Texts used - Luke 14:25-33, Psalm 34:8, Luke 9:23-26, John 15:14, John 16:7, I Peter 4:17, Matthew 7:21-23 Jesus put the cost of discipleship front and center. He did not hide the cost of following Him. He was not very "seeker-sensitive"! Seeing Jesus' bluntness-- why did the crowds stumble over themselves to find Him? He... Read More
This is a father's day sermon, but there are things here for all of us. Ephesians 5:23, Ephesians 6:1-4 - The responsibility is placed on the father for his family.
Acts 24:14-16 - Paul says that he goes to great lengths to keep a clear conscience before God and his brothers and sisters. Romans 2:14 - The conscience is a gift from God! Paul says that the law is written in our hearts. Even with the infection of sin in the garden, man still has... Read More
1 Peter 2:11-25 - This morning we'll be talking about honorable conduct and how our conduct affects the world around us. We see two possible effects that our conduct can have on the lost around us. First off, they could respond by joining us, this is the outcome we hope for the most! Secondly, they... Read More
One thing that isn't in the book of Daniel is much about his life before he came to Babylon. We don't know anything about his parents or his siblings. Scripture indicates that he was probably from a royal family. The name Daniel means, "God is my judge." This was a constant reminder to Daniel that... Read More
Are we making the efforts that God expects from serious believers? Are we doing the things that He thinks are important? When things fall apart, what are we left with? What is real when the nonessentials are stripped away? Life is a story. We are writing part of our story today! We have trouble, and... Read More
Psalm 24 - The world that we live in is in turmoil. The changes that have happened since the beginning of the year even is incredible. The Bible tells us that there is a place of quiet rest, near to the heart of God. We want to think about worshiping our King of Glory this... Read More