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Death in Adam, Life in Christ: An Analogy

by: David Hethorn

03/21/2021

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SERMON NOTES

DEATH IN ADAM, LIFE IN CHRIST: AN ANALOGY 

Living Springs Baptist Church David R. Hethorn, Pastor

 

Rom. 5:12-21

So far in our studies we have seen how Paul with brilliant design and divine logic has showed how every class and race of man is depraved and justly condemned, and with that same logic has shown how that by the righteousness of Christ, men are justified before God. And that justif...


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GUNS ARE WELCOMED ON PREMISES

by: David Hethorn

02/18/2021

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I often meet well-meaning Christians that ask why I carry a gun. Their thoughts being that I must not trust the Lord to take care of me. If I really believed in the Sovereignty of God I wouldn’t need to carry a weapon. Here is my answer to them and why I have no objections if others want to come to church or anywhere else armed.

We do live in the wonderful state of Idaho that understands the Constitutional and God given right to carry firearms,...


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The wicked plotteth against the just.

by: David Hethorn

02/18/2021

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The political climate has drastically changed this year and unlike previous administrations this incoming administration is bent on the destruction of the righteous. It appears that there will be sweeping changes of rules and law in order to maintain that the wicked remain in places of power. Nevertheless, the righteous have and advocate and place of refuge, the Lord Jesus Christ.

The wicked having power over the righteous is not new. History proves this fact, but...


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The Bishop

by: David Hethorn

02/18/2021

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Today there is a prevalence among Baptist churches to institute a plurality of Elders or Elder Rule. This is the Presbyterian form of government and has never been the practice of Baptist churches. Why would a Baptist want to be Protestant or “Reformed” in the government of their churches? I thought, as Baptist we would hold to the Biblical principles of our Faith. We ought not to be fooled by the Protestant’s. Just because some member(s) thinks it wou...


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Worship Him, Christ the Lord

by: David Hethorn

02/18/2021

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In the worship services of many churches you may find professional singers in concerts, sensuous and even sensual dancers, theatrical performers presenting skits and plays, comedic jokesters making people laugh, and preachers of moral standards, legal requirements, political views, patriotic commitment, financial guidelines, motivational principles, ...     You will search the Holy Scriptures in vain for any of those things in the churches of...
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DOORKEEPERS

by: David Hethorn

02/18/2021

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This morning’s meditation took me the 84th Psalm where David said, "I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness."

I began to think about this doorkeeper, and realized that his job would be very lonely, tedious and unrewarding from a human standpoint. He would have to tolerate the days of summer heat and the cold long, lonely nights of winter. He would be overlooked at best and looked down upon by mo...


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