Contributing sermons since Dec 14, 2012
Contributed on Jan 4, 2013
The New Year is always a time of reflection and preparation for a new year. Today is a time for change: dramatic and drastic.
Repent, v.2, 8 A. Change Directions B. Show Evidence Prepare, v. 3, 10 A. Elevate dips in the road B. Remove unfruitful works Baptism, v. 11 A. Baptism of repentance & water B. Baptism of regeneration & Holy Ghost fire ...read more
Contributed on Jan 2, 2013
The story of Jesus’ epiphany has several success lessons that are often ignored. If these lessons are discovered and practiced, they will yield a hundred fold. So what are these success lessons?
The story of Jesus’ epiphany has several success lessons that are often ignored. The word “epiphany” means “appearance, or manifestation.” The story is found in Luke 1:21-40. In fact, the whole story of the Epiphany is nearly non-existent in many evangelical churches. ...read more
Contributed on Dec 28, 2012
The Epiphany story is often overlooked, or focuses only on the first part of the story. The Epiphany story groups manhood into three groups.
Three Types of Men and Their Legacies Matthew 2:1-23 The Wise Men A. Wise Men Seek, v. 1, Magi Searched the Scriptures (background) B. Wise Men Ask, v. 2 C. Wise Men Knock, v.11 D. The Legacy of Wise Men Is Riches The Mad Man A. The Mad Man Causes Intrigue B. The Mad Man Causes ...read more
Contributed on Dec 26, 2012
While Moses and Jesus had similar life backgrounds, their ministries were different.
A Threatened Monarch A. Pharoah B. Herod the Great (the half-breed) An Impending Infanticide A. Drowning infant males B. Killing infant males A Young Guardian A. Miriam watches after Moses B. Mary, whose Hebrew name is Miriam, watches after Jesus An Egyptian Hiding Place A. Moses ...read more
Contributed on Dec 14, 2012
Good news often accompanies life's greatest disappointments and fears. Joseph's life was wrecked by Mary's pregnancy, or so he thought.
Matthew 1:18-25 Joseph’s Dilemma, v. 19a A. Mary was pregnant B. Mary was unfaithful, he thought C. Mary was maligned Joseph’s Decision, v. 19b A. Joseph decided against a public divorce B. Joseph decided against stoning C. Joseph decided to end the engagement ...read more