Sermon Series
  • 1. God Is At Work

    Contributed on Mar 8, 2010
    based on 27 ratings

    1- God is at work in preaching 2- God is at work in refuting error 3- God is at work in judgment

    INTRO.- ILL.- Little Ricky was spending the weekend with his grandmother after a particularly trying week in kindergarten. His grandmother decided to take him to the park on Saturday. It had been snowing all night and everything was beautiful. His grandmother remarked, "Doesn't it look like more

  • 2. Life In Christ

    Contributed on Mar 8, 2010
    based on 28 ratings

    1- Life in Christ excludes hypocrisy 2- Life in Christ excludes salvation by observance of the law 3- Life in Christ includes death to self

    INTRO.- Life. What is life all about? Obviously, that depends on who you are talking to. Here are some examples. ILL.- It was said that Jimmy Johnson, when coaching football on the college level, had a wife and the appearance of a marriage because it was expected of college football coaches. more

  • 3. You Foolish People!

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2010
    based on 35 ratings

    In our text, the apostle Paul is trying to straighten out the thinking of the Galatians. There are some matters in their thinking and faith that need to be cleared up. 1- The matter of receiving God's Spirit 2- The matter of faith and righteousness 3-

    INTRO.- People often do dumb things or foolish things. ILL.- June 16, 2009, BRUSSELS - A Belgian teenager told police how she came from a tattoo parlor with 56 stars over one side of her face, rather than the three she had asked for. "I said this part, the top, is ok, but not the rest," more

  • 4. Purpose And Promise

    Contributed on Mar 30, 2010
    based on 28 ratings

    1- The purpose of the law 2- The promise of God

    INTRO.- ILL.- One of golf’s immortal moments came when a Scotchman demonstrated the new game to President Ulysses Grant. Carefully placing the ball on the tee, he took a mighty swing. The club hit the turf and scattered dirt all over the President’s beard and surrounding vicinity, while the ball more

  • 5. When The Time Had Fully Come

    Contributed on Apr 14, 2010
    based on 51 ratings

    When the time of God had fully come, what happened? 1- When the time had come God sent His Son 2- When the time had come God sent His Spirit

    INTRO.- ILL.- A time management expert at a conference was to give a speech about her success in business and how time management plays a huge part of business success. She engaged the crowd and they seemed to love her. She was giving tips and sharing success stories. Suddenly, she realized she more

  • 6. When A Person Turns Away From God

    Contributed on May 31, 2010
    based on 30 ratings

    What happens when a person turns away from God? Paul tells us what the Galatians lost or became by turning away from God to idol worship. 1- They became enslaved and lost their freedom 2- They became joyless and lost their exuberance

    INTRO.- 8Formerly, when you did not know God. Was there ever a time in your life that you didn’t know God? ILL.- I love the cute story about the little boy whose mother just gave birth to his baby brother. While the baby was sleeping in his crib, big brother looks into the crib at his baby more

  • 7. Two Better Than One

    Contributed on May 31, 2010
    based on 27 ratings

    Consider the two covenants and which is the best of the two. (in reality, we already know) 1- The covenant of law 2- The covenant of faith

    INTRO.- Are two better than one? It depends on what you're talking about. ILL.- It's been three years ago that my daughter and her family visited us. You may recall an incident that I told you about and maybe not. I offered to wash their car so my son-in-law, Chris, and I went to the car more

  • 8. Grace And Peace

    Contributed on Nov 2, 2011
    based on 26 ratings

    Let's check out the purpose of God's grace in Christ. Why given? 1- To reveal God 2- To rescue people 3- To receive glory

    INTRO.- ILL.- 77 year old preacher Charles Swindoll (senior pastor of Stonebriar Community Church, in Frisco, Texas) recalled a spanking when he turned thirteen years old. Chuck said, “Having just broken into the sophisticated ranks of the teen world, I thought I was something on a stick. more

  • 9. A Different Gospel

    Contributed on Nov 2, 2011
    based on 30 ratings

    1- A different gospel is no gospel at all 2- A different gospel is a perversion of the true gospel 3- A different gospel will bring on condemnation

    INTRO.- Who said "Variety is the spice of life"? William Cowper, who was an English poet. Since variety is the spice of life, something different is good, CORRECT? Not necessarily. It depends on what you’re talking about. ILL.- Something different was not necessarily a thing that my daddy more

  • 10. My Testimony

    Contributed on Nov 2, 2011
    based on 38 ratings

    Let's think about Paul's personal testimony and how it relates to our lives. (two positives and a negative) 1- He did not preach a made-up gospel 2- He did persecute believers in the past 3- He did receive a call from God

    INTRO.- Do you have a testimony? Yes, whether you realize it or not. Every human has a testimony or is a living testimony. ILL.- For example, let me name some people and you say the word or words that immediately come to your mind that reminds you of these people: Babe Ruth, Lance Armstrong, more