Richard L.'s church

First Presbyterian Church
Catlettsburg, Kentucky 41129

About Richard L.
  • Family: I have been married for 40 years to my high school sweetheart. We have three children. and 3 grandchildren.
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Newest Sermons

  • Hurry Up And Wait

    Contributed on Dec 7, 2017

    This is a sermon about the second coming of Christ. It asks the question, "if God somehow came to you and told you the world would end tomorrow, how would you change your life?"

    Hurry Up and Wait! 2 Peter 3:8-15 Sunday 12/10/17 The Second Sunday in Advent One of the most frustrating things I know is to travel on an airplane. What I hate about it is that you find yourself in a helpless cycle of Hurry Up and Wait. You know what I mean? You must be at the more

  • A Team Player

    Contributed on May 3, 2017

    This is a funeral sermon of someone who had been a faithful Christian all of her long life.

    Today we celebrate Alberta Johnson’s life and witness…..but we also come to worship God. The Great I Am. Who makes everything possible for us today. It is He who created us, it is He who has watched over us along the way. And it is He who has provided for us a Savior, Jesus Christ. And it is more

  • Meant For Each Other

    Contributed on Nov 2, 2016

    This is a wedding sermon that expresses the providence of God within the covenant of marriage.

    “Meant For Each Other” Adam and Sara What a truly wonderful day this is! Today, the Great I AM, Jehovah God himself has call us all together, as brothers and sisters in Christ, to witness this Holy covenant made between Him and Adam and Sara. We know throughout history, God has dealt more

  • An Awesome Purpose

    Contributed on Oct 31, 2016
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    This sermon explores the question, What is the meaning of life? With the answer being found in God and his purpose for our lives.

    “An Awesome Purpose” Jeremiah 1: 1-10 A little boy came home from church looking visibly upset. His mother asked what was wrong. "We learned a stupid song in Sunday School today." "What was the song?" the mother asked. "It says Jesus wants us to be his sunbeam." "What's stupid more

  • Be Humble Or Be Humbled

    Contributed on Oct 30, 2016
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    This sermon is an example of the thought that every sermon should begin with praising God and remembering his great deeds. This sermon also explores the right frame of mind that the Christian must have in order to approach God.

    Be Humble or Be Humbled Luke 18: 9-14 How happy and honored I am to be here with you this morning. Brothers and Sisters we are all here today by the calling of Our Father. We have come to worship Him, the Great I Am. The only Worthy One who has graciously inclined His attention to us more

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Newest Sermon Illustrations

  • The Mardi Gras Miracle

    Contributed on Apr 17, 2021

    “The Mardi Gras Miracle.” On Fat Tuesday of 1994 I was on my way to a meeting at Normal Presbyterian Church. I was listening a basketball game. Kentucky was playing LSU at LSU and Kentucky was down 16 points at half time. I was concerned but to make things worse LSU started the second half with more

  • Let's Go Fishing

    Contributed on Nov 3, 2016

    Let’s Go Fishing Luke 5: 1-11 As you all know I am a fisherman. It is in my blood. My father taught me and my two brothers to fish when we were very young. I remember one time we were fishing from a dock in the Little Sandy River. Dad had just bought a new rod and reel and my brother Mike more

  • Being Committed To Christ

    Contributed on Nov 2, 2016

    Being Committed to Christ Matthew 4:18-25 , 1 Corinthians 1: 10-18 Last summer Becky and I visited the Biltmore mansion in Ashville North Carolina. It is the single largest home ever built in America. Let me tell you it is something to see. It proved so large and so expensive to maintain, more

  • God's Tattoo

    Contributed on Nov 2, 2016

    God’s Tattoo Isaiah 49: 8-16 When my grandson Isaiah was three years old he had a problem of wondering off and hiding. One day my daughter Maeghan and my wife Becky where shopping at a local mall and of course, he slipped off. All of a sudden they realized he was missing. They panicked, running more

  • Being Ready

    Contributed on Oct 1, 2016

    Being Ready Luke 12: 32-38 This illustration is about not being afraid for the return of the Master. When I was a young boy in the Fourth Grade at Yost Elementary School, our teacher, Mrs. Conley, would periodically leave the room and say, “I’ll be back in a few minutes. Just work quietly at more