Sermon Series
  • 1. Gideon: From Despondency To Defiance

    Contributed on Aug 18, 2003
    based on 226 ratings

    Out of weakness Gideon was made strong.

    [I used a sermon by Stuart Briscoe in Nelson’s Annual Preacher’s Sourcebook (2003) as a starting point for this sermon.] Hebrews 11 is often called God’s “HALL OF FAME.” In this chapter we find a character with whom we can identify. His name is GIDEON. Gideon’s name is found in verse 32. more

  • 2. Heaven's Heroes: Abraham

    Contributed on Sep 27, 2003
    based on 81 ratings

    By faith Abraham obeyed the call of God; by faith Abraham patiently waited for the promise of God.

    THE LIFE OF FAITH IS THE ONLY LIFE THAT PLEASES GOD. “What is faith? It is the confident assurance that what we hope for is going to happen. It is the evidence of things we cannot see” (Hebrews 11:1, NLT). Abraham OBEYED a GOD he had never seen. Abraham PATIENTLY WAITED for a CITY he more

  • 3. Heaven's Heroes: Noah

    Contributed on Sep 27, 2003
    based on 44 ratings

    Abraham responded to God’s Word; rebuked the world; and received God’s righteousness.

    [The outline was borrowed from John MacArthur’s Hebrews commentary.] A business man well known for his ruthlessness once announced to writer Mark Twain, “Before I die I mean to make a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. I will climb Mount Sinai and read the Ten Commandments aloud at the top.” “I have more

  • 4. Heaven's Heroes: Enoch

    Contributed on Sep 27, 2003
    based on 49 ratings

    By faith Enoch pleased God, walked with God, and preached for God.

    The example of ABEL shows us WHERE THE LIFE OF FAITH BEGINS. The example of ENOCH shows us OF WHAT THE LIFE OF FAITH CONSISTS. Sermon Text: Hebrews 11:5-6, Genesis 5:21-24 & Jude 14, 15 Here is what the life of faith consists of: 1. PLEASING GOD, 2. WALKING WITH GOD, 3. WITNESSING more

  • 5. Heaven's Heroes: Abel

    Contributed on Sep 27, 2003
    based on 49 ratings

    Because Abel believed, he offered a better sacrifice; because he offered a better sacrifice, he obtained righteousness; because he obtained righteousness, he is for all the ages a living voice saying, "Righteousness is by faith."

    [The outline was borrowed from John MacArthur’s Hebrews commentary.] Hebrews 11:4—“By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it HE BEING DEATH YET SPEAKETH.” James Moffatt wrote, more