Sermon Series
  • 1. Spiritual Checks You Can Take To The Bank #1 - The Certainty Of God's Grace

    Contributed on Oct 2, 2001
    based on 121 ratings

    The first of a study of Paul’s Trustworthy Sayings. This one helps us to gain a fuller understanding of God’s grace.

    INTRODUCTION. -- How many of you have ever bought something from a TV commercial? I’ve never been one to do this very much -- partly because I usually missed the type of commercials advertising products (getting a snack); and partly because the products were always too expensive. Then more

  • 2. Four Spiritual Checks - #2 The Reliability Of God's Promises

    Contributed on Oct 3, 2001
    based on 165 ratings

    This is the second in a series on Paul’s Trustworthy sayings. It encourages us to find peace and hope in God’s promises.

    INTRODUCTION. (ILLUS.) When I began my first year at Bible College, I quickly became friends with another guy who was in my class -- let’s call him John. John and I were both from Brethren In Christ churches, we both came straight from high school, and we were both enrolled in the same more

  • 3. Four Spiritual Checks - #3 The Necessity Of Future-Mindedness

    Contributed on Oct 3, 2001
    based on 69 ratings

    This is the third in a series that studies Paul’s Trustworthy Sayings. This one demonstrates the difference that a hope-filled, optimistic attitude can make in our lives.

    INTRODUCTION. Many of you know that I am an avid reader. I consistently have at least two or three books on the go. Some books I read here in my office and usually deal with church, ministry, or worship-related issues -- to help me develop as a pastor. The books I read at home are generally more

  • 4. Four Spiritual Checks - #4 The Nobility Of Serving God

    Contributed on Oct 3, 2001
    based on 85 ratings

    This is the last of a series on Paul’s Trustworthy Sayings. This message demonstrates the value of serving God and encourages people to get involved in ministry.

    INTRODUCTION. (ILLUS.) -- Like many teenagers, I didn’t exactly know what I wanted to do with my life when I was a high-school senior. I knew that I wanted to serve the Lord (possibly in ministry / full-time service) but I didn’t know what or where. I hadn’t decided on pursuing pastoral more