Contributing sermons since Jan 10, 2001
Contributed on Nov 9, 2023
Make the most of your opportunity.
INTRODUCTION • When you think about teams and athletes considered dark horses, one common thread you find is that when the opportunity came knocking, they were ready to take advantage of the opportunity presented to them. • When I pondered this thought, a couple of names came to mind from the NFL; ...read more
Contributed on Nov 3, 2023
God’s Word is powerful when we apply it to our lives, and God can use anyone—even youth—to display the strength of His Word.
INTRODUCTION • In the sporting world, a dark horse is used for teams, and athletes would unexpectedly outperform expectations. • Some people feel that they are too young or too old, or they let their past get in the way of doing something significant with their life for Jesus. • I hope that our ...read more
Contributed on Oct 20, 2023
It is an error to refuse to live daily life wisely because Jesus is coming back.
INTRODUCTION • Christians have to learn to live in necessary tension. • We are citizens of heaven, and yet we live on earth. • We are ready for and anticipating Christ’s return, yet we also work, eat, sleep, play, and have families. • This tension requires balance. • We have to live daily life ...read more
Contributed on Oct 13, 2023
Paul encouraged believers not to be misled nor afraid concerning the Second Coming of Christ.
INTRODUCTION • What happens when you do not know or understand the truth on a subject? • We can easily fall prey to false teachings and to fear. • Failure to know the truth about God will have eternal ramifications, and as we examine our passages throughout this series, a lack of understanding of ...read more
Contributed on Oct 6, 2023
Those who want nothing to do with God will receive their request when Jesus returns.
INTRODUCTION • People were longing for the return of the Lord, and some were more or less checking out of life, expecting Him to come at any moment. • In the last couple of chapters of 1 Thessalonians, Paul wrote to comfort and encourage the folks concerning what would happen to those who died in ...read more