Here are the sermons I have preached in 2014.
Current or newest sermons are added to the top of this page.
Word - Some commands in the Bible don't make any sense. Why
should I obey a command that is not logical?
When you fall away - More happens
when one falls away than you
might expect. It impacts many other people.
Give to Yourself - What to give for Christmas is always a struggle. Here
are some things you can give to yourself.
for the Dead - Many expect God to do things contrary to what He
said in the the Bible. They are waiting for the dead to come home.
tumbles In - Learn some important lessons from David about how
he dealt with the low times in life.
Drawer - Most homes have a junk drawer with all kinds of
useless, old, broker, dried out stuff. We need to clean out the junk
drawer of our life.
Zombies are Real
- Zombies are said to be the "living dead." Dead but
still in some sense alive. There are many references to these people
in the New Testament.
Outstanding - This an the latest of my "frog" sermons. We must learn
to like who we are and forgive ourselves.
Thanksgiving - This Thanksgiving sermon studies the Greek
word for grace, thanks and several other uses.
Why Not? -
Why couldn't the 3 men just bow down to the image instead
of facing the fiery furnace? Not mean it - just outwardly bow down.
Good to be Here - A study of
the Transfiguration NOTE: No outline
is available for this study.
Advice - Study 1 Corinthians 15:58 and you will have some
very good advice.
Withdraw Thyself - There are some people and situations that we should
not be around or be connected with.
- Every person who hears a sermon will respond in one
of three ways.
Unequal Yoke -
Many misunderstand what this verse is talking about, how
it applies to our lives and what it means for us.
and Gloom - News is depressing. Our world is getting to be a very
frightening place. How do we overcome the doom and gloom around us?
year reign - Many don't understand how we missed the teaching of the NT
about the 1,000 year reign of Christ.
Why Some Don't Sing - Study the words
of the song, "Come, We That Love
When We Disagree - We will disagree. When that happens, how should we
deal with the the person with which we disagree?
Sing - Without Instruments - Many ask about this issue. Here is a simple
discussion of the Bible and history of music in worship.
- The parable of the Good Samaritan teaches us much about
how we live our life.
Word Study - To
study the Bible we must understand the use and meaning
of the words we are reading.
Young Earth - How old is the earth? Is there evidence of a young earth?
Spiritual Senses - We need physical exercise. We also need to exercise
our spiritual senses.
Fellowship Everyone? - Are we arrogant or do we live by our convicitons?
Proper Uses of the
Tongue - We often talk about how the tongue is used
in evil ways. But the tongue has some very useful purposes.
Where is the joy? - Why are some Christians so miserable? What
has happened to the joy of our salvation?
Where are you? - God knows where you are. Do you?
Tried - There were many attempts to stop or prevent Jesus
from being our savior. They all failed.
Learn from Tragedy - Tragedies will happen in our world. The question
is - What can we learn from them?
Unfinished Work of Jesus - What has Jesus been doing since he went
back to heaven?
Able Men - God is looking for men who are able to do His work.
give up - The book of Hebrews shows us many reasons that
some give up their faith.
Walk in the
light - Fellowship with God requires that we keep walking
in the light of truth.
First and Foremost - God demands FIRST place in our priority.
Jesus? - There is a lot of controversy about who killed Jesus.
This sermon looks at the long list.
Abraham's Altars - Everywhere Abraham moved, he built an altar and spent
time in the worship of God.
Work of the church - This is part one of two looking at the work of the
and the growth of parachurch organizations.
Parachurch Organizations - There are many organizations that seek funds from
churches but are not under any eldership. They want the money but not the
oversight or control.
Worship in the
early church - What would it be like to go back to an assembly
of the early church?
Blessed Assurance - We sing the song but many do not believe the
message of that hymn.
Day: Andy Griffith - Fathers can learn some important lessons
from the TV dad.
Lost Bible Found - Many have lost their Bible by neglect. How can we
find the lost Bible and what will happen when we do?
Command to Repent - Most think to repent just means that I regret
the sin in my life. There is more involved than regret.
Party - This old song expresses the idea that I can do what
I want to.
with Care - We must have genuine care and concern for
the souls of the lost and our brethren.
to Happiness - Happiness seems to elude many today. They
fail to understand where true happiness is found.
- The son of Gideon can teach us some very
Wrong is Wrong - Many accept situation ethics, but wrong is
I Can Do All Things - Are there
some limitations to my power as a
Christian? Am I Superman?
Godly Mothers - This is a Mother's Day sermon.
Because we were Baptized -
There is more involved in baptism than
the initial burial in water.
and Silver - Some think that having gold or silver will solve
all their problems. Peter had a different idea.
Everyday Religion - Faith is more than 1 hour on Sunday. It is what
we do every day.
Who's Who in Hell - John gives a list of those who will be in hell.
Recommend Religion - We can recommend a hair dresser. Why can't
we recommend our faith?
Time - Don't you think it is time to stand up for what we
claim? It is time to start practicing what we preach.
What should we do with the burdens of this life? There are
three answers to this question.
Lessons from Job - There are some very important lessons we must
learn from a simple statement in Job.
Wounded Warrior - Are you a wounded warrior for Jesus Christ?
Here is how to deal with being a wounded warrior.
Post - How does a frog get on top of a fence post? How do
we accomplish what many think is not possible?
Bible Paradoxes - There are some statements that seem to be an
impossible contradiction - but they are true.
The End - These words are used in several ways in the New Testament.
99 Sheep - Another look at the parable of the lost sheep.
Words Common Special - God often took common words and gave them special
emphasis or meaning for the church.
Church in Wilderness - How did the church survive the intense persecution?
Nicolaitans - Who are they? Why did Jesus hate their deeds? Are they still around?
Saved by Grace - Were the Christians at Ephesus saved by grace?
Soldier, Athlete, Farmer - Paul compares the work of the Christian to these jobs.
$3 of God,
Please - We want the comfort of religion but don't want it to cost us
anything. We want the promise but not the work.
Babylon - This sermon looks at the three Babylons in the Bible.
Why Work? - Boring, stuck in a dead end job, no future. Why do we keep working?
- Many use their spiritual calculators and play with the numbers in
the book of Revelation and Daniel.
Types of Worship - Not all worship is acceptable to God. We must be sure
worship is in spirit and truth.
Lion of Judah - John describes the opening scene in Revelation. The Lion is the Lamb.
Unproductive Worry - Why do we worry? Does it do any good? Jesus teaches us
that all worry is unproductive.
Things First - Sometimes we do things in the wrong order. We get our
out of order.
How to Get Back on Track - We can get off course. Jesus tells us how to get back.
Why are they lost? - Many don't believe that the world is lost.
Letter to Cades - Jesus wrote to 7 churches. What if Jesus wrote a letter to us?
Amazing Grace - The grace of God is really an amazing thing.
New Song - John teaches us the new song the redeemed will sing in heaven.
Sainthood - Here are some thoughts about Jesus in our world.