Contributed on Mar 10, 2003
Jesus shows us ways we can be successful in resisting temptation.
Iliff and Saltillo UM Churches First Sunday of Lent March 9, 2003 “Do Not Enter: Resisting Temptation” Matthew 26:36-46 INTRODUCTION: How many have seen a “Do Not Enter” sign on the highway or somewhere in town? How many of you have deliberately driven into such an area anyway? How many ...read more
Contributed on Mar 11, 2003
Why Consistency in our Spiritual Walk is important.
Iliff & Saltillo UM churches March 2, 2003 “Stay in Right Lane”: Consistency Counts II Kings 2:1-12 INTRODUCTION: We will soon begin the Lenten Season. I’d like you to look back over the past year and ask yourself the question, “Am I a more consistent or less consistent Christian than I ...read more
Contributed on Mar 13, 2003
Our words are important not only so that we don’t hurt others but that we do not close the door on God’s blessing in our life.
Iliff and Saltillo United Methodist Churches March 16, 2003 Second Sunday of Lent “Use Caution”: Watch Your Mouths I Peter 3:8-15 Introduction: Today’s scripture was written to Christians living in a pagan society where Christianity was being attacked and Christians were persecuted and ...read more
Contributed on Mar 21, 2003
Begin to realize that delays and problems are opportunities to develop patience.
Iliff and Saltillo UM churches Third Sunday of Lent March 23, 2003 “Expect Delays: Developing Patience” James 1:1-4 II Peter 1:4-8 INTRODUCTION: We would all like to be able to sing the song, “Oh what a beautiful morning, Oh what a beautiful day, Oh what a beautiful morning, ...read more
Contributed on Mar 29, 2003
Jesus’ secrets for keeping calm in spite of the pressure of the hour.
Iliff and Saltillo UM Churches Fourth Sunday of Lent March 30, 2003 “Reduce Speed: Keeping Calm Under Pressure” Luke 22:47-53 INTRODUCTION: Today’s scripture shows Jesus being ushered into a pressure packed situation almost immediately upon leaving a time of intense prayer. A crowd of ...read more
Contributed on Apr 3, 2003
Why we should refuse to judge others.
Iliff and Saltillo UM Churches Fifth Week of Lent April 6, 2003 “Do Not Pass: Refusing to Judge Others” Matthew 7:1-12 James 4:11, 12 INTRODUCTION: In today’s scripture when Jesus said “judge not” was He wanting his disciples to close their eyes to all evil and error? Did ...read more