Contributing sermons since Oct 7, 2004
Contributed on Jul 15, 2007
A message on prayer based on the the phrase "Fill the Gap" and the Lord’s Prayer, Matt 7:9-13
“Fill the GAP” Alan Hughes July 15. 2007 Introduction: I often find that I am missing things in my life. 1. Relationships – My son, my daughters, my grandchildren, and even my wife. They get broken either by death, neglect, or misunderstandings, 2. Finances – just not enough money to ...read more
Contributed on Oct 22, 2004
Have you ever been homesick? As the deer thirsts for flowing streams in times of drought, so the psalmist longed for the living God, who never fails to satisfy. While these two psalms are separate, they make up a single poem.
Thirsty Souls Psalms 42:1-43:5 October 20, 2004 PM Introduction: Have you ever been homesick? While these two psalms are separate, they make up a single poem. The poet was a person of deep faith who was living in exile at the headwaters of the Jordan River near snow capped Mount Hermon, ...read more
Contributed on Oct 16, 2004
This passage of the Psalms speaks of the Lord’s protection, salvation, and exaltation and how it should affect our lives
The Lord Come Quickly! Psalms 40:11-17 October 13, 2004 PM Introduction: When you were a child, did you ever get lost and was hoping your mom or dad would come and rescue you? Have you ever felt God’s protection? Read Psalms 40:11-17 I. The Lord’s Protection vs 11-12 Illustration ...read more
Contributed on Oct 9, 2004
If you were sinking in quick sand, what would you do: Pray for help? Yell at God? Figure out an escape? Give up? Look for help?
Getting Out of the Pit Psalms 40:1-10 October 6, 2004 PM Icebreaker: If you were sinking in quick sand, would you: (a) Pray for help? (b) Yell at God? (c) Figure out an escape? (d) Give up? (e) Look for help? 1 I waited patiently for the LORD; he turned to me and heard my cry. ...read more
Contributed on Oct 7, 2004
Waiting for the Lord constitutes an act of faith. This is not an easy proverb to follow since we are such activists. Like Job, we, too, need to learn that it is more important to trust God than to have answers to all our questions.
"Waiting for the Lord" Psalms 37:34-40 Sept. 26, 2004 PM Icebreaker: When are you the most anxious? 34 Wait for the LORD and keep his way. He will exalt you to inherit the land; when the wicked are cut off, you will see it. 35 I have seen a wicked and ruthless man flourishing like ...read more