The Truth We Need

1 John 1:5-2:2 To understand this text, you have to understand a little bit about what was going on in the region where 1 John was first directed, probably the region of Ephesus. And there was a false teacher named Serenthas who had shown up. And Serenthas’s message was the same as what you would…

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Hi, my name is Thomas.

John 20:19-31 No, I’m not a twin. Thomas called Didymus. That word Didymus generally means twin. I’m not a twin. Ironically, my youngest brothers are twins. They could not be named Thomas because I already had that name. So the non-twin is the one known as twin, and the twins are not known as twins.…

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For Those Who Fear Death

1 Corinthians 15:19-26 Is it fair to say that every one of us, when we are at a funeral, at a graveside, feel some degree of fear, or at least are upset to some extent? I know I am. And frankly, if you tell me or not, I think you’re lying. I won’t accuse anybody.…

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For the Guilt-Ridden

Mark 16:1-8 Why do you think Peter was mentioned specifically in our text? Was Peter somehow special? Surely he was no more of a sinner than any of the other disciples, nor was he any less of a sinner than any of the other disciples. So why did the angel of the Lord mention him…

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For the Hurting

Job 19: 23-27 How many of you would say that getting old is fun? Maybe you have bad knees, or you got a bad back, or you just can’t do the things that you used to do. You might be thinking, “But I’m young and I’m strong.” Well, that might be the case now, but…

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