Sermons by Dean Manning

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Your & Our Cup of Cold Water

As the days grow warmer, sometimes there’s nothing more refreshing than a cold glass of water. Such a thing can restore your strength and clarity, but how many people do without this simple, often-for-granted pleasure (rather, essential provision)? Our God offers us the everlasting waters, that quench our thirst for eternity; are we, in turn,…

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Resurrection

I am the resurrection and the life… John 11:25a From the beginning, death has been a constant truth in the mind and body of man. However, resurrection—and eternal life—have also been an element of God’s creation from the very beginning. His perfect plan and perfect purpose have been in motion from the first moment sin…

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GOOD God Almighty

The word “good” is used quite a bit. How are you? “Good.” How was your day? “Good.” How was your meal? “Good.” How did you sleep? “Good.” God is…? “Good?” God IS good. God is GOOD. He is the one good god. His creation is good. And his good creation is in us. Are we…

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Blind!

Have you ever been in a cave when the lights were turned off? “Amazing grace! How sweet the sound! That saved a wretch like me!” Do you remember what comes next? Are you lost in the caverns of your sinful life? Are you blind to the truth—the grace and mercy—that Jesus freely gives to those…