Survey from Acts to I Thessalonians

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KGD-45 990428WE I find my Lord in the Book, Wherever I chance to Look He’s the theme of the Bible The center and heart of the Book. He’s the Rose of Sharon, He’s the Lilly fair, Wherever I open my Bible, The Lord of the Book is there. He at the Book’s beginning gave the […]

Gospel Survey

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KGD-44 990421WE ü  Read the Bible: Thoughtfully ü  Read the Bible: Prayerfully ü  Read the Bible: Repeatedly: AT Pierson “never saw til 100th time!” ü  Read the Bible: Patiently ü  Read the Bible: Selectively: who, what, etc ü  Read the Bible: Imaginatively   The Gospels record Christ’s ministry to the four groups of people then and […]

Books of Prophecy (OT)

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KGD-43 990414WE   In the Books of History we see God’s servants Following the Lord Jesus Christ. He was the Creator in the Garden, the Rock in the Wilderness, the Angel of the Lord and so on! In the Books of Poetry we see God’s servants Worshiping the Lord Jesus Christ. He is the Suffering […]

Books of Poetry

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KGD-42 990407WE The Bible is Unique  There is no other book like the Bible: The Bible contains.. 3,566,480 letters; 810,697 words; 31,175 verses; 1,189 chapters  and 66 books.  It is, therefore, a “divine library,” and demands not only spiritual illumination, but also the practical application of reverent and diligent study methods in order to master […]

The Historical Books – Genesis to Esther

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KGD-41 990324WE The Bible is Powerful in seven wonderful ways, because it is a : ü      REVEALER — It discovers and convicts us of sin in our lives   John 16:7-10 Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto […]

Ephesus – Keys to a Life of Godly Influence

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KGD-40 990324WE The Bible is Powerful in seven wonderful ways, because it is a : ü      REVEALER — It discovers and convicts us of sin in our lives   John 16:7-10 Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto […]

Corinth and the Bema Seat-2

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KGD-39 030216PM Tonight Satan wants to poison your thoughts and emotions.   Just like in those last hours of World War II in Europe when all thought Hitler was going to let out the poison gas, just like the Saddam factor in the Gulf War…   Only, instead of maybe…   it’s true.   The […]

Corinth and the Bema Seat-1

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KGD-38 021124PM   Are you ready this evening to appear at Christ’s Throne? When we take pilgrims to Greece, the most moving spot of all is in the city of Ancient Corinth. I have seen travelers who were just tourists the whole trip until they reached that spot. And there beneath the raised stone platform […]

Athens, Mars Hill and Seekers

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KGD-37 021117PM   Between Alexandria and Asia Minor there was a daily shipping connection (Ramsay, Letters to the Seven Churches, 18, 435). According to Pliny one traveled from Spain to Ostia, the port of Rome, in four days, and in two days from Africa. The tomb inscription is known of a Phrygian merchant who not […]

The Good Heart Bears Fruit

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KGD-36 040711AM Mark -56 The Good Heart Bears Fruit For Jesus The Good Life – Bears Fruit Mark 4.8 & 20 God has a big plan for you and me; He wants us to make something out of our time. Time like electricity flows around us and remains unseen and useless — unless it is […]

The Good Heart

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KGD-35 040523AM Have you ever reflected on His descriptions? Jesus said the words we are about to read as a warning for some (Watch out – you are Hell bound) and as a comfort for all the rest (Rejoice – you are Heaven bound).   So what does He say in this description? He said […]

The Crowded Heart

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KGD-34 GHS-09_The Crowded Heart 040516AM The Crowded Heart Mark 4:7, 18-29 One day Jesus compared life to a field, people to soil, the Gospel to seed, and eternal life to a crop of harvested righteousness. Jesus also classified everyone on Earth as either – “Wayside” or The Hard Heart, “Rocky” or The Shallow Heart, “Thorny” […]

The Shallow Heart

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KGD-33 040509AM As Jesus taught He was usually surrounded by crowds of shallow souls. They followed, listened, enjoyed His messages – but never could get around to doing anything with what they heard. They were fascinated, entertained, even deeply impressed with His message and ability. They were responsive in some ways, unlike the hardened hearts. […]

The Hard Heart

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KGD-32 040425AM This week with the three days of tornadoes many of us were listeneing to the radio more than normal. Have you noticed all the Heart Hospital ads. We have complete heart care, we have the best facilities, we have the best staff, and so on. Each of our different mediacal centers is promoting […]

Four Hearts-One Soil

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KGD-31 040418AM Its been a long day. Jesus started the day teaching inside a home (Mark 3.20-21) and was approached by His own family who tried to “arrest” Him and drag Him back to Nazareth so they could ‘take care of Him’. Then He was attacked by the religious leaders (Mark 3.22-30) who said He […]

Finding the Seven Key Days of Christ’s Life

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KGD-30 970903WE If you read closely the New Testament record you find a reference to specific days in the ministry of Jesus. By comparing the four gospel accounts we find there are 52 “days” chronicled in the life of our Lord Jesus Christ. We will study just seven of them tonight. The first one was […]

Finding Christ In Genesis

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KGD-29 020317PM Luke 24:25-27 Then He said to them,  “O foolish ones, and slow of heart to believe in all that the prophets have spoken! 26 Ought not the Christ to have suffered these things and to enter into His glory?” 27 And beginning at Moses and all the Prophets, He expounded to them in all […]

The Power of the Gospel

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  KGD-28 010318AM This Gospel of Jesus is powerful. Have you shared it this week? As we turn back now to our opening text in Luke 14:15-24 may I illustrate the power of the Gospel? Listen to Christ’s power of salvation from this moving story from World War II.. Remember the Day of Infamy when […]

Seven Reasons Why I Believe the Bible

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KGD-27 020224PM If you would turn with me to John 17.17 we will find the first reason we need God’s Word. “Thy Word is TRUTH”! First, why would we even want to grasp the Bible? I hope it is because you believe that this book truly is God’s Word! That is really the only place […]

Do You See Christ in the OT?

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KGD-26 020331PM   Pictures of Christ: The Passover (12:1-28)   We speak often of the seven feasts of Moses, the Levitical feasts, this is not a Levitical feast. Rabbinical feasts were slaughtered by the High Priest, this is slaughtered for every household, by the head of the household. It is very different than the other […]

The Scriptures are Christ-Centered

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KGD-25 951108WE Each book of the Bible reveal some truths about our beautiful Lord Jesus. And, there is one that has as its theme and central purpose to unveil and reveal JESUS CHRIST THE LORD. To see the central theme of Christ in all the Scriptures look at these verses:  Revelation 19:10, John 5:39 and […]

Survey From II Thessalonians to Revelation

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KGD-24 970924WE I find my Lord in the Book, Wherever I chance to Look He’s the theme of the Bible The center and heart of the Book. He’s the Rose of Sharon, He’s the Lilly fair, Wherever I open my Bible, The Lord of the Book is there. He is at the Book’s beginning gave […]

Seeing Christ From Acts to Thessalonians

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KGD-23 970917WE As we go into the vestibule, the book of Genesis, and find recorded the mighty works of God in creation this vestibule, has access to the law courts.  Which, when passing thru come to the picture gallery of the historical books in which hung wall scenes, battles, portraits of men of valor.  Battles […]

Testimony-Have You Changed?

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KGD-22 020303AM This morning we have both books here with us. In our hands this moment most of us have God’s Word the Bible. But in the chairs around you there is another book, a book that contains centuries of testimonies from God’s saints about their lives since coming to believe in Jesus. Have you […]

Seeing Christ in the Books of Acts

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KGD-21 990908WE To show you what I mean, look at Acts 1:8 “But you shall receive power (they were plugged in to the power source) when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me (they were tuned in to Christ) in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and […]

KGD-20 – Christ in John

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KGD-20 980520WE   First Sign: Start in John 2:1-11. WATER TO WINE; HE IS LORD OF CREATION   Second Sign: Go to John 4:46-54 HEALING NOBLEMAN’S SON FROM AFAR; HE IS ALL POWERFUL (LORD OF TIME &  SPACE) Note v. 54 supernaturally empowered   Third Sign: Now 5:1-15 THE WITHERED MAN AT BETHESDA; HE IS LORD OVER SICKNESS […]

Seeing Christ in the Gospel by Luke

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KGD-19 980422WE   Matthew speaks to the Jews and the deeply religious of our day.The Jews who loved the Scriptures and the prophecies of God. They would only listen to one of their own. Mark spoke to the Romans. These were the leaders and leadership and action impressed them. They knew nothing of Scriptures but everything […]

Seeing Christ in the Gospel by Mark

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KGD-18 980225WE Outline: The Birth and Preparation of Servant Jesus 1:1 – 13; Servant Jesus Speaks and Serves 1:14 – 13:37; Servant Jesus Suffers and Triumphs in Passion Week 14:1 – 16:20.    In a gospel written from Peter’s words to the fast paced Roman Empire, Jesus is constantly in action!   Mark, perhaps the […]

Seeing Christ in the Gospel by Matthew

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KGD-17 971119WE One Bible scholar who spent an entire decade studying every word of Matthew’s Gospel over and over wrote this summary:   Jesus is painted in royal colors in this gospel as in none of the others. His ancestry is traced from the royal line of Israel; his birth is dreaded by a jealous […]

Hearing Christ’s Voice

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KGD-16 000604AM Mark-15 The Message of Jesus -1 MARK 1:38-39 THE MESSAGE OF JESUS Have you ever wished you could sit in the back of the crowd and listen to the greatest man who ever lived, Jesus Christ, and hear what He said to the lost and seeking crowds? Have you ever wondered how Jesus […]

The Seven Greatest Days of Christ’s Ministry

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KGD-15 970409WE Look at Mark 1 to examine a couple of days in His life.  Mark 1:21 starts one of the fullest days of His life. He had just returned Luke 4 tells us from the attempt on His life by the mob at Nazareth. Now He heals and teaches all day . . . […]

Finding Christ in ALL the Gospels

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KGD-14 970910WE These two facts, that we have in the four Gospels a complete Personality, but not a complete biography, indicate the spirit and intent in which we should approach them.  What is important is that through these narratives we should come to see and know Him whom they reveal. The twenty-nine formative years are […]

A Jet Tour of the Gospels

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KGD-13 970319WE   As we go into the vestibule, the book of Genesis, and find recorded the mighty works of God in creation this vestibule, has access to the law courts.  Which, when passing thru come to the picture gallery of the historical books in which hung wall scenes, battles, portraits of men of valor.  […]

Finding Christ Between the Testaments

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KGD-12 970226WE   History in Daniel 11   Daniel  11:3 The“mighty king” is none other than Alexander the Great (336-323). Daniel 11:4 The “four winds” correspond to Daniel 7:4-7 (“four heads”). Daniel  11:5 The “king of the South” from history is Ptolemy I Soter (323-285 B.C.) of Egypt. one of his commanders.  Seleucus I Nicator (311-280). his own kingdom.  Initially Babylonia, to […]

Seeing Christ Through the Prophets

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KGD-11 SEEING CHRIST THROUGH THE PROPHETS 970219WE WORSHIPING OUR CHRIST IN ALL THE BOOKS OF PROPHECY The Scriptures are all about God revealing Himself to His creatures. The ultimate expression of God’s nature and character is Christ. Note the words of Hebrews 1:3 Who being the brightness of [his] glory, and the express image of […]

Seeing Christ Through the Books of Poetry

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KGD-10 SEEING CHRIST THROUGH THE BOOKS OF HISTORY 970212WE WORSHIPING OUR CHRIST IN ALL THE BOOKS OF POETRY The Scriptures are all about God revealing Himself to His creatures. The ultimate expression of God’s nature and character is Christ. Note the words of Hebrews 1:3 Who being the brightness of [his] glory, and the express […]

Finding Christ in the Books of History

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KGD-09 970205WE BOOKS HISTORY Survey of the Scriptures-01 Worshiping our Christ in all The Books of History   The Books of History are foundational to the Bible (951025we)  Tonight , may I impress upon your heart that the book you hold in your hands is unlike any other in the Universe? And with that truth […]

Are You In?

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KGD-08 010311AM Mark-47 Masters Message in Luke-7 THE MASTER’S MESSAGE SERIES LUKE-7 “ARE YOU IN?” Do you know if you are “in” yet? Are you assured of eternal life? Who is really going to Heaven? Those may well be the most urgent question of our earthly existence. We live is a religious world that is […]

Do You Believe and Have This Life?

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KGD-07 020224AM Masters Message in John-1 THE MASTER’S MESSAGE SERIES JOHN-1 DO YOU BELIEVE AND HAVE THIS LIFE? What happens when you preach the gospel from the Gospels to lost sinners? Does it work any more? I mean does the gospel impact l like it did in the world of Christ and the Apostles? Sometimes […]

Believers are Word Receiving

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KGD-06 010325AM Mark-49 Masters Message in Luke-9 THE MASTER’S MESSAGE SERIES LUKE-9 RECEIVING THE WORD This morning we are looking at one of the foundational truths of our salvation. True Christians are those who have received God’s Word. Think of the verses you know so well: John 5:24 “Most assuredly, I say to you, he […]

They (OT Scriptures) Speak of ME

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KGD-05 020804PM This evening I would like to invite you to walk with me on holy ground. That holy ground is the verses in which we find our Lord Jesus Christ in all His glory. Our goal is to have a strategic grasp of the Bible. That strategic grasp comes as we find that all the Scriptures […]

The Good Heart Lives for Jesus

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KGD-04 040704AM Good Hearts Accept the Word: Part II The Good Life Accepts the Word: Mark 4:8, 20 Are you living the “good life” today? For many that idea of the “good life” would evoke financial security, great health, abundant pleasures, and constant freedoms. But sadly most of those pursuing that “good life” never find […]

Good Heart Accepts the Word

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KGD-03 040627AM With the death and burial of our 40th President there has been a national resurrection of discussions about the greatness of Ronald Regan’s life. Perhaps the single greatest event he is remembered for is breaking down the walls of Communism and opening freedom to so many. The Iron Curtain enslaved millions largely because […]

Seeing the Bible as Whole in Christ

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KGD-02 020602PM Look with me at Exodus 24:16. The revelation of the Tabernacle was so sacred, so powerful, so vital to God that He made Moses stand for six days and would not speak the instructions to him until the seventh day. Now look at Exodus 25:9, where God showed Moses a pattern in the Heavenly […]

Christ-the Key to Scripture

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KGD-01 020407PM   Jesus gave us a vital piece of inside information as we explore the riches of God’s Word. Christ’s vital revelation was that He is the one unifying theme that runs through every testament, every book, every chapter, and every verse of the Bible. According to Luke 24:27, 44-45 Christ is found in “all […]

 
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