Category Archives: sermon

An Object Lesson on Humble Service

Jesus led by example. He never asks us to do anything he was not first willing to do himself. He instructs his followers to continue doing the things he did. In the final days of his earthly ministry, he got … Continue reading

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God’s Plans Are Sure

God has a plan, he knows what’s doing, his plans always work out. His Word given through Isaiah was encouraging to his people at that time. By studying it now, we better understand that God is always at work accomplishing … Continue reading

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God’s Plan for Messiah

This will be the first sermon in a series of Christ’s ministry leading up to Easter. We use passages from Isaiah during Advent that describe the birth of the Messiah. We sometimes to to Isaiah 53 during the week of … Continue reading

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All Things to All People

The Apostle Paul wrote in 1 Corinthians that he had become all things to all people. He was limited in the scope of his ability to really become all things. All of us fall short in being perfectly conformed to … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference?

Elijah and Elisha were Old Testament prophets that are often confused for one another. Their names and their ministries were similar and they lived in the same time period; Elisha was actually a student of Elijah. Two stories from 1st … Continue reading

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Greater than the Sum

Adam may have been dust but sometimes the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Adam was made by God in his own image, then God breathed into him the breath of life. In the New Covenant we … Continue reading

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Some Things Never Change

The Genesis 6 flood story and the New Testament plan of salvation probably have more things in common than you realize. Noah’s ark, the exodus from Egypt, the tabernacle in the wilderness, a dozen other things and the bride of … Continue reading

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What Prayer is Like

I once thought I had a brilliant analogy of what prayer is like. I worked it out, it was very clever and beautiful, but it failed to express the theology of prayer correctly. Prayer is not like raindrops. Click the … Continue reading

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Why Preach the Gospel?

After an awkward introduction – the illustration was great I just couldn’t remember for a moment how it related to the sermon – this really turned around. The lost need to hear the Gospel, Christians need to be reminded of … Continue reading

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Storms of Life

Sometimes we are delivered from the storm and sometimes God is right there with us in the storm. In either case we have to trust him.

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