Contributed on Dec 6, 2010
The introductory sermon to a series on the titles of Jesus from Isaiah 9:6.
The Psychiatrist's 23rd Psalm The Lord is my external-internal integrative mechanism; I shall not be deprived of gratification for my viscerogenic hungers or my need-dispositions. He motivates me to orient myself toward a non-social object with affective significance. He positions me in a ...read more
Contributed on Dec 13, 2010
A look at God as our hero from Isaiah 9:6 and Zephaniah 3:16-20.
I don’t know what it was but for some reason when I was on vacation I just started to notice some of the weirdest things. I saw a sign in a restaurant that read, “This is a drug-free work place.” Really? Was that a change in policy? Was there a time when the sign could have said, “The whole ...read more
Contributed on Dec 20, 2010
Part of a Christmas Series looking at the titles of the Messiah in Isaiah 9:6 as promises of God, this one focuses on the title Everlasting Father.
How many people have finished their shopping? Did you hear about the guy who went out and bought his wife a beautiful diamond ring for Christmas? His friend said, “I thought she wanted a new SUV?” “She did,” he replied. "But where am I gonna find a fake Jeep?” It’s funny isn’t it that so ...read more
Contributed on Dec 28, 2010
Jesus is our Prince of Peace during the storm not just in the absence of the storm.
Long ago a man sought the perfect picture of peace. Not finding one that satisfied, he announced a contest to produce this masterpiece. The challenge stirred the imagination of artists everywhere, and paintings arrived from far and wide. Finally the great day of revelation arrived. The judges ...read more