Sermon Series
  • 1. Where He Leads, I Will Follow

    Contributed on Jun 18, 2003
    based on 27 ratings
     | 5,911 views

    The Life of Abraham, Part 1 of 10.

    WHERE HE LEADS, I WILL FOLLOW (GEN 12:1-13:4) Traveling is a hazard, and I had my share of bloopers and misadventures. One was a landing in Connecticut that never was due to snow. The plane did the next best thing and landed in a small local airport nearest possible to the city, and a bus drove ...read more

  • 2. Short-Term Gain, Long-Term Pain

    Contributed on Jun 18, 2003
    based on 32 ratings
     | 3,843 views

    The Life of Abraham, Part 2 of 10.

    SHORT-TERM GAIN, LONG-TERM PAIN (GEN 13:5-14) Once upon a time, there was a man who lived with his wife, two small children, and his elderly parents in a tiny hut. He tried to be patient and gracious, but the noise and crowded conditions wore him down. In desperation, he consulted the village ...read more

  • 3. The Nations In Uproar

    Contributed on Jun 18, 2003
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,461 views

    The Life of Abraham, Part 3 of 10.

    THE NATIONS IN UPROAR (GEN 15:1-21) There is a story a number of years ago when John Kennedy was president of the United States, and Nikita Khrushchev was Premier of the Soviet Union, and Golda Meier was Premier of Israel. The three of them got together for a peace conference and decided to pray ...read more

  • 4. The God Who Really Sees

    Contributed on Jun 18, 2003
    based on 102 ratings
     | 4,431 views

    The Life of Abraham, Part 4 of 10.

    THE GOD WHO REALLY SEES (GEN. 16:1-16) Are you suffering, weak, or troubled? At the lowest point of my ministry, I took a course co-taught by two professors that required all students, mainly pastors, to stay together in a retreat center for two weeks, and every night we had a designated time ...read more

  • 5. Planned Growth

    Contributed on Jul 27, 2003
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,300 views

    The Life of Abraham, Part 5 of 10.

    PLANNED GROWTH (GEN 17:1-19) Twice Michelle Kwan failed to land the big prize at Winter Olympics Figure Skating Championship. In 1998 she was placed second, and in 2002 she dropped to third. Each time she bravely congratulated the winner, evaluated her condition, and announced her participation in ...read more

  • 6. All That Glitters Is Salt, Not Gold!

    Contributed on Jul 27, 2003
    based on 20 ratings
     | 2,090 views

    The Life of Abraham, Part 6 of 10

    ALL THAT GLITTER IS SALT, NOT GOLD (GEN 19:1-26) My good friend from Northern California while we were at seminary was hopping mad when he heard people say that the 1989 earthquake was a sign of God’s displeasure at and judgment on San Francisco, also known as the homosexual capital of the world. ...read more

  • 7. Make Me A Blessing

    Contributed on Jul 27, 2003
    based on 15 ratings
     | 4,717 views

    The Life of Abraham, Part 7 of 10

    MAKE ME A BLESSING (GEN 20) Several years ago, USA Today published the results of a survey on how people feel about their neighbors and their relationship with them. The interview with 1,002 adults revealed that people consider their neighbors as valuable friends, and not nameless, faceless or ...read more

  • 8. God's Friend

    Contributed on Jul 27, 2003
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,469 views

    The Life of Abraham, Part 8 of 10

    GOD’S FRIEND (GEN 22) At 3:00 a.m. one cold morning a missionary candidate walked into an office for a scheduled interview with the examiner of a mission board. He waited until 8 a.m. when the examiner arrived. The examiner said, “Let us begin. First, please spell baker.” “B-a-k-e-r,” the young ...read more

  • 9. Good Grief

    Contributed on Jul 27, 2003
    based on 28 ratings
     | 6,558 views

    The Life of Abraham, Part 9 of 10.

    GOOD GRIEF (GEN 23) Charlie Brown, from the popular Peanuts comic strip, blurts out two words whenever he is stuck, trapped, or frustrated. His favorite expression is “Good grief!” Death or bereavement in the family is a hurting, devastating, and overwhelming affair. Recovering from the loss ...read more

  • 10. Walk By Faith, Not By Sight

    Contributed on Jul 27, 2003
    based on 38 ratings
     | 13,144 views

    The Life of Abraham, Part 10 of 10

    WALK BY FAITH, NOT BY SIGHT (GEN 24:1-25:9) Walking by faith is not the most natural thing on earth. Like any exercise, exercising our faith is easier said than done. No one is ever quite ready - intellectually, emotionally or spiritually - for God’s ways, life’s lessons, or unexpected turns. ...read more