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Don't Quit, Preacher!

Titus 1:5

Kim Linehan was one of the greatest long-distance swimmers in the world. She held the world record in the 1,500-meter freestyle competition from 1979 to 1987. According to her coach Paul Bergen, Kim did endless exercises and swam seven to 12 miles a day. The hardest part of her regimen? “Getting in the water,&rdquo...

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God’s Tough Guy

Titus 1:1-4

Verses 1-4 of Titus chapter one introduce to us to the man Titus. Sometime ago Robert Schuller wrote a book entitled Tough Times Never Last, But Tough People Do! The book was a best seller. The reason is people are having a tough time. Life is hard. There are difficulties, there are hardships, there are obs...

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There Are Some Things Even God Can’t Do

Titus 1:1-4

When I was in college we used to sit around and discuss some of the deep theological issues of life. One of the questions we usually talked about was, “If God can do everything, then can he make a rock larger than he can lift?” It is a useless and unanswerable question because it pits God against himself. About th...

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Works to Match Our Words

Titus 1:10-16

Former President Carter in his book Why Not the Best? tells of going to church one Sunday morning in Plains, Georgia, and being captivated by the preacher’s sermon title. It was this: “If You Were Arrested for Being a Christian, Would There Be Enough Evidence to Convict You?” He said he di...

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A Word to Women

Titus 2:1-5

She had a faint smile on her face when she walked into my study. She sat down and we visited for a while and then I said to her, “How are you doing?” As soon as I said that, she reached over and picked up a Kleenex and began to wipe the tears away. She said, “Pastor, I didn’t intend to cry today.&rdquo...

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The Blessed Hope

Titus 2:11-14

Last Sunday I told you about a national survey that revealed that 90 percent of the people in America claimed to believe in God. Now if you stopped right there you would think that God has never had it so good as he is having it in America today. But the surveys went on to ask more questions. One of them is, “Does your...

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God’s Man in Today’s World

Titus 2:1-10

Dennis the Menace was trying to explain to a friend the difference between Father’s Day and Mother’s Day. He said, “Father’s Day is just like Mother’s Day only the presents are cheaper.” I think maybe fathers get cheated, not only in presents, but sometimes in church. We almost always preac...

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Maintaining Good Works

Titus 3:1-8

A horseman went to Henry Ward Beecher, a great preacher of another generation, and said to him, “I have a good family horse I want to sell you. He is a good saddle horse, a good wagon horse, a good carriage horse. He works single or double with another animal. He pulls on either side of the tongue. In short, he is a goo...

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Today's Devotional

Treasures in Heaven

Pat Neff, one-time governor of Texas and later president of Baylor University, once said, “All my life I’ve heard preachers tell me to lay up treasures in heaven, but none of them ever told me how to do it. I had to figure it out on my own.

“The only way to get our treasures into heaven is to put them in something that is going there. Cattle, land, houses, stocks and bonds, all have no life and are not going to heaven. Only men and women, boys and girls, are going there.”

If you want to lay up for yourself treasures in heaven, then you’ve got to invest in people. Give yourselves to feeding the hungry, clothing the naked, healing the sick, and caring for the needy in every way. Oh yes, and share the good news that Jesus saves. That way they can enjoy eternity with you. Where are you investing your treasure (your time and resources) today? 

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