Summary: There is a wind of confrontation blowing between law enforcement and the public in our society. There are some bad police officers, but a majority of them are good and out to protect us. Today, we invite them to worship with us and to pray for them.
Summary: The United States has a very long history of unsuccessful conflicts with Islamic fundamentalists. The reason is that the only person who can really understand the dedication of a religious fundamentalist is another religious fundamentalist.
Summary: If the Christian is going to be a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God Paul calls us to submit to the governing civil authorities. This sermon looks at what that looks like for the Christian.
Summary: God has drawn a moral standard, a line. “That’s my boundary. That’s my spiritual fault line. You better move your life to get in line with it.” And too many Americans are saying, “No, I want to move God’s line and change God’s standard to fit my life.”
Summary: A sermon on Romans 13:1-7 talking about the responsibility of government toward their citizens and talking about the responsibility of citizens toward their government (Material and seed thoughts from Dr. Jack Cottrell's commentary on Romans)
Summary: Being citizens of heaven doesn’t minimize our responsibilities on earth for the Christian citizen is called upon to be the best citizen. The Christian will have a high view of authority & will be submissive to it as a matter of conscience.
Summary: God has established the authorities that exist and that Christians should submit themselves to their authority. Paul gives several reasons why we should submit to the governing authorities, some of them practical, some of them moral or spiritually driven,
Summary: As several of our deacons were rotating off after years of service, we wanted to have a special service to honor them. Perhaps some of my pastor friends could use this material in their own ministry. I use the acronym F-A-I-T-H-F-U-L. Could be used for ot