The Church that Doesn’t Believe in the Holy Spirit

Last week we asked: what exactly are miracles, and do they occur today? This week we examine an offshoot of that discussion: what about the Holy Spirit? What sort of things are we told about the work of the Holy Spirit in the world today?

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(Preaching on common misunderstandings. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on July 16, 2017.)

Preaching through John – The Danger of Confirmation Bias (John 9:8-40)

This country is deeply divided, in part I believe because of the dangers of confirmation bias. What is confirmation bias, and how does it affect our lives? We see a perfect example in the attitude of the Pharisees in John 9.

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(Preaching through the Gospel of John. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on November 13, 2016.)

Preaching through John – Glory in Suffering (John 9:1-8)

Why do bad things happen to good people? Why do bad things happen at all? In one particular case, for one particular tragedy, we get to know the answer for certain. As we consider the story of the man born blind in John 9, what can we extrapolate for our own lives?

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(This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on November 6, 2016.)

Preaching through John – Food that Endures (John 6:22-51)

Following the miracle of the feeding the five thousand in John 6, Jesus commands the crowd to seek “the food that endures.” Embedded in this teaching is a question: why do you follow Jesus? What is the “food that endures” and how is it different than the “food that perishes”?

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(Preaching through the Gospel of John. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on September 25, 2016.)

Preaching through John – Five Loaves and Two Fish (John 6:1-15)

God demands action, but sometimes it can all seem so overwhelming. As we look at the story of feeding the 5,000 (really more like 10,000), we must answer this question: what does God actually expect of His children?

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(Preaching through the Gospel of John. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on September 18, 2016.)