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  • The Christian’s Duty To Our Political Leaders Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Oct 29, 2014
     | 2,707 views

    An examination of the call for us to pray for our political leaders as well as some of the reasons that we usually fail to fulfill that obligation.

    THREE WAYS WE INTERACT WITH OUR POLITICAL LEADERS: 1. We complain about them. - Today this is our default position. Everyone is terrible, everything is terrible. This one’s a liar, that one’s a thief. This one is kicking puppies, that one hates babies. - And so we ...read more

  • The Great Dilemma

    Contributed by Hans Krause on Nov 1, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 353 views

    Does our faith permit us to disobey the government or to evade taxes? Are Romans 13 and Acts 5 incompatible? How can we sincerely and creatively live as citizens of two kingdoms? What is the underlying principle that governs our choices?

    [Sermon preached on 4 November 2018, 24th Sunday after Pentecost / 3rd year, ELCF Lectionary] Some years ago, we needed to get a little home renovation done. I asked someone for a quotation. When he had given me the price, he added: “That’s without a receipt. If you want a receipt, I will have to ...read more

  • Jesus Showed Appreciation To Whom It Was Due

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 81 ratings
     | 15,108 views

    Everyone needs to feel appreciated. It does not take long before people become discouraged if they are not acknowledged for their fine efforts. Jesus made a habit out of showing appreciation to those who it was due. One day, Jesus commended a tax collec

    Everyone needs to feel appreciated. It does not take long before people become discouraged if they are not acknowledged for their fine efforts. Jesus made a habit out of showing appreciation to those who it was due. One day, Jesus commended a tax collector who humbled himself before God and ...read more

  • How To Live In God's Protection

    Contributed by Bishop Perry Newton Sr on Apr 2, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,315 views

    This sermmon is instructive in that it guides the believer as to how to live in God's protection; not on the outside of it.

    How to live in God’s protection Crime and violence is the hot topic. Many people are afraid because of crime. They are afraid to wear their expensive Jewelry; and choose time and place to wear them. People are afraid to park their cars even in their own yard not to mention public parking; ...read more

  • A Taxing Question

    Contributed by Kory Wilcoxson on Feb 19, 2005
    based on 101 ratings
     | 5,849 views

    A stewardship sermon Jesus’ words on paying taxes to Caesar

    You know, Nelson and I talked about it, and we almost skipped doing stewardship sermons these next two Sundays. Instead, we were going to make a deal with you all. If you meet the stewardship goal, we were going to put a clock on the pulpit. If you exceeded the goal by $5,000, we were going to look ...read more

  • The Widow's Son

    Contributed by Dr. Ronald Shultz on Mar 15, 2007
    based on 19 ratings
     | 2,039 views

    Yes, there is help for the widow and the fatherless!

    No, this not a Masonic or Mormon article but a reflection and praise to God for caring for this son of a widow woman. I am sure I have thought about it before but this morning it came to me that God has surely done wonderful things for me before I even cared to know Him and indeed while I ...read more

  • You And Your Government Series

    Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Jan 30, 2001
    based on 246 ratings
     | 11,964 views

    How to live as a citizen of heaven and earth.

    YOU AND YOUR GOVERNMENT 13:1-7 * This sermon was put together after much study and the influence of teachers such as Adrian Rogers, Tom Elliff, Warren Weirsbe, J. Vernon McGee, John McArthur, Chuck Swindoll and conservative Bible Commentaries, all of which were great helps to grow my ...read more

  • Taking Christ With You

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Aug 1, 2002
    based on 64 ratings
     | 4,211 views

    For most Americans Labor Day is a holiday & in the opinion of some it’s the most hypocritical holiday of all. But today, instead of considering our jobs drudgery, I want us to look at them as challenging opportunities. (PowerPoint Available - #223)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (REVISED: 2016) (PowerPoint for this message is available free of charge. Just e-mail me at mnewland@sstelco.com with your request - #223.) TEXT: Ephesians 6:5 6; Jeremiah 29:5 7; Daniel 6:20 A. For most Americans tomorrow is ...read more

  • The Role Of The Government, The Response Of The Christian Series

    Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Dec 28, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,224 views

    This sermon unpacks the role of the goverment in relation to God and the Christian. And the appropiate response it requires from the believer.

    ROMANS 13: 1-7. GOVERNING AUTHORITIES PAUL HAS SHOWN US PREVIOUSLY HOW TO RESPOND TO THE MERCY OF GOD TO OFFER OURSELVES AS LIVING SACRIFICES INN THE CHURCH AND TOWARDS ONE ANOTHER SEEKING TO FAN INTO FLAME THOSE GIFTS WE HAVE BEEN GIVEN AND TO DEVELOP MORAL TRAITS WHICH ARE CHRIST LIKE TO ...read more

  • Christmas

    Contributed by Sam Mccormick on Dec 15, 2016
     | 7,999 views

    The celebration of the birth of Jesus by Christians.

    CHRISTMAS SERMON I. Introduction *Click to baby George photo A. The Birth of a King (Prince George) It seemed the whole world was waiting breathlessly for the birth of this baby. This baby is Prince George, firstborn son of Prince Harry and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge. It is impossible ...read more

  • The Christian View Of War

    Contributed by Bob Marcaurelle on Oct 4, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 312 views

    Determining the Christian's relationship to war by looking at the Bible and Church History

    Annual Sermons 18-19: Vol. 5: 1991 Bob Marcaurelle THE CHRISTIAN VIEW OF WAR (2009 Condensed) Copyright 2009 by Bob Marcaurelle homeorchurchbiblestudy.com bob marcaurelle Is war right? Is it moral? Can it be Christian or endorsed by God? If a Christian goes to war, should he ...read more

  • Article 24 Civil Magistrates Series

    Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Mar 17, 2010
     | 1,253 views

    This sermon looks at the role of the Christians and governing authorities.

    1689 BAPTIST CONFESSION OF FAITH. ARTICLE 24 CIVIL MAGISTRATES ROM 13:1-7. IN ROMANS 13 PAUL TURNS HIS ATTENTION TO THE ROLE OF CIVIL MAGISTRATES AND THE ROLE OF THE CHRISTIAN LIVING OUT THEIR LIVES BEFORE THEM. 1. GOVERNING AUTHORITIES ARE GOD GIVEN V1-2 A) ESTABLISHED BY GOD V2 ...read more

  • Don't Be Weary In Well Doing

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on Sep 8, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 8,991 views

    A message about labor day.

    Note: Developed from message by MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER on Labor Day: Take Christ With You TITLE: Be not weary in well doing Theme: To show the importance of living a godly life in our work force. TEXT: Galatians 6:2 - 10 Ephesians 6:5-6; Daniel 6:20 Galatians 6:2-10 Bear one ...read more

  • Labor Day - Taking Christ With You

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jan 10, 2001
    based on 687 ratings
     | 57,806 views

    One of our problems in life is that we divide everything into secular & sacred categories - but we ought to see our everyday work as a service for God.

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER CENTRAL CHRISTIAN, BROWNSVILLE, TX TEXT: Ephesians 6:5-6; Daniel 6:20; Jeremiah 29:5-7; 1 Corinthians 5:9-11 A. For most Americans tomorrow is a holiday, it’s Labor Day, & in the opinion of some, it is the most hypocritical of all of ...read more

  • You & Your Government Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Oct 22, 2012
    based on 14 ratings
     | 6,943 views

    Being citizens of heaven doesn’t minimize our responsibilities on earth for the Christian citizen is called upon to be the best citizen. The Christian will have a high view of authority & will be submissive to it as a matter of conscience.

    ROMANS 13: 1-7 YOU AND YOUR GOVERNMENT [Matthew 22:15-22] An Idaho SHEEP RANCHER was approached one day by a stranger in a suit. He said, "If I can guess how many sheep you’ve got, may I have one?" Thinking this to be near impossible the rancher agreed. The stranger then stated, "You ...read more