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Helping Through Knowing

Helping Through Knowing A Sermon About Mental Illness Sermon Notes (PDF)   13:1 How long, O Lord? Will you forget me forever?How long will you hide your face from me? 2 How long must I take counsel in my souland have sorrow in my heart all the day?How long shall my enemy be exalted over me? 3 Consider […]

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7 Characteristics of a Good Christian Citizen

7 Characteristics of a Good Christian Citizen Selected Scriptures Sermon Notes – DOC  

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Privileges Essential for a Healthy Christian Life – Hebrews 10:19-25 PT 22

Privileges Essential for a Healthy Christian Life (ESV) 19 Therefore, brothers, since we have confidence to enter the holy places by the blood of Jesus, 20 by the new and living way that he opened for us through the curtain, that is, through his flesh, 21 and since we have a great priest over the house of God, […]

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PowerPoint Backgrounds for Sermons

PowerPoint backgrounds for sermons are pretty much a required staple to any church that has a projector in the sanctuary. Here at Mars Hill we began using our projector for sermons a few months after I began pastoring. Since that time it has become a normal part of the preaching time. Here are some of […]

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Change Is A Part Of Healthy Christian Living

As I look back upon my life there are many things that have changed that I am not too happy about. My eyesight is much worse now than when I received my first pair of glasses in the first grade. Our national debt is 20 times more than when I was born. Television has gone […]

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Christian Life Modeled – Matthew 4:1-11

(ESV) Sermon Notes ODT – DOC – PDF – TEXT OpenOffice.org IBM Lotus Symphony PowerPoint Presentation 4:1 Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. 2 And after fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. 3 And the tempter came and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command these […]

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The Call of Every Christian – Forgiveness (part 4a & 4b of 4) – Colossians 3:12-17

(ESV) Sermon Notes ODF  –  DOC TEXT  – PDF OpenOffice.org 12 Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, 13 bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. 14 And above all these put […]

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The Call of Every Christian – Compassion (part 3 of 4) – Luke 10:25-37

(ESV) Sermon Notes ODF  –  DOC TEXT  – PDF OpenOffice.org PowerPoint Presentation of Notes 25 And behold, a lawyer stood up to put him to the test, saying, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” 26 He said to him, “What is written in the Law? How do you read it?” 27 And he answered, “You shall love the […]

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The Call of Every Christian – Love (part 2 of 4) – 1 John 3:16-18

(ESV) Sermon Notes ODF  –  DOC TEXT  – PDF OpenOffice.org PowerPoint Presentation of Notes 16 By this we know love, that he laid down his life for us, and we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers. 17 But if anyone has the world’s goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how […]

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The Call of Every Christian – Humility (part 1 of 4) – John 13:1-17

Sermon Notes ODF  –  DOC TEXT  – PDF OpenOffice.org PowerPoint Presentation of Notes 13:1 Now before the Feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart out of this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end. 2 During supper, when the devil had […]

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Why I Changed From NKJV to ESV

Upon coming to Mars Hill Baptist Church I did something that I had not done in about ten years. I changed my Bible translation. I went from the New King James version to the English Standard Version. Now, I had been an almost exclusive user of the New King James translation for basically a decade […]

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