Sermon Series
  • 1. The Lord's Prayer Part I

    Contributed on Mar 8, 2021
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    Jesus was the express image of the Father. He said, "He that hath seen me hath seen the Father." If we want to know what God is like, we look at Jesus, for He is the full and final revelation of God the Father.

    Paul Aurandt in his book, Destiny, tells of the powerful impact a single father can have on a whole society. Norman's father was a salesman in Connecticut. He did not like people who were different from himself, and that was almost everybody. In other words, he was a bigot. He constantly ...read more

  • 2. Our Father

    Contributed on Mar 8, 2021
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    The Christian is one who recognizes person-hood to be the supreme value. The highest title or name of God is not king, master, or creator, but Father. Wordsworth said, “Father! To God Himself we cannot give a holier name.”

    A man who worked in a Ford plant for many years just quit for no apparent reason. When he was asked why he did it he said, “All I did everyday was to screw nut number 999 to bolt number 999 for years and years, and if I keep on doing this much longer, I shall be nut number 999 myself.” ...read more

  • 3. Desire Determines Destiny

    Contributed on Mar 8, 2021
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    The six petitions of this prayer represent the six basic desires that are to characterize the child of God. When these six desires dominate your life, and become the inner driving force of your life, you are as successful as any human being can be.

    People succeed for a thousand different reasons, but the one thing they all have in common is desire. Igor Sikorsky, the great Russian airplane designer, tells in his autobiography of how his father took him to Paris as a boy, and they visited an airport where he saw his first plane. His ...read more

  • 4. The Eternal Desire

    Contributed on Mar 8, 2021
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    We have lost this idea of reverence for the name of God, and the result is, God's name is not very special, but is common. It is thrown around like Tom, Dick, and Harry. It is so common that it is nearly impossible to feel any reverence when people use His name.

    Vice Presidents have names just as presidents, but they seldom become names we remember. George was vice president under president Polk, but only a whiz in trivial pursuit would ever remember his last name. He had a chance to become president of the United States, but he lost that chance because of ...read more

  • 5. The King And The Kingdom

    Contributed on Mar 8, 2021
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    When we pray, "Thy kingdom come", we really mean just that. May your rule come into our lives, our community, our nation, and our world, that we might be guided by your authority, and not lose the power and light it brings.

    For 13 years he was one of the greatest rulers Russia ever had. In 1547, when he took the throne, he sought for a Queen, and found one he loved so dearly that together they made their kingdom a kingdom of love. The king became a friend of the poor and suffering, and he built churches, and ...read more

  • 6. The Trinity Of Desires

    Contributed on Mar 8, 2021
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    This prayer is the backbone of Christian success, for it is the foundation for our confidence that God's will can be done, and it can be done by me. This is the needed balance in a world where so much is not the will of God.

    There is only one of the 50 states that is named after a man, and that is the state of Washington. It was originally named after King George III of England, and called New Georgia. When America acquired it from Britain, they called it Columbia, and later changed it to Washington in honor of the ...read more

  • 7. The Debt Dissolving Desire

    Contributed on Mar 8, 2021
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    It is something of a paradox to say Jesus paid it all, and yet see here that He demands that we remain conscious of our debt to God, and that we pray continuously for forgiveness.

    About one hundred and sixty five years ago, in Jan. of 1835, the United States of America became the only major nation in modern history to do a certain thing. It was a thing she would love to be able to do again, for she paid off her national debt. It was done by the sale of public lands in the ...read more

  • 8. The Desire For Deliverance

    Contributed on Mar 8, 2021
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    Jesus knows His disciples will always be sinners, and that is why they need to pray daily for forgiveness. He knew they would be subject to daily temptation. They would be in constant need of deliverance.

    Winston Churchill suddenly found himself a 25 year old prisoner of war. This was in 1899. He was captured by the South African Army in the Boer War, and he endured a nightmare. He was the first prisoner of importance to be captured in the war. Churchill roamed the prison camp in Pretoria, as he ...read more