Contributing sermons since Jan 28, 2006
Contributed on May 1, 2020
Many times when people say things to us that are hard to believe, we may reply. "are you serious?" However, Jesus was serious in everything he said.
TAKING JESUS SERIOUSLY Introduction: Many times when people say things to us that are hard to believe, we may reply, "are you serious?" However, Jesus was serious in everything he said. I HE WAS SERIOUS IN HIS PREACHING. People in the time of Jesus would often say that he ...read more
Contributed on Apr 4, 2020
How to consider what to do with the greatest gft of all.
What Do You Do With a Gift? I would like us to repeat our key verse for today found in Romans 6:23: The wages of sin is death but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ. I suppose all of us at one time or another have received a gift. We get gifts for our birthday, gifts for ...read more
Contributed on Apr 4, 2020
The Cemetary is the only trouble-free place. However, it is still possible to take the trouble out of trouble.
TAKING THE TROUBLE OUT OF YOUR TROUBLES How would you like to be in a place that is peaceful and quiet all the time, a place where there is no crime, a place where people do not bother each other, a place where people get along with each other all the time? Most of us would say that we wouldn’t ...read more
Contributed on Mar 10, 2020
The work ethic is the theory that hard work is virtuous and worthy of reward. We need to replace that thinking by letting God do his thing. How would that look in our relationship with God?
Let God Do His Thing INTRODUCTION: The work ethic is the theory that hard work is virtuous and worthy of reward. That work ethic has crept into the Christian viewpoint by thinking that we must do God's work before we can merit his approval and acceptance. We need to replace that ...read more
Contributed on Mar 3, 2020
What is the grace of God, and is it relevant today? Can a case for God's grace be made today? If so, what is the evidence for God's grace in modern society?
THE CASE FOR GOD'S GRACE What is the grace of God, and is it relevant today? Can a case for God's grace be made today? If so, what is the evidence for God's grace in modern society? I EVIDENCE THROUGH THE DEFINITION OF GOD'S GRACE: God's grace is a gift to us ...read more
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Contributed on Jan 25, 2009
I heard the story of a young man who told his pastor that the Lord had called him into the ministry. And for several months he was busy in the work of the Lord, serving in the pulpit, leading Bible studies, going to prayer meeting, and so on. But then all of a sudden, he stopped coming to church. ...read more
Contributed on Mar 29, 2007
a father told his son when he reached his l2th birthday that from now on he would only shake hands with him. Some years later the son, now grown, said to his father, "Dad, can I hug you?" ...read more