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Sermon Summary: "The Masterclass on Prayer"

Sermon Summary: Jesus, the Master of masters teaches us how to pray. In this sermon, C.J. shows us that the structure and substance of the Lord's Prayer influences and showcases our priorities in prayer. The first three petitions are God-centered and stand as a reminder that His glory takes precedence before our needs. The last three petitions remind us that God is not in...

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Sermon Quotes: "The Masterclass on Prayer"

"How we pray is as important a question as we can ever face. This prayer is a pattern for all Christian praying. Jesus is teaching that prayer will be acceptable when, and only when, the attitudes, thoughts, and desires expressed fit the pattern. That is to say: every prayer of ours should be a praying of the Lord's Prayer in some shape or formWe never get beyond this pray...

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Sermon Recap: "Death, the Evangelist"

We seldom consider our own mortality, but occasionally we are confronted with the reality of death. The author of Ecclesiastes insists that we make eye contact with the inevitability of death in order to experience its transforming effects for the present. Death demands that we properly prepare for God's appointed judgement of our sin by examining our hearts and considerin...

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Sermon Quotes: "Death, the Evangelist"

"We admit that we shall die, but not so soon as to make it a pressing matter. We imagine that we are not within measurable distance of the tomb. Brethren, in this we are not wise. Death will not spare us because we avoid him." Charles Spurgeon "In the dusty communities of Biblical times, scented oils and other fragrances were valuable commodities. Yet having a name that p...

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