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A Convenient End

A Convenient End Preached by Jason Abbott College football season is upon us. And, I’m confident this will be the year in which Missouri wins its first national title. I’m even more confident, however, that there will be many times during the season where your team has begun to play, …
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Out of the Frying Pan

Out of the Frying Pan Preached by Benjamin Vrbicek The audio of this sermon will be posted soon. As the summer comes to a close, so does our series through 1 Samuel, though we actually have one more week. Jason will run the last leg next week. As our series …
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Witches, Kings, and First Ladies

Witches, Kings, and First Ladies Preached by Jason Abbott In today’s passage, we meet Saul in a desperate situation. The Philistines are knocking at his kingdom’s door looking for a fight. To complicate matters for Saul, he doesn’t know how to navigate this situation—Samuel, the prophet, has died; and, when …
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There Was a Way that Seemed Right to David

There Was a Way that Seemed Right to David Preached by Benjamin Vrbicek We are nearing the end of our series through 1 Samuel. After this morning, we have only three to go. This means it might be a good time for a quick look ahead. Things could change, but …
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The One Who Judges Justly

The One Who Judges Justly Preached by Ben Bechtel If there is one thing that I have learned about the human race in my short 23 years of life it is this: we are great at finding an excuse to quit something. Let that sink in for a second. Think …
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A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities Preached by Jason Abbott Next week, our church book club will mull over the classic Dickens novel—A Tale of Two Cities. And in the providence of God, the three chapters of 1 Samuel which we’ll look at today is also a tale of two cities. …
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Three Kings

Three Kings Preached by Jason Abbott Today, I’ll be covering 3 chapters of Scripture, 1 Samuel 18, 19, and 20. You’ll, perhaps, be relieved to know that I’m not going to attempt to read it all. Instead, I’ll give you a summary of the action and then highlight some passages …
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That All The Earth May Know

That All The Earth May Know Preached by Benjamin Vrbicek This morning we are continuing our sermon series through the book of 1 Samuel and today we come to the story that everyone is familiar with: David and Goliath. One person commented to me: “Wow, you must have beaten Jason …
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Looking at the Heart

Looking at the Heart Preached by Mike Aiken 1 Samuel 16:1-23 1 The Lord said to Samuel, “How long will you grieve over Saul, since I have rejected him from being king over Israel? Fill your horn with oil, and go. I will send you to Jesse the Bethlehemite, for …
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Like Father, Unlike Son

Like Father, Unlike Son Preached by Jason Abbott My Dad is excellent with numbers and finances. I believe that numbers exist and that balancing a checkbook is theoretically a good idea. My Dad thinks in order to speak. I often speak in order to think. My Dad eats mostly vegetables …
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