• Ted Sutherland

    Contributing sermons since Jan 28, 2001
Ted's church

Calvary Baptist Church
Golden, Colorado 80401

About Ted
  • Education: Maranatha Baptist Bible College
  • Experience: 23 years as pastor of 4 churches. 2 in Wisconsin, 1 in Wyoming and here in Golden, Colorado
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: I hope my biases are obvious and biblical!
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: Whatever sermon I’m working on at the time seems to be the most important truth.
  • Family: We have 4 children and 6 grandchildren.
  • What my parents think of my sermons: They are polite and listen.
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She thinks I’m improving.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: keep it short and to the point/stay on passage
  • Books that have had an impact: Knowing God/The Purpose Driven Church/and the Left Behind series
  • Hobbies: I play at golf
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: As one of my favorite pastors says, "Are you really, really sure your saved?"
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Newest Sermons

  • The Lord Is Risen Indeed!

    Contributed on Apr 7, 2010

    Two disciples did not believe the "idle tales" about the resurrection until they met the risen Savior on the road!

    “And their words seemed to them as idle tales, and they believed them not” (Luke 24:11) I. Heart Aching, 13-24 II. Heart Awakening, 25-36 A. He Opened the Scriptures, 32 B. He Opened their Eyes C. He Opened their Understanding III. Heart Quaking, 37-48 A. He Relieves our more

  • Saving Faith

    Contributed on Oct 27, 2006
    based on 1 rating

    Salvation comes by faith alone in Christ alone!

    I. The Plight of Man (1-3) A. You were Dead B. You were Deceived (2a) C. You were Disobedient (2b) D. You were Depraved E. You were Doomed (3c) II. The Plan of God (4-9) A. "But God" Resurrected us (5) B. "But God" Reconciled us C. "But God" Reveals His more

  • Wow! What Faith!

    Contributed on Oct 3, 2006
    based on 8 ratings

    Twice in the Gospel record we are told that Jesus marveled. Here in Capernaum, He marveled at the faith of a Gentile; and in Nazareth, He marveled at the unbelief of the Jews.

    Luke 7:7 Wherefore neither thought I myself worthy to come unto thee: but say in a word, and my servant shall be healed. Luke 7:8 For I also am a man set under authority, having under me soldiers, and I say unto one, Go, and he goeth; and to another, Come, and he cometh; and to my servant, Do more

  • Priceless

    Contributed on Sep 28, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    There are some things money can’t buy and for everything else there’s Master Care.

    8 reasons in support of a worry-free life. 1. Worry is Needless, 25 2. Worry is Senseless, 26 3. Worry is Useless, 27 4. Worry is Faithless, 28-30 5. Worry is Godless, 31-32a 6. Worry is Pointless or Fatherless, 32 7. Worry is Restless, 34 8. To Be Worry-free is Priceless , 33 Master more

  • Get Out Of The Boat!

    Contributed on Sep 20, 2006
    based on 1 rating

    Peter was the only disciple to get out of the boat. Jesus scolded them for their lack of Faith. They did not recognize His Deity!

    I. Jesus Constrained His disciples A. Jesus Sent them into a storm B. Jesus Prays for them in the storm C. Jesus Sees them in the storm D. Jesus Went to them in the storm 1. He Comes In The Face Of Disaster 2. He Comes In The Face Of Darkness II. Peter Considers his Lord, 28 A. more

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  • Mr. Horatio G. Spafford Was A Successful Lawyer ...

    Contributed on Mar 8, 2002
    based on 83 ratings

    Mr. Horatio G. Spafford was a successful lawyer in Chicago and a member of the Fullerton Avenue Presbyterian Church in that city. In the financial crisis of 1873, he lost most of his property. In the stress and strain of the times, he prevailed on his wife and four daughters to take a trip to more

  • A Little Over A Century Ago, When Pirates Roamed ...

    Contributed on Nov 18, 2001
    based on 11 ratings

    A little over a century ago, when pirates roamed over the seas between the southern states and the Spanish main, the brig “Nancy” was pursued by the British warship “Sparrow.” She was suspected of being engaged in illicit trade and piracy, but when captured, not a scrap of incriminating evidence more

  • Q: How Many Lawyers Does It Take To Change A ...

    Contributed on Oct 1, 2001
    based on 87 ratings

    Q: How many lawyers does it take to change a light bulb? A: How many can you afford? Q: How many evolutionists does it take to change a light bulb? A: Just one but it will take a million years. Q: How many Psychiatrists does it take to change a light bulb? A: Only one, but the bulb has more

  • The Human Fly

    Contributed on Sep 4, 2001
    based on 6 ratings

    Evangelish Robert Sumner told the story: When George Gibson Polley was a boy in Richmond, he hit a baseball onto the roof of a six-story building. Since with most sandlot games, it was the only ball the boys had, George promptly climbed up the outside of the building and retrieved it. This was the more

  • A Country Preacher Sold A Mule To A Friend, And ...

    Contributed on Aug 27, 2001
    based on 255 ratings

    A country preacher sold a mule to a friend, and told him the mule was trained to go when the rider said "Praise the Lord," and to stop when the rider said, "Amen." The buyer mounted the beast and commanded, "Praise the Lord," and the mule shot off like a rocket. The startled rider panicked. "Whoa!" more