Contributing sermons since Mar 8, 2001
Contributed on Oct 8, 2014
This sermon covers the Second Commandment from Exodus 20:7 to not take the name of the Lord in vain.
THE PRECIOUS NAME OF THE LORD 6/14/09 Exodus 20:7 The use of the name of God played an important role in Israel’s life. Listen to the scriptures that refer to the name of the Lord: Called on the name of the Lord--Genesis 4:26 Prophesied in the name of the Lord--Deuteronomy ...read more
Contributed on Sep 10, 2014
This sermon explores the commandments, "You shall have no other gods before me," and "You shall not make for yourself an idol."
The Ten Commandments or the Decalogue have been important in the Jewish and Christian faiths. Moslems also have a version of them. They have been the subject of some controversy in the courts as to whether they should be displayed at government buildings; however, they do form the basis of our ...read more
Contributed on Apr 11, 2004
This is a first person perspective coming from Mary Magdalene on Easter morning.
MARY’S EXPERIENCE All scriptures related to Mary Magdalene Jn. 20:1-18 It was a day much like today, when it happened so long ago. It was such a great day, I’ll never forget it! After I met Jesus my whole life was changed. My name is Mary and I am from Magdala. Magdala was a ...read more
Contributed on Oct 20, 2003
God’s Living Word comes to us every day.
I’ve read in the Scpriptures in Jeremiah 31:3 "I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with loving-kindness," at a time when I really needed to be reminded of God’s love. It became for me the Word of God-- living and active. I’ve heard Jesus’ words: "O Jerusalem, ...read more
Contributed on Sep 9, 2001
God wants to mold our lives, if we will let Him, and make us into beautiful creations.
It’s kinda humorous that I’m going to attempt to talk about pottery. I’m not the artsy, craftsy type. However, that’s the image that Jeremiah uses and it’s a beautiful one. In preparing for this sermon, I read that before it is glazed and fired, the potter may reshape and redo the pottery, if ...read more
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Contributed on Sep 9, 2001
Written by Irenaues from the 2nd Century. From God’s Hands It is not you who shape God; it is God that shapes you. If then you are the work of God, await the hand of the Artist who does all things in due season. Offer the Potter your heart, soft and tractable, and keep the form in ...read more
Contributed on Aug 22, 2001
Harry Houdini, the famed escape artist issued a challenge wherever he went. He could be locked in any jail cell in the country, he claimed, and set himself free quickly and easily. Always he kep his promise, but one time something went wrong. Houdini entered the jail in his street clothes; the ...read more
Contributed on Aug 5, 2001
Those of us who have e-mail usually get little stories or sayings from our friends. Sometimes I really read them, other times I don’t. The other day one of my high school friends sent me one I want to share with you. We convince ourselves that life will be better after we get married, ...read more
Contributed on Aug 4, 2001
A pastor went to visit some prospective members. It was a husband and wife and their son. At the beginning of the visit, it was a typical visit. They were getting to know each other, what they had done in their lives. Finally, the woman said, "I can’t stand it anymore. I’ve got to ...read more
Contributed on May 2, 2001
Not long ago, I was visiting with a young woman who had served in the military. She was stationed in Cuba. She didn’t like it there at all. She had recently gone through a traumatic divorce. Now, she was separated from her country and from her family in Cuba, of all places. She hated it ...read more