Contributing sermons since Oct 18, 2017
Contributed on Dec 2, 2019
This time of year, people are in search of the perfect Christmas tree. The first Christmas tree, however, is the most important and perfect of all—the family tree of Jesus. This sermon looks at the first person listed in Matthew's genealogy of Jesus: Abraham.
INTRODUCTION By a show of hands, how many of you have done the Ancestry DNA testing? I did it a few months ago, and they recently updated their database, and with the updated results, I have some questions. I know my family tree goes back to Italy on my mom’s side, and Germany, Ireland, and ...read more
Contributed on Dec 30, 2018
In Matthew 2:13-23, we see the Christmas story through the lens of Herod the Great. In this passage we learn that when Jesus was born, hope entered our world!
MATTHEW 2:13-23 INTRODUCTION I hope you all had a very merry Christmas. And I’m sure most if you did. • But maybe some of you didn’t. • Maybe the much-sung words of "have a Holly jolly Christmas" wouldn't describe this time of year for you. • Maybe you wouldn’t describe this season ...read more
Contributed on Jan 16, 2018
This sermon teaches us that our love for our spouse should always reflect Christ's love for us. In 1 Peter 3:1-7, we are shown the qualities that should characterize a Christian wife and a Christian husband.
APPROACH SENTENCE: When it comes to being married, who do you, as a husband or as a wife, take your cues from? INTRO: For those of us who are married or ever plan on getting married, whether we realize it or not, we are constantly being blasted by so many different examples of marriage ...read more
Contributed on Oct 18, 2017
Big Idea: We are God's prized possession! This sermon brings into focus several aspects of our identity in Christ and what it means for believers to be God's prized possession, as the Apostle Peter lays out in his first epistle.
INTRODUCTION Do you remember playing that “What do these things have in common?” game when you were younger? You’d have to look at a group of pictures or a list of words and determine what the common denominator was. For example, if I say: “Black, Brown, and Grizzly…What do these three have in ...read more