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Faraway, So Close: Part Three

[Note: Parts one and two.] When we look outside of the Gospels, we find that there exists in some stories the same tension between those who view themselves as obedient to God and yet are hostile to the repentance of … Continue reading

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Are You For Us Or For Our Adversaries?

[Note: This is the prepared text for a sermonette given to the Portland congregation of the United Church of God on Sabbath, December 17, 2022.] Not too long ago, I discussed with you all the biblical understanding that God is … Continue reading

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Time Of The Season

It has frequently been my habit to give some sort of overall review of the Feast of Tabernacles that has just passed and to make some comments on certain elements of those days. In looking back on the Feast of … Continue reading

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Kings And Priests In The Bible

[Note: The following is the prepared text for a Bible Study given to the Portland congregation of the United Church of God on September 28, 2022.] This is a busy time of year for all of us as we prepare … Continue reading

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The Feast Of Trumpets In Reverse

[Note: The following is the prepared text for a sermon delivered to The Dalles congregation of the United Church of God on Sabbath, September 24, 2022.] It is customary as we approach the Feast of Trumpets to view this festival … Continue reading

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On The Boundaries Of The Sabbath: Part Two

[Note: This is the prepared text for a message given to The Dalles congregation of the United Church of God on Sabbath, July 23, 2022.] When we last spoke about the boundaries of the Sabbath we focused on the discussion … Continue reading

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God, Who Has Also Sealed Us

[Note: This message is the prepared text for a message given to the Portland congregation of the United Church of God on Sabbath, March 5, 2022.] For those of you who saw the speaking schedule online, I am not Brandon … Continue reading

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Mysteries Of The Bible: What Will Church Look Like In The Millennium?

One of my blog’s occasional readers and a friend of mine from a neighboring congregation I sometimes visit to speak at asked me about a particular topic that the Bible does not speak much about in detail, and that is … Continue reading

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Do Not Seal The Words Of The Prophecy

[Note: This is the prepared text for a sermonette given to the Portland United Church of God congregation on Sabbath, February 19, 2022.] It is said that roughly a third of the Bible contains prophecy, and yet if one looks … Continue reading

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That They May Be One As We Are One: Part Three

Having discussed who was forbidden to be worshiped in the Book of Revelation, let us turn our attention to the opposite situation, those who are worshiped properly in the Book of Revelation. As we might expect, this worship is limited … Continue reading

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