• Ed Young Jr.

    Think about God by Pastor Ed Young

    Say yes, the right yes, to God’s principles.  If I say the right yes to God’s principles, then I’m going to meet the right people, and then I can say yes to his purposes.  If I say the wrong yes to the wrong principles, I’m going to meet the wrong people and end up in…

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    Unity and diversity by Pastor Ed Young

    Now in verse 26, the rhythm of this creation account breaks.  If you could read it in the original Hebrew, the writer wanted it to break to show the uniqueness of what it means to be a man or a woman. Verse 26, “Then God said, ‘Let Us make man in Our image, according to…

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    Between you and God by Pastor Ed Young

    You’re like, “Ed, you’re right. I mean, the words of Jesus are so true.”  Others are like, “Wow, that kind of makes me uncomfortable.  I want to start locking the doors. I don’t dig that.” Yet, scripture tells us that this unloading thing is going to be totally off the chain. Look what Malachi says. …

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    Vulnerability by Pastor Ed Young

    However, there is one person that can take affirmation and admiration in my life to an HNL: a ‘hole ‘notha level.  Lisa.  When Lisa affirms me and admires me; when she says, “Honey, I loved today’s message.”  Wow, that just does it for me!  The power of affirmation and admiration. Scripture is so cool because…

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    Keep your Lamps Alight by Pastor Ed Young

    There is something that I have learned about getting dressed.  You have got to have adequate light to get dressed, don’t you?  Have you ever made the mistake of getting dressed in the dark?  I have.  You know I like to wear the color black.  And I have things that are blue and black.  Now…

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    The Jewish Household by Pastor Ed Young

    Remember I said that sometimes wedding parties would last for about one week?  Well here is what would take place in the Jewish household.  The groom would make his way to the bride’s house and they would get married.  Sometimes the ceremony would last a pretty long time.  After the ceremony, perhaps after midnight, there…

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    The Favor of God by Pastor Ed Young

    Maybe, just maybe, you can see yourself on one of those canvases. Or maybe you see some emotion. Or maybe you’re looking into the eyes right now of someone who has hurt you deeply. Maybe you think about an ex spouse, or maybe you’re thinking about a parent or a grandparent, an uncle, an aunt,…

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    The God of the Bible by Pastor Ed Young

    A gentleman walked in who was employed at this place and he looked at me and the Bible and asked what I was doing.  I replied that I was studying for a talk that I was going to give about what God and the Bible says about the end times.  He replied that he did…