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  • Three Portraits Of Christ

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Feb 22, 2007
    based on 29 ratings
     | 3,044 views

    We don’t have any photographs of Jesus. That’s good and bad. But that doesn’t mean we don’t have any pictures. In fact, I would suggest that we have three portraits of Christ in the book of Revelations.

    Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO Three Portraits of Christ Revelation 1, 5, 19 Introduction: We don’t have any photographs of Jesus. That’s good. If we did, we would probably turn them in to idols. Superstitious folk have enough trouble ...read more

  • Jesus Weeps Series

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Feb 21, 2007
    based on 49 ratings
     | 9,621 views

    This picture, much less this statement, surprises a lot of people. Some people think a deity ought to behave differently. Gods, so the popular image goes, sit far off, throw lightning bolts, or send angels. What kind of god would get so close to his su

    Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO Jesus Wept John 11:25-27; 33-36 Just two little words. In fact it’s the shortest verse in the Bible. That alone gets our attention. Just two little words. But it’s not just the brevity of the statement ...read more

  • Revelation: How Long, O Lord

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Feb 21, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 3,626 views

    Revelation is God’s answer to the question asked of the martyred saints in chapter 6, “How long, Sovereign Lord, holy and true, until you judge the inhabitants of the earth and avenge our blood?" It is heaven’s answer to the age old question, “What on ea

    Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO How Long, O Lord? Overview of Revelation—Revelation 1:1-8 A woman went to the doctor’s office, where she was seen by one of the new doctors, but after about 4 minutes in the examination room, she burst out, ...read more

  • The Invitation

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Feb 17, 2007
    based on 22 ratings
     | 3,496 views

    Some call this the greatest invitation ever made. Like every invitation is contains three parts: the invited, the inviter, and the invitation itself. Let’s break our text down and consider it from three directions.

    Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO The Invitation Mt 11:28-30 Introduction: Robert Kirkpatrick had some good news and some bad news. The good news: he had been extended a written invitation to a dinner with President Bush in Washington, DC. The ...read more

  • Extravagant Love

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Feb 17, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 10,371 views

    What this woman does stands in stark contrast to all of the other players. When we read of her deed side by side with Jesus’ hate-filled adversaries, the treacherous Judas, and the confused and misguided disciples, we can’t help but ask ourselves, where

    Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO Extravagant Love Matthew 26:6-13 According to businesses, Valentine’s Day is the third biggest day of the year for buying gifts. Christmas is first. Mother’s Day is second. I am not sure Father’s Day made ...read more

  • A Cure For Troubled Hearts Series

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Feb 17, 2007
    based on 37 ratings
     | 12,318 views

    This place (funeral home) has witnessed many a troubled heart! Jesus words offer a prescription for a troubled heart! This is the same cure for a troubled heart that can make a huge difference in our lives.

    Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO The Cure for Troubled Hearts John 14:1-6 Jesus’ Words from John 14:1-6: "Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me. In my Father’s house are many rooms; if it were not so, I would have ...read more

  • Here We Raise Our Ebeneezer Series

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Feb 17, 2007
    based on 68 ratings
     | 29,252 views

    Today we could use a memorial like Samuel’s. It wasn’t a memorial of their hard times or of their more recent victories. It was a memorial to God’s faithfulness. Here we raise our Ebenezer because “Thus far has the Lord helped us.” That’s a reminder w

    Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO Here We Raise Our Ebenezer 1 Samuel 7:12 Introduction: I recently saw a production of Charles Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol.” The play reminded me how much of an impression the classic Christmas tale has ...read more

  • Precious Is The Death Series

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Feb 17, 2007
    based on 53 ratings
     | 16,600 views

    This verse is at once both beautiful and startling. It provides a measure of comfort and assurance. “Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.” That’s good to hear at times like this.

    Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO Precious Is the Death Psalm 116:15 Introduction: This verse is at once both beautiful and startling. It provides a measure of comfort and assurance. “Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his ...read more

  • Fear Not Series

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Feb 17, 2007
    based on 46 ratings
     | 15,369 views

    In the midst of your storm, don’t be afraid! He is here. “Lo, I am with you always,” he promised his followers (Mt. 28:20). The night before the cross he told his men, "I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you,” (John 14:18)."

    Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO Fear Not! John 6:16-21 Two storms raged that night. The Sea of Galilee, also called the Sea of Tiberias, was actually a fairly small, deep fresh water lake, thirteen miles long by about seven miles wide. ...read more

  • Blessed Is The Death Series

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Feb 17, 2007
    based on 65 ratings
     | 19,413 views

    Moments like this make us, like it or not, think about life and death, the future, our loved ones and our own. We ponder whether life is really worth all of the struggles and hardships that can come our way. This verse is God’s Word about all that. I t

    Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO The Blessing--Revelation 14:13 I offer you one single verse of Scripture to think about today. “Then I heard a voice from heaven say, “Write: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.” “Yes,” says ...read more

  • Life Is A Datebook

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Feb 17, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,481 views

    How Jesus began his ministry provides valuable lessons on how we begin new lives/futures. These lessons offer more than how to begin a new year. They show us the path to a new you!

    Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO Life Is Like A Date Book Matthew 3:13-4:11, 17 Introduction: Life is like a date book. I have in my hands two different date books. This one is old and used. Its pages are marked. The corners are bent. ...read more

  • A Matter Of The Heart

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Feb 17, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,117 views

    The Rich Young Ruler was wealthy. He was young. He was influential. Most people thought he had the world by the tail. But something was missing. Oscar Wilde, once wrote, “There are two tragedies in this life. One is not getting what one wants, and th

    Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO A Matter of the Heart Matthew 19:16-30 He had success written all over him. Maybe it was the cut of his clothes. Perhaps he carried himself with that certain air of importance. Whatever it was, he had it ...read more

  • Love From The Heart

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Feb 17, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,310 views

    The majority of biblical references to the heart refers to the seat of the emotions, our inner self, or even the center of the will. We can learn much from a survey of the Bible’s call to love God with our whole heart.

    Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO From the Heart Jeremiah 29:13 Romance lives even in the retirement home. Did you hear about the 90 year-old bachelor. One day this man gathered his four nephews and announced that he was planning to be ...read more

  • The Valley Series

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Feb 17, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 6,637 views

    This passage is unquestionably one of the most favorite sections of the entire Bible. For one-reason: it speaks to the heart. It’s marvelous poetic word pictures connect with us where we live, and hurt, whether we know anything about sheep and shepherds

    Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO The Valley Psalm 23 This passage is unquestionably one of the most favorite sections of the entire Bible. For one-reason: it speaks to the heart. It’s marvelous poetic word pictures connect with us where we ...read more

  • Revelation: Ultimate Blessings

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Feb 16, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,063 views

    Revelation the book of Seven’s contains seven blessings for God’s people. Claiming these blessings leads to great rewards for followers of Christ.

    Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO The Ultimate Blessings Revelation Introduction: 1. Revelation: the book of sevens—churches, seals, trumpets, bowls, woes, heads, spirits, etc. These are an important verses. It is important because of ...read more