Contributing sermons since Jun 16, 2003
Contributed on Mar 21, 2017
A sermon on John the Baptist that focuses on John's humility and acceptance of his work as the one who prepared the way for the coming of Jesus. John's life is summed up in the words "He must increase and I must decrease."
Adding and Subtracting John 3:22–30 (ESV) “He must increase, but I must decrease” The third chapter of John is best known for Nicodemus and John 3:16 But this chapter also records an incident that is very important to the beginning of the public ministry of Jesus I. The ...read more
Contributed on Dec 16, 2013
A Sermon based on Revelation 12 that presents the nativity story as a cosmic drama depicting the real war of good against evil
The Real War Against Christmas Revelation12:1-17 (see also Psalm 2:1-12; Matthew 2:1-12) I. A Cosmic Drama 1. Our text this morning is from the book of Revelation 2. The word “revelation” in Greek means “to show – to reveal – to unveil – to manifest ...read more
Contributed on Jul 6, 2012
This sermon was preached in response to reading a book that attacked the idea and validity of using the sinner’s prayer.
"What About the Sinner’s Prayer?" Luke 18:10-13 The “sinner’s prayer” gets a bad rap. It has become popular today to trash the idea of “the sinner’s prayer.” Some very popular recent writers have reduced the idea of a sinner’s prayer to the level of superstition or magical incantation. In ...read more
Contributed on Jan 4, 2010
Based on the Servant Passages in Isaiah this sermon focuses on the New Testament church fulfilling it’s purpose to be the light to nations in the world today.
CALLED TO BE LIGHT Isaiah 49:1-6 “I will give you as a light to the nations, that my salvation may l reach to the end of the earth” (vs 6) This passage of scripture is part of what is known as the “Servant Songs” in the book of Isaiah. There are four distinct passages of scripture that ...read more
Contributed on Jun 10, 2009
Father’s Day sermon based on Joshua 24:15 presented as a challenge for men to stand up and be counted
AS FOR ME AND MY HOUSE Joshua 24:15 Joshua is near the end of his life. He has been the successor to Moses. He had big shoes to fill. He filled them well. He has led Israel into Palestine, the Land of Promise, and gained control of the major central areas – a beachhead. Now he calls upon the ...read more