Sermon Series
  • 1. Definition Of A Christian

    Contributed on Jan 29, 2007
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    First message in an expositional series through 1 Peter

    Text: 1 Peter 1:1-2, Title: The Definition of a Christian, Date/Place: LSCC, 4/24/05, AM A. Opening illustration: They have a personal relationship with God, say their faith is very important in their life today; believe they have a personal responsibility to share their religious beliefs about ...read more

  • 2. Joy In Salvation

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    Exposition of 1 Peter 1:3-9

    Text: 1 Peter 1:3-9 Title: Joy in Salvation Date/Place: LSCC, 5/1/05, AM I. INTRODUCTION A. Opening illustration: Illustrations file- Joy—“Prescription for Joylessness” B. Background to passage: These are Peter’s first words following the greeting to believers scattered all over Northern ...read more

  • 3. The Greatness Of The Gospel

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    Exposition of 1 Peter 1:10-12

    Text: 1 Peter 1:10-12 Title: The Greatness of the Gospel Date/Place: LSCC, 5/15/05, AM I. INTRODUCTION A. Opening illustration: Karl Barth’s statement about the greatest thought ever to come across his mind. B. Background to passage: Referring back to the salvation being continually ...read more

  • 4. What Now?

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    Exposition of 1 Peter 1:13-16

    Text: 1 Peter 1:13-16 Title: What Now? Date/Place: LSCC, 6/5/05, AM I. INTRODUCTION A. Opening illustration: leading the seminar for church planters at SEBTS before I left. B. Background to passage: This is a pivotal point in Peter’s letter. For the first 12 verses he expounded on the ...read more

  • 5. The Ultimate Motivaiton For Obedience

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    Exposition of 1 Peter 1:17-21

    Text: 1 Peter 1:17-21, Title: The Ultimate Motivation for Obedience, Date/Place: LSCC, 6/12/05, AM A. Opening illustration: the moor played by Morgan Freeman in the Costner Robin Hood film. Or the black brigades in the Civil War giving absolute loyalty to the nation vying for their ...read more

  • 6. Genuine Christian Behavior

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    Exposition of 1 Peter 1:22-2:3

    Text: 1 Peter 1:22-2:3 Title: Genuine Christian Behavior Date/Place: LSCC, 7/3/05, AM I. INTRODUCTION A. Opening illustration: “A Few Good Men” –conduct unbecoming of a marine. B. Background to passage: Again Peter stresses points of behavior and conduct that will result from our being ...read more

  • 7. Christian Identity I

    Contributed on Jan 29, 2007
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    Exposition of 1 Peter 2:4-5

    Text: 1 Peter 2:4-5 Title: Christian Identity I Date/Place: LSCC, 7/10/05, AM I. INTRODUCTION A. Opening illustration: State of Maine 2000 census statistics B. Background to passage: Coming off of his exhortation to desire the Word, specifically the statement about their tasting of the ...read more

  • 8. Christ The Rock

    Contributed on Jan 31, 2007
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    Exposition of 1 Peter 2:6-8

    Text: 1 Peter 2:6-8 Title: Christ the Rock Date/Place: LSCC, 7/17/05, AM I. INTRODUCTION A. Opening illustration: Joseph Smith—a prophet to some, and great deceiver to others. Martin Luther—a great theologian and reformer to some, and a heretic to others. Mohammed—a prophet to 1.2 ...read more

  • 9. What's A Church?

    Contributed on Jan 31, 2007
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    Exposition of 1 Peter 2:9-10

    Text: 1 Peter 2:9-10 Title: What’s a Church and What’s It Supposed to do? Date/Place: LSCC, 8/28/05, AM I. INTRODUCTION A. Opening illustration: Tell about the other night at Gary’s house where we were looking at the different antiques on the wall, and him giving us a guess or two on each ...read more

  • 10. Lifestyle Evangelism

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    Exposition of 1 Peter 2:11-12

    Text: 1 Peter 2:11-12, Title: Lifestyle Evangelism, Date/Place: LSCC, 9/4/05, AM A. Opening illustration: Deborah and Jane’s story p. 16-17 in The Unchurched Next Door B. Background to passage: After giving these suffering Christians the definition and purpose of the church, Peter transitions ...read more

  • 11. Our Relationship To Government

    Contributed on Jan 31, 2007
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    Exposition of 1 Peter 2:13-17

    Text: 1 Peter 2:13-17 Title: Our Relationship to Government Date/Place: LSCC, 9/18/05, AM I. INTRODUCTION A. Opening illustration: Not Raising Hogs – illustrations file B. Background to passage: This is the passage that begins what is termed as “a household code.” They were common among ...read more

  • 12. Called To Suffer

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    Exposition of 1 Peter 2:18-25

    Text: 1 Peter 2:18-25 Title: Called to Suffer Date/Place: LSCC, 9/25/05, AM A. Opening illustration: As parents we are all called to a special time of suffering for the whole family called potty training. Therefore with a baby on the way, and much discouraging news from older parents of ...read more

  • 13. Politically Incorrect...again

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    Exposition of 1 Peter 3:1-6

    Text: 1 Peter 3:1-6 Title: Politically Incorrect…Again Date/Place: LSCC, 10/2/05, AM I. INTRODUCTION A. Opening illustration: Tom and Dennis and their business venture—p. 170-172 in Marriage God’s Way B. Background to passage: Continuing his discourse on God-ordained authorities in our ...read more

  • 14. The Christian Husband

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    Exposition of 1 Peter 3:7

    Text: 1 Peter 3:7 Title: The Christian Husband Date/Place: LSCC, 10/9/05, AM A. Opening illustration: Panel of Women debated on what they thought was a perfect man, a guy who was ‘with it’. You would have thought they would have decided upon some actor or athlete even a wealthy tycoon. They ...read more

  • 15. 3 Marks Of A Healthy Church

    Contributed on Jan 31, 2007
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    Exposition of 1 Peter 3:8

    Text: 1 Peter 3:8 Title: Three Marks of a Healthy Church Date/Place: LSCC, 11/13/05, AM I. INTRODUCTION A. Opening illustration: contrast the Andrea Yates case (postpartum psychosis) that was granted a new trial this week versus the moment of heroism at the Campbell County HS by three ...read more

  • 16. Do You Love Life?

    Contributed on Jan 31, 2007
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    Exposition of 1 Peter 3:9-12

    Text: 1 Peter 3:9-12 Title: Do you want to love life? Date/Place: LSCC, 11/20/05, AM A. Opening illustration: The boxer Muhammad Ali was known as “the champ,” arguably the most famous athlete of his generation. He was on top, and his entourage of trainers and various helpers shared the adulation ...read more

  • 17. How To React To Persecution

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    Exposition of 1 Peter 3:13-17

    Text: 1 Peter 3:13-17 Title: How to React to Persecution Date/Place: LSCC, 11/27/05, AM I. INTRODUCTION A. Opening illustration: the persecution of the insurance companies, the suffering of the bricklayer—ill file B. Background to passage: Peter again takes up the subject of Christians ...read more

  • 18. Hope In Suffering

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    Exposition of 1 Peter 3:18-22

    Text: 1 Peter 3:18-22, Title: Hope in Suffering, Date/Place: LSCC, 2/5/06, AM A. Opening illustration: tell the story of the girl that I met in OT Survey in seminary who had a small scar on her right thumb. But don’t tell the end of it. B. Background to passage: Peter uses Christ as his first ...read more

  • 19. A Call To Arms

    Contributed on Feb 1, 2007
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    Exposition of 1 Peter 4:1-6

    Text: 1 Peter 4:1-6 Title: A Call to Arms Date/Place: LSCC, 2/12/06, AM I. INTRODUCTION A. Opening illustration: 9/11 changed the course of history. After a few days of our heads spinning, we were all on board that the people who did this would pay. So when President Bush used ...read more

  • 20. The End Is Coming

    Contributed on Feb 1, 2007
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    Exposition of 1 Peter 4:7-11

    Text: 1 Peter 4:7-11, Title: The End is Coming, Date/Place: LSCC, 2/19/06, AM A. Opening illustration: statements from JWs and Gallup poll--ill file B. Background to passage: Peter brings up the subject of the “end of all things” as a reality check for the suffering believers of his day. So ...read more

  • 21. Are You A Christian Weirdo?

    Contributed on Feb 1, 2007
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    Exposition of 1 Peter 4:12-19

    Text: 1 Peter 4:12-19, Title: Are you a Christian Weirdo? Date/Place: LSCC, 2/26/06, AM A. Opening illustration: talking the other day to someone down south who asked about the snow. Piper talking the other day about the anomaly of the American church for the past 300 yrs and the 164K martyrs ...read more

  • 22. Leadership In The Suffering Church

    Contributed on Feb 1, 2007
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    Exposition of 1 Peter 4:1-4

    Text: 1 Peter 5:1-4, Title: Leadership in the Suffering Church, Date/Place: LSCC, 3/5/06, AM A. Opening illustration: Quoted from Pastoral Life magazine: One Sunday morning a pastor got up in the pulpit and apologized for the Band-aid on his face. He said "I was thinking about my sermon while ...read more