Contributing sermons since Jan 3, 2010
Contributed on Jan 8, 2020
Reasons why the Bible is the Word of God
A new minister was asked to teach a boys' Sunday School class when the regular teacher was absent. He decided to see what they knew about the Bible, so he asked them who knocked down the walls of Jericho. The boys immediately began denying that they did it, and the preacher was appalled at ...read more
Contributed on Mar 6, 2017
This sermon examines some of the theological problems with the book and movie "The Shack."
"The Shack" Sermon Manuscript by Rev. Leslie Puryear Bethany Baptist Church, Gulf, NC March 5, 2017 2 Peter 2:1 – “But there were also false prophets among the people, even as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Lord who ...read more
Contributed on Apr 22, 2016
The burial of Jesus was a wonderful miracle wrought by God. Normally, victims of crucifixion were not buried. So how did Jesus escape the normal disposal of a crucified body? This sermon tells how God did it.
INTRODUCTION - ”JOSEPH OF ARIMATHEA" 1. Easter has come and gone. 2. We have spent much time grieving over the cross and celebrating the resurrection of Christ. 3. Today, I’d like to tell you one more story about the resurrection. 4. If this part of the story of the ...read more
Contributed on Jun 1, 2010
No matter what you may be facing now, something better is coming.
When I go to my Mother's house, there are certain things I can expect to happen. I can always expect my Mother to make me feel welcome and loved. I can always expect my Mother to greet me with a loving smile and a hug. I can always expect my Mother to ask me if I want anything to eat or drink. And ...read more
Contributed on Jan 3, 2010
Baptists have many symbols of our faith in our churches. Understanding them will enhance worship.
Symbols of Our Faith (Read Joshua 4:1-9) The twelve memorial stones were to be a reminder of God’s mighty acts on behalf of His people. Scripture is full of examples of symbols of faith. Symbols remind us of God and they help to call us away from ourselves into worship. A symbol is a good ...read more