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  • Fiery Faith

    Contributed by Lee Henry on Nov 15, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,614 views

    The story of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego give us important lessons in faith.

    Fiery Faith Daniel 3:16-18 President Harry Truman had a number of “sayings” that are attributed to him. On his desk was the sign, “The buck stops here.” He also said, “If you can’t stand the heat, stay out of the kitchen.” That is a saying that three men in Babylon would have understood ...read more

  • How Long O Lord

    Contributed by Lee Henry on Nov 15, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 3,197 views

    This psalm shows us how we can overcome our despair through faith in God.

    How Long O Lord Psalm 13 “How long O Lord?” Four times in this brief psalm, David makes this plaintive cry. “How long O Lord?” This psalm was, no doubt, written during a low point in David’s life. Possibly during the time when Saul is pursuing David to try to kill him. This story is told ...read more

  • John Wayne Religion

    Contributed by Lee Henry on Nov 15, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,382 views

    Jesus teaches us how to behave like a real Christian without being a hypocrite.

    John Wayne Religion Matt. 6:1-18 Intro: I like John Wayne. If an old John Wayne movie is on T.V. that I have seen 5 or 6 times, I’ll still watch that over almost anything else on television. John Wayne played his part so convincingly that I could almost believe he really was that person. Of ...read more

  • The Mighty Scripture

    Contributed by Lee Henry on Nov 15, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 696 views

    The Word of God gives us everything we need for the Christian Life but we must study and know it in order to receive that which we need.

    The Mighty Scripture II Tim. 3:16-17 Introduction: In II Tim. 3, Paul is giving his instructions to Timothy concerning a variety of matters. In vs. 1-9, he warns Timothy about evil men who love themselves more than God and compound their evil by leading others astray and opposing the ...read more

  • Nic At Night

    Contributed by Lee Henry on Nov 15, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 960 views

    Nicodemus met Jesus at night and his life was changed forever. Our life will be changed too when we come face to face with Jesus.

    Nic at Night John 3:1-21 Intro: Jesus had performed the miracle at Cana and his disciples believed in him. He followed this sign with others as he goes to Jerusalem for the passover. Many believed including many of the Pharisees. Nicodemus seems to have been one of them. Nicodemus was a ...read more

  • The Progressive Nature Of Sin

    Contributed by Lee Henry on Nov 15, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,776 views

    James teaches us that big sins begin with small temptations.

    The Progressive Nature of Sin James 1:13-15 “Great oaks from little acorns grow.” The mustard seed “is smaller that all other seeds, but when it is full grown...becomes a tree, so that the birds of the air come and nest in its branches.” (Matt. 13:31) In this life we can all think of many ...read more

  • Pure Religion

    Contributed by Lee Henry on Nov 15, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,397 views

    James describes "pure religion" in very practical terms that are easy to understand.

    Pure Religion James 1:19-27 What is religion? Isn’t it amazing how we can use a word every day of our life and have no idea what it means? “Religion” is one of those words. It’s like the ad in the newspaper “Dog for sale.” When we read that ad, what kind of dog comes to our mind? Chances ...read more

  • In The Still Of The Night

    Contributed by Lee Henry on Nov 15, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,306 views

    The story of the encounter of the shepherds with the angel at the time of Jesus’ birth and how they reacted.

    In The Still of the Night Luke 2:8-20 Introduction: In the movies if the director wants to produce a dramatic effect, many times he will have the event happen at night. It seems that in the movies, the monsters (remember Jurassic Park?), criminals, and enemies always attack at night. ...read more

  • This Jesus Whom You Crucified

    Contributed by Lee Henry on Nov 15, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,137 views

    On Pentecost when Peter accused those in his audience of being guilty of crucifying Jesus he was accusing not only to them but also to us.

    This Jesus Whom You Crucified Acts 2:36 “On a sunny day in September, 1972, a stern-faced, plainly dressed man could be seen standing still on a street corner in the busy Chicago Loop. As pedestrians hurried by on their way to lunch or business, he would solemnly lift his right arm, and point ...read more

  • When Things Go Wrong

    Contributed by Lee Henry on Nov 15, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,510 views

    This sermon explores why we can "count it joy" when we have difficulties.

    When Things Go Wrong James 1:2-4 Introduction: Have you ever heard someone say, “If you were just a better Christian, then you wouldn’t have all these troubles.” Well, if you haven’t discovered it already, I am here to tell you that being a Christian does not make you immune to problems and ...read more

  • By The Mercies Of God

    Contributed by Lee Henry on Nov 15, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 7,734 views

    This sermon expolores what Paul is talking about in Rom. 12:1-2 when he mentions the mercies of God as a motivator for Christian service.

    By The Mercies of God. Rom. 12:1-2 There is an old story (various sources, original source unknown) of a mother who approached Napoleon Bonaparte concerning her son. It seems that her son had committed some serious infraction and Napoleon had determined that he was to be executed. The son’s ...read more

  • Encounter At Jacob's Well

    Contributed by Lee Henry on Oct 18, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 5,659 views

    The Samaritan woman’s encounter with Jesus at Jacob’s well changed her life. An encounter with Jesus can also change our life.

    Encounter at Jacob’s Well John 4 In John 4:42 we read that many Samaritans came to Jesus and recognized Him as “Savior of the world.” What led to this great response of the Samaritans? It all began with an encounter at Jacob’s well between Jesus and a Samaritan woman. Jacob’s well is ...read more

  • Encourage One Another

    Contributed by Lee Henry on Oct 18, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,451 views

    There are many reasons we come to church. One of the primary reasons is to encourage one another.

    Encourage One Another Heb. 10:19-25 Therefore: This word refers back to the preceding chapters and more specifically chapter 10 where the writer discusses the once for all sacrifice of Jesus. Under the Law of Moses, the high priest had to make a yearly sacrifice for the atonement of sins. ...read more

  • The Great Commission

    Contributed by Lee Henry on Aug 20, 2006
    based on 29 ratings
     | 4,084 views

    The last words of Jesus were for us to go and make disciples.

    The Great Commission Matt. 28:18-20 Introduction: Last words are precious. Whether someone you love is going on a short trip or will be gone for a long time, those last words they speak reverberate in your mind sometimes for years. “I love you.” “Take care of yourself.” “Be good now.” We ...read more

  • The Great High Priest

    Contributed by Lee Henry on Aug 20, 2006
    based on 16 ratings
     | 2,678 views

    The Christian’s High Priest is better than the high priest under the Law of Moses because he is both God and Human so that we can draw near to the throne of Grace with confidence for help in time of need.

    The Great High Priest Heb. 4:14-16 The theme of the book of Hebrews can be phrased in one word . . . BETTER. The book is one comparison after another of Christ and the things the Jews revered. For instance, in 1:4-7, Jesus is declared to be better than the angels. In 3:1-6, Jesus as a son ...read more