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Resources by Smith, William H.

Historic Protestantism is different from evangelicalism in its current incarnation. But is historic Protestantism really Catholicism without a Pope and a Mass? by William Smith This is a time in the history of the church when to speak the language of historic Protestantism is to sound suspiciously like a Roman Catholic I believe that, if […]

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Date July 14, 2003
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Tonight we are going to observe the New Covenant counterpart of the Old Covenant Passover. We are going to celebrate the Lord’s Supper. This morning I want to answer the question, "What does this mean?" by William Smith You may have heard the story of the little Catholic boy who accompanied his Protestant friend to […]

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Date June 13, 2003
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We must look nowhere else and to no one else. There is no other Lamb, no other sacrifice, no other hiding place from guilt and shame. But there need be no other. by William Smith Perhaps you have received a call at work from your wife informing you that the kids are out of control […]

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Date March 31, 2003
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The day will come when we will see Jesus in the flesh of His resurrection glory and we will sit down at the marriage supper of the Lamb. Then we will see as we have never seen, know as we have never known, and eat the very bread and drink the very wine of heaven […]

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Date March 21, 2003
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However, diversity has come to mean for our post-modern society is really not diversity of race or gender, but diversity of ideas and values. by William Smith Our society has a remarkable uniformity on the matter of diversity. Universities and businesses tell us that they celebrate and are committed to diversity. Diversity is a core […]

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Date March 18, 2003
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This is a awesome meeting in which everything contributes to the sense of God’s majesty, glory, and holiness -to the realisation that the LORD is infinitely different from us. by William Smith What’s the "scaredest" you have ever been? One of the scariest times I have experienced in recent years was appearing before a female […]

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Date March 10, 2003
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Love, marriage, sex, and children – that really is God’s plan and order and is our happiness as creatures made in His image and redeemed and recreated by His Son. by William Smith Tis the month for thoughts to turn to love and the things will follow from love. To be sure the order observed […]

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Date February 11, 2003
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Ads show that many churches have done their “market research” and are offering worship services tailored to the expectations of their target audience (or market share) by William Smith When Susan and I were in British Columbia last summer, I followed a newspaper story about a woman who had been denied marriage in a Roman […]

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Date November 5, 2002
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HOW SHALL WE THEN WORSHIP? The greatest threat to the unity of Reformed evangelicals may not be our doctrinal differences but the possibility that we may be approaching a situation in which some may not be willing or able to worship together by William H. Smith Several years ago two of my sons moved to […]

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Date October 1, 2002
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MAN’S RAGE, GOD’S PRAISE the important thing for us to do is not to consult our own reactions, emotional or otherwise, on this anniversary, but to bring this event before God by William H. Smith It’s too early to tell whether September 11, 2001, will prove to be “the day that changed America.” But there […]

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Date September 27, 2002
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THE DAY GOD OBEYED A MAN The LORD fought for Israel that day and the army of the Alliance was thrown into panic and disordered retreat. As they fled, the LORD also sent down the hailstones on the fleeing soldiers, and more were killed by hailstones than by Joshua’s army.  by William Smith Old Testament […]

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Date September 17, 2002
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LOOKING FOR LEADERS Now how should you go about nominating and electing those who will serves leaders of our congregation? You need to know two things: First, what are these men called to do? Second, what qualifications are they required to possess? by William H. Smith We as a church are looking for leaders. One […]

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Date August 30, 2002
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MARRIAGE: IF AND WHOM 50% of all marriages end in divorce, and there is no statistical difference between believers and non-believers when it comes to the likelihood of a failed marriage by William Smith Our Scripture Readings are Genesis 26:34,35; 27:46; 28:6-9; I Corinthians 7:7-9, 39 & 40 and our text is, "She is free […]

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Date August 16, 2002
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NO KIDDING Children are a covenantal blessing. Children are not an unmixed blessing, and I would quickly disabuse any starry-eyed romantic who thinks otherwise by William H Smith There was a time when we thought there might be no kids for us. We were scheduled for a doctor’s appointment to discuss among other things the […]

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Date August 16, 2002
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WE COULD USE A LITTLE HELP DOWN HERE by William H Smith My father, who’s been in heaven since 1988, inadvertently taught me about praying to the saints. I was struggling with what to say and do with one of my sons who seemed to be adrift. We met for breakfast one morning, and as […]

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Date August 16, 2002
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