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Freemasonry and Christianity Compared

Are Freemasonry and Christianity compatible? This is a question we are asked often at Kitwe Church. When searching out questions of this nature, it is important that Christians remember that Scripture is our source for faith (what we believe) and practice (what we do). So is the teaching of Freemasonry compatible with Christianity and the…

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Reacting In Rage

Life can be filled with awkward and embarrassing moments.  I remember when I was about 13 years old when I was at a youth camp, we were learning all sorts of new skills.  My favorite was archery.  I picked it up very fast that first day and even our counselor was impressed.  The next day…

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Winning the War – Victory Through Submission

You are at war! This war is spiritual. Within you and around you this war rages and you are a combatant. There are no neutral parties. Who does not long for peace? We think that we may find the peace we long for by surrender to the passions that rage within us. As we feed…

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Deadly Danger of Favoritism

The book “Chicken Soup for the Soul” records the story of Bill. Bill was a college student dressed like a hippie. He didn’t look like the other members of the middle-class church he visited one day. There was no place to sit, so Bill sat down on the carpet near the pulpit. An elderly deacon…

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Christ Our Greatest Treasure

Today we find ourselves in the third chapter of Paul’s letter to this church in the city of Philippi. Throughout this letter of Philippians Paul has confronted these Christians with the need to embrace right thinking! Our thinking affects our living – what we believe, what our minds are occupied with will determine how we view…

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The People God Uses To Serve His Church

Today in our text Philippians 2:19-30, we see the people God uses to serve His church. The context helps us understand the environment of the people Paul is writing to.  Paul is calling the Philippian Christians to behave as citizens worthy of the gospel of Christ (1:27). Philippi was a Roman colony with a population of…

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WORKING OUT YOUR SALVATION

When light comes in, darkness scurries away. Light and darkness are mortal enemies, they cannot stay together in one place. Just as east is opposite of west, so light and darkness are mutually exclusive. Darkness is nothingness. Darkness is the absence of light. You once lived in darkness… maybe you still do. You lived in…

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THINK LIKE JESUS

The Health guru says, “You are what you eat.” But that is not correct.   “You are what you think!” The attitudes of your inner man is what you really are: “As a man thinks in His heart, so is he!” (Pr.23;7) Christians are to live with each other in such a way that the reality…

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The Missing Illustration

Yesterday we looked at “Are You A Christian, Evaluating Your Claim To Christianity” at Kitwe Church.  In Mark 4 Jesus answers the question why so many professing Christians “fall away” and never bear fruit.  Here is the “missing illustration” that for sake of time was dropped from that sermon, but is so helpful to our…

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One Philosophy – To Live Is Christ, To Die Is Gain

What is your philosophy of life? To what in life would you respond with the words, “Man! This is Living!”? Everyone lives by a set of values – things you believe are important. These beliefs form your philosophy of life. Your philosophy of life determines how you view the world.  They shape how you view…

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