Sermons by Doug Meyer (Page 2)

The Only One and Only

his one and only Son THEME: “The Only One and Only”                                                  March 11, 2018 Dear Friends in Christ,                                                                       “his one and only Son” For years he was recognized as perhaps the greatest basketball player of all time.  His powerful slam dunks, his graceful ability to elevate and then hang in mid-air a few milliseconds longer…

Have You Been Plutoed?

“For God so loved the world.” Dear Friends in Christ, It happened on Aug. 24, 2006.  That was the day that a story hit the presses that had to have been one of the biggest news items to come out of the world of astronomy in a long time.  And it had to do with…

Hope for the Hard Heart

“For God so loved the world.” Dear Friends in Christ, I’m going to begin my sermon this morning with a very unusual quotation.  Here it is: “I saw a woman today who finally became as hard as wood all over.”  Those words were written by a French physician in 1692, the first clinical description of…

In a Class by Himself

Isaiah 46:9-10 9 Remember the former things, those of long ago;     I am God, and there is no other;     I am God, and there is none like me. 10 I make known the end from the beginning,     from ancient times, what is still to come. I say, ‘My purpose will stand,     and I will do all that I please.’…

Our Unchanging God in a Changing World

Malachi 3:6 Breaking Covenant by Withholding Tithes 6 “I the Lord do not change. So you, the descendants of Jacob, are not destroyed. INTRO:  A couple of years ago Marilyn and I along with my brother Steve and his wife went to the sausage supper that’s held the 1st Sunday of every Feb. at Zion Lutheran Church in Staunton,…

Why God Became a Baby

Luke 2:8-12 8 And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. 9 An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. 10 But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great…

This Little Light of Mine

John 1:1-13 The Word Became Flesh 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was with God in the beginning. 3 Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.4 In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. 5 The light shines in the…

You Better Watch Out!

Mark 13:32-37 The Day and Hour Unknown 32 “But about that day or hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father. 33 Be on guard! Be alert! You do not know when that time will come. 34 It’s like a man going away: He leaves his house and puts his servants in charge,…

What Your King Did for You

2 Corinthians 5:21 21 God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. Dear Friends in Christ, It went by a variety of names.  It was called the Black Plague, the Black Death, the Bubonic Plague.  You’ve probably heard of it before.  It got…

The Difference between Looking Good and Doing Good

  Matthew 23:1-12 A Warning Against Hypocrisy 23 Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples: 2 “The teachers of the law and the Pharisees sit in Moses’ seat. 3 So you must be careful to do everything they tell you. But do not do what they do, for they do not practice what they preach. 4 They tie up heavy,…