Sermon Series
  • 1. The X Rated Sermon

    Contributed on Oct 23, 2001
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    The introduction to a series on the Sermon on the Mount

    The "X-Rated Sermon" A preacher by the name of Wilbur Reese once preached a message in which he presented a listeners guide to sermons. Reese stated that sermons ought to be rated in much the same way that movies were rated. Which would of coursed seem particularly relevant for our ...read more

  • 2. Happiness Is What?

    Contributed on Oct 23, 2001
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    Part 2 of series on Sermon on the Mount, looks at true happiness.

    Happiness is What Sermon on the Mount # 2 Rev. Denn Guptill, BCC Sept. 22 1996 Last week as we started to discuss the Sermon on the Mount we mentioned several things that bear repeating. The first is that these are the words of Jesus for today, not for yesterday or tomorrow but for September ...read more

  • 3. The Who Will Inherit The What?

    Contributed on Oct 23, 2001
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    Part 3 in Sermon on the Mount Series, looking at the meaning of meek.

    "The Who Shall Inherit the What?" Rev. Denn Guptill, BCC, Sept. 29 1996 If you were to survey a select group of people in 38 countries asking them this question, "Taking all things together, would you say you are: 1) not at all happy, 2) not very happy or 3) quite happy or very happy" where do ...read more

  • 4. You Gotta Want It

    Contributed on Oct 23, 2001
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    Part 4 of Sermon on Mount Series, who much do you want righteousness?

    You Gotta Want it Rev. D.V. Guptill, BCC Oct. 6 1996 Sermon on the Mount #5 Have you discovered that words can’t be taken in isolation. They have to be looked at in their environment. I performed a wedding about ten years ago and it was a miserable day in February, worst storm of the year. ...read more

  • 5. Pass The Peace Please

    Contributed on Oct 23, 2001
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    The fifth part of Sermon on the Mount Series, how we bring peace to those around us.

    The year was 1938, the date was October 6th the place was London England, the speaker was Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain and this was the message "We should seek by all means in our power to avoid war, by analysing possible causes, by trying to remove them, by discussion in a spirit of ...read more

  • 6. How Salty Are You

    Contributed on Oct 23, 2001
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    Part 6 in Sermon on Mount Series, looks at our need to make a difference.

    If you were going to make a statement that would indicate the worth of someone who meant a great deal to you what metaphors would you use. "a million bucks" "gold" "silver" "pearls" "priceless" "a mint" how about "Salt" For the past several weeks we have been following the words of Christ as ...read more

  • 7. A Look At The Law

    Contributed on Oct 23, 2001
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    Part 7 of Sermon on Mount Series, looks at how our requirement is above the law

    Matthew 5:17 (NIV) "Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfil them. I am convinced that Christ stated this specifically for all those well intentioned people who are forever saying, "I’m not under law, I’m under grace." ...read more

  • 8. Watch How You Are Looking

    Contributed on Oct 23, 2001
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    Part 8 of Sermon on Mount series, controlling our lust.

    Adultery, what a nasty word. It’s no wonder people don’t call it that, they refer to it as an affair of the heart, a fling, illicit love even an extramarital relationship, anything but adultery. After all every one is doing it, aren’t they? Well I know of one person for sure who isn’t. On the ...read more

  • 9. Loving Those We Hate

    Contributed on Oct 23, 2001
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    Part 9 of Sermon on Mount Series, the tough job of loving those who hurt us

    Salt, Light and those We Love to Hate November 17 1996 Matt. 5:38-48 Matthew 5:43-44 (NIV) "You have heard that it was said, ’Love your neighbour and hate your enemy.’ 44 But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, This particular command comes from Leviticus ...read more

  • 10. The Reward Factor

    Contributed on Oct 23, 2001
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    part 10 in Sermon on the Mount series looks at our motives.

    As we get back into the Sermon on the Mount and start to look at Matthew Chapter six we are immediately confronted with the question, "What is the place of the reward motive in the Christian’s life?" Are we good for goodness sake or are we good in order to get the carrot at the end of the stick or ...read more

  • 11. Pious Is Good

    Contributed on Oct 23, 2001
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    Part 11 of Sermon on the Mount Series, looks at our motives for giving etc.

    Have you ever noticed that words are like Canadian currency? They are constantly being devalued. There was a time that if you called a woman homely you were paying her a compliment, not anymore. Vulgar used to mean popular and it was commonly used, but now it means coarse or nasty. Sin used ...read more

  • 12. Hello Father

    Contributed on Oct 23, 2001
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    Part 12 of Sermon on the Mount, an introduction to the Lords Prayer

    Matthew 6:5 And when you pray. Prayer,what is prayer? Roger Babson "Prayer is the greatest unused power in the world." Charles Trumbell "Prayer is realising the energies of God." Phillip Brooks "prayer is in it’s simplest definition, is merely a wish turned heavenward." Samuel Coolridge "Prayer ...read more

  • 13. My Father

    Contributed on Oct 23, 2001
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    Part 13 in Sermon on Mount series, looks at the attributes of the Father

    `HOW’S YOUR PRAYER LIFE? AFTER ALL WHEN JESUS SAID, WHEN YOU PRAY. NOW HE SEEMED PRETTY DEFINITE AT THIS POINT, HE DIDN’T SAY, IF YOU PRAY, INSTEAD HE SAID WHEN YOU PRAY. HE SEEMED PRETTY CONVINCED THAT CHRISTIANS WOULD PRAY. AND HE SAID THAT WHEN WE PRAYED THAT WE SHOULD NOT PRAY LIKE THE ...read more

  • 14. God Cares

    Contributed on Oct 23, 2001
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    Part 14 of Sermon on the Mount, God cares about our needs.

    How’s your prayer life? What I mean is how are your prayer habits? Do you pray much? After all Jesus said, when you pray. now he seemed pretty definite at this point, he didn’t say, if you pray, instead he said when you pray. he seemed pretty convinced that christians would pray. and he said ...read more

  • 15. Forgive Or Go To Hell

    Contributed on Oct 23, 2001
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    Part 15 of Sermon on the Mount Series, looks at our need to forgive.

    Her name was 66730, or at least that was the name she went by. Her father had died in a German Concentration camp as did her sister. Her freedom, her dignity, her humanity had been stripped away by those who imprisoned her and yet she survived. They had robbed her of everything she ever possessed ...read more

  • 16. Gold Mine

    Contributed on Oct 23, 2001
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    Part 16 of Sermon on the Mount Series, a look at what we own and what owns us.

    Gold Mine? INVESTMENTS, IN THIS DAY AND AGE EVERYONE IS TALKING ABOUT THE RIGHT INVESTMENT, THE BEST INVESTMENT, EVERYONE WANTS A PERFECT INVESTMENT. AND THERE ARE ALL KINDS OF INVESTMENTS, GOOD INVESTMENTS AND BAD INVESTMENTS. WHEN I WAS IN GRADE ELEVEN AS A PART OF MY ECONOMICS COURSE ...read more

  • 17. Don't Worry

    Contributed on Oct 23, 2001
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    Part 17 of Sermon on the Mount Series, a look at avoiding worry

    Don’t Worry Be Happy April 20th BCC Rev. Denn Guptill isn’t a great song. I remember when that song first came out we were living in Truro at the time. Now I have a confession to make I prefer two types of music either country music or music from the seventies. "Don’t Worry Be Happy" ...read more

  • 18. Careful Now

    Contributed on Oct 25, 2001
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    This is the 18th in the Sermon on the Mount Series, and deals with the issue of Judging others.

    HE WAS A GODLY MAN. EVEN HIS CRITICS ACKNOWLEDGE THAT, THEY MAY HAVE DISAGREED WITH HIS TECHNIQUES AND THOUGHT HE WAS A LITTLE FLASHY BUT HE WAS DEFINITELY A MAN OF GOD. HIS MESSAGE FROM GOD WAS ONE OF NO COMPROMISE, AND HIS MORAL STANDARDS WERE THE HIGHEST AROUND. AND NOT ONLY DID HE UPHOLD THE ...read more

  • 19. You Gotta Ask!

    Contributed on Oct 25, 2001
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    This is th 19th part of the Sermon on the Mount Series, looks at our prayer requests

    THIS ENTIRE PASSAGE OF SCRIPTURE IS DEPENDENT ON ONE THING AND THAT IS A PROPER UNDERSTANDING OF VS.9,10 & 11. BECAUSE CHRIST USES THESE VERSES TO QUALIFY THE VERSES THAT WENT BEFORE. AND SO CHRIST USES THE CONCEPT OF FATHER TO DESCRIBE GOD. BUT THE FATHER CONCEPT IS ONLY VALID FOR THOSE OF ...read more

  • 20. It's Your Choice

    Contributed on Oct 25, 2001
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    Part 20 in the Sermon on the Mount Series, this deals with our need to make a decision.

    CHOICES, CHOICES, CHOICES. WHEN I BOUGHT MY FIRST COMPUTER A FRIEND OF MINE CLUED ME IN TO THE TECHNICAL DETAILS OF WHAT I WANTED, I WENT TO THE COMPUTER SHOP BOY I WAS GEARED UP. I COULD TALK AT’S AND XT’S AND 286’S AND 386’S, 1.44 AND 1.2 MEGS. I KNEW EGA, CGA AND VGA, RAMS AND ROMS, HARD ...read more