Contributing sermons since Feb 28, 2001
Contributed on Apr 9, 2021
This is a chronological biblical reading of the resurrection & ascension of Jesus, with it's application using 1Corinthians 15:1-20, :50, :53-57.
A Biblical Account of Jesus’ Resurrection: •The following is a chronological compilation of the biblical record of Jesus’ resurrection using all four Gospels. •We will close with the record of Jesus’ ascension from the first chapter of the Book of Acts. •Following the record of Jesus’ ascension, ...read more
Contributed on Mar 28, 2021
1 of 1. Luke wrote a true account of some events that surrounded Jesus’ crucifixion, & in so doing recorded some of the ironies present in Jesus’ death. *What are some of those ironies? Ironies surrounding Jesus’ crucifixion are hidden/revealed in...
IRONIES SURROUNDING JESUS’ CRUCIFIXION—Lk. 23:26-46 Irony—An “incongruity between the actual result of a sequence of events & the normal or expected result.”—Merriam-Webster Dictionary Luke wrote a true account of some events that surrounded Jesus’ crucifixion, & in so doing recorded ...read more
Contributed on Mar 23, 2021
5 of 5. Paul highlighted the necessity of self-giving love to the proper outworking of Christian living. Self-giving love is essential to true Christianity, but How or in What ways is it essential? As A Christian, the Love of God must Humble my...
The LOVE Of GOD-V—1Corinthians 13:1-13 Attention: In general people have a similar & genuine confusion about the meaning of love, & what it means to serve a ‘loving’ God. They suppose themselves to be ‘eating from’ the best that ‘love’ has to offer, when in reality they don’t have the ...read more
Contributed on Mar 16, 2021
4 of ? Paul highlighted the necessity of self-giving love to the proper outworking of Christian living. Self-giving love is essential to true Christianity, but How or in What ways is it essential? As A Christian, the Love of God must Humble my...
The LOVE Of GOD-IV—1Corinthians 13:1-13 Need: To know & apply God’s self-giving(‘agape’) love, so as to prevent anything less from taking it’s place in our lives. Paul highlighted the necessity of self-giving, sacrificial love to the proper outworking of Christian living. Self-giving, ...read more
Contributed on Mar 9, 2021
11 of ? The prophet Jeremiah contrasted two major aspects of Independence—Independence from God versus independence from the world. Dependence upon YHWH brings independence from worldly influence. How can I be independent of worldly influence? A Healthy Independence Engages...
HEALTHY INDEPENDENCE-XI—Jeremiah 17:1-14 Attention: Wants & Needs: The President visits a remote western Native-American reservation. A cameraman documents the trip. The President asks the Chief if there was anything that they need. "Well," says the Chief, "We have three very ...read more
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Contributed on Nov 19, 2012
COMMUNICATION: A COWBOY NAMED FRED A cowboy lay sprawled across three entire seats in the posh Amarillo Theater. When the usher came by and noticed this, he whispered to the cowboy, "Sorry, sir, but you're only allowed one seat." The cowboy groaned but didn't budge. The usher became more ...read more
Contributed on Jan 24, 2002
A man returns from a foreign holiday and is feeling very ill. He goes to see his doctor, and is immediately rushed to the hospital to undergo tests. The man wakes up after the tests in a private room at the hospital, shuffles to the door & finds it locked from the outside!/Just then the phone by ...read more
Contributed on Jan 16, 2002
A traveling salesman who was in a terrible rush, drove up to the only bridge across a wide but lazy river. The bridge had been washed out by a recent storm & the water was murky. The salesman stoppped his 4X4 at the water’s edge & noticed a local(a very short man) sitting on the bank perched upon ...read more
Contributed on Dec 14, 2001
An elderly couple had dinner at another couple’s house, & after eating, the wives left the table & went into the kitchen. The two gentlemen were talking, & Albert said, "Last night we went out to a new restaurant & it was really great. I would recommend it very highly." Ben said, "What is the ...read more
Contributed on Dec 14, 2001
A large company offers to fly Bob out to a meeting business class. During the return flight they were given gourmet brownies and cookies. Not hungry, Bob decides to save them for later, so he places them in an air sickness bag. After the plane landed bob gets up to leave and a stewardess ...read more