• John Roy

    Contributing sermons since Jan 29, 2001
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Pelham Road Baptist

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  • With Jesus In The School Of Social Change

    Contributed on Oct 26, 2016
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    Change, if the world is not the way it needs to be---what is our response

    One of the pressing questions of our day, or any day, is how do we make lasting social change which reflects the values of God’s Kingdom. The short answer for many is the ballot box. Yet there are plenty of issues which demand more nuance than legislation. From the Temperance movement of the 1820’s more

  • Spiritual Networth

    Contributed on Oct 26, 2016

    Are we material people trapped in spiritual bodies, or spiritual people trapped in material bodies? This sermon asserts that we need to be concerned about our spiritual net worth, because we are spiritual people.

    From time to time I suspect people review their finances. In those reviews, they may take a moment to calculate their net worth. Our financial net worth is the value of all assets, minus the total of all liabilities. Put another way, net worth is what is owned minus what is owed. The value of more

  • The Urgent Or The Important

    Contributed on Jan 15, 2002
    based on 38 ratings

    One of the secrets of life is knowing the difference between the urgent and the important.

    The Urgent or the Important Ecclesiastes 3:2 One day a professor took out a one-gallon pitcher from under her desk. She also produced about a dozen fist size rocks. She carefully placed the rocks in the jar. The rocks stacked up to the rim of the pitcher then she asked her bright students if more

  • Whatever Happened To Miracles

    Contributed on Jan 15, 2002
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    Miracles still happen for those with the courage to look and the faith to see.

    Whatever Happened To Miracles Luke 1:26-38 Whatever happened to miracles? Some say that the scientific era has crucified miracles. I disagree. The real perpetrator in this attempted murder is language. We have lost our ability to recognize and describe the miraculous with our language. When more

  • The Church Of The Hot Waffle

    Contributed on Jan 15, 2002
    based on 25 ratings

    The church is to be the welcoming place for struggling sinners and stained saints.

    The Church of the Hot Waffle Matthew 11:19 & Mark 2:15-17 The Waffle House is to restaurants what little league baseball is to the Major leagues. The Waffle House serves food and that is where it’s comparison with other restaurants stop. It features, waffles, of course, Bert’s Chili, Omelets, more

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