Contributing sermons since Jul 24, 2015
Contributed on Mar 22, 2016
In the model prayer Jesus taught us to pray, “Our Father who is in heaven, Hallowed be Your name.” In other words, “Father, may people revere You as holy. May people treat You as holy.” Leviticus has some timeless principles about what that involves.
We saw a couple Sundays ago if there’s one truth about God that the book of Exodus emphasizes it is that God is holy, which means that He is set apart. He is distinct. He is different, transcendent, incomparable in every good way. He’s incomparable in power, in wisdom, in knowledge, in ...read more
Contributed on Oct 13, 2015
Covetousness amounts to idolatry. The covetous will not inherit the kingdom of God. And it's an epidemic in America. This study examines the cause, the clues, the consequences and the cure for covetousness.
Let’s turn together in our Bibles to Exodus 20:17. If you’re visiting with us, we’ve been doing a series of studies on the 10 commandments that God spoke from heaven to the nation of Israel at Mt. Sinai. And this morning we’ve come to #10. A kid’s Sunday school ...read more
Contributed on Jul 30, 2015
David wrote Psalm 139 about God's relationship with him and his response to how God was to him. It's crucial for every person to understand that this is also how God is toward them if they wish to do His will.
Let's turn in our Bibles this morning to Psalm 139. While you're turning there, I'd thought we'd do a little brain warm up. We probably need one this morning because we're going to try to wrap our minds around some of God's awesomeness that is talked about in this Psalm. Just a little quiz. Just 10 ...read more
Contributed on Jul 24, 2015
Jesus' sermon explains in what ways our righteousness must surpass that of the Scribes and the Pharisees. This is the narrow path that leads to life. This is not just saying "Lord, Lord," but doing the will of God.
How’s your righteousness? At what level is your righteousness? That’s an important question. Listen to these words of Jesus in Matthew 5:20, “For I say to you that unless your righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will not enter the kingdom of ...read more
Contributed on Jul 24, 2015
Moses' Psalm, Psalm 90, the oldest Psalm in the book, tells us that God is a dwelling place and why we would want to take shelter in Him. Psalm 91 takes up the same theme and sheds light on how to take shelter in the Lord.
The Samaritan House, at which many of us serve food every week, is an awesome place, a place where people, who would not otherwise be, are safe and feed and taken care of for a while so they can find jobs and housing. We have some here this morning from the Samaritan House. There is another ...read more