Contributing sermons since Feb 27, 2009
Contributed on May 30, 2009
This Pentecost sermon emphasizes that the power of the Holy Spirit is greater than the evil in the world. Congregants are called to intentionally plan to come together and received the power of the Spirit.
Scripture: Acts 2:1-21 NLT 1 On the day of Pentecost all the believers were meeting together in one place. 2 Suddenly, there was a sound from heaven like the roaring of a mighty windstorm, and it filled the house where they were sitting. 3 Then, what looked like flames or tongues of fire ...read more
Contributed on Apr 6, 2009
This Communion Meditation for the 6th Sunday in Lent, year B, is designed to encourage believers to follow the commandments of Jesus, especially the commandment to receive Holy Communion.
[Background information about the Scripture:] I think the way we waved palm fronds and celebrated today was wonderful! Palm Sunday is the beginning of a very important week. This is the week known as the “passion week” or “Holy Week.” It is the time when we focus on the death and ...read more
Contributed on Mar 30, 2009
This sermon is designed to reassure the saved of the love of Christ and as a call to a renewed faith that includes witnessing to others on the 5th Sunday in Lent, Year B.
[Introduction] We have all experienced it. We have been busy, or caught up in something when we realize that we have finished or that it is time to leave it behind. At that point, we take a deep breath, commit ourselves to the new course of action, exhale, and start down the new path. In ...read more
Contributed on Mar 27, 2009
This sermon is designed to review the core concepts of Original sin, Justification, New Birth, and Holiness in such a was as to draw in new converts and to draw believers closer to Christ on the 4th Sunday in Lent, year B.
John is one of simplest books of the Bible; I understand that the Billy Graham Association encourages new Christians who know little about our faith to read it first. On the other hand, John is one of the deepest books of the Bible and it challenges our best theological minds. For example, ...read more
Contributed on Mar 14, 2009
The hearers are to understand that evil is to be driven from society and from our individual lives by the zeal of Jesus.
Death was coming in the darkness. Every family would be touched by death. Grief was on the wings of the night. The only way to be saved was to eat a special meal with unleavened bread and put the blood of the sacrificial lamb above the door post. Those in the community who followed these ...read more