Contributing sermons since Apr 13, 2001
Contributed on May 4, 2003
Pontius Pilate even attempted to engage Jesus Christ in a philosophical discussion of the nature of truth when he asked “What is truth?”
******************* Loving truth 2 Thess. 2:10b “…because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.” It is sobering to realize that this statement implies that we don’t naturally love the truth. Nor, for that matter, can we be saved without loving the ...read more
Contributed on Sep 15, 2002
There are four major biblical reasons why the atonement was necessary
There are four major biblical reasons why the atonement was necessary, most of which are intimately connected with God’s nature or character. 1. God’s Righteousness and Justice Many people who object to the biblical doctrine of the atonement do so because they do not ...read more
Contributed on Sep 7, 2002
The covenant God made with King David, that from David’s seed a righteous King would sit on the Throne of Israel and reign over Israel forever, was specifically applied to Jesus by Gabriel.
6 For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; and the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. 7 Of the increase of His government and peace there will be no end, upon the throne of ...read more
Contributed on Aug 30, 2002
Some believe repentance means simply to "turn around" and go in the opposite direction. But the Bible tells us repentance is much more than this.
The Greek word for repentance is metanoia. Meta means "to change or shift" and noia means "perspective." It literally means a change in the way one views things. Repentance means not only saying you’re sorry, it means you are going to genuinely change and mend your ways. John was preaching ...read more
Contributed on Aug 28, 2002
The whole point of the book of Matthew is to present Jesus as King.
When anyone was to be crucified, under Roman law, they were marched through as many streets as possible on the way to the place of execution in order that the people might see the victim. In front of the victim there was a man who carried a placard. On the placard was written the crime for ...read more