Tag Archives: preaching the Gospel

4 Minute Daily Devotions: An Inconvenient Gospel

John 16:31 “You believe at last!” Jesus answered. Years ago, when I ministered to the Scottish fishing village of Dunure, some people stopped coming to church. Eventually, they were asked by a couple of elders of why they had become … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: Handling the Truth

1 Samuel 3:17 “What was it he said to you?” Eli asked. “Do not hide it from me. May God deal with you, be it ever so severely, if you hide from me anything he told you.” Did you ever … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Peer Pressure

(It’s getting harder to preach the Gospel these days – even in the Church, of all places!) Acts 4:12 “Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to men by whom we … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon – Mark 1:4-11 – That’s My Boy!

Psalm 29:4 The voice of the LORD is powerful; the voice of the LORD is majestic.   When Psalm 29 was written, it took place during the Bronze Age, when human understanding about physics, nature, and the climate was very … Continue reading

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Religious News: Two American Preachers Accused of Hate Crime in Britain

Ministers Arthur Cunningham and Joseph Abraham were handing out Gospel leaflets in a Muslim area in the city of Birmingham, UK, when they were stopped by a passing Community Police Officer. He allegedly became aggressive and told the preachers to … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Pandering in Mega Churches

Mega Churches pander to themselves in ways that promote their own churches instead of the Gospel. Small God-fearing churches serve Christ faithfully and preach the true heart of the Gospel. Podcast version here 2 Corinthians 4:5 For we do not … Continue reading

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An Easter Message for Our Town

The apostle Peter was one of the first witnesses to see Christ’s empty tomb. it changed his life forever. Fifty days after Christ was resurrected, Peter preached a short sermon to the people in Jerusalem which caused thousands to repent of … Continue reading

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