Sermons by Dan Gulley

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Some Good News About Sin?

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A Sunday school teacher wanted to make sure her second-grade class understood the meaning of confession. She asked, “Can anyone tell me what you must do before you can obtain forgive- ness?” After a moment, one little girl spoke out very loudly, “You have to sin.” Come to think of it, she was right, wasn’t […]

Lean On The Lord!

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The Tail of the Dragon” is the ride of your life if you like riding a motorcycle on mountain roads. “The Dragon,” as it is known to many, is an eleven mile stretch of US Highway 129 that runs along Deals Gap, a mountain pass along the North Carolina and Tennessee state line. We expect […]

What Does Good Preaching Do?

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An anonymous story speaks to the question of whether or not gospel preachers and the sermons they preach really do any good. Reportedly, a reader wrote the editor of the British Weekly as follows: “Dear Sir, I noticed that ministers seem to set a great deal of importance on their sermons and spend a great […]

An Option You Can Do Without!

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Cars, trucks and other products come in “base models” to which you can add much “optional” equipment. “Optional” means available to be chosen but not obligatory. Each option added comes at a price, of course. With this in mind, think about this anonymous quote – “In life, pain and suffering are inevitable, but misery is […]

What Has the Coronavirus Done To You?

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Hulk Hogan does not come to mind when people are asked to think of a great Bible scholar or preacher or theologian. Nevertheless, after the Coronavirus shut down a scheduled Wrestle Mania in Tampa, Florida, back in early April 2020, the muscled up Hulk held forth on what he thought God was doing through the […]

A Singular, Fixed Focus!

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Let me give you a challenge – try patting your head and rubbing your tummy at the same time (don’t try this while driving or in any other public place!). As simple as it seems that would be to do, it is not for most people! The reason why gets into the complexity of the […]

Does Daddy Matter?

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A little girl asked her mother, “Mommy, if Santa Claus brings us our presents, and God gives us our daily bread, and Uncle Sam gives us Social Security, why does Daddy matter?” Let us consider why we should keep Daddy around. “Anyone can father a child, but being a dad takes a lifetime. Fathers play […]

Does Your Love Need Fixing?!

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Two friends at work were discussing an irritable, short-tempered co-worker. One of them said, “Yeah – he’s like a porcupine. He’s got a lot of fine points, but he’s hard to get close to.” Do you have somebody like that in your life? I feel certain most of us would say we do! Practically the […]

Learning From The Energizer Bunny!

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I know you’ve seen him – the cute, sandal’s-clad, sun-glasses-wearing bunny who beats a bass-drum and marches along, pausing only long enough to heighten the impact of the tag-line of the Energizer Battery Company’s advertisement – “Still going.” But that line has been amended from the original tag-line. According to an article at aaaa.org (website […]

Why It’s Called The Golden Rule!

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Kermit the frog is famous not only for talking but for some of the things he said. For instance, “If life were easy, it wouldn’t be difficult.” My favorite is the twist he put on the old adage, “Time flies when you’re having fun.” Kermit twisted that to say, “Time’s fun when you’re having flies.” […]