Sermon Archive (Page 2)

Dream Small

Matthew 25:40 40 “The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’ {Prayer} I don’t remember exactly when it was, but sometime during my high school career I remember having to sit in a very uncomfortable wooden chair…

The Foundation of Our Faith

Psalm 119:11 11 I have hidden your word in my heart     that I might not sin against you. Dear Friends in Christ, I’m going to begin my sermon this morning with a little quiz to test your knowledge of the Bible.  Don’t worry.  I’m not going to call on you to see if you know the right…

Won’t Heaven be Boring?

“but have eternal life” Dear Friends in Christ, Two weeks ago I preached a sermon unlike any I have ever preached before.  It dealt entirely with the darkest and dreariest subject that any preacher can speak on.  Remember what it was?  It was the subject of hell.  We looked at hell’s location, its duration, its…

I Can’t Change Jesus

Hebrews 13:8 8 Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.             {Prayer} As you could very easily tell as you walked into the building this morning … things have changed around here just a bit.  It seems like some mad scientists who apparently believe in time travel have invaded and have taken over…

Hell’s Supreme Surprise

shall not perish Dear Friends in Christ, I think most of you here today know that I don’t have the best hearing in the world.  For over 40 years now I’ve had to battle that problem because of what my audiologist calls nerve deadness in my ears.  Do you have any idea what caused those…

Wait … Trust … Believe

Mark 5:21-43 Jesus Raises a Dead Girl and Heals a Sick Woman 21 When Jesus had again crossed over by boat to the other side of the lake, a large crowd gathered around him while he was by the lake.22 Then one of the synagogue leaders, named Jairus, came, and when he saw Jesus, he fell at his feet. 23 He…

Decreasing My Importance

            Our text: John 3:30-31 – {John the Baptist says} “He must increase, but I must decrease. He who comes from above is above all.  He who is of the earth belongs to the earth and speaks in an earthly way.  He who comes from heaven is above all.” (ESV)             {Prayer} Most calendars, whether…

Parenting God’s Way

Psalm 127:3-5 3 Children are a heritage from the Lord,     offspring a reward from him. 4 Like arrows in the hands of a warrior     are children born in one’s youth. 5 Blessed is the man     whose quiver is full of them. They will not be put to shame     when they contend with their opponents in court. Dear Friends in Christ, Since today…

Why Hide from a Pursuing God

Genesis 3:6-15 6 When the woman saw that the fruit of the tree was good for food and pleasing to the eye, and also desirable for gaining wisdom, she took some and ate it. She also gave some to her husband, who was with her, and he ate it. 7 Then the eyes of both of them were opened, and…

Help for the Helpless

John 3:16 “who believes in him” INTRO.: for sermon hymn show DVD of “Team Hoyt.” That father and son duo is known as Team Hoyt.  Dick is the father, Rick is the son.  And they love to race.  Just listen to these statistics that I pulled from their web site: 257 triathlons, 6 of which…