Contributing sermons since Feb 15, 2013
Contributed on Dec 5, 2019
This message, although not a sequel, builds on an earlier teaching, "Dead To The World."
We are not who we used to be In November, I delivered a message titled “Dead to the World.” In that message, I talked about what it meant to be dead to sin and to the things of this world. But the focus of the message was on what it means to be spiritually alive without the shackles of the Adamic ...read more
Contributed on Nov 25, 2019
Wrong doctrine can sound so good but, if believed, it can lead to the person missing heaven. In this message we see how this plays out in Genesis 3.
There are men and women of the cloth in our country, and countries across the world, who are starting to teach things that are different than what we find in Scripture. It may seem like all of these things that they are teaching is new, and some of that is true. Turn to John 16. We’re hearing ...read more
Contributed on Nov 11, 2019
During the Last Supper, Jesus tells disciples that they are not of this world. And in the epistles, we see that Christians are dead to sin. In this message, we look at what it means to be dead but spiritually alive.
Dead To The World Let’s open with John 18:36. Jesus has been arrested and is being questioned by Pilate. “Jesus answered, My kingdom is not of this world: if my kingdom were of this world, then would my servants fight, that I should not be delivered to the Jews: but now is my kingdom not from ...read more
Contributed on Oct 22, 2019
In Ezekiel 37, God shows us that what we see here in the natural has its beginnings in the realm of the spirit. And we bring those things from the spirit into the natural by the words we speak.
Turn with me to Ezekiel 37. We know that confessing the Word is what we’re supposed to do as God’s sons and daughters. As I was thinking about this, God brought to mind Genesis 1 where God speaks and in Exodus where God told Moses to tell Aaron to speak. For me there are three passages of ...read more
Contributed on Sep 28, 2019
A humble heart is the bedrock of any meaningful relationship with God.
Humility, Yielding, Surrender Throughout scripture we see a truth that is the bedrock of our relationship with God: a humble heart. It’s a heart that finds joy in yielding and surrendering its will and desires to God’s will and desires. Sadly, this doesn’t appeal to many in the Body of Christ ...read more
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Contributed on Jul 25, 2018
As a child, before my brothers and sisters and I would sit down for breakfast, we would ask our father what we could do to please him so that he would let us eat breakfast. He’d tell us. If we wanted lunch money for school we would ask our father what would please him. He’d tell us. At supper time, ...read more
Contributed on Jul 1, 2018
One Saturday morning a minister was busily trying to prepare his sermon under the most difficult conditions. It was a rainy day, and his young son was restless and bored, with little to do. Finally, in desperation, the minister picked up an old magazine and thumbed through it until he came to a ...read more
Contributed on Jun 25, 2018
Whenever a city was conquered in the ancient world, the type of animal the victorious king would ride as he entered a defeated town would make all the difference in the world to the people. If he was seated on a horse, the city was doomed; it was a sign that he had come in war, riding his ...read more
Contributed on Jun 22, 2018
A little girl was walking through the hallway of her home and she came to the place where they had a cellar door, It was one of those trapdoors on hinges, and it was open. She looked down into the darkness, heard a noise down there, and said, “Who’s down there?” And her daddy said, “It’s me, ...read more