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Parable of the Forgiving Father

There are two sons in what we often call The Parable of the Prodigal Son and neither of them is the focus of what Jesus was teaching.

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Moses vs. Egypt

God prepared signs and wonders to prove himself and brought the Hebrews out of Egypt with a mighty hand. The first sign, and the first two plagues, the Pharaoh’s magicians were able to do as well; but they soon recognized a power greater than they could wield.

Note: I did my sermon prep using the ESV (English Standard Version) without doing a side-by-side comparison with the NKJV. The King James Version, and by extension the New King James, translates  כֵּן (kēn) and lice whereas every modern translation seems to use gnats. At least one source states that lice, gnats or fleas are all possible translations. The Strong’s Hebrew number is 3654 if anyone would like to pursue this issue further.

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Moses as a Type of Christ

There are many images and symbols in the Old Testament that picture things to come. Christ types are figures that illustrate something about the person or ministry of Jesus. Moses is perhaps the most significant individual in Judaism and the most prolific type of Christ we can identify.

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Passover Becomes the Lord’s Supper

Jesus took a religious ritual that disciples understood well and gave it new meaning. Actually, he interpreted for them what it really meant all along. We have Memorial Day because some things are important and need to be remembered.

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David as Prophet

This sermon starts in Acts 2 and ends in the Psalms. I may have bitten off more than we could chew in a single sermon. The beauty of listening online is that you can pause, look up scriptures, Google things, listen to it again and if need be ask questions. Reply in the comments or send email to pastor@unitybaptist.church

The scriptures cited are Acts 2:1-4, Acts 2:29-31, Psalm 139:7-10 and Psalm 16:9-11.

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Compare and Contrast

After spending several weeks in Matthew’s Gospel let’s spend some time in the Old Testament. That may not be as different as one might imagine.

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Build Your House on the Rock

We recognized and tried to honor our mothers on Mother’s Day but I did not bring a Mother’s Day message this year. We have spent a number of weeks on Jesus’s Sermon on the Mount and this is the final sermon in that series.

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Enter the Narrow Gate

Broad is the way that leads to destruction and there are many that go in. Enter the narrow gate. It’s not as easy, but definitely worth it.

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Ask, Seek and Knock

“Ask and it shall be given…” Would you be surprised if I told we need to consider that verse in context?

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Judging Others

Jesus’ statement to “judge not lest ye be judged” is one of the most quoted and also misused verses of scripture. People pull it out like a trump card without considering the whole counsel of God. Let’s consider this statement in context and see what else Jesus and other New Testament authors had to say about passing judgment before coming to a conclusion.

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