Contributing sermons since Feb 28, 2001
Contributed on Sep 18, 2023
2 of ?? Luke informed his audience of the initial steps that God took to turn His people toward Himself. God began the process of turning of His people toward Himself. But what principles does God use to begin turning people toward Himself? In Initiating the Turn, God uses...
‘INITIATING The TURN’-II—Luke 1:8-9(:5-25) Attention: Deciduous tree leaves are known & expected to ‘turn’ colors & fall to the ground in the fall of the year. Losing leaves is what deciduous trees do in order to prepare for & to survive the below freezing temperatures of winter. There ...read more
Contributed on Sep 12, 2023
1 of ?? Luke informed his audience of the initial steps that God took to turn His people toward Himself. God began the process of turning of His people toward Himself. What principles did God use to begin turning people toward Himself? In Initiating the Turn, God uses...
‘INITIATING The TURN’-I—Luke 1:5-25 Attention: Whenever we go to Florence, we go ‘thru the woods’ rather than using the interstate. To get to Florence, we usually go thru Mechanicsville to ‘South Charleston Road.’ & that comes out by the ‘Otis Elevator Company’ building. Coming from ...read more
Contributed on Sep 5, 2023
2 of 2. Luke assured Theophilus of the validity of his faith, because his faith was based on fact. Likewise, readers of Luke’s gospel can be certain of their faith. But What historical assurances are offered/gained thru Luke’s Gospel? Luke’s Assurance offers us Historical...
ASSURANCE-II—Luke 1:1-4 ATTENTION: ‘My Children Are Not My Children’ When Lydia Fairchild fell on hard times(in Washington State ca. 2002), she & the father of her children separated. And when Lydia applied for state benefits for their children, DNA tests were required for proof of ...read more
Contributed on Aug 29, 2023
1 of 2. Luke assured Theophilus of the validity of his faith, because his faith was based on fact. Likewise, readers of Luke’s gospel can be certain of their faith. But What historical assurances are offered/gained thru Luke’s Gospel? Luke’s Assurance offers us Historical...
ASSURANCE-I—Luke 1:1-4 ATTENTION: A couple was asked to dinner by a new friend. When they sat down at the table, they noticed that the dishes appeared to be dirty. It was so obvious that they even asked the hostess, “Were these dishes washed?”, as they rubbed my fingers over the surface of the ...read more
Contributed on Aug 22, 2023
7 of 7 Paul & Sosthenes opened their letter to the Corinthian church by informing them of their most important spiritual assets. The local(our) church has vital spiritual assets. But What are some of those assets? A Principle Asset of the Christian church is...
Our PRINCIPLE ASSETS-VII—1Corinthians 1:8-9(:1-9) ATTENTION:(Business idea/Better mousetrap) ‘Smartphones’ have changed the way we live our lives. In 1994—IBM released the ‘Simon Personal Communicator’(SPC) for public purchase. The SPC was the first handheld touchscreen ‘Personal Data Assistant’ ...read more
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Contributed on Nov 19, 2012
COMMUNICATION: A COWBOY NAMED FRED A cowboy lay sprawled across three entire seats in the posh Amarillo Theater. When the usher came by and noticed this, he whispered to the cowboy, "Sorry, sir, but you're only allowed one seat." The cowboy groaned but didn't budge. The usher became more ...read more
Contributed on Jan 24, 2002
A man returns from a foreign holiday and is feeling very ill. He goes to see his doctor, and is immediately rushed to the hospital to undergo tests. The man wakes up after the tests in a private room at the hospital, shuffles to the door & finds it locked from the outside!/Just then the phone by ...read more
Contributed on Jan 16, 2002
A traveling salesman who was in a terrible rush, drove up to the only bridge across a wide but lazy river. The bridge had been washed out by a recent storm & the water was murky. The salesman stoppped his 4X4 at the water’s edge & noticed a local(a very short man) sitting on the bank perched upon ...read more
Contributed on Dec 14, 2001
An elderly couple had dinner at another couple’s house, & after eating, the wives left the table & went into the kitchen. The two gentlemen were talking, & Albert said, "Last night we went out to a new restaurant & it was really great. I would recommend it very highly." Ben said, "What is the ...read more
Contributed on Dec 14, 2001
A large company offers to fly Bob out to a meeting business class. During the return flight they were given gourmet brownies and cookies. Not hungry, Bob decides to save them for later, so he places them in an air sickness bag. After the plane landed bob gets up to leave and a stewardess ...read more