• Fred Mueller

    Contributing sermons since Dec 18, 2000
Fred's church

Hillsborough Reformed Church at Millstone
Hillsborough, New Jersey 08844

About Fred
  • Education: BA Hope College, Holland, Michigan M.Div. New Brunswick Theological Seminary
  • Experience: ordained in the Reformed Church in America by Philadelphia Classis June, 1975 Pastor - Second Reformed, Jersey City, 1975-1984 - Herkimer Reformed, 1984-1993 - First Reformed, Hudson, 1993-1997 - Locust Valley, 1997-2003 - Hillsborough Reformed Church at Millstone, 2003-
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: I hope God gives you something from my work.
  • Family: a wife and three children
  • What my parents think of my sermons: It never mattered what I said, they just rejoiced that their son was a preacher
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: My best critic....I praise God that she still LISTENS! I am very happy when they touch her heart.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: every sermon conveys the grace of God - Howard G. Hageman
  • Hobbies: sailing, canoeing, reading, bicycling
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: a group of teenagers from all over the city came to hear me preach, and I dumped the whole glass of water in my lap
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Newest Sermons

  • Gallons Of Fine Wine

    Contributed on Feb 2, 2013

    A sermon on the water to wine miracle in Cana. Listening to Mary's instructions to the wait staff at the wedding. A challenge to faithful discipleship.

    Sermonjanuary202013a Hillsborough Reformed Church at Millstone Jesus turned water into wine. It is one of the best known of his miracles. In John’s gospel it is the first miracle Jesus performs, and since John puts it first, the church has traditionally regarded it as the very first more

  • "Thirst"

    Contributed on Apr 2, 2011
    based on 3 ratings

    A sermon focusing on the theme of thirst - of Israel in the wilderness during the Exodus and of the woman at the well and of Jesus on the Cross.

    “Thirst” From the wilderness of Sin the whole congregation of the Israelites journeyed by stages, as the Lord commanded. They camped at Rephidim, but there was no water for the people to drink. The people quarreled with Moses, and said, “Give us water to more

  • God In A Tent

    Contributed on Apr 28, 2009
    based on 14 ratings

    This sermon takes off on the Greek text of Revelation. In 7:15, we are told God will shelter them - the literal translation is "tabernacle them" - or "spread his tent over them." The sermon then explores God in a tent with his people in Exodus, comparing

    Hillsborough Reformed Church at Millstone April 29, 2007 Easter IV Exodus 24:15-18, 25:8,9, Rev 7:9-17. John 1:14-18 “God in a Tent” The Book of Revelation is a vision of the future, but a vision of the future with a purpose. The Book of Revelation was written to Christians more

  • Bible Moms

    Contributed on May 18, 2007
    based on 10 ratings

    A Mother’s Day sermon, reflecting on the struggles and trials of Bible mothers, especially focusing on the story of Moses’ mom.

    Sermonmay132007 Hillsborough Reformed Church May 13, 2007 Mothers Day “Bible Moms” Bible moms did not have it easy. Once upon a time, the Hebrews lived in the land of Egypt. They had a good life there and were favored by the Egyptians. An ancestor of theirs, Joseph, had saved the empire more

  • "What Is Precious To You?"

    Contributed on Oct 11, 2006
    based on 3 ratings

    A sermon on the obscure text of David anbd the three valiant warriors who risked their lives to bring their beloved commander a drink from the well of his hometown - Bethlehem.

    It is 2:15 in the morning. You are awakened by the cries of your baby. You nudge your husband, ¡§It¡¦s your turn honey.¡¨ He draws in a deep snore and rolls over. ¡§Oh well,¡¨ you say to yourself. You get up, try to get those eyes open, finally focus as you get near the crib. A skillful more

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Newest Sermon Illustrations

  • People Want To Work. People Are Telling Me ...

    Contributed on Sep 7, 2005

    People WANT to work. People are telling me they’d LOVE to go down to New Orleans to help the people in misery there. People woul dgladly enter the smell and danger to do more

  • I Remember Back In The Times Of The Civil Rights ...

    Contributed on Dec 16, 2004

    I remember back in the times of the Civil Rights movement, psychologists were studying bigotry and prejudice. They found that a way of getting people to change their attitudes was to get them to say something unbigoted. Thus if you could get people to say that whites and blacks are equal and more

  • The Stewardship Principle Here Is That Giving ...

    Contributed on Dec 16, 2004
    based on 3 ratings

    The stewardship principle here is that giving should be an occasion for joy. We all know about joyful giving. A young man will give the young woman he adores and wants to marry him a diamond that cost him lots of money. He is happy if she rejoices at receiving it. Moms and dads spend lots of more

  • A Survey Was Done Of Boys Before Father's Day. ...

    Contributed on Dec 16, 2004

    A survey was done of boys before Father's Day. The surveyors asked what the most important things about a father were. The answers were things like, he plays catch with me. He shows me his work. He takes me on errands with him. Every single answer in the top ten had to do with a father more

  • The Story Is Told Of The Pioneer Days In Our ...

    Contributed on Dec 16, 2004
    based on 1 rating

    The story is told of the pioneer days in our country. A man was making his way west when he came to the Missouri River. It was winter and the ice covered the river from bank to bank. But how could the man be sure it would hold his weight? He knew people often drowned in that river when the ice more