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Who Are The Real Christians? -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: Behind the query of who is and who isn't a Christian lies the fundamental questio
God Doesn't Always Play Fair -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: God's rules and our rules for justice, peace, and human relationships aren't alwa
Is Your House Haunted? -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: No plan for preaching is complete without an occasional sermon on fear.
When Church Becomes Too Familiar -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: When worship and being a Christian become so routine they lose meaning, we need a
Turn 'Em In -- That's What Friends Are For -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: There is a time to break confidences or to betray secrets in order to help person
Can You Keep A Secret? -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: If we are so eager to pass along secrets, why can't we be as excited about sharin
Why Didn't Jesus Write A Bible? -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: The real subject is our response to the written word and the living word.
Made Anybody Uncomfortable Lately? -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: God's word is not always popular and can make us feel uncomfortable.
King James: The Version Jesus Used -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: Every Christian needs to be familiar with the various translations of the Bible t
Why Did God Hide Heaven? -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: A good sermon on why God hasn't given us more information concerning heaven might
So, What? -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: What is the reason for the cross and what does the cross do for us?
You Have The Right To Remain Silent -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: What we should do about gossip, media misinformation, or innuendos.
Does Our Church Have A Narrow Gate? -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: Has our church discovered the narrow way Jesus spoke about?
Good God Or Perfect Book? -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: We need to do what we can to resolve the problem of a Bible that sometimes makes
Why I Am Not A Fundamentalist -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: Each church member should know enough about different Christian theologies to be
Wrong ... For All The Right Reasons -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: Occasionally, we are wrong, even when we believe we are right.
Ladies, Let's Remember Our Places! -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: Clergy must preach on the status of women in society and within the church.
The Church Should Mind Its Own Business! -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: What constitutes the appropriate concerns for the church?
Can You Squeeze A Dinosaur Into Your Bible? -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: It is a sad state of affairs that two wonderful disciplines, science and religion
Birds Of A Feather ... Become Xenophobic -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: Racism and the related "we versus them" phenomena are still serious diseases in s
Cain's And Einstein's Theory Of Relativity -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: To show there are spiritual laws of the universe that are just as real as the phy
Did Jesus Drink? -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: It is possible Jesus did not use alcoholic beverages and the Bible does not suppo
Religion From A Safe Distance -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: A sermon attacking our efforts at trying to be a Christian with minimum effort.
Censored! -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: The church has always wanted to do something about excessive violence and sexual
Does God Believe In Astrology And Flying Saucers? -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: Superstitions are plagues that we must eradicate.

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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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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.”

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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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