Sermon Series
  • 1. The Stained Glass Aquarium

    Contributed on Oct 3, 2002
    based on 59 ratings

    As Christians, we live in a spiritual fishbowl for all the world to see. Our reputation is at stake. The world needs to see a difference in us.

    Be Ready! "The Stained Glass Aquarium" 1 Thes. 1 Intro. Israel is once again at war. We’ve all heard the news. It’s a powder-keg over there. Whenever something happens in Israel, we wonder again if this could be the end, when Jesus returns. It’s a valid question because we know that the end more

  • 2. The God-Pleasers

    Contributed on Oct 3, 2002
    based on 60 ratings

    Paul gives a great example for pastors and believers to seek to be God-pleasers, not man-pleasers.

    “Be Ready” The God-Pleasers 1 Thes. 2:1-12 Intro. A funny thing happened to me on the way to studying for my message today.  I discovered that it’s easy to find stuff that will help you grow in your walk with Christ, but when it gets personal, it gets uncomfortable.  We’re more

  • 3. The Real Mccoy

    Contributed on Oct 3, 2002
    based on 50 ratings

    Christianity in America has become like the Game Show "To Tell the Truth". It’s getting harder to tell believers apart from unbelievers. We need to be real in demonstrating our faith.

    “Be Ready” The Real McCoy 1 Thes. 2:13-20 Intro. Years ago there was a TV game show called To Tell the Truth.  Contestants would try to pick the real person from the fakes.  Would the real John Doe please stand up? Christianity in America has become like that game more

  • 4. How Are You Doing?

    Contributed on Oct 10, 2002
    based on 61 ratings

    How are we doing in our Christian walk? That’s what Paul wanted to know about the Thessalonians. He was desperate to know about their faith.

    “Be Ready” 1 Thes. 2:17-3:13 How are you doing? Intro. Illus. Beer commercial. “How are you doing?” “Fine, thanks. I just flew in from Texas to see my brother. Had a great flight. Just checked in the hotel… Several men came in and asked the same questions. They asked, but didn’t care more