Contributing sermons since Feb 14, 2006
Contributed on Dec 20, 2006
Many of us say we are committed to Christ but like the rich young ruler, we don’t realize what all that entails.
Mark 10:17-22 tells of one of the most compelling encounters that I believe Jesus ever had. It tells of a young man who came to Jesus with a question that had no dobut been on his mind for a very long time. In fact, the Bible says that he came running to Jesus. When I think of someone ...read more
Contributed on Aug 27, 2006
We learn from the Children of Israel that it’s in times when we are in our most despair that God wants to teach us something.
It was a great day for the Children of Israel! They affirmed a new covenant with God, recognizing they were embarking on a new life. They were no longer slaves in Egypt. They could be their own nation again. But it would mean some changes. It would mean switching some thinking. It would mean new ...read more
Contributed on Aug 6, 2006
Through the story of the Exodus, we see God as producer, protector, provider, and problem-solver.
The story of the Children of Israel and their exodus from Egypt is amazing. I remember when I was in college and watching from my dorm room the breaking down of the Berlin Wall. For years, since 1961 actually, the German people had lived in bondage to communism. That was symbolized by that ...read more
Contributed on Jul 23, 2006
God could not have worked through Moses if he didn’t have the right attitude.
DEFEATING THE PLAGUES OF LIFE Moses had before him a daunting task. He was God’s messenger to confront Pharaoh and implore him to release the Children of Israel from slavery. Not an easy task. The Pharaoh was not known for being or benevolent with people who told him how to run Egypt or what to ...read more
Contributed on Jun 3, 2006
Solomon could have had it all...what a tragedy!
Solomon.. Forgotten Wisdom I once read a story about a man who was on a cruise. When it came time for meals, he could always be found sitting on the deck eating cheese and crackers and drinking water. Finally, a steward asked him why he was not enjoying some of the fine dining offered on ...read more