Contributing sermons since Apr 5, 2002
Contributed on Feb 21, 2003
LIVING IN LITTLE, STAYING IN SMALL INSTEAD OF TRANSFORMED THINKING CAUSES PEOPLE TO SETTLE FOR THE WAY THINGS ARE-TO BASE THEIR LIVES ON THE LOW LEVELS OF CIRCUMSTANCE AND CUSTOM.
Genesis 19: 17 As soon as they [the angels] had brought them [LOT AND FAMILY] out, one of them said, "Flee for your lives! Don’t look back, and don’t stop anywhere in the plain! Flee to the mountains or you will be swept away!" 18 But Lot said to them, "No, my lords, please! 19 Your servant has ...read more
Contributed on Jan 27, 2003
To create resolve that people will look for ways to reconcile those who are estranged from God, even for those who have made decisions to end another’s life through abortion or euthanasia and to combat the growing acceptance of ‘death with dignity’ by spe
Purpose: To motivate hearers to be proactive about the sacred nature of human life. January 22nd is the day the United States Supreme Court ruled on the Roe v. Wade case making abortion legal for any reason during the entire term of pregnancy. Since that decision (and it’s neighbor Doe v. ...read more
Contributed on Jan 3, 2003
An expository approach to the account of Jesus and the demoniac(s) of Gadara, drawing out applications for the non-possessed. Not a treatise on demon possession.
Cf: matthew 8, luke 8 MARK 5:1 They went across the lake to the region of the Gerasenes. 2 When Jesus got out of the boat, a man with an evil spirit came from the tombs to meet him. 3 This man lived in the tombs, and no one could bind him any more, not even with a chain. 4 For he had ...read more
Contributed on Jan 2, 2003
A New Year’s teaching to motivate participants to actively seek God for changes that need to be made in lifestyle.
OPENING IMAGE ILLUSTRATION: contrasting mountain peaks with passes; peaks enable you to enjoy the view of where you have been and where you are going, whereas passes give you mere glimpses of what may be ahead. “Year ends” are like passes to me. How different are you now than you were the first ...read more
Contributed on Sep 3, 2002
STONES AND BONES is a sermon directed toward encouraging people to establish mnemonic devices that will help them prepare for church services & stay focused on their personal covenant with God. A secondary purpose is to serve as an encouragement to not di
STONES AND BONES is directed toward encouraging us to establish mnemonic devices that will help us prepare for church services & stay focused on our personal covenant with God. A secondary purpose is to serve as an encouragement to not dispose of our hope in God’s promises. THE STONE OF ...read more