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Ephesians 5:15-17: Walking Wisely

The word walk is used several times in the letter to the Ephesians.  The word is used metaphorically to indicate a lifestyle, a life direction, a pattern of behaviour.  It is used to describe our lives before Christ, 2:2, ‘And you were dead in the trespasses and sins 2 in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience.’ 4:17, ‘Now this I say and testify in the Lord, that you must no longer walk as the...


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Proverbs 27:20: The Eyes of Mankind

Introduction: We are living in the information age, and the tools of the information age are primarily our computers, our tablets and our phones. But it is felt across the board that things are getting out of hand. One statistic says the people spend about 90 minutes a day on their phones, this is about 23 days a year and about 3.9 years of your life spent on your phone. One study reckons that cell phone users average touching their phones 2617 times a day, and the worst would be about 5400 times. We are becoming slaves to our...


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Romans 13:11-12: What Time Is It?

INTRODUCTION: What time is it?  Where are we in the unfolding of time?  There are different answers to this question depending on your worldview. If you are materialist that has science as your religion, then the answer is we are somewhere between the big bang and the big freeze/crunch.  If you are New Age we are living in the time of Aquarius and no longer in the age of Pisces. The age of Pisces being represented by a fish was the age of Christianity and of hierarchy and power. They now believe that we are in the age of Aquarius and this...


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Psalm 90:7-17: Wasted Time and the Wasted Life

Introduction: I want to begin this morning with a riddle. See if you can figure this out. These are the words of Gollum in J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit. Ask yourself, “what is the thing that Gollum is describing?” as I read. Here is the riddle: This thing all things devours: Birds, beasts, trees, flowers; Gnaws iron, bites steel; Grinds hard stones to meal; Slays king, ruins town, And beats high mountain down. What is it? What is the great thing that devours birds and beasts? That eventually destroys all towns? And is an enemy and slayer of great men...


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