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Israel Can Not Separate Church and State

Israel Can Not Separate Church and State

Bill Hitchcock December 31, 2013 1

While an ongoing effort pushes for separation of Church and state in

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Homosexuality Is A Sin

Homosexuality Is A Sin

Bill Hitchcock December 31, 2013 2

Homosexuality. 2013 has been called by a National Public Radio host the,

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How We Preach and Receive the Word

How We Preach and Receive the Word

Bill Hitchcock December 30, 2013 0

What word are we preaching? Better yet, whose word are we preaching? And what are we doing with God’s word when we receive it? This all may sound rather obvious but

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Read Entire Bible In 2014

Read Entire Bible In 2014

Bill Hitchcock December 29, 2013 0

In less than 10 minutes a day you can read the entire Bible in 6 months to a year. Here’s a new year’s resolution to consider; read the entire Bible cover

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Fearing Muslims Israeli Christian Community Aligning With Jews

Fearing Muslims Israeli Christian Community Aligning With Jews

Bill Hitchcock December 28, 2013 0

“There is a lot of fear among Christians from Muslim reprisals,” says Dr. Ramon. “In the presence of a Muslim student in one of my classes, a Christian student will never

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I Have Kept The Ways Of The Lord

I Have Kept The Ways Of The Lord

Bill Hitchcock December 28, 2013 0

Sermon Notes on select verses from Psalms 18. “For I have kept the ways of the Lord, and have not wickedly departed from my God. For all his judgments were before me,

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New Year’s Resolution and the Apostle Paul

New Year’s Resolution and the Apostle Paul

Bill Hitchcock December 27, 2013 0

It’s the time of year when folks make New Year’s resolution. It’s a time when we look back over the past year to see what was wrong and what was right

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Grace, Peace and Something Else

Grace, Peace and Something Else

Bill Hitchcock December 26, 2013 0

Paul began each of his epistles to the various churches with an opening salutation. In every salutation he included a hope and desire for “Grace” and “Peace” for that particular church.

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Christmas Bombers Target Christians Kill 37

Christmas Bombers Target Christians Kill 37

Bill Hitchcock December 26, 2013 0

Christians were targeted and killed on Christmas Day in Baghdad, Iraq. The latest count is 37 Christians have been murdered. In two separate incidents on Christmas Day suspected Muslims set off

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The Story Behind Handel’s Messiah

The Story Behind Handel’s Messiah

Bill Hitchcock December 25, 2013 0

Christmas wouldn’t be complete without listening to Handel’s Messiah. But did you know that Handel was a washed up opera composer about to retire and move back to Germany when a

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Unto Us A Child Is Born

Unto Us A Child Is Born

Bill Hitchcock December 24, 2013 0

Christ, as foretold by Isaiah some 700 years before his birth. “For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his

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The Word Christmas Banned By Army

The Word Christmas Banned By Army

Bill Hitchcock December 24, 2013 0

It is hard to imagine banning anyone from saying, “Merry Christmas”. But how about banning anyone from saying the word, “Christmas” altogether? That has evidently happened in the US Army. Todd

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The World of Change

The World of Change

Bill Hitchcock December 24, 2013 0

We live in an ever changing world. Technology, society and government are all changing at a pace never before seen. President Obama was elected on, “Change We Can Believe In”. The

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America’s Changed View On Christmas

America’s Changed View On Christmas

Bill Hitchcock December 22, 2013 0

The way Christmas is perceived and in many cases celebrated here in America has changed. Customs such as gift giving and gathering together with family and friends has stayed consistent. But

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Jesus Said For judgment I Am Come Into This World

Jesus Said For judgment I Am Come Into This World

Bill Hitchcock December 21, 2013 0

No one likes to be judged, but that is the reason why Jesus came into this world. What is judgment and why are people so afraid of it? And Jesus said,

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The Deconstruction of Phil Robertson

The Deconstruction of Phil Robertson

Bill Hitchcock December 21, 2013 0

As media hype heightens, so will the rhetoric, attacks and let’s be blunt about it-Lies about what was and what was not said by Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson during his

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Duck Dynasty Debacle Is Not About Phil Robertson

Duck Dynasty Debacle Is Not About Phil Robertson

Bill Hitchcock December 20, 2013 1

A&E is already benefitting off of the suspension of Phil Robertson and his comments about homosexuality during a GQ Magazine interview. As the media frenzy continues to heighten, A&E has been

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1952 Sermon on Christmas By Billy Graham

1952 Sermon on Christmas By Billy Graham

Bill Hitchcock December 19, 2013 2

What a rare find! Watch this brief but very powerful Christmas sermon message from Billy Graham. It was recorded back in 1952 when Billy Graham was only 34 years old. In

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GLAAD Gets Mad, A&E Boots Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson

GLAAD Gets Mad, A&E Boots Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson

Bill Hitchcock December 19, 2013 2

“If the human race loved each other and they loved God, we would just be better off. We ought to just be repentant, turn to God, and let’s get on with

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The Sacrifice Before Jesus

The Sacrifice Before Jesus

Bill Hitchcock December 18, 2013 0

So what does God get out of all of this? Why was the world, the universe and man even created? “For the Lord’s portion is his people; Jacob is the lot

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The Great Commission Interview

The Great Commission Interview

Bill Hitchcock December 17, 2013 0

The Great Commission of Jesus Christ is his command for all of to spread the Gospels to all people into all lands. The Book of Matthew concludes with this edict. Pastor

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Bible Verses of a Perfect God

Bible Verses of a Perfect God

Bill Hitchcock December 17, 2013 0

We have a perfect God. We inherently know this because He has written his ways and love unto our hearts. The Bible will either support what we already instinctively know about

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Who Am I? Why Was I Created?

Who Am I? Why Was I Created?

Bill Hitchcock December 16, 2013 0

Who am I? Why was I created? What is my purpose in life? These are the primal questions man has asked for ions. These questions have spawned great thinkers bringing forth

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Proof of God, A Sign From God

Proof of God, A Sign From God

Bill Hitchcock December 15, 2013 0

The Huffington Post news article read, “Proof of God. 10 Proofs That Will Change How You Think About God”. The article showcased ten different theologians and thinkers demonstrating their proofs of

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Alternative To Obamacare: Health Care Ministries

Alternative To Obamacare: Health Care Ministries

Bill Hitchcock December 14, 2013 0

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) more commonly called Obamacare has created a stir nationwide for many reasons. One of the concerns for Christians centers on insurance companies that cover abortions and

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Federal Court Says Cross Unconstitutional

Federal Court Says Cross Unconstitutional

Bill Hitchcock December 13, 2013 0

A federal judge has determined that a cross is unconstitutional. The cross in question is the 29 foot cross that sits atop Mount Soledad in California. It was dedicated to Korean

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Wisdom or Words Without Knowledge

Wisdom or Words Without Knowledge

Bill Hitchcock December 13, 2013 0

With time, study and the aged comes wisdom. That is often true and a commonly held belief. “But the wisdom that is from above” (James 3:16) comes from the Holy Spirit.

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Receive Jesus Where We Find Jesus and Grow

Receive Jesus Where We Find Jesus and Grow

Bill Hitchcock December 12, 2013 2

Jesus spoke the word of God and did mighty works but the people did not believe in him. Why? Do we face the same denial? “And when he was come into

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Jesus Said The Kingdom of Heaven Is Like Unto a Net

Jesus Said The Kingdom of Heaven Is Like Unto a Net

Bill Hitchcock December 11, 2013 0

The good, the bad, the wicked and the just are the catch of the fishing net parable as told by Jesus. Determining the destination of the catch is the point of

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Three Famous Parables With Not So Famous Evil

Three Famous Parables With Not So Famous Evil

Bill Hitchcock December 10, 2013 1

Three parables as told by Jesus in Matthew 13. The Sower, the mustard seed and the woman using leaven to make bread. Each shows the power of the word and its

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Rick Warren Discusses Homosexual Marriage on CNN

Rick Warren Discusses Homosexual Marriage on CNN

Bill Hitchcock December 9, 2013 0

Pastor Rick Warren appeared on CNN’s “Piers Morgan Live”. The topic garnering attention was homosexuality and homosexual marriage. “I fear the disapproval of God more than I fear your disapproval or

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The State Benefits By The Righteous

The State Benefits By The Righteous

Bill Hitchcock December 9, 2013 0

Separation of Church and state is a big mistake. It is a big mistake for the state to dissociate from God or to hinder God’s people.  A government gaining favor of

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Abortion Targeting Black America

Abortion Targeting Black America

Bill Hitchcock December 7, 2013 0

Abortion is the number one killer of Blacks in America. This shocking truth is being brought to light by a Pastor. His message is love, a message he has been arrested

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Eat the Word

Eat the Word

Bill Hitchcock December 6, 2013 0

Ever wonder why Jesus chose Paul a Pharisee, a highly educated Jewish teacher and priest, a strict observer of rites and ceremonies of the Mosaic Law? One possible reason why is

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The Poor Will Always Be With Us

The Poor Will Always Be With Us

Bill Hitchcock December 5, 2013 0

We will never end poverty. No system of government will eradicate it. No religion will end it. The impoverished will always be with us. Jesus said: “For the poor always ye

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Phil Robertson I Am Second

Phil Robertson I Am Second

Bill Hitchcock December 4, 2013 0

I Am Second is a very blunt and very telling testimonial by Phil Robertson and his wife Miss Kay. This half hour television program concentrates on the life before Duck Dynasty,

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Was Jesus Born On December 25?

Was Jesus Born On December 25?

Bill Hitchcock December 3, 2013 5

Jesus. Was Christ Born on December 25? The quick answer is more than likely not. In fact there are some 139 variations as to when Jesus was “born” or brought forth

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Past Sin Present Guilt

Past Sin Present Guilt

Bill Hitchcock December 2, 2013 0

Guilt is a primary tool and weapon of the devil. Guilt applied is a force that will cause us to act in a fashion we would not have acted in otherwise.

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Sermon Notes On The Beatitudes

Sermon Notes On The Beatitudes

Bill Hitchcock December 1, 2013 1

The verses of Matthew 5:1-12 are referred to as the Beatitudes, from the Latin meaning “blessedness”. This begins Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount. Each verse begins with a “blessed are”. A

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