Contributed on Oct 11, 2002
This sermon looks at the Spirit-filled characterics of Daniel in his second chapter and challenges us to adopt those in our own lifes.
The Statue and the Sorcerers Daniel 2 October 13, 2002 Intro: A. A QUESTION DURING CRISIS In a cartoon, a man was phoning his pastor during a crisis. With a fraught look, the man asks the minister: "My wife has left me, my kids are on drugs, and my life is falling apart. Can you ...read more
Contributed on Oct 18, 2002
This sermon explains why we encounter fiery trials and encourages us to seek to deepen our faith through them rather than simply ask God to get us through them.
A Strange Ordeal? Daniel 3 October 20, 2002 Intro: A. [Charles H. Spurgeon] “I dare say that the greatest earthly blessing that God can give to any of us is health, with the exception of sickness.” B. Today in the third chapter of Daniel and the story of the three Hebrew boys in the fiery ...read more
Contributed on Oct 25, 2002
This sermon seeks to illustrate why it is so important to heed the warning signs that God gives us to stop sinning.
Sanity Daniel 4 October 27, 2002 Intro: A. [Joke] Insanity is heredity. You can get it from your children. B. That may be true, but there is another way to go insane and we learn about it in the fourth chapter of Daniel. I. Salutation Daniel 4:1-3 (NIV), King Nebuchadnezzar, To the ...read more
Contributed on Nov 1, 2002
This sermon emphasizes the importance of remembering and being accounable for the things that God tells us.
The Writing on the Wall Daniel 5 November 3, 2002 Intro: A. [It’s Over Your Head, Citation: C.D. Monismith, Salem, Ore. Christian Reader, "Lite Fare."] One quarter while teaching an adult Sunday school class, I decided, It’s time to be up-to-date and innovative. I need to try something ...read more
Contributed on Nov 8, 2002
This sermon encourages us to follow the example of Daniel when we are thrown into the lions’ dens of our life.
Surviving the Lions’ Den Daniel 6 November 10, 2002 Intro: A. [Unshakeable Faith, Citation: Abraham Heschel, Jewish author. Men of Integrity, Vol. 1, no. 2.] Faith like Job’s cannot be shaken because it is the result of having been shaken. B. Today we come to the sixth chapter of Daniel ...read more
Contributed on Nov 15, 2002
This sermon emphasizes the importance of learning how to see and how to engage in spiritual warfare.
The Beasts! Daniel 7 November 17, 2002 Intro: A. [Purpose in Chaos, Citation: Sam Shoemaker quoted in "I Stand By the Door." Christianity Today, Vol. 29, no. 18.] There are, in every situation, two factors: there is what happens, and there is how we take what happens. How we take what ...read more
Contributed on Nov 22, 2002
This sermon explains Daniel’s prayer and then encourages us to intercede for others just as he did.
Intercession Daniel 9; Jeremiah 25:1-14; Deuteronomy 30 November 24, 2002 Intro: A. Today we’re going to mix things up a bit… 1. I invite you to put your songbook away and get out your Bible and sermon outline and calculator. 2. We’re going to study the Word first this morning and see ...read more