Sermons by Doug Meyer

Nip it in the Bud

Matthew 5:27-28  (ESV) Lust 27 “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’ 28 But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lustful intent has already committed adultery with her in his heart.    I’m going to begin my sermon this morning by doing something that my wife really does not…

A Holy Gift from God

Ex. 20:14 Exodus 20:14 ESV 14 “You shall not commit adultery. Dear Friends in Christ,    Just when you think you’ve heard it all, something comes along that lets you know you haven’t.  That happened to me recently when I read an article about an online dating service that caters – are you ready for this –…

Have You Murdered Anyone Lately?

Matthew 5:21-22 (ESV) 21 “You have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not murder; and whoever murders will be liable to judgment.’ 22 But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment; whoever insults his brother will be liable to the council; and whoever says, ‘You fool!’ will be liable…

No Murder!

Exodus 20:13 13 “You shall not murder. Dear Friends in Christ,    I came across a true story recently about a 19 year old fellow from Washington, D.C. who was driving around our nation’s capital one day and according to his own testimony, he was bored.  So when he saw a 36 year old woman sitting…

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…

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…

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…

A Friend in High Places

Romans 8:34 34 Who then is the one who condemns? No one. Christ Jesus who died—more than that, who was raised to life—is at the right hand of God and is also interceding for us. Dear Friends in Christ, Have you ever met or known anyone in high places?  You know the kind of person I’m talking about,…