Contributing sermons since Jul 19, 2006
Contributed on Apr 3, 2009
Paul is just too excited to stop praising God. The letter to the Ephesians is full of praise. Here are just five.
Introduction: I. How many of us here this morning would say, A. I just want to praise God all the time, B. I never have periods of doubt or disappointment, C. I just always trust, and God always comes through. II. Probably many of you might say, “Yep. That’s me” but perhaps ...read more
Contributed on May 7, 2008
There are a lot of "religions" and "belief" systems that sound pretty convincing. But when you have been planted properly, why even consider them, just "Continue the Journey."
Introduction I. Maybe you have recently read a book or article about so-called “near death” experiences. A. I admit, I really haven’t read a complete book or even an article on the subject, but I know that there are many out there. B. I have heard people relate their “experience” on ...read more
Contributed on Apr 23, 2008
Why do we gather each week in this thing we call church? What is supposed to result from our time together. In this section of Colossians Paul gives us "Three Motivations For Ministry"
Introduction: I. What is the purpose of church? II. What is supposed to be accomplished at and by church? III. In other words, why come, what is supposed to happen as a result of my being here? IV. If you listen to many of those in church leadership, and many church goers, you will get ...read more
Contributed on Apr 6, 2008
Giving Christ the supreme position in our lives is a decision we make. Paul opens his letter to the Colossian church with a reminder that he was sent by God.
Introduction: I. I have a friend, a co-worker to be more specific, who comes from an American Indian heritage. A. He is actually quite proud of his background, B. In talking with him about Christ, I also discovered that he claims Christ as his savior. 1. Sounds good right. 2. That ...read more
Contributed on Mar 25, 2008
Faith in Christ makes all things new again. This sermon was inspired by the song title "All Things New Again" by Brad Paisley and Sara Evans
17 Therefore if any man is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold new things have come. 18 Now all these things are from God, who reconciled us to Himself through Christ, and gave us the ministry of reconciliation, 19 namely, that God was in Christ reconciling the ...read more