• Tim Richards

    Contributing sermons since Sep 2, 2004
Tim's church

The Refuge
St. Louis, Missouri 63129

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  • Only God Knows Her Name

    Contributed on Oct 26, 2016

    A sermon based upon the little Jewish servant girl who told Naaman where he could find help for his leprosy and the events of the story.

    INTRODUCTION: 1. It was the day before Thanksgiving when an elderly man in Phoenix called his son in New York and said to him, “I hate to ruin your day, but I have to tell you that your mother & I are getting a divorce. Forty-five years of misery is enough. We’re sick of each other, & more

  • Living With Higher Priorities

    Contributed on Sep 4, 2014

    Paul shared rules for godly living with the Corinthians that relate well for us today as well.

    Introduction: 1. According to an Associated Press report from May 17, 2001 student led prayer was going to be allowed at the Washington Community High School graduation in 2001 until the ACLU & senior valedictorian, Natasha Appenheimer, filed a law suit against the district. They won an more

  • Dealing With Ungodliness In You And Me

    Contributed on Sep 4, 2014

    This message deals with what Paul teaches about Church discipline.

    Introduction: 1. Willie Nelson once owned a golf course. He said the great thing about owning a golf course was that he could decide what par for each hole. He pointed out one hole and said, “See that hole there? It’s a par 47. I birdied it yesterday.” 9 2. The truth is that more

  • God And His Power In Us

    Contributed on Sep 4, 2014

    We all ultimately rely upon God and need Him if we are to fulfill His will in our lives. This message deals with those priorities.

    Introduction: Cell #1— I Corinthians 4 is on page 872 of the Bible in your pew. 1. There are stories in history that really catch our attention, but sometimes they are more than interesting, they make important points that can also teach us significant lessons. There’s a story of more

  • The Unity We Share In Christ

    Contributed on Sep 4, 2014

    Paul goes over the things it's time for in the church at Corinth and by implication, the things that should be our priority as well.

    Introduction: 1. A pastor was retiring after 25 years in his church. As he was clearing out the bedroom in the parsonage he found a small bowl containing 5 eggs and $1,000. Baffled he asked his wife, “Darling, what is this little basket under the bed with the 5 eggs and $1,000 in more

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  • In Case You Haven't Heard It Well Known Former ...

    Contributed on Oct 19, 2006

    In case you haven’t heard it well known former football coach and present day broadcaster, John Madden, is being inducted in the Pro-Football Hall of Fame. I saw part of an interview with him this week. He talked about how as a coach he used to work 18 hour days and travel 6 months each year. Then more

  • 3. On Sunday Morning, October 23, 1983, ...

    Contributed on Oct 19, 2006

    3. On Sunday morning, October 23, 1983, terrorist bombed the Marine barracks in Beirut. Hundreds of Americans were killed or wounded as they slept. Many of us can still recall the terrible scenes as the dazed survivors worked to dig out their trapped brothers from beneath the rubble. A few days more

  • On April 21st, In The Year 1519, The Spanish ...

    Contributed on Oct 19, 2006
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    On April 21st, in the year 1519, the Spanish explorer Hernando Cortez sailed into the harbor of Vera Cruz, Mexico. He brought with him only about 600 men, and yet over the next two years his vastly outnumbered forces defeated Montezuma and all the warriors of the Aztec empire, making Cortez the more

  • I Remember The First Time I Was With Someone ...

    Contributed on Sep 3, 2005

    I remember the first time I was with someone when they died. Just before Lloyd passed from this life to the next he talked about how he saw someone holding his hands out to him. I believe he was talking about Jesus. The rest of in the room didn’t see Him, but we didn’t have more

  • A Number Of Years Ago A Woman Living In A Nursing ...

    Contributed on Sep 3, 2005
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    A number of years ago a woman living in a nursing home in Scotland wrote the following little piece that wasn’t found until after her death. However, it demonstrated the reality that life flies by even if you live to a ripe old age. I think you will be touched as I was. It’s entitled, "Crabby Old more