Contributing sermons since Apr 17, 2019
Contributed on Oct 19, 2021
The truth is life is short, and we fall into way too many potholes along the way. Live life for any length of time and you realize how true that statement is: “life is full of trouble.”
Introduction HOW DO I STRUGGLE WITH THIS? In Job 14:1 I am told “Man who is born of woman Is of few days and full of trouble.” Oh, how I wished that this Scripture could have said: “Man who is born of woman Is of many days and full of triumphs.” But if it did, it would not be reality. The truth is ...read more
Contributed on Oct 6, 2021
You ask what are those "even though" moments? It is when the situation that is starring you in the face is not good, but you can find strength in that situation because of God.
Introduction: Last week, we began our new series "Even Though" by looking at Jeremiah's "even though" moment. Jeremiah is looking around at his beloved Israel and the damage done by the Babylonian invasion. Property has been destroyed, friends have been killed and others ...read more
Contributed on Oct 2, 2021
We are faced with two options. The first is to see how bad things really are and to focus on them. And we have every right to focus on them because things are indeed bad. Or the second option is to decide even though things are bad, I chose to rejoice and trust in my Lord.
Introduction: I cannot recall in my 27 years as Pastor a sermon that I preached from the Book of Lamentations until today. Today will be my first. But I believe that are present condition of the world makes Lamentations a good book to preach today as we begin our new series “Even Though”. I have ...read more
Contributed on Sep 28, 2021
The problem when it comes to listening is not God hearing us, it is us hearing God.
Introduction: If I were to ask you ladies if you husbands are good listeners, most of you would probably respond with a resounding: "no." If I were to ask you parents if your children are good listeners, I believe I would get a lot of "no's." If I turned it around and asked ...read more
Contributed on Sep 21, 2021
Jesus says something interesting to each one of us. Jesus tells us that there are some things that we do not know, and we need to learn them. And Jesus volunteers to be our teacher.
Introduction: A student might be attending school because mom and dad are forcing the student to go; it is not because that student wants to go to school. Or a student might be attending school so they can hang around with their friends all day. Some students attend school because unfortunately ...read more