Sermons by Doug Meyer

Common Thoughts That Lead to Consuming Passions

Exodus 20:17 Dear Friends in Christ,    The human body…a subject that I have to confess has fascinated me ever since I took an anatomy and physiology course in college. It is a masterpiece of intelligent design.  It is amazing how all of its different parts – heart, lungs, kidneys, liver, muscles, bones, nerves, skin,…

Remember!

Psalm 11:3 Dear Friends in Christ,    At one time it was one of the most, if not the most powerful, productive, and proficient empires the world had ever seen or known.  It lasted just over 500 years.  It encompassed an incredible 2.2 million square miles.  Because of its many conquests, its population swelled from…

Gifts from the Father

James 1:16-17 Dear Friends in Christ,                                                                                      Sometime ago I understand there was an opening in our government’s Central Intelligence Agency – the CIA – that opening, that position was for an assassin—a person who would kill without hesitation those that the CIA deemed a threat to national security.  As you might well…

Living an Uncompromising Life in a Compromising World

Daniel 3:16-18 (ESV) 16 Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego answered and said to the king, “O Nebuchadnezzar, we have no need to answer you in this matter. 17 If this be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of your hand, O king. 18 But if not,…

You Lie!

Exodus 20:16 ESV16 “You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor. Dear Friends in Christ,    Most of you here today have probably heard the phrase, “the shot heard round the world,” and you might even remember from your days in history class that this was the first shot fired in Boston back in April of…

The Society of the Second Mile

Luke 9:23 (ESV)Take Up Your Cross and Follow Jesus23 And he said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. Dear Friends in Christ,    You’ve probably never heard of this fellow before, but his name is Dan Mazur. He’s one of the many people who have tried…

Walking with Jesus

Luke 24:13-35 (ESV)On the Road to Emmaus13 That very day two of them were going to a village named Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem, 14 and they were talking with each other about all these things that had happened. 15 While they were talking and discussing together, Jesus himself drew near and went with them. 16 But their eyes were kept from recognizing…

The One Who Shows Up

John 20:1-18 (ESV)The Resurrection20 Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb. 2 So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved, and said to them, “They have taken…

Through the Eyes of Jesus

A GOOD FRIDAY TENEBRAE SERVICE INTRODUCTION:  Good evening and welcome to what I hope and pray will be a very special and meaningful time of worship for all of us as we gather in God’s house on this Good Friday to recall and dare I say to celebrate the tragic events that took place nearly…

The Cross: God’s Solution, God’s Passion

Luke 9:23 (ESV)Take Up Your Cross and Follow Jesus23 And he said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. Dear Friends in Christ,    Everyone loves a parade, don’t they?  The bands, the floats, the clowns, the horses, the candy that gets tossed to the crowd.  I…