Contributing sermons since May 12, 2018
Contributed on Nov 7, 2018
Biblical or divine love is a self-sacrificing, caring commitment that shows itself in seeking the highest good for the one being loved.
According to the musical wisdom of John, Paul, George, and Ringo … “All you need is love, love … love is all you need.” Well … that and food … and shelter … and air … and sleep … Love is literally in the air. You hear that word everywhere. It’s been the subject of plays and novels and poems, ...read more
Contributed on Oct 30, 2018
Living in God’s Presence means realizing that God is with you anywhere and everywhere you are 24/7 … and that He is more concerned about every part of your life than you could possibly imagine.
Today we’re going to learn about the God who is always here … who is always there [point out into the congregation] … and there [point to a different part of the congregation] … who is always everywhere. Just as God is infinite with respect to time, so He is infinite in terms of space. He is ...read more
Contributed on Sep 26, 2018
God knows you … God really, really knows you … everything about you … and yet God still loves you! His love and His omniscience are both infinite, which means He can never know us better or love us less.
Imagine that you and the President of the United States are close friends. Better than that … he or she is your twin brother or sister. Now … I don’t want you to get lost here. I’m not talking about a particular person or president. I just want you to imagine “the” President … you can imagine ...read more
Contributed on Sep 12, 2018
The reason we shout for joy, the reason we worship Him with gladness, the reason we enter His Presence with thanksgiving, the reason we give thanks to Him and praise His name is that "the Lord is good and His steadfast love endures forever. His faithfulness continues through all generations.”
One of my favorite novels is Daniel Defoe’s “Robinson Crusoe.” You know, it’s sad how we’ve taken great novels like “Robinson Crusoe,” “Gulliver’s Travels,” “Moby Dick,” or “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” and relegated them to children’s stories. We’ve done the same with Samson and Goliath in the ...read more
Contributed on Sep 10, 2018
we tend to focus too much on the meek and mild Jesus and not enough on the glorified Christ with His sword on His side, marching on boldly because of truth and righteousness … mighty to save.
You want to talk about power? In August of 1883, a volcano on the Island of Krakatoa erupted. The initial blast sent a cloud of gas and debris 15 miles into the atmosphere. On the morning of August 27th, four tremendous explosions were heard 3,000 miles away. That would be like us hearing Mount ...read more