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  • "Righteousness Based On Love, Not Law"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Dec 9, 2017

    A sermon about Jesus' earthly father--Joseph.

    “Righteousness Based on Love, Not Law” Matthew 1:18-25 What is the first image that pops into your mind when you hear the word “righteous”? Do you think of some fire and brimstone preacher with beady eyes who points his finger at sinners and declares them guilty in the eyes of an angry ...read more

  • Christmas Throught The Eyes Of Joseph Series

    Contributed by Craig Lee on Nov 1, 2006

    Christmas as seen from the earthly father of Jesus Christ.

  • Just Like My Father

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Jun 11, 2008
    based on 25 ratings

    There are two fathers we may want to be just like. 1- our earthly father 2- our heavenly father (but let me personalize this with "my" earthly father and "my" heavenly father)

    INTRO. - ILL.- Today 100 years have elapsed since the first father’s Day was celebrated. Fathers of 1900 didn’t have it nearly as good as fathers of today; but they did have a few advantages: In 1900, fathers prayed their children would learn English. Today, fathers pray their children will ...read more

  • Funeral Message Fro My Dad

    Contributed by James Lee on Dec 4, 2015

    My Father was not a rich man, by the world's standards but in my eyes he was was wealthy beyond measure. He was my best friend.

    My Dad, My Friend He was born January 1 1933, the son of a share cropper and his wife; Olee and Bessie Lee of Coward S.C. They called him J.T. but we call him Daddy. He told stories of the many hardships he suffered growing up, like the struggle for an education. Whenever we would complain about ...read more

  • Experiencing Fathers Day

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Jul 5, 2017

    A Fathers Day message to look to heavenly Father to be a good earthly father.

    Experiencing Fathers Day Calling all Men Selective verses Introduction- Happy Father’s Day! Wither you are a father or you are celebrating the life or the memory of your father this morning, I hope that you are having a great Father’s day. Let me say this and may it be one of the ...read more

  • I Have A Dream

    Contributed by Marianne Unger on May 30, 2003
    based on 34 ratings

    A Tribute to earthly fathers, father figures, great men and to our Heavenly Father!

    Isaiah 6:1-8 I Have A Dream Today we honor fathers and we honor father figures. Whether we are male or female, hopefully, growing up, we have dreams. As a child you may have or had a dream to become a fireman or a doctor, or lawyer, or yes, even an Indian Chief, maybe even a cowboy or a ...read more

  • Honoring Our Fathers

    Contributed by Dan Santiago on Jan 11, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Earthly father should follow the example of our heavenly Father.

  • Father's Day

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Aug 20, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    Earthly father’s and our heavenly father have simular desires.

  • The Father Figure Of Freedom Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jun 21, 2015
    based on 11 ratings

    Moses was the father figure to Israel of their Heavenly Father, just as earthly father are also father figures who point to God. But how do earthly fathers reflect a Heavenly God? And just who is this prophet Moses' spoke of?

    James Dobson once told of the time his 2 year old son Ryan said grace. He said: “He had watched his mother and me pray before we ate each meal, but he had never been asked to say grace. One day, when I was out of town on a business trip, Shirley spontaneously turned to our toddler and ...read more

  • The Perfect Father Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jun 19, 2017
    based on 6 ratings

    The Lord's Prayer tells us God is our "Heavenly Father". That implies that God uses the better tendencies of earthly fathers to communicate who He is. So, what are the traits of decent Earthly fathers?

    (Explanation of opening: The traditionally memorized version of the Lord’s Prayer is found only in the KJV. Since we have ESV pew Bibles – which leave off the last verse – I felt that would create confusion as to why that verse was missing. I didn’t want to go there, so I put the KJV on screen and ...read more

  • What Do You Know, Joe? Lessons From An Earthly Father

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Jun 19, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    Great fathers are not born, they’re made.

    What Do You Know Joe? Lessons From an Earthly Father Matt. 1:18-25; 2:13-15; 2:19-23 June 18, 2006 FBC, Chester Mike Fogerson, Pastor Introduction: A Video from SermonSpice.com B Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows: when His mother Mary had ...read more

  • The Silent Minion Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Feb 21, 2001
    based on 158 ratings

    Like a good butler Minions are sometimes silent. Although there are no words recorded for Jesus' earthly father the impact he had was incredible

    He’s always the forgotten one at Christmas. Oh we remember the Christ child, how could we forget him, even in the shopping malls they sing about the birth of Christ and his name is even included in the very word Christmas. Without Christ there would be no Christmas and so he’s remembered. And ...read more

  • The Example Of Our Heavenly Father

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Aug 29, 2002
    based on 43 ratings

    This sermon addresses how we as earthly fathers should strive to be like God, our heavenly Father.

    THE EXAMPLE OF OUR HEAVENLY FATHER Text: Matthew 5:48 Dispelling the dangerous myth that all are children of God, Louis Everly wrote: “It is only when we are subject to a common father that we are brothers. To become brothers we have only to become sons again”. (Wayne A. Detzler. New ...read more

  • How Much More

    Contributed by Bill Sullivan on Jul 14, 2003
    based on 28 ratings

    If earthly fathers love their children, how much more must our heavenly Father love us.

    How Much More Reflections of A Father’s Heart TCF Sermon June 15, 2003 Start with a little Father’s Day humor... I’ve heard this story about Jim Grinnell. Soon after his first child, Abby, was born, one day, Laura needed to go out to get some groceries, so Jim stayed home alone with Abby ...read more

  • Why Joseph

    Contributed by Horace Wimpey on Dec 2, 2011
    based on 10 ratings

    Out of all the men who God could have chosen to be His earthly father, why did He choose Joseph?

    WHY JOSEPH Matthew 1:18-25 Intro: There’s a story of a poor family - hard-working parents with a large number of children - where the woman discovers that she has an incurable illness and will die within a year. Her husband is a good man, but obviously incapable of looking after the large ...read more