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A sermon by Michael Cheuk, Pastor, University Baptist Church, Charlottesville, Va. March 9, 2014. Matthew 4:1-11 Whew!  What an amazing couple of Sundays we’ve had!  We dedicated eight babies and children, ordained Joseph Johnson, welcomed the Watsons into membership, had the youth group lead worship, baptized three youth, heard how God is working in Mattie […] Read More

All have faced, or will face, tragedy, misery, illness and death. Events will occur that appear unfair, leading most of us to question if any sense of cosmic justice and mercy truly exists. Natural disasters will claim thousands of lives, and the victims will include the innocent. Many have referred to this dilemma as the […] Read More

(RNS) A policy adviser to the U.S. Catholic bishops’ anti-gay-marriage office resigned on Friday (Nov. 4), a week after writing a column that blamed Satan for homosexuality. Daniel Avila had been an on-staff adviser to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Subcommittee for the Promotion and Defense of Marriage since June. Unofficially, Avila referred to […] Read More

Away From Me, Satan

A sermon delivered by Joel Snider, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Rome, Ga., on February 27, 2011. Matthew 4:1-11 Morning Prayer: On this day, our Father, we confess how very much we need you.  We have told others this before.  We confessed our need of you as a part of our witness, but in this day, […] Read More

A sermon delivered by Howard Batson, Pastor of First Baptist Church, Amarillo, Tx., on May 30, 2010. Genesis 3 This story really begins in chapter 2, verse 25: And the man and his wife were both naked and were not ashamed. (3:1) Now the serpent was more crafty than any beast of the field which […] Read More

Dealing with God

Sermon delivered by Randy Hyde, pastor of Pulaski Heights Baptist Church in Little Rock, A.R., on October 11 2009. Job 23:1-9, 16-17; Hebrews 4:12-16             I’m not really sure just exactly what I expected from seminary. I had been a religion major in college, so figured that perhaps seminary would simply be more of […] Read More