Contributing sermons since Jan 23, 2001
Contributed on Jun 20, 2001
CHRISTMAS IN JULY!!!! To our shame we often limit Luke chapter 2 to the Christmas season when in fact verse 14 gives us daily and eternal peace!
Luke 2:13-14 13 And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, 14 Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men. If it is possible for the retail stores, and secular radio stations to have a “Christmas In July” certainly ...read more
Contributed on May 25, 2001
A young boys affection for Western Pictures turns into an illustration of the showdown between David and Goliath. Our Churches are following the scripts of the old serial western films and the characters are identified!
My Father grew up in the early Fifties and like most youngsters Saturday afternoons found him at the theater for the matinee which usually consisted of the great westerns of the time. These westerns have been a part my growing up as well. My Father’s terminology for a good western movie is a ...read more
Contributed on Apr 10, 2001
Being a Witness of Christ according to the scriptures.
1 Peter 3:8-16 But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear: One of the first messages that the Lord provided me was entitled “What’s Your Doctrine?” The main thought ...read more
Contributed on Apr 10, 2001
A short outline for "Sonrise Services" 2001 at Living Waters Baptist Church of Sophia NC
Matthew 28:1 In the end of the sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre. 2And, behold, there was a great earthquake: for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, ...read more
Contributed on Mar 23, 2001
Is it possible to limit the blessings of God? I am glad that God does not bless us according to our expectations!
Greatly Limited Expectations Acts 3:1-8 Now Peter and John went up together into the temple at the hour of prayer, being the ninth hour. 2And a certain man lame from his mother’s womb was carried, whom they laid daily at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful, to ask alms of them that ...read more
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Contributed on Mar 9, 2001
Often in reflection, what we have feared most wasn’t all that bad. Illustration: One of my all time favorite TV shows, for having good moral lessons as plot lines, was the "Andy Griffith Show." There was an episode where young Opie was having his "Milk nickel" bullied away from him and ...read more
Contributed on Jan 25, 2001
A German soldier was wounded. He was ordered to go to the military hospital for treatment. When he arrived at the large and imposing building, he saw two doors, one marked, "For the slightly wounded," and the other, "For the seriously wounded." He entered through the first door and found ...read more