Sermon Series
  • 1. Proof Positive

    Contributed on May 19, 2004
    based on 34 ratings

    The Resurrection is the one doctrine that is central to the faith -- all our faith stands or falls on the reality of the resurrection.

    Several years ago, I took a group of kids to a church camp. Now there were lots of great things about summer church camp. We had swimming and boating and hiking – and those were wonderful. But those weren’t the most memorable things of church camp. We had crafts and cookouts -- and those more

  • 2. The Church With Attitude

    Contributed on Jun 7, 2004
    based on 19 ratings

    The church should have an attitude -- the attitude of awe on one side, and gladness on the other -- with sincerity holding them in balance.

    I bet you are like me, in that you have a list of things to DO. Call the plumber, call the insurance agent, go by the grocery store, call your Mom, pick up the Dry Cleaners… In the Second Chapter of Acts, there is a wonderful description of a list of things churches are supposed to do. more

  • 3. Blind Faith - Seeing Faith

    Contributed on Jul 16, 2004
    based on 21 ratings

    Faith that is passionate may still be blind and arrogant. Paul discovered this on the Road to Damascus and learned how to have a true and mature faith

    INTRODUCTION A Jewish father was concerned about his son who was about a year away from his Bar Mitzvah, but was sorely lacking in his knowledge of the Jewish faith. To remedy this, he sent his son to Israel to experience his heritage. A year later the young man returned home. "Father, thank more

  • 4. Watch Your Table Manners

    Contributed on Jul 23, 2004
    based on 14 ratings

    God accepts ALL sorts of people in his family -- and we need to as well!

    Acts 10:1-48 We continue our study of the Book of Acts, and we now come to chapter 10. It opens with a Gentile soldier named Cornelius, who is told by God in a vision to send for Peter. Meanwhile, Peter is in another town and it’s late in the afternoon and he is tired and hungry. Someone starts more

  • 5. The Surprise Of Answered Prayer

    Contributed on Aug 11, 2004
    based on 73 ratings

    God answers prayers -- and that usually surprises us!

    A Sunday School teacher was struggling to open a combination lock on the supply cabinet. She had been told the combination, but couldn’t quite remember it. Exasperated, she went to the pastor’s study and asked for help. The pastor came into the room and began to turn the dial. After the first more

  • 6. Blessed Assurance? Is Jesus Mine?

    Contributed on Aug 11, 2004
    based on 18 ratings

    How can we be sure of our salvation?

    Several years ago, my father and I went on a fishing trip to South Carolina. As was our custom, we went to our favorite fishing pier at Myrtle Beach. Usually, we had pretty good luck, but this particular time, we just were not catching anything. I even blessed the fishing poles and Dad more

  • 7. Troublemakers For God

    Contributed on Aug 11, 2004
    based on 18 ratings

    Sharing Christ to a secular world. Are we troublemakers? Or are we peacemakers?

    I have been reading the report from the 9-11 Commission. I’m fascinated by some of the things I’m learning, but I also find myself feeling angry once again that our nation was so ruthlessly attacked. I find myself thinking of all of the victims, the families and relatives of those who died, the more

  • 8. The Danger Of Falling Asleep During This Sermon

    Contributed on Sep 1, 2004
    based on 35 ratings

    Generations come and go and are very different from one another -- but some Christian values and characteristics remain the same.

    When I was a Junior in High School, my last class of the day was Chemistry. By that time of the day, I was dragging. I needed a nap, or a candy bar or something to keep me awake. But I never had any of that – just chemistry. And chemistry could not keep me awake. Now I know this has never, more

  • 9. Between A Lie And The Truth

    Contributed on Sep 11, 2004
    based on 21 ratings

    How will you respond to the Resurrection? Disbelieve it or deny it as a lie, or believe it as the truth?

    Our New Testament lesson for this morning is from Acts 26:1-29. It is found on page 792 of your pew Bible. As you turn to this text in your Bible, let me share with you something that happened to me this week. I was in the grocery store the other day, and the cashier was taking so much time, more