Sermons by Dan Gulley

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A War We Can’t Escape

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Ever heard of Wilmer McClean? On Saturday evening April 8 1865, McClean, an American wholesale grocer, heard a knock on the door of his home in the small town of Appomattox Court House, Virginia. That knock led to a meeting in the living room of McClean’s house where, the next day, Southern General Robert E. […]

Only God Knows!

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Only God Knows! by: Dan Gulley, Smithville, TN Melissa was in a panic as she drove home with her six-year-old son. Her husband had just phoned to tell her that Gertie, the family’s beloved dog, had slipped out of her collar during their walk to chase after a cat. He’d looked everywhere. “Well, God only […]

Is Everything Changing?

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Is EVERYTHING Changing?                         by: Dan Gulley, Smithville, TN I s everything changing? In 1904 Jennie Wilson wrote the beautiful Gospel hymn, “Hold To God’s Unchanging Hand.” She gave us in verse one of the song: “Time is filled with swift transition – Naught of […]

A Lose-Lose Situation

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A “Lose – Lose Situation!             by: Dan Gulley, Smithville, TN The phrase “win–win” is familiar to many of us. A win–win situation is defined by Merriam-Webster as “advantageous or satisfactory to all parties involved.” An example is an employer who provides a flexible work schedule for a valued employee so […]

Why Make Such a Big Fuss?

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Most of us have heard the idiom “to make a big fuss.” Many times it is used of something that does not warrant the excessive amount of attention, worry, ink, debate and discussion it receives. But that doesn’t keep us human beings from sometimes being guilty of “making much ado about nothing,” “majoring on minors,” […]

Do You Not Hear?

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 Listen to this question from the Bible in Galatians 4:21: “Tell me, you who desire to be under the law, do you not hear the law?” Galatians 4:21-31 is clear the apostle Paul addressed that question to Jewish teachers who in fact where NOT hearing the law, at least not accurately. An elaborate argument follows […]

Be Like Kevin … or Christ?

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Preachers often urge people to follow and imitate and be like Christ. They are speaking very Biblically when they issue that call. For instance, the apostle Paul said in 1 Corinthians 11:1 — “Imitate me, just as I also imitate Christ.” Another passage presenting the same challenge is Ephesians 5:1 — “Therefore, be imitators of […]

By All Means!

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       The apostle Paul was driven by a conviction many in the church lack today. A scan of 1 Corinthians 9:16-23 reveals an unquenchable fire burned deep inside his heart — a deep love and compassion not only for Christ but also for the immortal souls of men and women. The text says […]

Mothers – A Major Force!

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Every Mother’s Day America takes time to salute and celebrate motherhood. But we are not alone. According to the website finance.yahoo.com., there are 2.2 billion mothers around the world right now, and Mother’s Day is celebrated in 100 countries. There are around 85 million mothers living in the United States right now. In 2022, 84% […]

Holy Unclaimed Inheritance!

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“It turns out it’s not just in the movies that you can get a huge inheritance from that uncle you never knew about.” Those are the opening words of an October 24, 2022, article by Mack Liederman posted on the internet @ blockclubchicago.org. The long title of the article succinctly summed up its contents: “A Chicago […]