Contributing sermons since Feb 11, 2003
Contributed on Jun 1, 2013
The term "Stand Down" has been used recently in light of the Benghazi attack, it is a military term meaning a cessation of offensive actions; a cease fire; a truce. Are we guilty of "Standing Down" concerning the sins that are prevalent in our society?
When reporting on current events such as "fast and furious" and the Benghazi attack on our American Embassy, reporters are using the term "Stand Down" when asking who gave the orders to do nothing to help those in peril. Stand Down is a military term meaning, (a) A suspension or relaxation from an ...read more
Contributed on Aug 8, 2010
There are three questions that are commonly asked about someone when you first meet them. (1) What is His Name? (2) Where Does He Live? (3) What Does He Do ?
Isaiah 57:15, "For thus saith the high and lofty one that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy; I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones." (1) What is His name? ...read more
Contributed on Dec 6, 2005
We are approaching one of my favorite times of the year,"Christmas". Have you ever considered the first Christmas service? Let’s look to God’s Word and see what that first Christmas was like.
(A)Where Did The First Christmas Message Come From? Contrary to the opinion of some people,the First Christmas message was not proclaimed by the pope at the Vatican, nor did it originate in Oklahoma, or Springfield, Mo. Further more it was not produced in Hollywood, No, oddly enough it didn’t ...read more
Contributed on Nov 1, 2005
Psalms 139:17 tells us, "How precious also are thy thoughts unto me, O God! How great is the sum of them." I list several ways in which God thinks about us.
As we enter into the thanksgiving season I want to take time to thank Our Heavenly Father for all He does. Life is too short to list all the blessings He has bestowed upon me.In fact, I don’t have enough ink or paper to write them all down. So I just want to share why I am thankful that God thinks ...read more
Contributed on Jul 15, 2005
Have you ever wondered what you would want to say to your family or your loved ones if you knew the time of death were near. This message gives us a great example of what would be important to say to our loved ones.
Many times in life,I have been called to the bedside of the dying to comfort the grieving family that is soon to be left behind. I recall times when family members have said, "I wish I had told them how much I loved them". I also remember times when sons and daughters stated, "I never heard dad ...read more
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Contributed on Mar 1, 2003
Living Thief. A minister tells the story of a preacher who asked a man why he did not join the church..The reply was that the dying thief did not join the church and he was saved. "Well," said the minister, "if you do not belong to a church, perhaps you help by supporting missions?" "No," said ...read more
Contributed on Feb 21, 2003
A fellow I met in Fredericktown Mo. said to me concerning the use of Marijuana. "Marijuana was made by God, so it must be alright to smoke it." I told him, "God also made rattlesnakes, I sure would ...read more
Contributed on Feb 21, 2003
Not long ago there lived an old bed-ridden saint of God, and a Christian lady who visited her always finding her friend to be cheerful. this visitor had a lady friend of great wealth who always took the dark side of things, and was always cast down although she was a professed Christian. She ...read more