Here are the sermons I have preached in 2015.
Current or newest sermons are added to the top of this page.
5 Reasons not to work - Here
are the 5 most common excuses for not being
active and working in the church.
Regifting - We often get a gift that we don't want or can't use. So we
it up and give it to another. God has given us a gift for us to re-gift.
God do something - When terrorists
strike, some will ask, Why doesn't God
do something to protect His people?
Confessions - The New Testament talks about how we must confess
Christ. This sermon looks at the 4 confessions in the NT.
Bring Vessels - We must have faith that God can do more if we do more.
Worship Is - What is worship and what is not worship?
Piddling in Wilderness - Israel
just piddled for 40 years. What about
us? Are we piddling in the Wilderness?
the only ones? - Many accuse us for thinking we are the
only ones going to heaven? What does the Bible teach?
Fullness of Time - Why did God wait
so long to send Jesus for our
salvation? God waited until the time was right.
Jump for Joy - The book of Philippians is about Joy.
6 Degrees - We are 6 degrees of separation from understanding the Bible.
Exegesis - There are two ways people approach their study of the Bible.
Instruments Matter - Some think that
adding instruments to our worship
is not a thing of any concern to God.
Fellowship Denominations -
Should Christians fellowship with the
denominations in our area?
Great Things - Often our priorities get out of line. The really great
are pushed aside and we focus on things that are not important.
Helper - There is much confusion about the work and person of the
Holy Spirit. How does He help us?
Halloween is Over - On Halloween children put on a mask and pretend to
some hero or character. Christians sometimes wear masks and pretend to
be righteous. The word is hypocrite.
When Darkness Comes - Our lives
will have periods of darkness and dispair.
What do you do when the dark days come?
ACTSS of Prayer - Prayer should include the 5 parts mentioned in this lesson.
Scriptures - Some will just quote one verse and think that must exclude
all other passages.
7 things I can not do - There are things the preacher can not do.
in the world is worldliness? - Most sermons on worldliness focus on only
a couple of moral issues. This sermon takes the broad view.
Treasury - Should the church have a treasury? What can we do with
the funds given?
Split Hairs - Sometimes we look for loopholes, re-define words, find
way to get around the plain teaching of the Bible.
Doubt - Is it a sin to doubt? Why do we doubt?
your eyesight? - The Bible has much to say about our vision and
how we are able to see the will of God.
Submission is Scary - Many don't like the word "submit".
Read the Clouds - Should Christians consult a psychic?
Convictions - We must be people with a deep conviction of our faith.
Re-Dig Wells - Isaac had to re-dig the wells of Abraham. There are some
spiritual wells that need to be dug again.
4 Reasons HS Came - What was the
purpose of the promise of the Holy
Spirit being sent?
Birth Prophecies - There are many prophecies about the birth of Jesus
prove the inspiration of the Bible.
Righteousness - Abraham is an example of how our righteousness
is imputed to us.
Simon of Cyrene - What do we know about the man who carried the cross?
Mid Year Resolutions
- The year is half gone. Most resolutions from the new year
are long ago broken and forgotten. Here are some to make now.
Same Sex Marriages - With the Supreme Court ruling I will
the issues involved in this moral issue.
Supreme God - As high and powerful as the SCOTUS is,
our Supreme God is higher.
Lessons from Ruth - There are some important lessons we
from the story in the book of Ruth.
Small Churches Offer
- Many are looking for the mega-church but there
are some real ways the small church can offer what the big ones can't.
to know a man - Father's Day sermon on what a "real" man
of God is like.
Look, there is God - We must be able to see God with our faith.
Walking on Water - There are some important lessons to
from the example of Jesus and Peter on the water.
Negative Preaching - Some object to any sermon that is
Foolishness of God - Many feel that the commands of
God don't make
sense. They seem to be foolish. But we must obey. Period.
Soul, Spirit, Body1 - This is a two part study of these
words. Part 1
studies the word Soul in the New Testament.
Soul, Spirit, Body2 - This is part two, a study of the
spirit of man
and the body.
True Confessions - What is
involved in the confession of our
faith before baptism?
Odds Against Gambling
- This lesson looks at the issue of the
addition of gambling.
Jesus last sermon - We know about the sermon on the mount.
seldom study Jesus last sermon in Matthew 23.
Love You - Why do have a hard time expressing our love for
other? Here are some reasons.
Christianity Attractive - We are not talking about deceit
But we must present Christianity is a positive light.
Driving - Martha was distracted from the important things,
while Mary was focused on Jesus.
Politically Correct - Jesus and the apostles were not
correct as today's world demands.
Last Supper - Not the meal before His death on the cross,
the meal in Revelation 19.
Is the end near? - Many see
signs that the end of the world is near.
Are there any signs? Are we near the end?
How you look at it
- How we look at things will determine our attitude
toward what is happening to us and around us.
Age of Accountability - At what
age should a child be ready for baptism?
How do you measure when they are ready?
and Salvation - This is a simple sermon that shows the
plan of salvation as running the bases.
Fact & Fiction - What should our attitude be toward
celebration of Easter?
is your Authority? - Where do we look for the authority in
all that we do as Christians?
Bible - Many have a Bible but it is lost in their study of
at what happened in the OT when the Bible was lost.
In the Name - This phrase is
found many times in the NT. What does
it mean? Is it a phrase that must be spoken?
Contract to Kill - When you become a Christian as you
begin a new
life you must also put out a contract to kill the old life.
11 Prayer Suggestions
- This sermon offers some very practical
thoughts about our prayer life.
Set Your Heart - Our focus
is often drawn away from heaven and
spiritual things to material things here on earth.
Open Conversion - The man
from Ethiopia is an example of an open
case of conversion.
Writes the Rules? - Sometimes we expect (or demand) that
follow our rules. Study what the Bible says.
to Get the Glory Back - How do you get "normal" back after
have been away from God? Repent is easy. Getting the glory and joy
back is more difficult.
the Crisis - How do you get back up after you have been
an ordeal? How did Jesus recover after his crisis?
Communion Countdown - What do you think about as you
communion? How do you remember Jesus?
The Main Thing - Some don't
want to obey the commands of the NT so
they try to find a main idea and as as long as the "main thing" is done the
specifics don't matter.
Continue in Faith - This sermon is a word study of the
primary words in
Things Baptism will not do - Some expect baptism to make
problems and temptations go away. Here are some things that baptism
will not do.
He is Head - Jesus is the head of the church.
Not so Negative - Many see
the gospel message as a strong negative
one. Gospel is good news and has many positive points to make.
Learn to Wait - Patience is not easy to learn or practice.
- We have been delivered. Not like a FedEx package. But in
the sense of freed, released, set free.
Bushel Basket Complex
- Why do many hide their light rather than let it
How Noah was Saved -
The Bible tells us how Noah was saved. Our salvation
comes in the same way as Noah.
Saints and Brethren - What is the difference in being a
saint and being
a faithful brother? Are there saints that are not faithful?