January 5, 2014 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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PROPOSITION: By looking at the strengths and weaknesses of the seven congregations of Asia Minor, we can get a good […]

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Title: First Things First

Date: December 29, 2013 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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PROPOSITION:  A good resolution for all of us to make is to try always to put first things first or […]

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Title: He Still Came

Date: December 22, 2013 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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PROPOSITION:  We are not worthy, still Christ came to atone for our sins that we might be justified. INTRODUCTION: 1.  […]

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Title: Jonah in Prison

Date: December 15, 2013 Preacher/Speaker: Jim Lampley

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Introduction: Jonah is one of the best known yet least understood books in the Bible. To the world, Jonah has […]

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Title: The Strange Pull of Egypt

Date: December 15, 2013 Preacher/Speaker: Jim Lampley

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Introduction: Have you ever done something even though you had a bad experience with it before? The land of Egypt […]

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Title: Sin: Spiritual Neglect

Date: December 8, 2013 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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PROPOSITION:  Not desiring to grow and not applying oneself to learning is a spiritual neglect that has terrible consequences. INTRODUCTION: […]

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Title: Sin: Adultery

Date: December 1, 2013 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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PROPOSITION:  Adultery is an addictive sin.  We must be aware of its error and take a strong stand against it […]

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Title: Sin: Gambling

Date: November 24, 2013 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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PROPOSITION:  Gambling is addictive and sinful.  The progression leads to the dominion of sin which the Christian cannot afford. INTRODUCTION: […]

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Title: The State of the American Family

Date: November 17, 2013 Preacher/Speaker: Dr. Jim Wright

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Dr. Jim Wright, CEO of Childhaven in Cullman, Alabama, delivers an assessment of the condition of the family in America […]

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Title: Sin: Drugs

Date: November 10, 2013 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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PROPOSITION:  The abuse of drugs leads to their controlling our physical bodies and our souls. INTRODUCTION: 1.    “Drugs” are chemical […]

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Title: Sin: Alcohol

Date: November 9, 2013 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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PROPOSITION:  The consumption of alcohol results in the rotting of the flesh and the destruction of the nervous system, and […]

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Title: The Trial of Paul in Caesarea

Date: October 27, 2013 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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PROPOSITION:  False accusations should be dismissed, but evidence must be examined and believed. INTRODUCTION: 1.  Paul was arrested in Jerusalem […]

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Title: Three Questions You Must Answer

Date: October 20, 2013 Preacher/Speaker: Jim Lampley

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Introduction: Life is full of questions. Some people tense up when faced with a test or when they are expected […]

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Title: Problems in Prayer

Date: October 14, 2013 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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PROPOSITION:  Every problem we face in prayer is related to addressing the wrong person. INTRODUCTION: 1.  Before prayer can be […]

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Title: There Is No Place Like Home

Date: October 14, 2013 Preacher/Speaker: Tyler Hallman

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Introduction Perspective changes over time. We all desire to get to heaven. Can we know that we are going to […]

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Title: When the Name of the Lord Is Magnified

Date: October 8, 2013 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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PROPOSITION:  When we exalt the name of Jesus, the church will grow. INTRODUCTION: 1. In Ephesus… a. The word of […]

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Title: The Unholy Trinity of Me, Myself, and I

Date: September 29, 2013 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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PROPOSITION:  There is no place for selfishness in the life of the devoted Christian, yet on some level we all […]

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Title: The Finest Hour of Samson

Date: September 22, 2013 Preacher/Speaker: Jim Lampley

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Introduction: Each of us has weaknesses we must overcome. Samson lived most of his days trying to please himself and […]

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Title: Preparing to Break Camp

Date: September 22, 2013 Preacher/Speaker: Jim Lampley

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Introduction: Israel has taken the land and God has provided them rest, but Joshua is old and preparing to die. […]

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Title: More Love to Thee, O Christ

Date: September 15, 2013 Preacher/Speaker: Jim Lampley

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Introduction: • Have you measured your love for Christ? • King Hezekiah was at the point of death and turned […]

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Title: The Goodness of God

Date: September 15, 2013 Preacher/Speaker: Jim Lampley

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Introduction: • We can look at some things and know whether they are good or bad. • Good, used throughout […]

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Title: The Sermon on the Porch of Solomon

Date: September 10, 2013 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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The second recorded sermon of the kingdom exalted the Christ and called people to repentance, but, also, led to a […]

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Title: The Blanket of Atonement

Date: September 1, 2013 Preacher/Speaker: Andy Kizer

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The Bible doctrine of atonement offers comfort and cheer to those left pained and saddened by sin. INTRODUCTION: 1. The […]

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