Contributing sermons since Sep 13, 2001
Contributed on Jun 3, 2002
Signs from the present era that this may be the generation that will see Jesus’ reappearance.
In every era since the church began, there have been those who have been convinced that the signs were right for Jesus’ return. It is a natural instinct for Christians to watch for the signs of His second coming, for Jesus’ return for us is one of the great hopes the Bible teaches. <br> Jesus ...read more
Contributed on Jan 15, 2002
Dramatic changes took place in the church at Corinth when the Corinthian Christians they allowed the Holy Spirit to do His work.
As you will recall from earlier studies in our series about the books of First and Second Corinthians, Paul has had extensive dealings with the church at Corinth. He established the church around 52 A.D. when he first went to Corinth, and he lived in Corinth for a year and a half to help the ...read more
Contributed on Nov 25, 2001
We paused as a nation this week to give thanks. Let us give thanks not just for what God has done for us, but for Who He is!
In 1789, our nation’s first President, George Washington, issued the following proclamation: <I>Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor, and ...read more
Contributed on Nov 4, 2001
When some people in the church at Corinth accused Paul, he built his defense on the Christlike character by which they knew him. The people who know us best know our character.
<b><center>Introduction & Background</b></center> In our studies in 1 Corinthians, we saw that Paul had been pretty tough on the Christians in Corinth about their need to correct a lot that was wrong in the church. This included theological error, selfishness, their relationships with God ...read more
Contributed on Oct 29, 2001
Challenges and suffering are in God’s plan. They enable us to experience His care and pass His comfort on to others.
Today we begin our study of the book of 2nd Corinthians. During the last few months, as we have studied through the book of 1st Corinthians, the extent of the problems at the church in Corinth became apparent to us. The church was characterized by disunity, dissention, arguing, and immorality. ...read more