Contributed on Aug 13, 2009
Old Testament - The first in a series of sermons designed to encourage personal Bible study by demystifying the Scriptures and providing background and context to the Old Testament.
I suppose that we can all think of a situation or two in our own lives where going to the instruction manual or to the owner’s manual would have been very helpful. When we need to learn how to set up a telephone, or find the fuses in a car or put together a complicated piece of furniture, the ...read more
Contributed on Aug 22, 2009
New Testament: A brief survey of the New Testament including brief descriptions of each major grouping of books. The goal is to encourage greater use of the Bible.
[Start the sermon after the presentation of the video, The Bible, from sermonspice.com]. What did you think of the video? I think that the video truly unearths realities that we are often hesitant to speak about. I also think that we have to admit that there really is that sort of either ...read more
Contributed on Aug 29, 2009
Third message in a series whose purpose is to introduce us to the Bible and to encourage daily use of the Bible. Today’s focus is to introduce us to Christ - the Eternal Word - in the Scriptures.
[Start the sermon with Scene 3 from the movie, The Passion of the Christ]. There are innumerable connections between the Old Testament and the New Testament, especially as it concerns the Lord Jesus. This scene from the movie, The Passion of the Christ relates part of the suffering of Jesus in ...read more
Contributed on Sep 5, 2009
A very practical sermon that depicts the Bible as God’s love letter to us. The message shares some insights from the Word about the Word and practical advice on how to engage the Bible.
Back when I was a young sailor, I came back home on Christmas leave. My sister asked me to take her to get some last minute Christmas gifts and I said OK. So when we got into the car, my sister told me that she was going to invite a friend, Sofi, to come along with us. Well – let me tell you – I ...read more