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Developing Extra-Ray Vision -- Terry Cain -- 2005
Purpose Statement: A Christian should become continually more sensitive to his or her total envir
It's Time To Quit -- Terry Cain -- 2005
Purpose Statement: Many or all of us have some things over which we need to get control.
Paul Said The Darnedest Things -- Terry Cain -- 2005
Purpose Statement: We cannot ignore some of the strange things Paul said, and we should discuss w
Have You Hugged Your God Today? -- Terry Cain -- 2005
Purpose Statement: What does it mean to love God and do we?
Does The Sneaky Side Of Us Enjoy Violence? -- Terry Cain -- 2005
Purpose Statement: How unhealthy is the obsession we have with violence and what can the Christia
Religion That Will Scare You To Death -- Terry Cain -- 2005
Purpose Statement: Is there still fear associated with some religion and should there be?
When Religion Turns Into A Circus -- Terry Cain -- 2005
Purpose Statement: Why does religion sometimes become bizarre, weird, or ridiculous, and what do
Drive-Thru-Window Church -- Terry Cain -- 2005
Purpose Statement: For some churches and for some church members, a quick and convenient Sunday m
You Can Learn To Like Spinach, Liver, And Theology -- Terry Cain -- 2005
Purpose Statement: We need to overcome our resistance to Sunday school and Bible study.
Life's Most Pressing Question -- Terry Cain -- 2005
Purpose Statement: From all that Jesus said, it may be that nothing is as important as how we tre
A Bodyguard Named Jesus -- Terry Cain -- 2005
Purpose Statement: It is certainly appropriate and important to ask ourselves what our motive is,
Why Hasn't Jesus Offended You? -- Terry Cain -- 2005
Purpose Statement: Do we understand and agree with all of Jesus' teachings?
Mystery Of The Red Dragon -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: This is an opportunity to preach on apocalyptic literature in our Bible and the w
Nobody Actually Takes The Bible Seriously -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: Everyone reveres the Bible as the Word of God and more important than any other b
Women: What Men Need To Know -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: Men need to consider seriously being more like women.
Columns Of Stone Or Coals Of Fire? -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: Revenge has no place in the Christian's repertoire.
Is There Any More Bible Around? -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: Why is the Bible bible and are there any more sacred writings that reveal truth a
Do We Have To Like Going To Church? -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: While there are "parts" of going to church that are not meant to be enjoyed, we s
Try It -- Perhaps God Hasn't Heard That Excuse Yet -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: We must honestly confront our own excuses for avoiding God, not attending church,
Cheer Up, Things Could Be Worse -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: Could you persevere through serious persecutions?
The Famous Anonymouses Of The Bible -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: A sermon intent on keeping us humble, as well as keeping our motives more altruis
There's No Plan "B" -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: Each Christian should feel that it is up to her or him if Christianity is going t
What On Earth Is God Doing? -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: Every pastor must preach on the question that, sooner or later, every Christian m
How Much Sin Is Too Much? -- Terry Cain -- 1993
Purpose Statement: If God always forgives our sins (when our repentance is real!), what does this me

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Can We 'let Heaven And Nature Sing'? -- Luke 2:22-40, Galatians 4:4-7, Isaiah 61:10-62:3 -- George L. Murphy, Carter Shelley, Terry Cain -- First Sunday after Christmas Day - B -- 2002
(Originally published for January 1, 2006)

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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?

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

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