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Then [Jesus] said to them all, "If anyone wants to come with Me, he must deny himself, take up his cross daily, and follow Me. For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life because of Me will save it. (Luke 9:23-24, HCSB)

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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Sermon Notes from "Hello, Goodbye, and What's in the Middle." Sermon by Jim Scott Orrick.

[The following notes were taken during the 10:45AM service this past Lord's Day at Kosmosdale Baptist Church. The sermon should soon be available to hear on-line HERE.]

1 Thessalonians 5:26-28.

I. Intro.We should be intentional in our interactions with others.

II. Greeting
A. Christians ought to be friendly. (Matt 5:43ff.)
B. There is a special love we must have for Christian brothers.
C. "Holy kiss."
1. Greet one another warmly in a way that is culturally appropriate.
2. Appropriate physical touch can be tremendously meaningful.

III. What's in the Middle
A. Legal language is used to charge the Thessalonians to have the letter read.
B. We must give heed to the public reading of the word.

IV. Goodbye
A. We must be intentional with our speech.
B. Little things, like saying, "Have a blessed day," instead of , "Bye," can make a big difference.

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