Sermons by Dan Gulley

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The Truth About Lying!

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J. Michael Shannon tells about three men discussing the biggest liars they had ever heard. One said, “I know a boy who lied so often he had to get somebody else to call his dog.” The second man complained, “That’s nothing. I knew a man who lied about his golf score so often that one […]

A Prisoner’s Wish List!

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So, what would you want more than anything else if you were in prison? I know what I would want – to get out! That would be at the very top of my prayer and wish list. The apostle Paul was in prison on more than one occasion (see 2 Corinthians 11:23b). He apparently wrote […]

More Mothers Like Mary!

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Mother’s Day is the day our culture does what the Bible teaches we ought to do every day – honor our mothers (Exodus 20:12 * Ephesians 6:1-2). I hope Mother’s Day is a good day on your calendar and in your heart. It is not good for everyone. This little article has a two-fold aim: […]

Endless Hope, Hopeless End?

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A man in Louisiana explained why he refuses to buy life insurance: “When I die, I want it to be a sad day for everybody. Believing that man is nothing more than a pile of material (if magnificent) molecules, millions find it impossible to view death with anything but gloom and despair. What is it like […]

Unpopular Preachers!

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A preacher was having a tough ministry. His work was not going well and he was not appreciated by many in the congregation. Things were falling apart, attendance was low, finances failing. After one particularly poor bad Sunday morning sermon he received an anonymous note – “The last train out of town leaves today at 3 […]

The Gospel Doesn’t End At the Grave!

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Christina Curley from Pennsylvania, related in Reader’s Digest (May, 1997, p 234): “She’s only in   her 40’s, but my friend Mary has bounced back from cancer, heart problems, even a stroke. Through it all, she and her husband, Mark, have kept a sense of humor. One day she said, ‘You know what kills me . […]

You Are At-Risk!

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The ongoing buzz and concern about the Covid virus and all the talk about “at risk” groups call for some comic relief. In the February, 2006 edition of the Reader’s Digest, Dianne Childers wrote: “I had no idea just how dire the recent [flu] vaccine shortage was last flu season — until I spotted this front-page […]

What Do Broccoli and the Bible Have in Common?

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Let’s think about broccoli and the Bible. First, broccoli. It is common knowledge broccoli is a nutritional powerhouse loaded with vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants. The list of healthful benefits for those who ingest broccoli are too numerous to list, but include things like reduced blood sugar and cholesterol levels and reduced inflammation in body […]

Will You Finish The Game?

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There is power in perseverance. Somebody observed that even the woodpecker owes his success to the fact that he uses his head and keeps pecking away until he finishes the job. Perseverance is “continued effort to do or achieve something despite difficulties, failure, or opposition” merriam-webster.com). John Wooden is remembered as one of the greatest American […]

Shut Your Mind On It!

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The words of 2 Timothy 3:1-5, written by the apostle Paul 2,000 years ago, give a sobering and alarming prediction about what life can become like when moral and spiritual foundations collapse – “But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: For men [Greek anthropos means mankind, includes women as well […]