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  • Derek Joshua E'lon Sr.

    Contributing sermons since Apr 4, 2003
Derek Joshua's church

Christian Life Baptist Church /Founder/Pastor
Oak Park , Michigan 48237
313-828-0948

About Derek Joshua
  • Education: EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY, Ypsilanti, Michigan Master of Social Work, 2006 GPA: 3.8 UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT MERCY, Detroit, Michigan Bachelor of Social Work, 2004 GPA: 3.5, Dean’s List URBAN BIBLE COLLEGE, Detroit, Michigan Associates Degree in Biblical Arts, 1988 GPA: 3.7
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: Pass it on
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: Any sermon that preaches the gospel of grace
  • One of my favorite illustrations: God is my judge and Jesus is my lawyer and my substitute.
  • What my parents think of my sermons: Love’s that I am preaching the gospel
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She is always telling others about my sermons and how she believes that they are good.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Serve God No matter what happens on the outside.
  • Books that have had an impact: Books by preachers that preach the gospel of grace.
  • Hobbies: Bowling, reading
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: Grace will bring you out!
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: I was telling a story about two little boys and after awhile I began to get the names mixed up.
  • What I want on my tombstone: God’s grace saved me and will raise me.
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  • "Why Jesus Called A Man A Fool" By Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Contributed on Feb 7, 2009
    based on 39 ratings
     | 28,072 views

    This sermon was written and delivered by By Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1967. To see more of his sermons go online to the King Institute Projects. Be blessed.

    Why Jesus Called A Man A Fool Luke 12:16-21 By Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (8/1967) And Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. says: To my good friend Doctor Wells, to the officers and members of Mount Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church, my Christian brothers and sisters, I can assure you that ...read more

  • Sin Doesn't Live Here Anymore Part Ii (Power Over Sin Series Part Ii)

    Contributed on May 7, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,389 views

    This message teaches Christians how to use the Word of God to conquer Temptation.

    Romans 6:11-14 Part one of this series is about finding out how God gives Christians power over sin. God has delivered Christians from the works of Satan that they should not obey them. Part one discussed how Satan does not have any power over Christ, and if Satan does not have power over Christ ...read more

  • Sin Doesn't Live Here Anymore Part I (Power Over Sin Series: Part I)

    Contributed on Jun 19, 2003
    based on 92 ratings
     | 8,955 views

    THIS SERMON GIVES THE REASONS WHY CHRISTIANS SIN, AND THE REASONS WHY THEY DON’T HAVE TO SIN ANYMORE.

    (Read Romans 6:1-10) I want you to hold up your Bibles and repeat after me. “This my Bible.” “I believe what it says.” “I believe I can do,” “What it says I can do.” “I believe I have,” “what it says I have.” “I believe this Word.” “This is,” “My final authority.” “Therefore” “I will not argue,” ...read more

  • Convicted (Power Over Sin Series Part 5)

    Contributed on Jun 15, 2003
    based on 33 ratings
     | 2,458 views

    This is the fifth message in the series, “Power over sin.” This message deals with the fact that sinners and saints are convicted by the law because the law is good.

    Before we read the scripture for this morning. I want you to hold up your Bibles and repeat after me. “This my Bible.” “I believe what it says.” “I believe I can do,” “What it says I can do.” “I believe I have,” “what it says I have.” “I believe this Word.” “This is,” “My final authority.” ...read more

  • The Baby That Never Grows Up

    Contributed on May 9, 2003
    based on 54 ratings
     | 4,661 views

    God can use the simplest things to help us to understand His Word. We are going to take a look at what happens to babies in their first year of life. Then we are going to compare that baby’s life with a born again believers.

    I Corinthians 3:1-3 says, “And I, brethren, could not speak unto you as unto spiritual, but as unto , even as unto s in Christ. (2) I have fed you with milk, and not with meat: for hitherto ye were not able to bear it, neither yet now are ye able. (3) For ye are yet : for wheras there is among you ...read more

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