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Notes from Tim Keller’s Sermon “Joy”

This was part of Keller’s series on the fruit of the Spirit entitled “Real Signs of the Spirit”. This sermon was on Joy and was preached on April 18, 2010. The text was Romans 5:1-11 Series Review: One of the … Continue reading

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The Offense of God

A couple of illustration from Tim Keller’s sermon “Out of Egypt”  from Feb 19, 2012 This passage starts about minute 15. Aldous Huxley in “Ends and Means” (Tim Keller says “ways and means”) Looks like the book is about to be … Continue reading

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Follow the Thread

One of my favorite Tim Keller sermons is entitled “Praying our Fears” (free download). He used an illustration from a George MacDonald fairy tale “The Princess and the Goblin”. Here the little princess meets a “grandmother” who is more than … Continue reading

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Notes from Tim Keller's "The Gospel and Your Wealth"

The Gospel and Your Wealth: Redeemer Pres. NYC Vision Series 2005 by Tim Keller on Malachi 3:8-10, 4:1-2 notes by Paul Vander Klay When first got to NYC everyone wanted to hear sermons on sex. No one ever asked for … Continue reading

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Three Warnings, Three Men, Three illustrations

In Luke 11 and 12 Jesus gives three warnings. In 11:37-54 he warns the Pharisees and the Teachers of the Law. They are banking on external compliance to impress God and their supposed audience of the efficacy of their religious … Continue reading

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