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Contributed on May 15, 2023
Whatever trial, struggle, bad thing, brokenness, you are going thru is not permanent Whatever trial, struggle, bad thing, brokenness, you are going thru is not permanent. You are just in a Job-like Season. And seasons pass.
Job-like Season “If my misery could be weighed and my troubles be put on the scales, 3 they would outweigh all the sands of the sea.” Job 6:2-3 Intro: In a village called Uz on the east side of Canaan…, there was a child born named Job. Directly east of Canaan was the land of Edom…, which is the ...read more
Contributed on Dec 12, 2022
This sermon is for the first Sunday after disaffiliation from the United Methodist Church and the first Sunday of the opening worship service for the newly opened Catlettsburg Community Church and Cannonsburg Trinity Community Church.
Our Best Days Start Now “and the master of the banquet tasted the water that had been turned into wine. He did not realize where it had come from, though the servants who had drawn the water knew. Then he called the bridegroom aside 10 and said, “Everyone brings out the choice wine first and ...read more
Contributed on Oct 26, 2022
Today we are going to talk about “Laughter.” If we define laughter, we might say it is the quick breath resulting in a series of short vowel-like sounds usually "ha-ha," "ho-ho" or "hee-hee" which we call laughter.
Laughter “Then was our mouth filled with laughter.” Psalm 126:2 “He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh.” —Psalm 2:4 Intro: A elderly couple were home The wife softly said to her husband Do you remember when we used to just sit and you would hold my hand The man reached over and held her ...read more
Contributed on Aug 31, 2021
The gap between God's Word and his promises, and its fulfillment in your life, is always tied to your development in faith.
Between Laughter and the Power of Faith “Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see. 2 This is what the ancients were commended for. 3 By faith we understand that the universe was formed at God’s command, so that what is seen was not made out of what was ...read more
Contributed on Feb 21, 2021
Where are you made? When you dig deep down what is there that determines your character, your strength, your direction, your faith?
Made in Jerusalem “you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.” 1 Peter 2:5 Intro: Jerusalem is built on a mountain plateau and is surrounded by the Kidron valley on the east, ...read more
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Contributed on Jan 27, 2023
Letting Go “We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair.” 2 Corinthians 4:8 ESV She was only five years old. It was her first day of school. Her mommy will never forget crying all the way back as she walked to the house after letting her go and ...read more
Contributed on Dec 28, 2022
The Baby’s Smile “A woman giving birth to a child has pain because her time has come; but when her baby is born she forgets the anguish because of her joy that a child is born into the world.” John 16:21 We are in the last few days of the year. Most of our thoughts on Christmas is that it is ...read more
Contributed on Feb 13, 2018
That Sounds Like a Cross to Me “Then he called the crowd to him along with his disciples and said: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.” Mark 8:34 A little boy was playing in the yard. He fell and scraped his elbow. It was bleeding a ...read more
Contributed on Jun 15, 2015
Psalm 66:18 "If I regard iniquity in my heart the Lord will not hear." Have you ever felt an unfamiliar and strange feeling like you should be talking to God? That is simply soul searching. It is actually God reaching out to you. But sin blocks that connection. When you "regard" or "cherish" ...read more
Contributed on Jun 12, 2015
2 Corinthians 5:6 says "Therefore we are always confident." Confidence is something that comes from believing. Success or failure is often a result of either our confidence or lack thereof. The Apostle Paul was a person of confidence. He wasn’t always right, but he was sure about his experience ...read more