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Smile, You Really Are On Candid Camera -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: We are making a witness whether we know it or not, and whether we want to or not.
Guess Who's Coming To Dinner -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: Just how open is our life to Jesus and are we missing anything?
Beauty Is NOT In The Eye Of The Beholder! -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: Our obsession with appearance causes us to discriminate.
Mistaking Santa Claus For God -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: We need to continue to grow in our understanding of God.
Kissing: The Holy Kind -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: It wouldn't hurt to have a sermon concerning how we should show affection in the
Would Jesus Get A Divorce? -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: This is a very difficult subject, but there is such a high percentage of persons
Does Christianity Take The Fun Out Of Life? -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: The title says it all: Does Christianity ask us to give up pleasures and good tim
Born Again, And Again, And Again -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: Christians need a comprehensive understanding about what it means to be born agai
Stop Putting Out God's Fires -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: God is calling us and we aren't always listening or willing to respond.
Is It Time For Another Flood? -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: We need to consider the critical question: "What is the human condition?"
Drug Deal At The Cross -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: Perhaps something as prevalent as drug problems in our society should not go unno
God May Not Even Know Our Country's Name -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: We have a difficult time understanding that everyone is a child of God and conseq
Back When Snakes Had Legs And We Were Ignorant -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: A sermon to straighten out some inconsistencies and misleading thoughts perceived
You Can't Do That In Church! -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: Getting out of ruts and old habits that have lost their purpose or meaning is dif
The Trick Is To Hear The Rooster Before -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: Because we forget some of our Christian obligations until too late, we need ways
Why Do Lions Eat Lambs? -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: Why is there so much violence and suffering in the natural world?
Crying Over Spilt Perfume -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: Making the best of a bad situation, or picking up the pieces.
A Word To The Wise About Strange Words -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: What about "speaking in tongues"?
How Big Is Your Family? -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: Christians must fight racism in our communities and in ourselves.
Don't Fight, Don't Run -- What's Left? -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: We need constant reminders always to seek peaceful or nonviolent solutions to con
Will Your Bones Dance Again? -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: Is there any evidence of eternal life or heaven?
When Christianity Is Bad Business -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: To do the moral or Christian thing in some instances means jeopardizing your job,
Was Jesus An Uncle Tom? -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: Are the teachings of Jesus too passive and unworkable?
Getting Out Of Your Grave -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: The resurrection message is of course the heart of the Christian faith and not ju
The Proper Way To Wear A Halo -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: A sermon seems necessary occasionally on the fine line we have to tread between i

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Good morning girls and boys,

I am so glad to see you this morning. Are you ready to hear my children’s message today? (children respond)  Ears and hearts open?

Let’s suppose you want to use your neighbor’s bicycle for an errand. Your neighbor is selfish and sometimes a bully. But you keep on asking and asking. Finally he/she relents and says, “Okay you have been bugging and bugging me, you may use my bicycle.”

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Written On Our Hearts
by Peter Andrew Smith
Jeremiah 31:27-34

“Okay guys, good practice.” Coach blew the whistle and waved at the players to gather around him. “You’re starting to really come along. Chapel service is in thirty minutes so you’ve got time to get yourself a drink or a snack after hitting the showers.”

The players cheered and headed off the field to get ready for the next activity.

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Anyone who has suffered any sort of trauma in life will know what it is to have bad dreams. Nightmares often start early in life so that quite small children can be deeply disturbed by them. Sometimes they seem to occur for no reason, but at other times they follow a traumatic experience, or are the result of some worry or anxiety.

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This sermon is a retelling in a contemporary setting of the Parable of the Widow and the Judge. The harsh character of the Judge is exaggerated. The imaginary law clerk is made especially wimpish to highlight the arrogance of the Judge.

The Widow, as in the original parable, is the strongest character in the drama, although outwardly she appears to be the weakest.

This sermon emphasizes the biblical theme of the reversal of roles, and the triumph of faithfulness over human power.


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