Contributed on Jun 11, 2004
This sermon covers how love is an essential part of Christianity in the first of a sermon series on the Fruits of the Spirit
June 13, 2004 The Fruits of the Spirit: Love Tina Turner - whom I believe was abused by her husband Ike during their marriage - once sang a song called, “What’s Love Got To Do With It?” I can only remember the second line of the song when she asked, “what’s love, but a second hand ...read more
Contributed on Jun 18, 2004
This second of a sermon series on the Fruits of the Spirit covers what makes God happy and what makes Christians happy.
June 20, 2004 What is Christian Joy All About? There are two kinds of people that want to be happy in this world. Christians and unbelievers. There are two forces that want happiness. God and Satan. Within these two realms of good and evil, both experience joy and both experience sorrow. ...read more
Contributed on Jun 25, 2004
This sermon describes what it means to have peace and briefly touches on the importance of sharing that peace with others.
June 27, 2004 The Peace that Passes Understanding Asaph once wrote, I envied the arrogant when I saw the prosperity of the wicked. They have no struggles; their bodies are healthy and strong. 5 They are free from the burdens common to man; they are not plagued by human ills. (Ps 73:3-5) ...read more
Contributed on Jul 15, 2004
A sermon on perceiving what is good and evil, and how that perception enables us to fulfill God’s call to "be good."
July 18, 2004 Fruit of the SPIRIT is goodness. The fruit of the Spirit is goodness. This single statement of Scripture makes some people cringe today. Why? Because when you talk about the “Spirit”, “good”, and “evil” you are using spiritual terms. When President Bush used the term “axis ...read more
Contributed on Jul 15, 2004
Just an OUTLINE on how God wants us to aim for kindness - and what kindness is.
Would you like to be known as “kind”? Not exactly the model for today’s society - Abu Graib (sp?) - WOMAN WRESTLING / FOOTBALL / BOXING / GANGS FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT - KINDNESS Kindness is described in the Bible as . . . . DAVID WITH SOLOMON - show kindness to the sons of ...read more
Contributed on Jul 23, 2004
A sermon on what faithfulness is and how it is displayed in the Christian life.
July 25, 2004 Galatians 5:22 The fruit of the Spirit is faithfulness. In Psalm 12:1-2, David prayed, Help, LORD, for the godly are no more; the faithful have vanished from among men. In Proverbs 20:6 God’s Word also asked, Many a man claims to have unfailing love, but a faithful man who can ...read more
Contributed on Jul 30, 2004
A sermon on what gentleness is and how it is produced in us.
August 1, 2004 Fruits of the Spirit Children are naturally born wrecking machines. After having four of them, I am convinced of it. They love to tear, rip, smash, slap, pull and push anything they can. It is almost a weekly thing where something is broken in our household. This becomes ...read more
Contributed on Aug 5, 2004
A sermon on how we have become out of control in America and what it takes to get us - Christians - back on track.
August 8, 2004 Galatians 5:23 I have recently been reading a book by Tim Russert called “Big Russ and Me.” It’s a very interesting insight into middle America about forty years ago or so. With great admiration he talks about the great work ethic of his father, who worked two to three jobs ...read more