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Sermon Quotes: "From Oz to Awe"

"Is anyone or anything intrinsically worthy of awe? The loss of awe in the modern world could be attributed to the expansion of scientific understanding, the democratic impulse in world politics, or our growing technological capacity to simulate the miraculous on film, television and computer screens, where we can create a virtual world in which anything can happen but not...

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Sermon Quotes: "The Throne And The One Seated On It"

"Numerous lies were made up during this time to harm the Christians, some so outrageous that only unthinking hate could believe themsuch as the Christians were responsible for every famine, epidemic, or earthquake that afflicted any part of the Roman empire. Money was offered to those who would testify against the Christians, and many innocent people were slaughtered for f...

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Sermon Quotes: "Hot and Cold and...Not What You Think"

"and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth." Revelation 1:5 "The exalted Christ is challenging them with a powerful rhetorical question, 'Don't you realize that you make me sick?" Grant Osbourne "Come, everyone who thirsts, come to the waters; and he who has no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk ...

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Sermon Quotes: "What Revelation Reveals"

"No other part of the Bible has provided such happy hunting grounds for all sorts of bizarre and dangerous interpretations." Eugene Boring "Hence, as John stands at the beginning of the end times, he is to record both what is already happening around him and the things which will continue to unfold as the end times proceed. Thus the scope of Revelation deals with all the ...

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Sermon Quotes: "A Noisy Celebration"

"The book of Psalms was the hymnal of ancient Israel, in which the people of Yahweh turned to him in every kind of experience. Because the psalms grow out of the full range of life, from the most tragic to the most delightful situations, for nearly three thousand years they have taught believers how to approach God no matter what they may be facing. God's people will never...

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Sermon Quotes: "Appreciation and Affection"

"I never saw the least symptoms of displeasure in his countenance the whole week, but he appeared like a man of God, whose happiness was out of the reach of his enemies, and whose treasure was not only a future but a present good, overbalancing all the imaginable ills of life, even to the astonishment of many, who could not be at rest without his dismissal." George M. Mars...

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Sermon Quotes: "The Depths of Sin and Salvation"

"GUILT. What a horrendous burden. Sometimes people carry a tremendous weight of subjective guilt-i.e., of felt guilt-when they are not really guilty. Far worse is the situation where they carry a tremendous weight of objective guilt-i.e., they really are guilty of some odious sin in the eyes of the living God-and are so hardened that they do not know it." D.A. Carson "Dav...

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Sermon Quotes: "Preparing to Meet a Holy God"

"The magnitude of what the Lord offers the Israelites is staggering and must not be overlooked. As fleeing slaves, they find themselves in the middle of the Sinai desert without a land to call their own. The Lord, however, promises them they shall be his 'treasured possession." His exclusive possession among all the nations, a kingdom of priests and a holy nation." T. Desm...

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Sermon Quotes: "A Savior Like No Other"

"How did ancient slavery differ from modern slavery? Or more specifically, what distinguished Greco-Roman slavery from New World slavery? In the first century, slaves were not distinguishable from free persons by race, by speech, by clothing; they were sometimes more highly educated than their owners and held responsible professional positions; some persons sold themselves...

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Sermon Quotes: "Honor the Emperor"

"They carry another passport; they are on pilgrimage to the city of God." Edmund Clowney "Good deeds, even though they may be misrepresented and defamed for the moment, are still the best answer to the opposition of a hostile world." Robert Mounce "A Christian's obligation to obey the law does not depend upon the moral virtue of the leader." Robert Mounce "The first c...

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