Contributing sermons since Jul 16, 2002
The Fourth Watch Of The Night
Contributed on May 24, 2003
Sometimes we find ourselves in life-storms and after exhausting every method of deliverance, including prayer, we despair and give up. Very often Christ comes at just these precise moments.
THE FOURTH WATCH OF THE NIGHT INTRODUCTION. We’re going to take a little trip with Jesus across the sea of Galilee. Actually, calling it a “Sea” is a bit of a overstatement. It’s a lake. A big lake, but a lake all the same, 15 mi. long and 8 miles wide. TEXT. Matthew 14.22 Immediately ...read more
Put Me In Coach, I'm Ready To Play
Contributed on May 19, 2003
This is a message designed to get your team off the bench (pew) and into the Game (ministry).
PUT ME IN COACH! 1 Samuel 17 Well, beat the drum and hold the phone - the sun came out today! We’re born again, there’s new grass on the field. A-roundin’ third, and headed for home, it’s a brown-eyed handsome man; Anyone can understand the way I feel. CHORUS: Oh, PUT ME IN, COACH - I’m ...read more
Recognizing (And Recovering From) Spiritual Abuse
Contributed on May 18, 2003
Spiritually abused Christians and spiritual abusers are more prevalent than you may think. This sermon identifies spiritual abuse and offers some remedies.
INTRODUCTION I am a victim of spiritual abuse. And, chances are, if you have been a member of a church or religious organization for any length of time, you are too. Spiritual abuse surfaces in an assortment of forms: sometimes in-your-face flagrant; other times behind-your-back subtle. It emerges ...read more
Let's Remove The Scarlet D
Contributed on Aug 28, 2002
An appeal to extend Christ’s ministry of reconciliation to the divorced and remarried children of God.
LET’S REMOVE THE SCARLET D Matthew 23.4 "They tie up heavy loads and put them on men’s shoulders, but they themselves are not willing to lift a finger to move them." INTRO: Let me say up front that I believe that marriage is meant to be a permanent covenant between one man for one woman, ...read more
Dealing With Idiots And Other Difficult People
Contributed on Aug 24, 2002
Christ had to deal with difficult people in His own inner circle. How did He deal with them? And how does He deal with us?
Dealing With Idiots and Other Difficult People Romans 12.18 "If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone." INTRODUCTION. Do you have some difficult people in your world? A. I’ll bet you have some difficult people in your life too. A ... 1. SHERMAN TANK for ...read more