Sermon Series
  • 1. Amazed

    Contributed on Oct 10, 2001
    based on 31 ratings
     | 4,336 views

    This sermon is from a series I preached on Nehemiah’s one holy passion, the glory of God.

    One Holy Passion Nehemiah 9,10 May 20, 2001 ¡§Amazed!" David Wells, in his book God in the Wasteland, laments the weakness of contemporary evangelical Christianity, and traces it to our shallow understanding of the person of God. He says that the problem is ¡§that God rests too ...read more

  • 2. An Inside Job

    Contributed on Oct 10, 2001
    based on 44 ratings
     | 5,765 views

    This is a part of a series I preached on Nehemiah’s one holy passion, the glory of God.

    One Holy Passion Nehemiah 5 March 25, 2001 ¡§An Inside Job¡¨ The challenges for Nehemiah seemed to fly fast and furious. After hearing the report of the reproach that Jerusalem had become and in prayer determining that God had laid it on his heart to do something about it, Nehemiah faced an ...read more

  • 3. Christians: Party Animals? Part I

    Contributed on Oct 10, 2001
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,538 views

    This sermon is part of a series I did on Nehemiah’s one holy passion, the glory of God.

    One Holy Passion Nehemiah 8:1-8 April 29, 2001 “Christians: Party Animals?” Part 1 A funny thing happened on the way to the sermon! I had it all lined up and figured out, and then it became clear that God was asking me to change my mind and my approach to the remainder of this sermon ...read more

  • 4. Christians: Party Animals? Part Ii

    Contributed on Oct 10, 2001
    based on 20 ratings
     | 1,917 views

    This sermon was part of a series I preached on Nehemiah’s one holy passion, the glory of God.

    One Holy Passion Nehemiah 8:9-12 May 6, 2001 “Christians: Party Animals?” Part 2 “All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly furnished for every ...read more

  • 5. Christians: Party Animals? Part Iii

    Contributed on Oct 10, 2001
    based on 13 ratings
     | 2,470 views

    This sermon was part of a series I preached on Nehemiah’s one holy passion, the glory of God.

    One Holy Passion Nehemiah 8:13-18 May 13, 2001 “Christians: Party Animals?” Part 3 Here is the recipe: boil strong, black tea leaves. After you’ve made the tea, stir in rich milk—and…yak butter. And there you have the delicacy of Tibet: yak butter tea. When you visit a family there, ...read more

  • 6. Credit Where Credit Is Due

    Contributed on Oct 10, 2001
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,298 views

    This sermon is part of a series I preached on Nehemiah’s one holy passion, the glory of God.

    One Holy Passion Nehemiah 2:1-10 February 18, 2001 ¡§Credit Where Credit is Due¡¨ Review: „h Israel and Judah conquered by outside invaders due to their sin. „h Nehemiah is distressed at the plight of the city. „h Nehemiah determines to pray and act. ¡§Learn this lesson from ...read more

  • 7. Defeating Discouragement

    Contributed on Oct 10, 2001
    based on 139 ratings
     | 28,190 views

    This sermon was part of a series I preached on Nehemiah’s one holy passion, the glory of God.

    One Holy Passion Nehemiah 4 March 11, 2001 “Defeating Discouragement” “The Bible tells us to love our neighbors and to love our enemies,” said G.K. Chesterton, “probably because they are generally the same people!” In the case of the Jews rebuilding the wall of Jerusalem, this was ...read more

  • 8. In Danger Of Distraction

    Contributed on Oct 10, 2001
    based on 118 ratings
     | 23,836 views

    This sermon was part of a series I preached on Nehemiah’s one holy passion, the glory of God.

    One Holy Passion Nehemiah 6:1-14 April 1, 2001 “In Danger of Distraction” If you have email, you will appreciate the following message I got from an old friend recently. It read Let it be known: 1. Big companies don’t do business via chain letters and there are no computer programs ...read more

  • 9. Inching Away

    Contributed on Oct 10, 2001
    based on 38 ratings
     | 6,041 views

    This sermon is part of a series I preached on Nehemiah’s one holy passion, the glory of God.

    One Holy Passion Nehemiah 13:4-31 May 27, 2001 “Inching Away” “All too easily, an ugly thing becomes tolerated, even viewed as the possibly useful thing, then the permissible thing, and finally the attractive thing. It does not happen in a moment. Standards are lowered gradually and ...read more

  • 10. Ordinary Heroes

    Contributed on Oct 10, 2001
    based on 31 ratings
     | 3,473 views

    This sermon is part of a series I preached on Nehemiah’s one holy passion, the glory of God.

    One Holy Passion Nehemiah 3 March 4, 2001 ¡§Ordinary Heroes¡¨ Back when it was still a novelty to sing choruses; back when we youth thought that ¡§Pass It On¡¨ and ¡§I Wish We¡¦d All Been Ready¡¨ was the height of Christian cool; back when bell bottoms were in for the first time, one of ...read more

  • 11. The Trouble With Rubble

    Contributed on Oct 10, 2001
    based on 59 ratings
     | 3,169 views

    This is the first installment of a series I preached on Nehemiah’s one holy passion, the glory of God.

    One Holy Passion Nehemiah 1 February 11, 2001 ¡§The Trouble with Rubble¡¨ A Timeline to Understand Nehemiah (B.C.) 722 Assyria conquers the Northern Kingdom (Israel) 606 Babylon carries off first captives from Southern Kingdom (Judah) 598 Daniel and companions carried to ...read more

  • 12. The Vision Thing

    Contributed on Oct 10, 2001
    based on 39 ratings
     | 1,837 views

    This sermon was part of a series I preached on Nehemiah’s one holy passion, the glory of God.

    One Holy Passion Nehemiah 2:11-20 February 25, 2001 ¡§The Vision Thing¡¨ ¡§He was born in the summer of his twenty-seventh year, coming home to a place he¡¦d never been before.¡¨ That was how John Denver described his feeling as he saw the Rocky Mountains for the first time. Karen and I ...read more

  • 13. Which Nobody Can Deny

    Contributed on Oct 10, 2001
    based on 38 ratings
     | 6,787 views

    This is a sermon from a series I preached on Nehemiah’s one holy passion, the glory of God.

    One Holy Passion Nehemiah 6:15-19 April 22, 2001 ¡§Which Nobody can Deny¡¨ What a difference 9 months makes! Ask any woman who has ever had a baby¡Xor ask Nehemiah, either one! From Nehemiah receiving the report, until the time that the walls were completed, only nine months had ...read more