Category Archives: sermon

Prepare the Way of the Lord

John the Baptist began his ministry just before Jesus began his earthly ministry. John was called to prepare the people to receive Jesus, like turning the soil before planting. Today is the first Sunday of Advent, the season of preparation … Continue reading

Posted in sermon | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Who is God?

Our understanding of God progresses as we read through the Bible. He reveals more of his nature and character as the narrative moves forward.

Posted in sermon | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Revelation of Jesus Christ

Revelation chapter 1, introduction to the last book in the New Testament. After reading the letters to the seven churches last week, this is the background of John and his vision on the Island of Patmos. Avoid Revelation at all … Continue reading

Posted in sermon | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Examples and Warnings

Sometimes if you can’t be a good example you’ll just have to be a terrible warning. The letters to the seven churches are recorded for our benefit. Learn what they did right, what they did wrong, then choose wisely.

Posted in sermon | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Good Example vs. Terrible Warning

Solomon was a wise leader that did not always follow his own advice. All of his material possessions and entertainment options failed to bring him happiness. Think about that the next time you see headlines claiming that Christmas is not … Continue reading

Posted in sermon | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Run to Win

The Apostle Paul uses the language of analogy to encourage Christian believers. The prize is Jesus and he wants you to win!

Posted in sermon | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Christ Came to Save Sinners

Context is important. We have to be careful when witnessing – or for that matter with one another – that there are sinners and there are sinners saved by grace.

Posted in sermon | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Stewards of Grace

This is Sunday morning’s sermon. I was getting sick and didn’t know if I would make it through this. I crashed afterwords; Monday was the worst. So I finally listened to this sermon today and it turned out better than … Continue reading

Posted in sermon | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Way of the Lord is Just

Sometimes God is accused of being unfair or unjust. Some might even imagine they will reprimand God or reason with him on the day of judgement. God’s preference is that people listen to his warnings and turn to righteousness rather … Continue reading

Posted in sermon | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Go and Do Likewise

The Parable of the Good Samaritan is probably well known. Like other titles we tend to give biblical narratives, that was added later and may work against our understanding. Hear this parable again with a mission emphasis as we wrap … Continue reading

Posted in sermon | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment