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Sermon: You can’t live in a Tent and a Mansion Too

Sermon: You can’t live in a tent and a mansion too

Introduction

I was just a preschooler, barely old enough to remember anything, so my memories of that old tent are like small snapshots in my mind. But a few of those snapshots stand out vividly. I particularly remember my fascination with the hole in the top of the tent and how the rain would drip through and puddle on the dirt floor.

Our old iron bed was strategically positioned so as to avoid the dripping rain. I remember too how the legs of that old bed bored their way into the ground of that dirt floor. The canvas flap that served as a door was tied back to allow entrance and exit from the tent. Though we were only yards away from a stagnant swamp, I don’t remember the mosquitoes which must have had a field day with us.

Did God sink the Titanic?

Photo of a white lifebuoy with red stripes floating on green color water.

I often hear Christians very proudly say that God sunk the Titanic because days before its first voyage a White Star Line employee boasted ‘God himself could not sink the ship.’ and the name Titanic derives from “Titan” a name for giants born of gods in Greek mythology and it was blasphemy. I have heard even seasoned preachers and pastors with years of experience in ministry shouting the same from rooftops. I strongly disagree because it contradicts God’s Word and betrays His character. Here’s why?

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