David's church

Church of Christ
Liverpool, New York 13090

About David
  • Education: Northeastern Christian Junior College - Associate of Arts Harding University - Bachelor of Arts Harding Graduate School of Religion - Master of Arts in Religion
  • Family: Married with three daughters.
  • Hobbies: Basketball, Football, Soccer, and Hiking.
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  • The Happiest Of Endings

    Contributed on Dec 4, 2023

    Mark concludes his Gospel in chapter 16 with the angel's announcement at the empty tomb, and then the appearances to Mary, the two disciples, and then the eleven apostles. Finally, he declares Jesus return to heaven and His work in and through the apostles as they carried out His mission.

    Introduction A. In an old poem called “The Widow in the Bye Street,” John Masefield depicts a scene of heartbreaking agony. 1. He depicts a young man about to be executed by hanging for crimes he had committed. 2. In the crowd witnessing this fatal event was his mother. 3. As the trap door more

  • The Day God Died

    Contributed on Nov 27, 2023

    Mark's version of the crucifixion of Jesus is concise and focuses mostly on the people who witnessed the crucifixion and their response to it. We too must respond to the crucifixion of Jesus and it is something that we must do daily.

    Introduction A. I want to begin with a true story about a girl named Donna and a boy named Felipe. 1. Donna Ashlock and Felipe Graza were high school freshman in a small farming community near San Francisco. 2. Felipe was infatuated with Donna and considered her his girlfriend. 3. He would often go more

  • Jesus On Trial

    Contributed on Nov 20, 2023

    This sermon covers Mark's sequence of events from the Judas' betrayal through Pilate's handing over of Jesus for crucifixion. Jesus is so strong and amazing in the midst of injustice, abuse, and the desertion of the apostles.

    Introduction A. I’m sure you are aware that jury trials can be conducted with great precision and the highest ethical standards or they can be conducted otherwise. 1. For instance, in one Massachusetts trial, and lawyer was cross examining the medical examiner with this line of more

  • Final Preparations

    Contributed on Nov 13, 2023

    Preparation is so important. In Mark 14, in Jesus' final days before His crucifixion, we see Him making final preparations for Himself and His disciples. If we haven't made spiritual preparation in advance, then i will be too late when the storm arrives, or the battle begins.

    Introduction A. The story is told about a football game that took place between the big animals and the little animals. 1. As you might expect, the large animals had a big lead going into halftime. 2. With a big lead, at the start of the second half, on first down, the big animals called a running more

  • Love And Hate

    Contributed on Nov 6, 2023

    In Mark 14, Mark places the themes of love and hate alongside each other to create a sharp contrast. The hatred of the Jewish leaders, is followed by Mary’s loving act, which is followed by Judas’ betrayal. These stories challenge us to examine our feelings and actions toward Jesus.

    Introduction A. I heard the true story of a woman who took a number of children to see a movie. 1. Before going into the seating area, they stopped at the concession stand and the woman offered to buy popcorn for the children to share. 2. One of the children objected declaring, “I hate more

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  • Heed The Commands

    Contributed on Jul 18, 2011
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    HEED THE COMMANDS In July of 1976, Israeli commandos made a daring raid at an airport in Uganda, in which 103 Jewish hostages were freed. In less than 15 minutes, the soldiers had killed all 7 of the kidnappers and set the captives free. As successful as the rescue was, however, three of the more

  • Engaging God's Power

    Contributed on Mar 14, 2011

    ENGAGING GOD'S POWER Spiritual growth and success is a partnership with God. Paul captured this idea in Philippians 2:12-13, where he wrote: "continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling, 13 for it is God who works in you to will and to act according to his good purpose." We more

  • Do You Remember Jesus’ Radical Prescription ...

    Contributed on Jun 23, 2010

    Do you remember Jesus’ radical prescription for avoiding temptation? In Matthew 5:27-30, He suggested that we should cut out or cut off whatever it is that leads us into sin. In the news this week was the story of Hartford, CT resident Jonathan Metz, a single man, who lived alone, who while more

  • The Story Is Told Of A 10-Year-Old Boy Who ...

    Contributed on May 17, 2010

    The story is told of a 10-year-old boy who decided to study Judo despite the fact that he had lost his left arm in a devastating car accident. 1. The boy began lessons with an old Japanese Judo master. 2. The boy was doing well, but he couldn't understand why, after three months of training the more

  • Rawlins Kept U.s. Grant On His Horse

    Contributed on Oct 19, 2009
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    RAWLINS KEPT U.S. GRANT ON HIS HORSE Ulysses S. Grant was a 4 star general of the union forces during the Civil War and became the 18th President of the United States. John A. Rawlins was Grant’s friend and fellow general, who became Grant’s chief of staff. During the Civil War, no one was more