Sermon Series
  • 1. She Never Found Paul

    Contributed on Sep 19, 2011

    An introductory sermon on Romans and grace (4 fears and misunderstandings comes from Ron Forseth [] and 4 appropraite responses comes from Richard Beam in the Lookout Magazine)

    Introduction: Genelle Guzman McMillan wanted a change from her home in Trinidad, so she moved to New York in 1998. In order to stay in New York, McMillan knew she needed to get a good, steady job. She couldn’t believe it when she was hired at one of the World Trade Towers and was excited as more

  • 2. The P's Of The Gospel

    Contributed on Sep 26, 2011
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    A sermon on Romans 1:16 (Outline from Croft Pentz)

    Introduction: What is this?  A starfish!  At one time, this starfish was alive and swimming in the ocean.  You probably know what happened.  As so often happens, this starfish was washed up on the beach and because a starfish can't live out of water, it died. I heard a story about a man who was more

  • 3. The Noble Savage

    Contributed on Oct 3, 2011

    A sermon on what happens to the heathen, those who have never heard of the gospel of Jesus Christ? (Material adapted from Dr. Jack Cottrell's book, "Set Free")

    HoHum: For a while people have believed that our problems exist because we are too civilized. If we would just get back to nature, and throw away all of the modern conveniences, and the ideas found in the Christian religion, then we would be like the noble savages of old. A good example of this more

  • 4. Holiness Vs. Love

    Contributed on Oct 10, 2011

    A sermon on the two attributes of God's moral nature and how they are related to one another (Material adapted from Dr. Jack Cottrell's book, "Set Free", Chapter 2 "The God of Grace")

    HoHum: What is our picture of God? What images come to our minds when I say God? A God who always says “No” or “Do Not” A tyrant requiring perfection. An old fashioned guy An impersonal executive A lot of people perceive God like one person said: God is a lot like more

  • 5. The Way Of Law

    Contributed on Oct 17, 2011

    A sermon on the Law Way of Salvation {Before you overreact, this way does not work} (Material adapted from Dr. Jack Cottrell)

    Introduction: I am not under law; I’m under grace! It was grace that rescued me; it was grace that set me free! I have sought- I have found- a hiding place; I am not under law; I am under grace! WBTU: There are two ways to be right with God, two choices and only two. Two kinds of more

  • 6. Extra Credit

    Contributed on Oct 24, 2011

    A sermon based loosely on Luke 17:7-10 on extra credit, extra merit, going above and beyond the call of duty, to earn our salvation (Outline and material adapted from Dr. Jack Cottrell)

    Introduction: Extra credit is an academic concept, particularly used in American schools. Students are offered the opportunity to undertake extra work in addition to their mandatory school work. Many times extra credit can be used as a way to allow a student to improve his or her grade after weak more

  • 7. The Way Of Grace

    Contributed on Oct 31, 2011
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    A sermon the way of grace through Jesus Christ (Material adapted from Dr. Jack Cottrell, much from his book "Set Free")

    HoHum: He paid a debt He did not owe;I owed a debt I could not pay; I needed someone to wash my sins away. And, now, I sing a brand new song,“Amazing Grace.” Christ Jesus paid a debt that I could never pay. WBTU: The last several weeks we have been focusing on the law system of more

  • 8. Before The Bar Of God

    Contributed on Nov 7, 2011
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    Let’s talk about various aspects of this courtroom drama and especially how this applies to us (Material adapted from Dr. Jack Cottrell's book, Set Free)

    HoHum: How many of us like Courtroom or Legal Drama shows? I used to watch Quincy with my mother. I started to watch Matlock and liked it. Then my mother began studying law. She eventually got her paralegal degree. However, throughout the course of this study, many of the professors would more

  • 9. Blessed Assurance

    Contributed on Nov 14, 2011

    A sermon on the assurance of salvation from Romans 5:1-11 (Material adapted from Dr. Jack Cottrell)

    Introduction: A lady said to me some time ago: “I think it is great presumption for a person to say he/she is saved.” I asked her if she was saved. “I belong to a church,” she said. I asked, “But are you saved?” “I believe it would be presumption in more

  • 10. Double Trouble And The Double Cure

    Contributed on Nov 21, 2011
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    A sermon based off of Romans 6:1-14 on the sinner's double trouble and God's double cure (Outline and material adapted from Dr. Jack Cottrell)

    Introduction: Elvis Presley had a song called Double Trouble: I guess there's gotta be two dark clouds hangin' over me My future looks as bumpy as a matchbox on the sea Every time I think that I have finally got it made Some losin' cards are played, I just can't make the grade I got double more

  • 11. Baptism: It's God's Work

    Contributed on Nov 21, 2011

    A sermon baptism from Romans 6 (Material adapted from Dr. Jack Cottrell, especially his book "Baptism: A Biblical Study' chapter 7)

    Introduction: Supposedly, it was constructed around 1828; sometime between then and about 1930 it was forgotten and unused till discovered in May of 2002. No one knows for certain when the open air baptistry of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church in Fort Gaines, Georgia, was last used. In fact, it took more

  • 12. The Constant Conflict

    Contributed on Dec 5, 2011

    A sermon on Romans 7:7-25 talking about the battle within (Outline and seed thoughts came from Charles Spurgeon "The Fainting Warrior" and notes from Dr. Jack

    HoHum: Joni Ericson Toda describes her first realization of the grim reality of her paralysis. Joni was only 15 when she was permanently paralyzed from the neck down as the result of a diving accident. She was rushed to the hospital for tests and x-rays to determine the extent of her injury. As more

  • 13. The Holy Spirit? What's That?

    Contributed on Dec 12, 2011

    A sermon on the Holy Spirit and sanctification from Romans 8:5-13 (Material adapted from Dr. Jack Cottrell's book, Set Free, the last chapter of the book)

    HoHum: What a tragedy if Clark Kent never knew that he was Superman? Can we imagine Clark Kent on his deathbed, looking down and muttering, “What’s that big ‘S’ on my T-shirt? Superman? What’s that?” How sad! All his life he could have been catching more

  • 14. Prayer, Providence, And Predestination

    Contributed on Dec 12, 2011
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    A sermon on Romans 8:26-30 (Material adapted from a sermon by Glenn Bourne)

    Introduction: A. Several years ago there was a car on the side of the road with its hood up. One man, dressed in a suit, passed by and looked at the engine and told the owner how to fix the car with a simple procedure. It worked great and the owner asked him, “How did you know more