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The Importance of Expository Preaching in the Local Church

The Importance of Expository Preaching in the Local Church Expository preaching!? What in the world is that, asked a young junior high student of mine several years ago while I was leading a youth study one Sunday morning on the … Continue reading

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Who is Your Pastor?

This article appears in the Spring edition of Today’s Pastor Magazine. http://bit.ly/TodaysPastor_Fall2016 By Pastor Brian Richard As Jim sat at his desk contemplating the latest encounter with an unhappy church member, he began to wonder where he had gone wrong. … Continue reading

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Judgment Day – Revelation 6

Chapter six marks the beginning of the Tribulation period on earth where God’s wrath is poured out on sin. He is a holy, righteous, perfect God, who cannot allow unbelief, disobedience, and rebellion against His Word to go unpunished. This … Continue reading

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What Wondrous Love is This!

As we approach Good Friday and Easter Sunday I wanted to share some thoughts on a particular aspect of the Passion regarding the Cup of God’s Wrath. In Luke 22:42  we see our Lord pray to His Father “if you … Continue reading

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Rejoice the Lord is King!

Here in chapter five of the book of Revelation, we see the Father reach out with a seven-sealed scroll. The scroll is the title deed to the earth. The earth came under captivity in the Fall but the scroll shows … Continue reading

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Opportunities or Obstacles? Be Coffee!

As I am teaching through the Book of Revelation and came to the church of Philadelphia I noted an important point regarding the antagonistic Jews and their disdain for the new Christians. These Judaizers were malicious in their opposition which … Continue reading

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Keys to Bible Knowledge

I continue to receive requests to publish my study called, “Keys To Scripture Knowledge.” This series was originally done for teenagers but is applicable to anyone wanting to deepen their understanding of the “bigger picture” of Scripture. I have highlighted … Continue reading

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Amazing Love

How’s Your Love Life? Love is perhaps the most universal yet challenging part of our lives. Love for God is the most important commandment (Mark 12:29-30), and is necessary to enjoy God’s blessing. Romans 8:28 tells us that “all things … Continue reading

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