Contributing sermons since Oct 19, 2007
Contributed on Feb 11, 2020
An ordination message for a youth minister.
We are here tonight on serious business. I have the privilege and responsibility of speaking to you concerning the church and minister relationship. The church, as we know it, was founded on the Day of Pentecost, in Acts 2, but it was in the plan of God from eternity past. At first, there was the ...read more
Contributed on Jan 24, 2020
Regardless of troubles, we have much cause to rejoice. The Lord is going to be with us until we die, then we will move in the house with Him. This old world is not heaven, but there is a heaven, and if we are saved, we are as sure for heaven as if we were already there.
The book of 1 Peter was written around 64 a.d., when a man by the name of Nero become Emperor in Rome, and Rome pretty much ruled the civilized world. There are two things about Nero that stand out: He was crazy (there’s a better medical name for his condition, but his thinking was totally ...read more
Contributed on Jan 20, 2020
Nothing compares to our relationship with God, yet many choose to neglect it. This text reminds us that there is no escape for those who make that choice.
The book of Hebrews is different from many of the other letters of the New Testament, in that there is really no salutation. In most letters the writer will be identified right up front, and in this letter the writer is never identified; but, what we know is that ultimately, the writer of this book ...read more
Contributed on Aug 13, 2011
Jesus gave us an example of how to get through every kind of pressure, and He has provided for us to live abundant lives.
If you look at the title that I have assigned to this passage of Scripture, you will immediately know that this message is going to be relevant to you. Regardless of who you are and what you do, I would venture to say that you know what it is to feel the pressures of life crowding in on you. One ...read more
Contributed on Jul 9, 2010
Faith is the necessary element to receive anything from God. It is not always logical, but when it is based on God's word, it is always right.
The words, "by faith," are seen many times in Hebrews 11. Hebrews 10:38 says that the just shall live by faith, then chapter 11 gives examples of those who did, and the first few verses of chapter 12 admonish us to be faith people, also. This section begins by talking about the faith of Moses' ...read more