Sermon Series
  • 1. Every Saint Has A Past And Every Sinner A Future

    Contributed on Dec 26, 2007
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    Friend of Sinners, Pt. 1

    EVERY SAINT HAS A PAST AND EVERY SINNER A FUTURE (LUKE 5:27-32) Tony Campolo told how, upon arrival in Honolulu, he made his way unwittingly to a seedy part of town for a snack at 3:30 in the morning, to be surrounded by eight or nine prostitutes who had just taken the night off. He overheard ...read more

  • 2. Blessed Are Those Who Mourn

    Contributed on Dec 26, 2007
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    Friend of Sinners. Pt. 2

    BLESSED ARE THOSE WHO MOURN (LUKE 7:36-50) I had known for quite a while an elderly man who had two sons. The older son was the valedictorian of his school, a researcher at a Forbes 500 company and a visiting professor at a graduate school. The younger son paled in comparison; he was an average ...read more

  • 3. Sufferers On Trial

    Contributed on Dec 26, 2007
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    Friend of Sinners, Pt. 3

    SUFFERERS ON TRIAL (LUKE 13:1-5) On the day the terrorists struck New York and Washington D.C., I received an e-mail from a friend that hinted strongly that America was under attack for forsaking God. Two days later, Jerry Falwell commented harshly: “I really believe that the pagans, and the ...read more

  • 4. More Than Conquerors

    Contributed on Dec 26, 2007
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    Friend of Sinners, Pt. 4

    MORE THAN CONQUERORS (JOHN 9:1-7, 34-39) One embarrassing game day, after giving up nine home runs in a row, Charlie Brown cried out in despair, “What can I do?!!” He complained to his catcher, “We’re getting slaughtered again, Schroeder. I don’t know what to do. Why do we have to suffer like ...read more

  • 5. The Shepherd And Overseer Of Our Souls

    Contributed on Dec 26, 2007
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    Friend of Sinners, Pt. 5

    THE SHEPHERD AND OVERSEER OF OUR SOULS (LUKE 15:1-7) An elderly farmer was brought into the hospital because he appeared confused and was thought to have had a stroke. Attempting to assess his mental state, the doctor asked, “If you have a hundred sheep in a pasture and seven escape, how many ...read more

  • 6. The Sinner's Prayer

    Contributed on Dec 26, 2007
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    Friend of Sinners, Pt. 6

    THE SINNER’S PRAYER (LUKE 18:9-14) Famed Holocaust novelist Elie Wiesel tells the story of the great Rabbi Haim-Gedalia of Upshpitzin, who interceded fervently with God for an innkeeper who was notorious for his many sins. “Very well, I forgive him,” said the Almighty. The rabbi was pleased ...read more

  • 7. Loving People And Using Things

    Contributed on Dec 26, 2007
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    Friend of Sinners, Pt. 7 (Final)

    LOVING PEOPLE AND USING THINGS (LUKE 19:1-10) One of the greatest novels written, as well as my favorite Broadway musical, is “Les Miserables,” the story of Jean Valjean’s transformation from an uncaring and unfeeling man into a kind, noble, generous, sacrificial and selfless man later in life. He ...read more