Contributing sermons since Dec 2, 2015
Contributed on Apr 16, 2016
There are only two places where we see the expression in the Bible, “Holy, Holy, Holy.” Isaiah 6:3 and the Apostle John’s praise and worship of God found in Revelation 4:8. Why is God considered Holy? Why did the Seraphim say Holy three times?
Introduction I love that hymn, “Holy, Holy, Holy” written by Reginald Heber (1783-1826) and John B. Dykes (1823-1876) Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty," read Reginald Heber's widow. Among her dead husband's papers, she found the words of one of the most powerful and beautiful ...read more
Contributed on Feb 27, 2016
The coming of the Holy Spirit was promised in the OT. Jesus promised the Holy Spirit would come. The events recorded in the first four verses of Acts chapter two is His arrival.
ACTS 2:1-4 Acts 2:1 And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. 2 And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. 3 And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of ...read more
Contributed on Feb 21, 2016
The Apostle Paul encourages the readers to "keep walking in the Spirit." This is good advice for today's Christian.
Introduction In last week’s sermon, “Life in the Spirit”, I introduced this passage as Paul’s example of living in the flesh or living in the Spirit. While it may seem like I am doubling up on this text, but I want to focus on the message of the 16th and 25th verses; ...read more
Contributed on Dec 29, 2015
The Lord's Supper is such a big part of worship in the Baptist Churches. But, what do we really know about it?
Introduction As you can see, set before you in our presence is the Lord’s Supper. Every fifth Sunday, we participate in this Feast, set forth by Jesus our Savior. I have served you for over 3 ½ years so that would make this my 14th Lord’s Supper celebration with Keys Valley ...read more
Contributed on Dec 12, 2015
Two cousins are given miraculous announcements concerning the birth of their children. Elizabeth and Mary are the focus of this sermon.
Introduction In this second message in connection with Emmanuel, I want to look at the lives of two cousins that are “key players” in the life of Jesus; Elizabeth and Mary. While the true nature of their relationship is unknown, we will take the KJV’s translation for this passage ...read more