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Rebekah: The Guardian and Protector of Israel – by Anne Vyn

I’ve grown up in the church all my life and have always heard Rebekah talked about in a negative light. Teachers and leaders have called her manipulative, deceptive, and lacking in submission to God and to her husband. Tradition has not been kind to Rebekah and I believe she is one of the most misrepresented …

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Mission Impossible — Liam Goligher’s 7th sermon on the book of Esther

Mission Impossible Esther 6:14 – 7:10 A time to keep silence, and a time to speak For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven… a time to keep silence, and a time to speak (Ecclesiastes 3:1,7b) Mordecai and Esther both displayed wisdom in knowing the right time to keep …

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Battle Plans — Liam Goligher’s 5th sermon on the book of Esther

Battle Plans Esther 5:1-14 Barb’s précis of the sermon: Ps Goligher introduces this sermon by talking about how the story of the Bible is about the war — mostly an invisible war —between God and the devil, Christ and antichrist, the serpent and seed of the woman, and between the devil and the people of God. In …

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If I Perish, I Perish — Liam Goligher’s 4th sermon on the book of Esther

UPDATE (22 Sept 2016)   “If I perish, I perish ” —  is highly relevant to the case of Jessica Fore (Abuse Survivor) who has been Charged by her PCA Church with Contempt. Jessica is telling the world and we think she is displaying the kind of courage and faith that Esther displayed. If need be, Jessica is prepared to …

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Wise as Serpents — Take the Lord’s Warnings About Evil Seriously (Part 23 of sermon series)

Peter had numerous encounters with Satan, but like most of us he was a slow learner. And Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him, saying, “Far be it from you, Lord! This shall never happen to you.” But he turned and said to Peter, “Get behind me, Satan! You are a hindrance to …

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My abuser’s evil plan was to give me the “scorched earth policy”. But with planning, strategy and God’s help, I outsmarted him.

This is a short story of how my abuser’s grip was pried off of me with God’s help. It took planning and strategy in order to outsmart my abuser. Once I realized all the evil that he had been done to me and my family, I started making changes. I set firm boundaries in place inside …

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