Contributing sermons since Oct 23, 2012
Contributed on May 21, 2020
In the Book of Malachi we see Israelites dishonoring the Lord by offering animals as sacrifices that they would cull out of their herds and flocks. We also see priests dishonoring the Lord by actually offering these detestable non-sacrifices. Do we offer the Lord our best or our worst?
Malachi 1:6-14 (This sermon is a shorter sermon due to being delivered via Facebook/Live during the Covid-19 shutdown) Today we will be reading from Malachi 1:6-14 If you would like to turn to that passage in your Bibles … (Explain where it is found) It is important to know what the situation ...read more
Contributed on May 14, 2020
The phrase, "For Thine is the Kingdom and the Power and the Glory forever. Amen" is only found in about half of Bible translations. Why is that? Are some people take it out or did someone add it in? And, what does that have to do with Mother's Day???
Mother’s Day 2020 and Thine Is The Kingdom (This sermon is a shorter sermon due to being delivered via Facebook/Live during the Covid-19 shutdown) Today we will be reading from 1 Chronicles 29:10-13 If you would like to turn to that passage in your Bibles … Over the past couple of months we ...read more
Contributed on May 8, 2020
This one phrase has given some folks "spiritual heartburn" from time to time. Would "Our Father in Heaven" ever lead us into temptation? Let's look at some other Scriptures and see if we can figure it out!
Lead Us Not Into Temptation (This sermon is a shorter sermon due to being delivered via Facebook/Live during the Covid-19 shutdown) Today Pastor Karenlee will be reading from Psalm 23. But, before she reads today’s Scripture let’s take a brief review of what we have seen so far in the “Lord’s ...read more
Contributed on Apr 30, 2020
Our Father in Heaven, Holy Is Your Name. How do we start our our prayers? Do we just rush right in without acknowledging Who we are addressing. Do we come with gratitude and with reverence and awe? Or do we just barge right in with demands?
Our Father In Heaven (This is a shorter sermon due to being preached via Facebook Live during the COVID-19 shutdown) This past week I received a call about sending chain-mail prayers around the internet. This conversation eventually led into discussing what we call “The Lord’s Prayer”. Almost ...read more
Contributed on Apr 30, 2020
Forgive us our sins as we forgive those who have sinned against us. What a dangerous prayer to pray to the One who knows our hearts better than we even know them ourselves. Did Jesus literally mean what He said?
Forgive Us Our Sins (This sermon is a shorter sermon due to being delivered via Facebook/Live during the Covid-19 shutdown) Today Pastor Karenlee will be reading from Matthew 18:21-35. When she reads it, it will not read exactly like the NIV which we usually use. She will be reading from the ...read more
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Contributed on Feb 12, 2019
Try to imagine this. It is the year 1944 and Germany is at war with England. Now suppose you have dual citizenship in both Germany and England and you are living in Germany. How will you be treated? Conversely, suppose you have dual citizenship in both Germany and England and you are living in ...read more
Contributed on Dec 18, 2012
Have you ever taken the time to set up a row of dominoes and then you push the first one and the first one knocks down the second one which knocks down the third one which knocks down the fourth one, etc until they have all fallen? The same case exists with the Holy Scriptures; when you knock ...read more
Contributed on Nov 27, 2012
THE CHOICE OF SHEEP AND GOATS I tried and tried to think of a common example that could be used to illustrate this separation of the sheep from the goats but was unable to do so because this situation is so unique and the reason it is so unique is because the sheep and the goats have chosen ...read more
Contributed on Nov 13, 2012
JOINING FOR THE PERKS Lay down our lives? You mean total sacrifice? Partial commitment is not allowed. I remember a man in a church I attended long ago who had a grandson who was in the Army and his grandson was about to be deployed into a war zone. This man got up in church and with tears ...read more