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Sermon Title Scripture Text Listen Outline Outline Subject
ALMOST THERE John 9:1-18, 34-38 AUDIO Adobe MSWord  A message which expands the idea that people who approach
 religion as a way to discover Christ may miss the mark.  
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ALTERED STATES Galatians 5:9 AUDIO Adobe MSWord  Examining the action of yeast or leaven we may learn the effects which  both the work of God and the works of evil have upon people.   
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BACK TO THE RIGHT WAY Hosea 14:1-9 AUDIO Adobe MSWord  God's word instructs the people of God to examine their relationship  with the Lord and use that examination to order their lives.  
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BACKSLIDING Psalms 137:1-4 AUDIO Adobe MSWord  The Lord's people can backslide and suffer for it, but by recognizing the  fact of backsliding and repenting, they can again discover spiritual  vitality and strength.  
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BEHOLD Revelation 21:5 AUDIO Adobe MSWord  Christ calls us to pay close attention to the high points of His final  message  so that we may be informed about His greatness, power, and  intent for mankind.  
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BEHOLD 2
Revelation 22:7 AUDIO Adobe MSWord Christ continues His message calling attention to His purposes for man in the end time.   
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BELIEVERS DEALING WITH SIN
Romans 6:1-2; 12-14 AUDIO Adobe MSWord Scripture teaches the children of God about how to deal with sin in their lives, and the solution is not about ignoring that sin.    
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BELIEVERS DEALING WITH SIN 2 Romans 6:1-2 12-14 AUDIO Adobe MSWord Further thoughts on the scriptural fact of believers dealing with sin in
their lives.  
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BETTER TIMES FOR THE SAINTS Revelation 21:1-3, 4-6; 22:1-5 AUDIO Adobe MSWord Believers should cherish the prospect of passing from this life of trials and challenges to a time of eternal peace, joy, and comfort.  
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BOASTING IN THE LORD Jeremiah 9:23-24 AUDIO Adobe MSWord The ingenuity, comprehension, and perceptiveness of men is cause for believers to realize that these talents can become a snare producing pride and rebellion.  Being humbled by this can enable believers to boast of what they possess as citizens of God's kingdom and as children of the Most High.  
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BOASTING IN THE LORD 2 Jeremiah 9:23-24 AUDIO Adobe MSWord This message continues the thought that humility and understanding will cause humans to boast of what they have and are because of the beneficience of the Lord.  
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BORN FREE Acts 22:24-29 AUDIO Adobe MSWord Freedom of people and nations comes from God, and if we in America are to retain that freedom, we must rely on God for help.  
CASCADING BLESSINGS
Romans 5:1 AUDIO Adobe MSWord Believers enter into a state where multiple blessings accrue from the Lord in a cascading style.  
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CAUSE AND EFFECT Matthew 24:12 AUDIO Adobe MSWord As actions of nature bring predictable effects around us, just so, actions by human creatures have outcomes predicted and intended by the Lord
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CHILDREN OF PROMISE Galatians 4:28-31; Psalms 2:7-8  AUDIO Adobe MSWord Scripture recurrently reminds us that salvation through Jesus Christ spans all races, nations and tribes, because God intends to call His children of the promise from all places they are found.   
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CHRIST THE ULTIMATE SOURCE Romans 5:1-21 AUDIO Adobe MSWord Believers have everything worth considering through Jesus Christ their Savior. This message inventories many such things.  
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CHRISTIAN LIBERTY 1 Corinthians 8:1-13 AUDIO Adobe MSWord The great liberty that salvation in Christ bestows upon the people of God is examined.
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CHRIST'S RESURRECTION PERSONALIZED Acts 13:23-30 AUDIO Adobe MSWord A message which clearly explains the personal effect of Christ's resurrection upon each true believer.  
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CHURCH MEMBERSHIP-GROUP AND INDIVIDUAL IMPLICATIONS Revelation 3:7-10 AUDIO Adobe MSWord

Members of one of the Lord's churches should be well versed in their roles as they interact with other members, and as they serve the Lord as individuals.  

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CLEANSING 2 Kings 5:1-14 AUDIO Adobe MSWord From the Old Testament account of the cleansing of Naaman the Syrian we see the human resistance to God's way of salvation and we see the truth of the efficacy of cleansing when done by the Lord.
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CONTRASTS IN CHRISTIAN LIFE 2 Peter 3:1-18 AUDIO Adobe MSWord Christians are admonished by the Word of God to be serious about their spiritual lives, knowing that a day of reckoning is coming.
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DEAD BONES MADE ALIVE
Ezekiel 37:1-10 AUDIO Adobe MSWord The re-establishment of Israel as a sovereign nation, as prophesied by Ezekiel, provides a rich text for examining God's diverse workings among human-kind.   
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DEAD BONES MADE ALIVE 2 Ezekiel 37:5-10 AUDIO Adobe MSWord This is a continuation of the thoughts related to Ezekiel's prophecy about the valley of dry bones.  
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DEAD OR ALIVE Ephesians 2:1 AUDIO Adobe MSWord Listeners are challenged to examine themselves as to whether they are dead in trespasses and sins or alive in Jesus Christ.
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DELIVERED Galatians 1:3-4 AUDIO Adobe MSWord A message describing how the Lord has delivered His people from the corruption of this world.
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DOING GOOD - OR NOT James 4:17 AUDIO Adobe MSWord Scripture teaches us that we are accountable for our response to opportunities to do good.  
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DIFFERENT FRAGRANCE, DIFFERENT PEOPLE 2 Corinthians 2:14-17 AUDIO Adobe MSWord As the Lord's people minister in the world according to their calling, the gospel they minister may be a fragrance of life to some, but a fragrance of death to others.  
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DON'T WEARY Galatians 6:9 AUDIO Adobe MSWord Serving Jesus Christ can bring seasons of discouragement, but the Lord reminds us to not faint or grow weary in our pursuits.  
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DUE SEASON Galatians 6:8-10 AUDIO Adobe MSWord Believers are taught to be patient in well-doing and holding the Christ-centered course of life.  The encouragement to do this is reinforced by the promise that we shall see spiritual results in due season.  
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EFFECTS OF KNOWING CHRIST 2 Peter 1:2-4 AUDIO Adobe MSWord The pathway to increasing grace and peace in our lives as believers is examined.  
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EFFECTS OF KNOWING CHRIST 2 2 Peter 1:2-4 AUDIO Adobe MSWord The pathway to increasing grace and peace in our lives as believers further examined.  
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ENCOURAGEMENT TO HOPE Hebrews 6:13-20 AUDIO Adobe MSWord Scriptural hope is explained and its effects in our lives are reviewed.  
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ENCOURAGEMENT TO HOPE 2 Hebrews 6:13-20 AUDIO Adobe MSWord The message of scriptural hope and its effects in believers lives is finalized. 
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ENDURING 2 Thessalonians 1:4-7  AUDIO Adobe MSWord Our power to hold on to the things of faith; the power to endure is made sure when we have the biblical perspective about our journey through life.  
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ENEMIES OF THE CROSS Philippians 3:13-19 AUDIO Adobe MSWord True believers are taught how to recognize what enmity toward the cross of Jesus Christ is.    
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EQUIPPED FOR THE SPIRITUAL STRUGGLE Revelation 22:21 AUDIO Adobe MSWord The Christian life is an uphill struggle regarding our efforts to learn, understand, and enact the teachings of Christ.  That struggle exists because of the hindrances of the flesh, but the Lord equips us to win in this challenge.  
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EQUIPPED FOR THE SPIRITUAL STRUGGLE 2
Revelation 22:21
AUDIO Adobe MSWord The final part of the message about our struggle to learn, understand, and enact the teachings of Christ.
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EVEN SO COME LORD JESUS
Revelation 22:20 AUDIO Adobe MSWord In a  world that is upside down and over-run with wickedness, believers should have a longing for the coming of Christ to end the spiritual madness of mankind.  
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FAITH
Hebrews 11:1-2 AUDIO Adobe MSWord Faith as the gift of God gives power to the Lord's servants to be heroes in God's cause.  
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FELLOWSHIP WITH GOD AND CHRIST
1 John 1:3
AUDIO Adobe MSWord Examining the many points of fellowship which believers can have with God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ
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FELLOWSHIP WITH GOD AND CHRIST 2 1 John 1:3 AUDIO Adobe MSWord Final part of the message about the many areas in which believers can have fellowship with God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  
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FINDING REST Hebrews 3:17-19; 4:1-3  AUDIO Adobe MSWord Christians are encouraged to think about how the Lord has purposed a rest for them, and that rest can start now while we serve Him on earth.
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FISHING ON THE RIGHT SIDE John 21:3-7 AUDIO Adobe MSWord As we attend to things in our lives, the Lord would have us to seek to know what His will is for how and where we do those things.  
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FORGIVENESS Luke 23:33-34 AUDIO Adobe MSWord Understanding the great forgiveness of the Lord helps the sinner have a truly enlightened awareness of the magnitude of God's mercy
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FORGIVENESS 2 Luke 23:33-34 AUDIO Adobe MSWord Finalizing the message about the great forgiveness of our merciful Lord. 
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GETTING LOST Acts 16:22-31 AUDIO Adobe MSWord The greatest hindrance in humans coming to Christ in salvation is the fact that most lost people do not believe they are lost.  
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GETTING LOST 2 Acts 16:22-31 AUDIO Adobe MSWord The final part of the message about getting lost.  
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GETTING SELF OUT OF THE WAY Matthew 16:21-25 AUDIO Adobe MSWord The self-absorption of human kind hinders their consideration of the great gospel message of Christ, and may interfere with believers setting proper priorities.  
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GETTING THINGS 1 Timothy 6:6-10 AUDIO Adobe MSWord The human mind in a materialistic society can become consumed with acquiring things that appeal to the flesh, thus sacrificing spiritual considerations.  
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GETTING WISDOM Proverbs 4:7 AUDIO Adobe MSWord The wisdom of God begets understanding of spiritual and carnal things and enables us to conduct life as it should be. 
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GETTING WISDOM 2 Proverbs 4:7 AUDIO Adobe MSWord Second part of the message about the wisdom of God.  
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GLOBAL HATRED Psalms 83:1-2 AUDIO Adobe MSWord Hatred of the things of God are paramount in may societies on earth today, and Jews and Christians are targets of that hatred.  
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GLOBAL HATRED 2 Psalms 83:1-2 AUDIO Adobe MSWord Second part of the message explaining global hatred.  
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GLORY John 17:22; 1:14; 2 Peter 1:17  AUDIO Adobe MSWord A message of explanation about the various aspects of the glory spoken about in scripture, including the fact that Christ has transmitted to His people that glory.  
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GOD WORKING Philippians 2:12-13 AUDIO Adobe MSWord Examining scripture, we are made aware that God is working in the world and in the souls of men in a diversity of ways, and for His great ends.  
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GOD'S HOLINESS PROPERLY UNDERSTOOD Psalms 30:4-5  AUDIO No Outline No Outline The holiness of God is difficult for humanity to understand, and is awesome in its singularity.  
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GOING AWAY AND COMING BACK Luke 15:11-24 AUDIO Adobe MSWord Believers can wander away from fellowship and service to the Lord and can suffer for it while wasting part of their lives.  
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GOING AWAY AND COMING BACK 2 Luke 15:11-24 AUDIO Adobe MSWord Final part of the message about going away from the Lord and coming back again.  
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GROWING
1 Peter 1:18-25; 1 Peter 2:1-5 AUDIO Adobe MSWord The power of the Lord's salvation in His people ensures security of the believer, and empowers them to grow in grace and knowledge of the truth, and in obedience to His will.  
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GROWING 2 1 Peter 2:1-5 AUDIO Adobe MSWord Final part of the message on growing in the Lord.  
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HANDLING CARE AND STRESS 1 Peter 5:7 AUDIO Adobe MSWord While humans cast about for solutions to stress, crises, and trauma, the real solution for handling these things is only to be found in casting our care upon the Lord.  
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HANDLING CARE AND STRESS 2 1 Peter 5:7 AUDIO Adobe MSWord Final part of the message on casting our care upon the Lord to find solutions to care and stress.  
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HANDLING TRIALS James 1:2-5 AUDIO Adobe MSWord Handling trials properly is a lifelong need, and we can learn from the Lord how to do this.    
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HANDLING TRIALS 2 James 1:2-5 AUDIO Adobe MSWord Final part of the message on handling trials.  
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HAVE FAITH IN GOD Mark 11:22-24 AUDIO Adobe MSWord When saving faith becomes our inheritance, we need to learn from scripture how to trust the Lord for living.  
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HAVE FAITH IN GOD 2 Mark 11:22-24 AUDIO Adobe MSWord The second part of the message about having faith in God.  
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HAVE FAITH IN GOD 3 Mark 11:24 AUDIO Adobe MSWord The third part of the message about having faith in God.  
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HELP MY UNBELIEF Mark 9:20-24
AUDIO Adobe MSWord Even when we are able to exercise faith in Christ, we are humbled by the fact that some of life's challenges are beyond our strength to deal with, and we must learn to trust Christ to handle them. 
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HIS UNSPEAKABLE GIFT 2 Corinthians 9:15
AUDIO Adobe MSWord We owe immeasurable thanks to God for having designed and implemented salvation by His free grace.  
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HIS WAY John 8:21
AUDIO Adobe MSWord Christ has defined and led the way to eternal life through His own sacrifice and while many humans try other ways to obtain it, only His way will ever lead to everlasting life.  
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HOW GRACE WORKS Romans 5:19-21; 6:1-7
AUDIO Adobe MSWord The grace of God is contrasted to the law, and is shown to be the fundamental foundation for God's extending salvation to humans.  
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HUMAN CONTRASTS 1 John 5:10-12
AUDIO Adobe MSWord Scripture gives us a simple contrast that exists among humanity; that contrast shows the difference between those who are saved by grace and those who are not.  
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HUMAN TAILORING OF WORSHIP AND SERVICE TO THE LORD Revelation 1:20; Matthew 5:15-16
AUDIO Adobe MSWord Man, being a religious creature, has incessantly attempted to tailor his religion by which he seeks to serve God.  This tailoring leads to erroneous worship behavior that is rejected by the Lord.
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IN THE HAND OF GOD Ecclesiastes 9:1-2
AUDIO Adobe MSWord The righteous and the wise will be taught by scripture to rest their lives in the hand of God, even when they cannot know what lies ahead.
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IN TIMES LIKE THESE Job 9:24 AUDIO Adobe MSWord There are times in man's history when the wicked reign in many cultures.  But, this is only by the permission of the Lord who forever sits on the throne of power.
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IN TIMES OF TROUBLE John 14:1-3
AUDIO Adobe MSWord Jesus Christ gives believers great encouragement to continue to look for His second coming and to contemplate the great blessings awaiting them in eternity.  
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INFLUENCE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT ON BELIEVERS 1 Corinthians 12:3
AUDIO No Outline No Outline A survey of the influence which the Holy Spirit has in the lives of believers.  
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INFLUENCE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT ON BELIEVERS 2 1 Corinthians 12:3 AUDIO No Outline No Outline Final part of the message about the influence of the Holy Spirit upon the lives of believers.
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INFLUENCE ON BELIEVERS TO BE CHRIST-LIKE 2 Corinthians 5:14-17
AUDIO Adobe MSWord The Word of God teaches believers that it is the love of Christ that influences their lives with holy constraint and action.  
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INWARD CIRCUMCISION Romans 2:29
AUDIO Adobe MSWord Formal works of religion for salvation is contrasted with the spiritual transformation of a beleiver who has been reborn by the Holy Spirit.  
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IT'S TIME TO SPEAK UP Acts 5:17-28
AUDIO Adobe MSWord The age-old voice of hate for the true gospel has not passed away. Today, as long ago, believers are hearing words which can only be interpreted as opposition to the Lord Christ, and as in the past, many of these voices are coming from people in power.  
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IT'S TIME TO SPEAK UP 2 Acts 5:17-28
AUDIO Adobe MSWord Final part of the message about speaking up with the truth in this era, regardless of the opposition.  
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JESUS WEPT John 11:35 AUDIO Adobe MSWord Christ understands human grief and despair and leaves us a legacy of that understanding in the message written by John.  
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JUST SPEAK THE WORD Matthew 8:5-13
AUDIO Adobe MSWord A great miracle performed by Christ teaches us how faith can comprehend the magnitude of God's power to reach beyond where we are, and beyond what we can accomplish.  
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KNOWING AND BEING Philippians 3:10-11
AUDIO Adobe MSWord An deep and personal knowledge of Jesus Christ our Savior becomes a driving force for some believers, and the spiritual benefits of discovering that knowledge are powerful beyond measure.    
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KNOWING THE GIFT OF GOD John 4:1-15
AUDIO Adobe MSWord Knowing the great gift of God, salvation in Christ, is evident in people who gain that knowledge, while evidence of not knowing this great gift also has its evidences.  
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LESSONS FROM HUMAN BEHAVIOR 1 Peter 2:18-21
AUDIO Adobe MSWord Believers may learn that suffering for righteousness' sake has blessings attached, while suffering for doing wrong only brings sorrow and trouble.
LESSONS FROM THE PARABLE OF THE WHEAT AND TARES Matthew 13:24-30; 36-43 AUDIO Adobe MSWord

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While the devil may continue to produce evil workers in the world to interefere with the work of righteousness, God, owner of the world, is watching, and Christ will demand an accounting from the devil and those evil workers. 
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