Contributing sermons since Dec 29, 2008
Contributed on Feb 15, 2018
The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit, a broken and a contrite heart These, O' God, you will not despise. Create in me a clean Heart O' God! A shorter version (Homily) of a Longer Message Titled "Create In Me A Clean Heart".
Psalm 51 ... designated for today ... is one of the few psalms ... where we are given ... the historical background ... that led to writing of this Psalm. The inscription reads, ..."A Psalm of David when Nathan the prophet came to him, ... after he had gone into ...Bathsheba." That ...read more
Contributed on Jan 23, 2018
Each of us has been called by God to fulfill a purpose, to fulfill a spiritual calling in this life. And the Calling process can be divided into 3 steps. Discovery - Decision - Action. May you proclaim as Samuel "Speak, for your servant is listening".
For those not familiar with an Anglican Service; there are four Scripture Readings before the Sermon. The Scripture Readings for this day were: 1 Samuel 3:1-20; Psalm 139:1-5,12-17; 1 Corinthians 6:12-20 and John 1:43-51. In her book, ...A Man Called Peter, ...Catherine Marshall ...tells how ...read more
Contributed on Nov 17, 2017
The one who takes the Son has everything. The one who has the son has it all. But exactly what is included in the “All”?
Years ago, … there was a very wealthy man who, … with his devoted young son, … shared a passion … for collecting art. Together … they traveled around the world, … adding only the finest art treasures … to their collection. Priceless works … by Picasso, … Van Gogh, … Monet and many others… ...read more
Contributed on Nov 14, 2017
The Meaning behind the Parable of the 10 Bridesmaids (Virgins). The Greek word translated foolish is "Moros" from which we have received the politically incorrect description of "Moron".
A film crew ... was on location ... deep ... in the desert. One day ... an elderly Native American ... who had been watching the filming for several weeks ... went boldly up to the director and said, ... "Tomorrow rain." And sure enough ... The next day ... it rained. A week later, ... ...read more
Contributed on Jul 25, 2017
News articles may inform us. Novels may inspire us. Poetry may enrapture us. But only the living, active Word of God can transform us. It is alive.
I was twenty-four years old ... when I first became aware ... of what it meant to be ... under the scalpel of God's word. It was then ... that I heard and understood clearly ... that I was a sinner .... and as such .... had no right to eternity ... in heaven. I remember being cut through ...read more
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Contributed on Dec 29, 2008
When I think of stewardship it brings to mind a story about a small Church located in a farming community. The pastor of the church would call on every member of the congregation as part of the annual pledge campaign. The next home he was going to visit was Farmer Brown’s. Now Mr. Brown was ...read more