Contributed on Jun 18, 2004
2 lessons about God’s providence from Esther 1.
A Queen Deposed Woodlawn Baptist Church June 11, 2004 Introduction When you think of fascinating books of the Bible, there are many that might come to mind, and probably you have your favorites. Think of Genesis, with its wondrous accounts of Creation and the Flood, or of Exodus and the ...read more
Contributed on Jul 17, 2004
Four qualities we must possess in order for God to fully use us.
Esther 2:1-23 Do You Have What It Takes? Woodlawn Baptist Church July 11, 2004 Introduction “After these things, when the wrath of king Ahasuerus was appeased, he remembered Vashti, and what she had done, and what was decreed against her. Then said the king’s servants that ministered unto ...read more
Contributed on Jul 17, 2004
Will you answer God’s call to live courageously?
Esther 3:1-15 Courage Tested Woodlawn Baptist Church July 18, 2004 Introduction Over the course of the past several months, as I have been studying the Scriptures, I have seen over and over the providential hand of God at work. We have been watching God at work in Genesis, leading and ...read more
Contributed on Aug 16, 2004
We each have a God-given responsibility to influence the lives of others
Esther 4:1-17 Influence Woodlawn Baptist Church August 15, 2004 (Many of the thoughts and the main points from this sermon were taken from John Maxwell’s book, "Becoming a Person of Influence") Introduction I want to tell you all how good it is to be back with you this morning after being ...read more
Contributed on Aug 22, 2004
Two opposing traits at work.
Esther 5:1-14 Problems, Prayer & Pride Woodlawn Baptist Church August 22, 2004 Introduction As we get started this morning, we’re going to take a quick poll. I am looking for people who have problems or difficult challenges facing them. It may be a health related problem, finances, family, ...read more
Contributed on Sep 7, 2004
Two observations concerning pride
Esther 6:1-14 Pride Woodlawn Baptist Church September 5, 2004 Introduction Did you hear the story about the two ducks and a frog who lived happily together in a farm pond? Being the best of friends, the three would amuse themselves and play together in their waterhole. When the hot summer ...read more
Contributed on Sep 23, 2004
Victory comes when we are in right relation to the King
Esther 7:1-10 Victory Over Enemies Woodlawn Baptist Church September 19, 2004 Introduction “In 1567 King Phillip II of Spain appointed the Duke of Alba as governor of the lower part of the nation. The Duke was a bitter enemy of the newly-emerging Protestant Reformation. His rule was called ...read more
Contributed on Oct 4, 2004
Four lessons about God
Esther 9:1-10:3 From Sorrow to Joy Woodlawn Baptist Church October 3, 2004 Introduction There is a holiday that is celebrated in our world today that is characterized by great joy and celebration, a festival rich with spiritual meaning, rest from work, feasting, exchanging gifts, and ...read more