Sermons by Doug Meyer (Page 3)

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…

The Wilderness of the Soul

Luke 4:1-13 Jesus Is Tested in the Wilderness 1 Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, left the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness, 2 where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate nothing during those days, and at the end of them he was hungry. 3 The devil said to him,…

What Will You Leave at the Cross?

Galatians 6:14 14 May I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ,through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world. Dear Friends in Christ, I love how our choir started off our service this evening and really the entire Lenten season with that beautiful song entitled “I Come…

The 10 ‘Be’s’ of Witnessing

1 Peter 3:15 15 But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect, Dear Friends in Christ, This morning I’m going to bring to a close a 3-part…

Breaking the Ice

Mark 16:15-16 15 He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation. 16 Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned. Dear Friends in Christ, Last Sunday in my sermon we talked about one of the things we won’t be able to…

One Thing You Can’t Do in Heaven

Romans 10:13-17 13 For “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.” 14 But how can they call on him to save them unless they believe in him? And how can they believe in him if they have never heard about him? And how can they hear about him unless someone tells them?…

Servanthood: the Mark of True Greatness

Mark 10:35-44 The Request of James and John 35 Then James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to him. “Teacher,” they said, “we want you to do for us whatever we ask.” 36 “What do you want me to do for you?” he asked. 37 They replied, “Let one of us sit at your right and the…