Sermon Series
  • 1. The Beatitudes

    Contributed on Nov 23, 2007
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    In one church where the pastor was preaching the Sermon on the Mount the roadside sign read, “Worlds greatest sermon” by pastor so and so.

    Sometimes the Sermon on the Mount is referred to as the world’s greatest sermon. In one church where the pastor was preaching the Sermon on the Mount the roadside sign read, “Worlds greatest sermon” by pastor so and so. That was a little confusing. It is Jesus who preached the world’s greatest ...read more

  • 2. Sermon On The Mount: Salt And Light

    Contributed on Nov 28, 2007
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    Some of the Anabaptists of the sixteenth century had a very literal take on the words of Jesus from the Sermon on the Mount, “if the salt loses its saltiness

    Some of the Anabaptists of the sixteenth century had a very literal take on the words of Jesus from the Sermon on the Mount, “if the salt loses its saltiness, it is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled by men. At the end of the service they would have the Christians ...read more

  • 3. True Righteousness

    Contributed on Nov 29, 2007
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    Can you imagine the faces when Jesus told them their righteousness must exceed that of the Pharisees to go to heaven?

    Can you imagine the faces of all the people sitting on the Mount of Beatitudes listening to Jesus preaching the Sermon on the Mount, when Jesus told them their righteousness must exceed that of the Pharisees to go to heaven? In Jesus day there were many people deeply concerned about ...read more

  • 4. A Matter Of The Heart

    Contributed on Nov 30, 2007
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    I remember the shock I felt as a teenager when the minister confessed to our small town church that he had broken all ten of the Ten Commandments.

    I remember the shock I felt as a teenager when the minister confessed to our small town church that he had broken all ten of the Ten Commandments. He had my complete attention when he told us he planned to use the morning sermon time to tell us how he had broken all of the Ten Commandments. My ...read more

  • 5. Love Your Enemies

    Contributed on Dec 1, 2007
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    It is easy to love people of your own kind, but the Lord calls us beyond that.

    Two men were on a cruise ship together and began to talk. Finally one of them asked, “Do you believe in God?" He said, "Yes." I asked, "Are you a Christian or a Jew?" He said, "A Christian." I said, "Me, too! Protestant or Catholic?" He said, "Protestant." I said, "Me, too! What ...read more

  • 6. Living In A Fishbowl

    Contributed on Dec 2, 2007
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    You live in a fishbowl and people are watching to see if your walk matches your talk.

    I remember when I was pastor of a church and living in the parsonage directly across from the church. It was like living in a fishbowl. It was the glass house syndrome where it seemed everyone could see right into our house. People knew if I was home, because my car was parked there. They knew who ...read more

  • 7. Don't Worry About Tomorrow

    Contributed on Dec 10, 2007
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    Can you imagine a scene in the bird nest where Momma Bird asks Papa Bird, What’s wrong Papa why aren’t you sleeping? Papa bird says, “I’m worried.

    During the Sermon on the Mount Jesus tells us not to worry, Matthew 6:25-34. In this passage three times Jesus tells his disciples not to be anxious, not to worry. Worry is Futile Matthew 6:25-27 "Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your ...read more