Contributing sermons since Feb 21, 2023
Contributed on Jul 2, 2023
Paul commended the genuine faith of Timothy, saying that it had first dwelt his mother and grandmother. Josiah's father and grandfather were the worst of the worst, causing Israel to become more idolatrous than the surrounding nations. Josiah broke the pattern.
JOSIAH, THE BOY KING 2 Kings 22:1-23:30; 2 Chronicles 34:1-35:27 INTRODUCTION A. The prophecy (1 Kgs 13:1-3). B. Fast forward 300 years to its fulfillment (2 Kgs 23:15-16). I. GOD’S TESTIMONY TO JOSIAH (2 KGS 22:1-2) A. Josiah’s life epitomizes the truth spoken by his contemporary, Ezekiel ...read more
Contributed on Jul 1, 2023
We often talk about the divorce dilemma, but we don't have divorces until we have marriage dilemma.
THE MARRIAGE DILEMMA Introduction A. It is reported that the divorce rate has hit a 50-year low. However, the marriage rate fell by 60% over the same period, so statistics are not helpful. B. The church has not escaped the divorce dilemma, but we don’t have divorce dilemmas until we ...read more
Contributed on Jun 16, 2023
Many people believe God is on their side because (whatever). God is on the side of creation (John 3:16), but the question how to keep him on our side.
HOW TO KEEP GOD ON OUR SIDE 2 Kings 18:1-7 INTRODUCTION A. The rich and the powerful point to their power and riches as proof that God is on their side. B. The poor and downtrodden often believe that God is on their side in their rebellion against the rich and ...read more
Contributed on May 22, 2023
My dad always killed more squirrels than I did because he was looking up in the trees. I was looking a bugs and other earth-bound creatures.
DON’T HUNT WITH YOUR HEAD DOWN John 4:1-42 INTRODUCTION A. Jesus told the disciples to lift up their eyes to the fields that were white unto harvest (John 4:35-38). The fields being white unto harvest then does not mean that every field is white unto harvest now, simply because millions are ...read more
Contributed on May 19, 2023
Satan does not try to ravage us. He seduces us by a process that is sometimes so slow, we do not even notice.
BECOMING DESENSITIZED TO SIN: THE DANGER OF CREEPING NORMALCY INTRODUCTION A. I am 80 years old and have witnessed moral and spiritual changes in American that boggle my mind and alarm my spirit. B. Alarm bells go off in the hearts and minds of sincere believers when the ...read more