THE RIGHT HANDS OF FELLOWSHIP

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Shelby G. Floyd

 

And when James, Cephas, and John, who seemed to be pillars, perceived the grace that was given unto me, they gave to me and Barnabas the right hands of fellowship; that we should go unto the heathen, and they unto the circumcision. -Galatians 2:9 KJV

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MARRIAGE DESIGNED BY GOD

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Shelby G. Floyd

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With the marriage today of Harry and Meagan so visible to the whole world, it is a good time to study the marriage relationship as designed by God in the beginning. The following sermon was presented in 1976, but the truth therein proclaimed is just as true today! Continue reading “MARRIAGE DESIGNED BY GOD”

BEWARE OF THE DEVIL

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Shelby G. Floyd

“Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. Resist him, steadfast in the faith, knowing that the same sufferings are experienced by your brotherhood in the world” (1 Peter 5:8-9).

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THE THIEF ON THE CROSS

(The Repentant Robber)
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Shelby G. Floyd

On Mount Calvary there were three crosses on that fateful day in the long ago. The Lord Jesus Christ was crucified between two thieves. Luke records this event with remarkable brevity and in simple terms:

“Two other men, both criminals, were also led out with him to be executed. When they came to the place called the Skull, there they crucified him, along with the criminals—one on his right, the other on his left” (Luke 23:32-33).

One man said that when he was ready to die he wanted two politicians to come and stand on each side of him. He said, “Christ died between two thieves and I want to die the same way.” Continue reading “THE THIEF ON THE CROSS”

WAKE UP O SLEEPER!

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Shelby G. Floyd

During the darkest hours of the Second World War, when the future of Great Britain was hanging in the balance, Winston Churchill rallied the people of Great Britain and the world when he said, “Let us go forward together.” Continue reading “WAKE UP O SLEEPER!”

SINGING PRAISE IN THE MIDST OF THE CHURCH

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Shelby G. Floyd

Hebrews 2:10-13
10 For it was fitting for Him, for whom are all things and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons to glory, to make the captain of their salvation perfect through sufferings. 11 For both He who sanctifies and those who are being sanctified are all of one, for which reason He is not ashamed to call them brethren, 12 saying:
“I will declare Your name to My brethren;
In the midst of the assembly I will sing praise to You.”
13 And again:
“I will put My trust in Him.”
And again:
“Here am I and the children whom God has given Me.”
NKJV

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FIXING FAULTS AND FINDING FORGIVENESS

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Shelby G. Floyd

Alexander Pope is credited with this statement, “To err is human; to forgive is divine.” All of us know as human beings we make mistakes; we offend people; we sin against God; we hurt people’s feeling. We realize that. Often we do not realize the larger act of courage and faith is to be able to ignore the offense and to cultivate a spirit of forgiveness toward those who do us wrong. Continue reading “FIXING FAULTS AND FINDING FORGIVENESS”