Sermons by Doug Meyer

Why People Don’t Read the Bible

Colossians 3:16 16 Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts.   Dear Friends in Christ, Use story from Extreme Devotion, p. 201 as my Time to Reflect. In light of the…

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…

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…

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…

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…

The Uncommon Characteristics of an Uncommon Church

Acts 2:37-47 37 When the people heard this, they were cut to the heart and said to Peter and the other apostles, “Brothers, what shall we do?” 38 Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy…

A Kingdom Worth Dying For

Matthew 11:2-6 2 When John, who was in prison, heard about the deeds of the Messiah, he sent his disciples 3 to ask him, “Are you the one who is to come, or should we expect someone else?” 4 Jesus replied, “Go back and report to John what you hear and see:5 The blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who have leprosy are cleansed,…

God’s #1 Role Model

Matthew 18:1-4 The Greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven 18 At that time the disciples came to Jesus and asked, “Who, then, is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” 2 He called a little child to him, and placed the child among them. 3 And he said: “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you…

God’s ‘Whoever’ Policy

so that whoever believes in him Dear Friends in Christ, I’d like to begin my sermon this morning with a little travel quiz about a country that most of you have probably never been to, and yet I’m sure you are still very familiar with some of its most famous tourist attractions.  And that country…