Jesus answered him, "The first of all the commandments is: 'Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is one. 'And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.' This is the first commandment. "And the second, like it, is this: 'You shall love your neighbor as yourself.' There is no other commandment greater than these." (Mark 12:29-31; Deuteronomy 6:4-5; Leviticus 19:18)
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In the United States, Veterans Day is a national holiday to remember the sacrifices of all military veterans who have defended the country. As we observe this day, we need to thank God for his blessings of victory in past wars but also consider the causes of military ventures which did not result in victory.
In 2012, the United States is again hearing the opinions of Presidential candidates and the news media. One of the most common descriptions made about the candidates is regarding their liberality. What is liberality? This sermon describes liberalism in Biblical terms.
For the past forty or fifty years, politicians of the United States have had to endure a constant stream of criticism by those who wish them out of office. Much of that criticism has focused on their questionable character. This sermon addresses some of the necessary virtues all good politicians and all God's people must develop.
The eighth and ninth commandments in politics. During the long election campaigns, how important were the issues of stealing and lying? How well do people, especially candidates, follow the virtues of Churchill and Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt? This sermon tells you.
World news reporters give accounts of the Iraqi war from their own perspectives. Here are two opinions from notable Israelis with a Biblically prophetic perspective.
The steady erosion of American standards, both moral and religious, has opened the door to a landslide of interest in nontraditional religions, the largest being Islam. What does the growing interest in Islam portend for America and society in general?
Is the earth only 6000 years old? Scientists looking at the geologic record say no. The Bible in Genesis indicates a six day period of creation. Can the two be reconciled? A Jewish physicist says yes.
Terrorist bombings and murders are certainly evil in the world but what about evil in our lives? Society is only a reflection of our personal standards. Have we let down from God's high standards? Do we do what God says he hates? We can find the evil and eliminate it.
Many remember the rule exerted over the Middle East by the Ottoman Empire from the Middle Ages to the early twentieth century. Most, however, don't realize the real history of Turkey began thousands of years earlier with the grandson of Isaac. How is Turkey important in today's news? What is behind the use of Turkish ships to penetrate the Israeli security ring around Gaza?
An investigation of the dates of the birth of John the Baptist, the birth of Jesus Christ, and the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. References are made to various scriptures including the seventy weeks prophesy of Daniel 9. Links are provided to appropriate calendars.
America and the world are becoming increasingly knowledgeable about Islam. Some have written books on the Islamic threat, others have written commentaries in newspapers and on Internet websites. This sermon attempts to highlight the current Islamic threat by quoting these authors, current events, the Bible, and the Koran.
On the 1982nd anniversary of the trial and crucifixion of our Messiah, at a time when the popular movie "The Passion of the Christ" has been seen by so many people, we think it is important for people to also know and appreciate the attitudes and responses of our Messiah through His trial.
What do you think of authority - by anyone? This sermon will associate various kinds of authorities to relative biblical scriptures.
Biblical covenants are formal agreements between God and individuals or nations. There are several covenants described in the Bible. This sermon describes three of the covenants and provides their applicability to our lives.
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