Contributing sermons since Jan 26, 2017
Contributed on Apr 6, 2018
Persecution the acid test of our faith. Persecuted for righteousness not for anything else.
Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness sake for they shall be called the children of God - Matt. 5:10 -12 It may seem strange that Jesus passes so quickly from peacemaking in the previous beatitude to persecution—from the work of reconciliation to the experience of hostility. ...read more
Contributed on Mar 19, 2018
What made the rich young ruler go away. The cost of following Jesus.
The Mistakes of the Rich Young Ruler Matthew 19:16-19:22 In the three and a half years of Christ's earthly ministry, He held thousands of conversations and counseled perhaps many hundreds of people. The Gospels record only a portion of those exchanges, indicating that those dialogues chosen ...read more
Contributed on Mar 1, 2018
The characteristics of a believer. Who is a peacemaker.
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God. Matt. 5:9 This is the last Beatitude that speaks of the character of the follower of the Christ, the Christian. However this is not the last Beatitude in the series; for we have two more to look at - one speaks about the ...read more
Contributed on Feb 11, 2018
The life of the believer. How can we see God.
Blessed Are the Pure in Heart (Matthew 5:8) Our verse is found in a section from Matthew chapter 5 called “The Beatitudes.” It is part of a bigger section of Christ’s sermons called “the Sermon on the Mount” Jesus has just announced earlier about the Kingdom of Heaven in Matt. 4:17. He also ...read more
Contributed on Jan 12, 2018
The description of the women in the genealogy of Jesus.
The scandalous women in the genealogy of Jesus - Bathsheba. Scripture References—2 Samuel 11:2, 3; 12:24; 1 Kings 1:11-31; 2:13-19; 1 Chronicles 3:5 ; Matthew 1:1-16. In Matt. 1:1-16 we find “the forgotten chapter of the Christmas story.” It is a genealogy—a list of names, most of them ...read more