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Lovest Thou Me?

The question that Jesus asks Peter is one of the most profound and important questions in the Bible. Jesus asks Peter:

lovest thou me?

What caused Jesus to ask this question? Last week we studied and celebrated the Lord’s Table here at Riverview. It was at the Lord’s Table that Jesus told the Apostles: .. Continue reading

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Give Me This Mountain

When I was a little boy my earliest memories are of momma reading Bible stories to me and my brother Mark. Momma had one of those “Illustrated Bible Story” books. We used to hear about Moses, Abraham, Samson, Gideon, Daniel in the Lion’s den, and of course Jesus. Continue reading

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Love Is The Law

You will not understand this unless you can define the word FAITH. The Law was given BEFORE FAITH CAME. Again, what is FAITH? Faith worketh by LOVE. Faith is trust in Another because of love. The Law was given to teach Israel LOVE. Continue reading

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Foundation Series #4: Love Is The Answer

I grew up hearing songs about “love” – and I’m sure you did as well. Whether you like Rock Music, Pop Music, Country Music, or (yuk) Rap Music you’ve all heard bands, groups, and famous singers speak about “love”. Love was advertised on the Soap Operas … Continue reading

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A People On Purpose

I know many of you do not use so called “Social Media” such as Facebook or Twitter or Linked In. I do, and use the services to preach and hopefully reach others for Christ. Frequently I find things on my newsfeeds that I question. Continue reading

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Protos

The Scribe was not asking what the FIRST of the TEN Commandments were. He was asking what was the πρῶτος prōtos – the very first Law that God ever gave mankind. What was the Law that was binding on Adam and Eve, Continue reading

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Wilt Thou Be?

I was thinking about Heaven last Friday as I sought the Lord in prayer. I began to think about how people view Heaven. Several many years ago I watched Billy Graham appear on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. Johnny loved to ask Billy teasing questions – and Billy was always quick to respond with good-natured love. Continue reading

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The Purpose Of Promise

God’s promises serve a greater purpose in drawing us to Christ our Lord and Savior Continue reading

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An Unexpected Famine

Sermon Notes: Amos 8:11-12 (KJV)  Behold, the days come, saith the Lord GOD, that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the LORD:  [12]  And they … Continue reading

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Three Veils

Audio of Sermon:  Sermon Notes: 2 Corinthians 3:13-18 (KJV)  And not as Moses, which put a vail over his face, that the children of Israel could not steadfastly look to the end of that which is abolished:  [14]  But their minds were blinded: for … Continue reading

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