Sermons by Doug Meyer (Page 3)

Rest for Your Souls

Psalm 23:2 2     He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, Dear Friends in Christ, I’m going to begin my sermon this morning with a little quiz.  See if you can figure out the answer to the following:  It afflicts anywhere from 50-70 million American adults each year.  This condition…

I Did It My Way

Psalm 23:1 A psalm of David. 1 The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. Dear Friends in Christ, Who would you say is your favorite character in the Bible, aside from Jesus, of course?  That’s a pretty tough question to answer because there are so many great ones to choose from, aren’t there?  I…

The Motherly Love of Our Heavenly Father

Isaiah 49:15-16 15 “Can a mother forget the baby at her breast     and have no compassion on the child she has borne? Though she may forget,     I will not forget you! 16 See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands;     your walls are ever before me. Dear Friends in Christ, I wonder how many…

How Solid is Your Foundation?”

Matthew 7:24-27 The Wise and Foolish Builders 24 “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. 25 The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it…

The Panic Room

John 20:19-31 Jesus Appears to His Disciples 19 On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jewish leaders, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you!” 20 After he said this, he showed them his hands and side.…

Declaring War on ‘I Can’t’

Philippians 4:13 13 I can do all this through him who gives me strength. Dear Friends in Christ, Today is the day that we Christians declare war on a disease that has attacked each one of us more times than we care to remember, a disease that has paralyzed our passions, played havoc with our hopes,…

The Shouts of the Crowd

Matthew 27:15-25 15 Now it was the governor’s custom at the festival to release a prisonerchosen by the crowd. 16 At that time they had a well-known prisoner whose name was Jesus[a] Barabbas. 17 So when the crowd had gathered, Pilate asked them, “Which one do you want me to release to you: Jesus Barabbas, or Jesus who…

How God Uses Bad for Good

Isaiah 55:8-9 8 “For my thoughts are not your thoughts,     neither are your ways my ways,” declares the Lord. 9 “As the heavens are higher than the earth,     so are my ways higher than your ways     and my thoughts than your thoughts. Dear Friends in Christ, Some of you long-time members of this congregation may find this…

The Crowing of the Rooster

Luke 22:54-62 Peter Disowns Jesus 54 Then seizing him, they led him away and took him into the house of the high priest. Peter followed at a distance. 55 And when some there had kindled a fire in the middle of the courtyard and had sat down together, Peter sat down with them. 56 A servant girl saw…

He Did It for Me

Matthew 26:37-46 37 He took Peter and the two sons of Zebedee along with him, and he began to be sorrowful and troubled. 38 Then he said to them, “My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death. Stay here and keep watch with me.” 39 Going a little farther, he fell with his face to…