Author Archives: Pastor James Turner

Mercy In – Mercy Out

Each of these statements from the Lord Jesus Christ build one upon another. Each one builds upon and adds to the truth of the previous ones. For example: if all the Lord told us was “Blessed are the poor in spirit” the truth that all who “hunger and thirst after righteousness” shall be filled would […]

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THE PROMISE OF CHEERFUL GIVING

There are a lot of misconceptions about giving in our churches. Some dear folk get the false idea that when preachers talk about giving it is all about getting themselves a raise.  Others believe that the preacher is trying to stoke up the offerings for some pet project. Those things may be true in some […]

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Happiness Of Poverty – Matthew 5:1-3.

Have you ever tried to witness to someone who saw absolutely no need of salvation? They simply did not see themselves as a sinner, and certainly did not need a some Savior that lived two thousand years ago to help them today. It is sort of like trying to give a jug of water to […]

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“Occupy Till I Come”

The passage before us is sandwiched between the Lord’s encounter with Zacchaeus as He passed through Jericho, and His triumphal entry into Jerusalem. The Lord’s message is given in the form of a parable, given without expansion nor comment. The Lord Jesus Christ is on His way up to the city of Jerusalem for the […]

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Our Responsibility

The Lord Jesus Christ made it abundantly clear that we are to teach the Word of God. A good place to start teaching new Christians is with the subject matter of Jesus’ sermons and teaching passages. (Matthew 28:20) “Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, […]

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How To Be Happy In Christ

ARE YOU HAPPY? We have all been asked that question. And certainly at some point we have asked others that simple question. Are you happy? What does it mean to be happy? The world has its ideas. Happiness is the new house, the great job, or unfortunately the “Miller High Life” or being part of the […]

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Repentance – A Change of Heart

In this message we are going to deal with a Biblical Word. It is one of those words that some people don’t like preached.  I really don’t understand that. If a word is used in the Bible to teach something then that is something we should want to understand. In this message we are going […]

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There Is A Great Work To Be Done

Have you ever been given a job that you thought was more than you could do? Someone said to you, “We have a job that needs done, and we need you to do it.” When you heard those words you quaked and thought there is no way I can do that. I don’t know how. I […]

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Healed For Service

  ; ; I love to talk and preach about what the Lord has done for us through in our salvation.  It is my honor to declare His provision of forgiveness and cleansing from sin for all those who trust Him as their Savior.I love to talk and preach about what the Lord has done […]

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The Eternal Love Of Christ

.The believer has an amazing place in God’s love. It is a wonderful thing to be confident that someone loves you. There is security in that love. When a husband and wife share that it is a beautiful thing. A child is blessed to be able to rest in the security of his/her parent’s love. […]

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