C. Philip Green
Contributing sermons since Sep 23, 2008
Who Are You?
Contributed on May 31, 2023
If you want to achieve true greatness, humble yourself and exalt the Savior.
During Sunday school, a pastor, who was teaching the adult class, selected a middle-aged couple to act out the burning bush scene from Exodus 3. He asked the husband to supply the voice for God and his wife to read Moses' lines. All went well until they got to verse 15. The wife, as Moses, ...read more
Who Is Jesus
Contributed on May 25, 2023
Appreciate all that Jesus is: He is Lord—Worship Him; He is Light—Welcome Him; and He is Love—Trust Him with your life.
Elvis Presley used to eat at Lil Thompson’s Steakhouse in Tennessee quite often. He was good friends with the owner who used to give him free food before he was famous. One night when Elvis was at the height of his fame, the Steakhouse held the ultimate Elvis Presley impersonator contest. A large ...read more
The End Of The Matter
Contributed on May 19, 2023
If you want to find true purpose and meaning to your life, remember your Creator, remain in God’s Word, and revere and obey Him.
P. J. Alindogan tells the story of 30-year-old friends who had a reunion and were discussing where they should go for dinner. Somebody suggested that they meet at The Glowing Embers Restaurant because the waiters and waitresses there are young and beautiful. They all agreed. Fifteen years later, ...read more
You Do Not Know
Contributed on May 11, 2023
When you do not know, work diligently and celebrate responsibly.
After going bankrupt in 1998, the Psychic Friends Network relaunched as a public company in 2012, promising to be “bigger, bolder, and better than ever.” In their investor presentation, they promised to “leverage an iconic brand name using new technologies and social media to re-establish Psychic ...read more
Expect The Unexpected
Contributed on May 6, 2023
Life is unpredictable, so expect to be surprised.
A few years ago (2017), authorities apprehended a group of Minnesota teens for attempting to steal a cake from a local grocery store. The teens were embarrassed, but even more so when they discovered the cake was fake—it was a cardboard display cake. The grocery store owner decided not to press ...read more
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Gospel Of John
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Contributed on Jun 11, 2020
God can use you to make a difference in our broken world no matter your past. Just commit your way to the Lord like Jephthah did and depend on His Holy Spirit. When I think about Jephthah, I think about George Floyd, who was recently murdered in Minneapolis. George was a towering 6-foot by 6-inch ...read more
Notre Dame On Fire
Contributed on Apr 18, 2019
Just this last Monday (April 15, 2019), many of us were horrified to watch the great Cathedral of Notre Dame on fire. Its great spire toppled into the roof of the cathedral, and many feared that Paris’ most iconic landmark would be a total loss after standing for 850 years. However, early the ...read more
Contributed on Jan 2, 2013
JESUS CARED Henri Nouwen once said, "What we see, and like to see, is cure and change. But what we do not see and do not want to see is care: the participation in the pain, the solidarity in the suffering, the sharing in the experience of brokenness. And still, cure without care is as ...read more
Contributed on Feb 3, 2011
JEALOUS HORSES When we lived in a small town in central Kansas (Ellsworth), we made many trips to the nearest big town, Salina, Kansas on old Kansas Route 140. On one of those trips in the spring (March 12, 1990), we saw a horse at the edge of a luscious, green pasture with his head stuck ...read more
In The Story Of Pollyanna, There Is A Woman Who ...
Contributed on Sep 23, 2010
In the story of Pollyanna, there is a woman who runs the town. She’s not the mayor and doesn’t even sit on the city council. It’s just that she has inherited a tremendous amount of money from her father, and she has a controlling interest in all the major businesses in town. As a result, no one ...read more