Contributing sermons since May 4, 2020
Contributed on Jan 23, 2021
The story of Joseph and Mary searching for Jesus is an invitation to consider where your are in your journey of faith. If your relationship with God has grown stale, the good news is that Jesus is right where he is supposed to be, just waiting for you to find him.
When Jesus was 12 years old, his parents went to Jerusalem as they did every year at the feast of the Passover. When the feast was ended, as they were returning, the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem. His parents did not know it, but supposing him to be in the company, they went a day's ...read more
Contributed on Jan 13, 2021
The author, believed to be Solomon, illustrates this truth by comparing the opposites —fourteen pairs of contrasting activities as examples of how life is comprised of contrasting events and seasons.
A new employee had been caught coming in late for work three times and the fourth time the manager decided to discipline him. He said, “Look here! Don’t you know what time we start to work around here? He replied, “No, sir. They’re always working when I get here.” Knowing the time and keeping the ...read more
Contributed on Dec 10, 2020
The season of advent anticipates the coming of Christ from three different perspectives. Messiah coming into history, Messiah coming into our hearts and lives; and it alerts for His second coming as the King. Advent has past, present and future in itself.
In the Christian calendar, the new year starts on the fourth Sunday before Christmas day (December 25). It is called the advent Sunday and the season of advent is for four weeks that ends on Christmas eve. It is a season observed as a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of ...read more
Contributed on Sep 7, 2020
Christ’s blood is better than Abel’s blood of the sacrifice (not Abel’s own blood shed). Abel's own blood cries for vengeance (Genesis 4:10); Christ's blood cries for peace and pardon.
The Book of Genesis is the outline of God's plan of creation and redemption. God made everything found them as good. Chapter 3 describes the root of sin whereas chapter 4 is a continuation that describes the fruit of sin. "Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by ...read more
Contributed on Sep 7, 2020
Adam and Eve were stricken with the shame of guilt and lost their place in the garden and found themselves hiding from an omnicient and omnipotent creator. God comes calling out "Where are you?"
After the creation of man and woman, God blessed them and said, “Be fruitful and multiply; fill the earth and subdue it; have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over every living thing that moves on the earth.” Genesis 1:29-31). God said, “See, I have given you every ...read more