Sermon Archive

Protecting Our Homes

Exodus 20:12 12 “Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you. Dear Friends in Christ, Some years ago I read a great book written by a fellow named Dr. Kevin Leman.  He is a very funny yet very wise Christian psychologist and a prolific author of more…

No More Excuses

Isaiah 58:13-14 13 “If you keep your feet from breaking the Sabbath     and from doing as you please on my holy day, if you call the Sabbath a delight     and the Lord’s holy day honorable, and if you honor it by not going your own way     and not doing as you please or speaking idle words, 14 then…

One Family, One Race, One Savior

Revelation 7:9-10 The Great Multitude in White Robes 9 After this I looked, and there before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language, standing before the throne and before the Lamb. They were wearing white robes and were holding palm branches in their hands. 10 And they cried out in…

Excuses, Excuses, Excuses

Exodus 20:8-11 8 “Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy. 9 Six days you shall labor and do all your work, 10 but the seventh day is a sabbath to the Lord your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or daughter, nor your male or female servant, nor your animals, nor any foreigner residing in…

Cleaning Up Your Language

Exodus 20:7 7 “You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God, for the Lord will not hold anyone guiltless who misuses his name. Dear Friends in Christ, During my first 4 years of college, I always had a challenge awaiting me at the end of each school year.  I would return home to where my parents were…

Awesome Deeds

Psalm 66:1-4 For the director of music. A song. A psalm. 1 Shout for joy to God, all the earth! 2 Sing the glory of his name; make his praise glorious. 3 Say to God, “How awesome are your deeds! So great is your power that your enemies cringe before you. 4 All the earth bows down to you; they sing…

Still Standing Strong

Isaiah 40:6-8 6 A voice says, “Cry out.”     And I said, “What shall I cry?” “All people are like grass,     and all their faithfulness is like the flowers of the field. 7 The grass withers and the flowers fall,     because the breath of the Lord blows on them.     Surely the people are grass. 8 The grass withers and the flowers fall,     but the word of…

American Idols

Exodus 20:3 3 “You shall have no other gods before me. Dear Friends in Christ, The year was 1924 and the Olympic Games were to be held in Paris, France.  A new sport had been added that year to the list of international competitions and that was the sport of canoe racing.  The team that was favored…

God’s Laws of Love

Romans 13:10 10 Love does no harm to a neighbor. Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law. Dear Friends in Christ,                                                                                   Rom. 13:10 I came across an interesting article that appeared in an issue of the American Family Association Journal.  This article was entitled “The New Morality” and it was based upon a recent…

Is Prayer a Good Idea?”

Acts 2:42 The Fellowship of the Believers 42 They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. Dear Friends in Christ, Even though I took some time off a little over a month ago, after hearing my sermon title for today, you may very well be thinking that perhaps…