In: Pastor's Study Notes

The Necessity of Preaching and Hearing
March 31, 2021

“Preach one Christ, by Christ, to the praise of Christ.” –William Perkins   Jesus described his ministry as one of service,…

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What makes life Life?
March 24, 2021

“Life is an excellency added to being.” –Thomas Goodwin If you could ask God for anything at all, what would it…

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The Power of Friendship, Part Two
March 17, 2021

“The best mirror is an old friend.” –George Herbert Amid increasing anxiety and approaching suffering, Jesus called his disciples by a…

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The Spiritual Benefit of Friendship
March 11, 2021

“Godly friends are walking sermons.” –Richard Sibbes Do you desire to be strengthened in your Christian walk? Do you want to…

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Psalm 20—From Deceiver to Believer
February 18, 2021

“Where reason cannot wade there faith may swim.” –Thomas Watson The psalmist leads the people in their invocation of a blessing…

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Our Preference for Team Preaching, Plus Meaningful Meditation
February 4, 2021

Dear church family, I cannot begin to tell you what a joy and source of comfort it is to me to…

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Prepared, Passionate, Prayer
January 28, 2021

Dear church family, I am doing a lot of reading on prayer. A lot. Mucho reading. That’s Spanish for, you guessed…

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Four Witnesses
January 21, 2021

“And though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him—a threefold cord is not quickly broken.”…

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December 31, 2020

What is a paradigm? The dictionary definition is helpful. par·a·digm /ˈperəˌdīm/ noun: paradigm; plural noun: paradigms 1. a typical example or…

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Psalm 18—Are you afraid of the heights?
November 13, 2020

“Faith deals with invisibles, but God hates that love which is invisible.” –Thomas Watson       The praises of the saints captured…

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Sanctification—A Lifelong Process
October 29, 2020

“Good men will always be discovering themselves.”  –Thomas Manton      “Christians, don’t despise your wet wings.” Charles shared this unusual sentence during…

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Psalm 17—The Facts of Fellowship
October 8, 2020

“It is rashness to search, godliness to believe, safeness to preach, and eternal blessedness to know the Trinity.” –Thomas Adams     …

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September 24, 2020

BC is an abbreviation for Before Christ, the significance of that phrase is, I hope, patently obvious. AD is an abbreviation…

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Psalm 16—Jesus, Joy of Man’s Desiring
August 13, 2020

 “For the most part we live upon successes, not promises: unless we see and feel the print of victories, we will…

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Psalm 11—The LORD, our Righteous Refuge
April 30, 2020

“His will is the rule of righteousness and righteousness is the rule of his will.” –Elisha Coles       “In the LORD I take…

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