Contributing sermons since Sep 24, 2019
Contributed on Feb 11, 2020
Strong churches are like strong homes, they don’t “just happen”. It takes work to make them strong. Let's look at some ways from the scriptures.
Strong churches are like strong homes, they don’t “just happen”. There are some very important ingredients – key parts. I feel the starting point to understand and remember, “It’s God’s church and it’s God’s plan.” 1. Ephesians 5:25; The church is the object of Christ’s love. 2. 1 Corinthians ...read more
Contributed on Feb 8, 2020
Jude wanted to write a joyous letter, but instead he had to write a warning. Certain ones had crept in unnoticed.
Jude wanted to write a joyous letter, but instead he had to write a warning. Certain ones had crept in unnoticed. We are to contend for the faith. The Christian life is not unopposed. There is a spiritual attack directed against us, there is a warfare. There is a hassling from the devil. There are ...read more
Contributed on Feb 8, 2020
If you sat down and asked what does the church need today, what would be your answer? A lot of times we think of the material things, but God is more interested in the people that make up the church. What are the needs of the people? I hope to answer that question for us all.
The 2nd and 3rd chapters of Revelation, tell us of real churches in real places. These churches also are representative of different ages of church history. The Laodicean church is a description of this church age. The church that is neither cold nor hot. A church that was rich and said it had need ...read more
Contributed on Feb 4, 2020
To continue means to persevere, endure, stick to it, or persist. That is the characteristics we must live today. So many are quitting, fading away or slipping back. Let's do our part to continue.
The church received the word of God. First, the word must be preached. Not ideas, thoughts, rules, philosophy, etc. Second, the word must be received. Welcome it, believe it, take it in, practice it, hold on to it, hunger for it, share it. Now the key thought is found in vs. 42 and 46, “they ...read more
Contributed on Feb 2, 2020
I remember hearing a story of a young boy asking his father what is a Christian? After the father explained, the young boy asked, “Dad have I ever seen a Christian?”
The word Christian is a very loose term; at least we use it very loosely, and it has become, in America, a meaningless term. To some, it means anybody living in the United States, and is not Jewish. The term Christian has been so abused and diluted that it has very little meaning to most of us ...read more