Here are the sermons I have preached in 2016.
Current or newest sermons are added to the top of this page.
Some things worth knowing
- We have access to a vast amount of
knowledge and information. But there is some information that we
must know and understand.
- We are approaching the end of 2016. The Bible has
a lot to say about "The End."
An App for That - When we need
something on our mobile phone,
there is an app to solve the problem. God is the ultimate app.
God Does Not Know - God is
all-knowing, but there are some things
that God does not know.
Widen the Plate - Sports have rules.
Do not change the rules. Just adjust
your life to fit the rules.
Peter's Keyring - Peter was given the keys to open some doors in the
New Testament church.
Small Matter - We often minimize things we want to ignore.
Jewish Calendar - Since God established the Jewish calendar, should
we follow it instead of one set by Pope Gregory?
Beat the Devil - Who is the Devil? Can we defeat him?
Why Not Obey - Why don't more obey the gospel? Has the gospel lost
power? Have the attitude of people changed?
I am Resolved - It is not the start of a new year, but we can still make
some new resolutions.
Heaven - Heaven is difficult to describe. Let me tell you about
my vision for heaven.
Hanging Judge - God is not a hanging judge.
The Only Doctrines - There are
several doctrines that all make the
same mistake - adding the world "only" to the teaching of the Bible.
Use of God's Name - How people use
the name of God shows their
respect or lack of respect for God.
Mistakes - We can learn from the mistakes that Pilate made
in dealing with the Jewish leaders.
God is the Solution - We often
look for the answers in all the wrong
places. God is the only solution to our problems.
- As we observe the 4th of July - we need to think about our
freedom in Christ.
Do not lose Bible - Many lose their Bible and fail to find it.
A Christian you
Never Hear About - There are man unsung heroes
who do not make the headlines.
Way of Cain - We have a choice about the direction of our life. We
can go the way of Cain or the way of Able.
I make me mad - Who is to blame if I
lose my tempter? We want to
blame everyone else for our sin.
Doctrine of Demons - We must know the doctrine of demons.
Discouragement - There are 4 secrets to overcoming the discouragement
we get from the world.
Alone - We often feel alone in this wicked world.
Loneliness - How can we learn to cope with loneliness?
How a Frog Swallows - We also
"swallow" a lot of teachings that we
ought to spit out and reject.
Light Saber - The Bible is both a light and a sword - that makes it
a light saber. How is the Bible a light saber?
Be angry -
We are commanded to be angry. Some anger is right and
just. Some anger is wrong.
The Moon God - Is Allah the same as Jehovah? Is Allah mentioned
in the Bible?
Worry - We all do it. Why? How can we overcome worry?
Our Church Family - Sermon for our Homecoming - 2016.
Afraid? - There is a good kind of fear and types of fear that
we should not have.
Waiting at the tomb - With all
the warnings from Jesus, why weren't the
apostles camped out at the tomb waiting for the resurrection?
Intercession - The Holy Spirit makes intercession for us. This is
than Jesus being our mediator.
or BBs - The church does not need toys, games and gadgets
to have people to worship God.
Can Church Grow? - Church attendance
is in decline. What will it take
to turn the situation around?
Blasphemy - What is the blasphemy against the Holy Spirit? Is it
for to be guilty of this sin today?
Respectable Sins - Some sins are viewed as horrible. But there are some
sins that we ignore, wink at, are not bothered by people who do them.
Fruit of the Spirit - There are not 9 fruits - but one fruit with 9 sections.
Spirit of Christ - The Spirit of
Christ is not being weak, compromising. The
true Spirit of Christ dealt with people where they were - in sin.
Baptism into one Body - There
has been much discussion about the
baptism mentioned in 1 Cor. 12:13.
Not passed this way before
- Christianity requires us to "plow some
new ground" and travel where we have never been.
Indwelling 2 - In the second part I look at the Method of Indwelling
and what the Spirit does
Indwelling 1 - This is the first of 2 sermons on the indwelling of the
Heaven and Earth to Boot
- Jesus asks us to seek the spiritual first.
If we do that, eternal life is "added" (thrown in, to boot).
Examples Binding - There are many
examples in the Bible. Some are
examples of wrong, some right. The issue is this sermon is when is an
examples binding (as a law from God)?
Work of the Spirit - What is the work of the Holy Spirit?
Not Forgiven - There are some that God will not forgive.
The Word - John begins his gospel by introducing Jesus as the Word.
Who is the Holy Spirit -
The confusion about the Holy Spirit clears with an
understanding of who He is.
Risen Savior - The resurrection of Christ is an important part of the
Healing from God - Nations live in
fear from terrorists, mass shootings, natural
disasters. How can we live in peace and safety?
Spirit will not do - There are
many things that people expect the Holy Spirit to do
that are not taught in the Bible. This is part 1 of 2.
in a Pit - Do you hear all the discouragement? There will always be
people telling us why it can't be done. The real issue is - Do we listen to them?