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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.
Developing Extra-Ray Vision -- Terry Cain -- 2005
Purpose Statement: A Christian should become continually more sensitive to his or her total envir
Have You Hugged Your God Today? -- Terry Cain -- 2005
Purpose Statement: What does it mean to love God and do we?
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
Religion That Will Scare You To Death -- Terry Cain -- 2005
Purpose Statement: Is there still fear associated with some religion and should there be?
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
Drive-Thru-Window Church -- Terry Cain -- 2005
Purpose Statement: For some churches and for some church members, a quick and convenient Sunday m
When Religion Turns Into A Circus -- Terry Cain -- 2005
Purpose Statement: Why does religion sometimes become bizarre, weird, or ridiculous, and what do
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
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.
Why Hasn't Jesus Offended You? -- Terry Cain -- 2005
Purpose Statement: Do we understand and agree with all of Jesus' teachings?
A Bodyguard Named Jesus -- Terry Cain -- 2005
Purpose Statement: It is certainly appropriate and important to ask ourselves what our motive is,
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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“...there is need of only one thing. Mary has chosen the better part....”(v. 42a)

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Well, how are you this morning? (children respond) If you ask me how I am I would say, “terrific.” I am “terrific” because __________________!

I am curious, who has a sister? (children respond) Who has more than one sister? (children respond) Who is a sister here this morning? (children respond)

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Farming at the time was very primitive, with the farmer walking over his field behind a hand-held plough. All has now changed, of course, but then it was just like a throw-back to Biblical times in the Middle East.

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The cabins at Mt. Carmel Bible Retreat are small. Most have two small rooms; some have one large great room. There is a tiny bathroom with a utility shower.

Inside each cabin is a double bed and a set of bunk beds, a dresser and a small rod to hang clothes. Linens are provided for a charge and some of us are very grateful to have a ceiling fan.

Our group of fourteen cabins is set along a little walkway. Each cabin is about ten feet apart and each row of seven faces the sidewalk.

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