Contributed on Jan 9, 2004
This sermon teaches us how to be made well by looking at the story of Jesus asking the man who had been an invalid for thirty-eight years, "Do you want to get well?"
“A father and son went fishing one summer day. While they were out in their boat, the boy suddenly became curious about the world around him. He asked his father, ‘Dad, how does this boat float?’ The father replied, ‘Don’t rightly know son.’ A little later, the boy looked at his father and ...read more
Contributed on Mar 4, 2004
This sermon looks at why "Lord" needs to be more than a word on our tongue.
“One afternoon author Patsy Clairmont found herself on an airplane, sitting next to a young man. She writes, ‘I had already observed something about this young man when I was being seated. He called me ‘Ma’am.’ at the time I thought, ‘Either he thinks I’m ancient, or he’s from the South ...read more
Contributed on Apr 20, 2004
The disciples had allowed themselves to become so distracted that they missed the message Jesus was trying to give to them. Sometimes we allow the same thing to happen in our lives.
According to the president of the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety 1.2 million crashes a year are caused by driver distractions. Of course we all know that with the way cell phones have taken over in our society that cell phones are definitely a distraction for many drivers. But to my surprise ...read more
Contributed on Jul 27, 2004
This sermon looks at how we fall into a spiritual slumber
A gentleman told of an experience that he had. He said, “I was recently driving all night to get to a far-away destination. By morning I still had some distance to travel, but was getting very tired. I decided to stop at the next city I came to and park somewhere quiet to catch an hour or two of ...read more