Contributed on Feb 14, 2007
A sermon about the power of help using the David & Goliath epic.
Ah, the Power of Cheese 1 Samuel 17 Introduction A. When I was planning this morning’s message last month, I ran across a curious little phrase in 1 Samuel 17:18 that reads “take along these ten cheeses to the commander of their unit. Here we see the scenario of David delivering some cheese ...read more
Contributed on Apr 25, 2007
A sermon following the Virginia Tech tragedy.
Facing the Giants Isaiah 58 Introduction A. This past week has confirmed to us once again that there are giants in the land. We often forget about them until they raise their ugly head and shout out to us from the street. a. Like Goliath starred down the Israelites in the valley of Elah ...read more
Contributed on May 1, 2007
Psalm 79 is a lament psalm that teaches us how to take our questions to God in times of suffering.
The Cry of a Wounded Warrior Psalm 79 Introduction A. In his book The Barbarian Way Erwin McManus uses the illustration of Robert the Bruce to speak of our calling to be warriors in this world. He says Robert the Bruce was a Scottish noble that rose up to lead Scotland to freedom after ...read more
Contributed on May 4, 2007
A brief explanation of the meaning of baptism and the Lord’s Supper.
Two for ONE Introduction A. Every so often we have the opportunity to combine baptism and the communion into the same service. We are going to do that again today. Today we get the two for one special. Almost everyone loves the promotional … get two for one. If you could get two dinners ...read more
Contributed on Dec 16, 2007
This is a wrap up devotional to the Christmas production "Four Tickets to Christmas"
4 Tickets to Christmas December 14th and 16th, 2007 A. Christmas is often a story with many different side stories. We are all familiar the basic plot. Christmas is a season of hope. But it also has many different sub settings, scenarios and scenes. It does not matter if we are living at the ...read more