Sermons by Doug Meyer (Page 3)

From Panic to Peace

Psalm 23:4 4 Even though I walk     through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil,     for you are with me; your rod and your staff,     they comfort me. Dear Friends in Christ, May I ask you a personal question?  What are you afraid of?  Do you have any fears or phobias that cause you a…

The Journey of Grief

Psalm 23:4 4 Even though I walk     through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil,     for you are with me; your rod and your staff,     they comfort me. Dear Friends in Christ,    He was a member of one of my former congregations.  Married with 4 children, all of whom were girls.  He was a…

Walking Through the Valley

Psalm 23:4 4 Even though I walk     through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil,     for you are with me; your rod and your staff,     they comfort me. Dear Friends in Christ, If our group was smaller this morning and you had time to think about it, you know what I’d like to do?  I’d…

Getting Over Ourselves

Psalm 23:3c 3c        for his name’s sake. Dear Friends in Christ, What do you think is the one thing that irritates God more than anything else?  What is the one thing you and I could do that would get under his skin more than anything?  Before I that answer that question for you, let me…

It’s PARTY TIME!

Psalm 23:3 3     he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths     for his name’s sake. Dear Friends in Christ, I hope that none of you ever make the same mistake that Marilyn and I made the first year we were married.  We were living in Fort Wayne, IN at the time and were invited…

Hope for the Hopeless

Psalm 23:3 3     he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths     for his name’s sake. Dear Friends in Christ, Have you noticed the incredible number of reality shows on TV these days?  When they started out years ago you had shows like “Big Brother,” “Joe Millionaire,” and “Fear Factor.”  Then came “The Bachelor” and…

One Day at a Time

Psalm 23:2 2     He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, Dear Friends in Christ, I want you to imagine for a moment a couple of rather unlikely scenarios being played out in your home.  The first one involves your 10-year-old who is obviously worried about something.  He’s been having…

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…