Sermon Series

  • 1. Two Paths/Two Destinies

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 58 ratings
     | 7,662 views

    THE STRENGTH AND BLESSINGS OF THE RIGHTEOUS VS. THE LACK OF CHARACTER AND JUDGMENTS OF THE UNGODLY

    BIG IDEA: RIGHTEOUSNESS IS WORTH IT - BOTH NOW AND FOREVER! (THE STRENGTH OF CHARACTER AND BLESSINGS OF THE RIGHTEOUS VS. THE LACK OF CHARACTER AND JUDGMENTS OF THE UNGODLY) INTRODUCTION: Poem by Robert Frost - "Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel ...read more

  • 2. No Contest

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 46 ratings
     | 2,502 views

    REBELLIOUS WORLD LEADERS MUST BOW DOWN BEFORE GOD’S ANOINTED RULER OR BE BROKEN BY GOD’S WRATH

    BIG IDEA: REBELLIOUS WORLD LEADERS MUST BOW DOWN BEFORE GOD’S ANOINTED RULER OR BE BROKEN BY GOD’S WRATH Note: It is important to determine who is speaking in each section I. (:1-3) THE FUTILITY OF FIGHTING AGAINST THE RULE OF GOD -- FORGET IT! A. (:1) It Doesn’t Make any Sense "Why are ...read more

  • 3. The Quiet Confidence Of The Godly

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 42 ratings
     | 3,355 views

    UNJUSTIFIED REPROACH AND REJECTION SHOULD NOT DISTURB THE QUIET CONFIDENCE OF THE GODLY LEADER

    BIG IDEA: UNJUSTIFIED REPROACH AND REJECTION SHOULD NOT DISTURB THE QUIET CONFIDENCE OF THE GODLY LEADER I. (:1) PRESENT PETITION FOR HELP INSPIRED BY PAST RELIEF A. Answered Prayer is the Goal for Petition for Help "Answer me when I call" "hear my prayer" B. Righteousness and Grace is ...read more

  • 4. Those Who Seek God's Favor

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 58 ratings
     | 5,421 views

    THOSE WHO SEEK GOD’S FAVOR IN THE MORNING REJOICE IN GOD’S PROTECTION AGAINST ALL ENEMIES

    BIG IDEA: THOSE WHO SEEK GOD’S FAVOR IN THE MORNING REJOICE IN GOD’S PROTECTION AGAINST ALL ENEMIES I. (:1-3) MORNING DEVOTIONS ARE CRITICAL: CRY FOR HELP IN THE MORNING A. Attempt to Gain a Hearing "Give ear to my words" "Consider my groaning" "Heed the sound of my cry for help" B. ...read more

  • 5. God Hears Us At Our Breaking Point

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 111 ratings
     | 8,876 views

    GOD HEARS US AT OUR BREAKING POINT

    BIG IDEA: GOD HEARS US AT OUR BREAKING POINT I. (:1-3) WE STRUGGLE WITH HOW GOD CAN WAIT SO LONG TO DELIVER US A. The Nature of the suffering -- Discipline but not Wrath "O Lord, do not rebuke me in Thine anger, Nor chasten me in Thy wrath" B. The Intensity of the suffering -- I can’t ...read more

  • 6. God's Glory And Man's Dominion

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 48 ratings
     | 5,540 views

    GOD DESIGNED SEEMINGLY INSIGNIFICANT MAN TO REIGN OVER THE EARTH IN MAJESTY

    BIG IDEA: GOD DESIGNED SEEMINGLY INSIGNIFICANT MAN TO REIGN OVER THE EARTH IN MAJESTY I. (:1-2) GOD REIGNS IN MAJESTY A. His Intrinsic Majesty “O Lord, our Lord, How majestic is Thy name in all the earth, Who hast displayed Thy splendor above the heavens!” B. His Rightful Dominion over ...read more

  • 7. Victory Hymn

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 32 ratings
     | 3,036 views

    THE RIGHTEOUS JUDGE WILL PUT THE WICKED IN THEIR PLACE

    BIG IDEA: THE RIGHTEOUS JUDGE WILL PUT THE WICKED IN THEIR PLACE I. (:1-2) THE RIGHTEOUS REJOICE WHEN THE WICKED ARE FINALLY JUDGED A. Give Thanks wholeheartedly “I will give thanks to the Lord with all my heart” B. Testify to God’s wonders “I will tell of all Thy wonders” C. ...read more

  • 8. God Sees All

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 29 ratings
     | 4,946 views

    THE WAY OF THE WICKED IS NOT HIDDEN FROM THE EYES OF THE LORD

    BIG IDEA: THE WAY OF THE WICKED IS NOT HIDDEN FROM THE EYES OF THE LORD KEY VERSES: 1) :11 The wicked deny that God sees 2) :14 The righteous testify that God sees I. (:1-2) THE RIGHTEOUS WRESTLE WITH THE DELAY IN GOD’S DELIVERANCE AND JUDGMENT A. (:1) The Why Question “Why dost Thou ...read more

  • 9. Faith Vs. Expediency

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 27 ratings
     | 2,226 views

    OUR RESPONSE TO PERSONAL DANGER AND NATIONAL COMPROMISE MUST BE FAITH NOT EXPEDIENCY

    BIG IDEA: OUR RESPONSE TO PERSONAL DANGER AND NATIONAL COMPROMISE MUST BE FAITH NOT EXPEDIENCY Background: Tied to Psalm 10 same context of wicked attacking the innocent in secret same emphasis on the eyes of the Lord seeing both the righteous and the wicked I. (:1-3) POSSIBLE ...read more

  • 10. War Of Words -- Word Of Wicked Vs Word Of The Lord

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 25 ratings
     | 3,332 views

    THE LORD’S PROMISE OF DELIVERANCE EXPOSES THE IMPOTENCE OF THE BOASTING OF THE ARROGANT

    BIG IDEA: THE LORD’S PROMISE OF DELIVERANCE EXPOSES THE IMPOTENCE OF THE BOASTING OF THE ARROGANT I. (:1) THE PLIGHT OF THE ENDANGERED SPECIES: (contrasted with vs. 8) A. The Godly Man “Help, Lord, for the godly man ceases to be” B. The Faithful “For the faithful disappear from among ...read more

  • 11. Faith In The Lord's Lovingkindness

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 21 ratings
     | 1,531 views

    REJOICING BY FAITH WHEN TIMES ARE TOUGH REQUIRES FAITH IN THE LORD’S LOVINGKINDNESS

    BIG IDEA: REJOICING BY FAITH WHEN TIMES ARE TOUGH REQUIRES FAITH IN THE LORD’S LOVINGKINDNESS INTRODUCTION: Patience: "bearing pains or trials calmly or without complaint" "steadfast despite opposition, difficulty, or adversity" I. (:1-2) THE ANGUISH OF TOUGH TIMES THAT PERSIST Note the ...read more

  • 12. Longing For The Salvation Of Israel

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 25 ratings
     | 1,787 views

    THE CORRUPTION OF THIS WORLD CREATES A LONGING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE KINGDOM OF GOD

    BIG IDEA: THE CORRUPTION OF THIS WORLD CREATES A LONGING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE KINGDOM OF GOD I. (:1-3) THE CORRUPTION OF THIS WORLD IS UNIVERSAL AND UNAVOIDABLE A. The Foolishness of Corruption 1. The Denial of the Fool -- "There is no God" 2. The Character of the Corrupt -- ...read more

  • 13. Rubbing Shoulders With A Holy God

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 108 ratings
     | 6,102 views

    A LIFE OF INTEGRITY KEEPS YOU CLOSE TO GOD

    BIG IDEA: A LIFE OF INTEGRITY KEEPS YOU CLOSE TO GOD INTRODUCTION: Every year for the Christian Athletic Association soccer season I like to pick a fundamental spiritual principle that we can focus on as we relate to the kids and to one another as coaches and referees. This year I think the ...read more

  • 14. Cry For Justice

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,028 views

    THE MAN OF INTEGRITY CRIES OUT FOR GOD’S JUSTICE AND PROTECTION WHEN HUNTED BY THE WICKED

    BIG IDEA: THE MAN OF INTEGRITY CRIES OUT FOR GOD’S JUSTICE AND PROTECTION WHEN HUNTED BY THE WICKED I. (:1-2) THE CRY FOR JUSTICE – Why should the Lord give attention? A. My Cause is a Just Cause "Hear a just cause, O Lord" B. My God is Compassionate and Responds to My Cries "Give heed ...read more

  • 15. Supergod And Superman

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,137 views

    A SUPERGOD MAKES HIS ANOINTED VICTORIOUS LIKE A SUPERMAN

    BIG IDEA: A SUPERGOD MAKES HIS ANOINTED VICTORIOUS LIKE A SUPERMAN (:1-3) INTRODUCTION: LOVE THE ROCK OF SALVATION A. Relationship: Love the Lord – Why? “my strength” “my rock” “my fortress” “my deliverer” “the one in whom I take refuge” “my shield” “the horn of my salvation” “my ...read more

  • 16. The Heavens Declare The Glory Of God

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 46 ratings
     | 3,968 views

    GOD IS SPEAKING ... AM I OBEYING?

    BIG IDEA: GOD IS SPEAKING ... AM I OBEYING? I. (:1-6) GOD SPEAKS IN NATURE -- NON-VERBAL NATURAL REVELATION REVEALS THE GLORY OF GOD A. (:1) Natural Revelation "the heavens" "their expanse" "publish, declare, proclaim" -- very conspicuous, noticeable revelation; not hidden B. (:1) ...read more

  • 17. Battle Hymn Of The Kingdom Of God

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 44 ratings
     | 3,900 views

    WE WILL BOAST IN THE NAME OF THE LORD, OUR GOD

    BIG IDEA: WE WILL BOAST IN THE NAME OF THE LORD, OUR GOD I. (:1-5) PRAYER THAT GOD WOULD HELP THE KING IN BATTLE A. Prayer is the Necessary Preparation for Battle 1. "day of trouble" -- comes to all; the king must be alert and anticipate conflict 2. Need for the King to pray ...read more

  • 18. The Coronation Of God's King

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 28 ratings
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    THE CORONATION OF GOD’S KING MEANS CELEBRATION, SECURITY, EXTERMINATION OF GOD’S ENEMIES, EXALTATION OF GOD’S POWER.

    BIG IDEA: THE CORONATION OF GOD’S KING MEANS 1) CELEBRATION -- REJOICING FOR GOD’S KING -- IT’S TIME TO CELEBRATE 2) SECURITY -- THRU A PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP OF FAITH IN GOD’S LOVINGKINDNESS = "he will not be shaken" 3) EXTERMINATION OF GOD’S ENEMIES 4) EXALTATION OF GOD’S POWER Key Verse: ...read more

  • 19. Prophetic Picture Of Crucifixion

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 43 ratings
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    THE MESSIAH SUFFERS EXTREME REJECTION (CRUEL CRUCIFIXION)BUT ANTICIPATES THAT GOD’S DELIVERANCE WILL SPARK EVER EXPANDING CIRCLES OF PRAISE AND TESTIMONY

    BIG IDEA: THE MESSIAH SUFFERS EXTREME REJECTION (CRUEL CRUCIFIXION)BUT ANTICIPATES THAT GOD’S DELIVERANCE WILL SPARK EVER EXPANDING CIRCLES OF PRAISE AND TESTIMONY INTRODUCTION: AGONIZING QUESTION: "My God, my God, why hast Thou forsaken me?" (Matt. 27:46) The initial cry from the ...read more

  • 20. The Good Shepherd

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 43 ratings
     | 2,362 views

    CONTENTMENT IS NO PROBLEM WHEN WE ARE FOLLOWING THE GOOD SHEPHERD

    BIG IDEA: CONTENTMENT IS NO PROBLEM WHEN WE ARE FOLLOWING THE GOOD SHEPHERD INTRODUCTI0N: Do you ever have a problem with contentment? Who doesn’t! How do you feel when your kids or your wife complain ... = a reflection on your ability to provide and care for your family The Good Shepherd ...read more

  • 21. Praise Anthem: The Triumphal Entry

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 47 ratings
     | 5,053 views

    WORSHIP USHERS THE KING OF GLORY INTO HIS RIGHTFUL DOMAIN

    BIG IDEA: WORSHIP USHERS THE KING OF GLORY INTO HIS RIGHTFUL DOMAIN INTRODUCTION: A Psalm of David A Messianic Psalm in that it pictures the Triumphal Entry of Christ to usher in His kingdom of victory and glory; Background probably in the OT conveying of the ark of the Covenant to Jerusalem ...read more

  • 22. Waiting On The Lord

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 77 ratings
     | 7,641 views

    THE MAN WHO FEARS THE LORD CAN WAIT ON THE LORD: FOR SPIRITUAL VICTORY AND FOR PERSONAL GUIDANCE

    BIG IDEA: THE MAN WHO FEARS THE LORD CAN WAIT ON THE LORD: FOR SPIRITUAL VICTORY AND FOR PERSONAL GUIDANCE I. (:1-3) WAIT ON THE LORD FOR SPIRITUAL VICTORY SO THAT FAITH MIGHT BE VINDICATED "Let me not be ashamed" David’s historical context was more one of needing deliverance from ...read more

  • 23. Passing The Ultimate Test

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 25 ratings
     | 2,185 views

    THERE IS NO CONDEMNATION FOR THE MAN OF INTEGRITY

    BIG IDEA: THERE IS NO CONDEMNATION FOR THE MAN OF INTEGRITY I. (:1-7) INTEGRITY IS THE BASIS FOR VINDICATION = A SUCCESSFUL APPEAL TO THE SUPREME COURT A. Desired Verdict = Vindication “Vindicate me, O Lord” B. Necessary Examination “Examine me, O Lord, and try me; Test my mind and my ...read more

  • 24. Seeking God's Face

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 118 ratings
     | 15,118 views

    THOSE WHO SEEK GOD’S FACE CONFIDENTLY EXPECT DELIVERANCE

    BIG IDEA: THOSE WHO SEEK GOD’S FACE CONFIDENTLY EXPECT DELIVERANCE INTRODUCTION: THE SECRET OF THE SEEKER -- How can he be so confident when the enemies are so terrible and the goodness of the Lord is nowhere to be seen? I. (:1-3) THE LORD IS THE ANSWER TO ALL MY FEARS (NO PANIC) A. ...read more

  • 25. My Strength And My Shield

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 32 ratings
     | 4,626 views

    THE LORD IS NOT DEAF TO THE CRIES OF HIS PEOPLE

    BIG IDEA: THE LORD IS NOT DEAF TO THE CRIES OF HIS PEOPLE I. (:1-2) THE CRY FOR A HEARING A. (:1) The Rock Has Ears “To Thee, O Lord, I call; My rock, do not be deaf to me, Lest, if Thou be silent to me, I become like those who go down to the pit.” B. (:2) The Holy Sanctuary Receives ...read more

  • 26. The Majesty Of God

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 96 ratings
     | 18,965 views

    WORSHIP THE LORD FOR HIS MAJESTY

    BIG IDEA: WORSHIP THE LORD FOR HIS MAJESTY INTRODUCTION: On March 23, 1743, when "The Messiah" was first performed in London, the king was present in the great audience. When the majesty of the Lord was proclaimed by the words of the Hallelujah Chorus, "For the Lord God omnipotent reigneth", ...read more

  • 27. Praising God Justifies Our Existence

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 41 ratings
     | 2,847 views

    TRANSFORMATION FROM MOURNING TO DANCING IN THE MORNING: PRAISING GOD JUSTIFIES OUR EXISTENCE

    BIG IDEA: TRANSFORMATION FROM MOURNING TO DANCING IN THE MORNING: PRAISING GOD JUSTIFIES OUR EXISTENCE INTRODUCTION: Why should God bless me (show favor and grace to me) and give me victory over my enemies? That I might praise Him and have a testimony to others about His ...read more

  • 28. Hanging On

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 54 ratings
     | 5,422 views

    CLINGING TO HOPE IN PROLONGED TIMES OF TROUBLE

    BIG IDEA: CLINGING TO HOPE IN PROLONGED TIMES OF TROUBLE Context: Trouble in the form of unwarranted persecution 7 STEPS: I. (:1-3) TAKE REFUGE IN THE LORD “In Thee, O Lord, I have taken refuge” Goal: "Let me never be ashamed" (chiastic structure) A. 2 Reasons for Hope 1. The ...read more

  • 29. Confession Is The Best Medicine

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 65 ratings
     | 1,571 views

    CONFESSION OF SIN CONVERTS THE QUICKSAND FOR SUFFERING INTO THE CONCRETE FOR BLESSING

    BIG IDEA: CONFESSION OF SIN CONVERTS THE QUICKSAND FOR SUFFERING INTO THE CONCRETE FOR BLESSING INTRODUCTION: one of the 7 penitential psalms (6; 32; 38; 51; 102; 130; 143) I. (:1-2) FORGIVEN SINS = THE CONCRETE FOR BLESSING (THE FIRM FOUNDATION) A. Even the worst sinner has the ...read more

  • 30. Songs Of Joy

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 30 ratings
     | 2,331 views

    BECAUSE WE CAN COUNT ON GOD, OUR HEART SHOULD OVERFLOW WITH SONGS OF JOY

    BIG IDEA: BECAUSE WE CAN COUNT ON GOD, OUR HEART SHOULD OVERFLOW WITH SONGS OF JOY I. (:1-5) SONGS OF JOY ARE APPROPRIATE FOR THE RIGHTEOUS BECAUSE GOD IS DEPENDABLE A. VARIETY OF EXPRESSION OF JOY 1. Variety of Nature of Expression Songs of Joy Praise Give Thanks Sing a New ...read more