• Carl Allen

    Contributing sermons since Sep 24, 2004
Carl's church

Fairview Baptist Church
Grand Prairie, Texas 75050

About Carl
  • Education: Wayland Baptist University - B.S. Occupational Education Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary - Masters of Religion and Masters of Divinity
  • Experience: 16+ years as minister
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: I hope that these sermons that God has blessed me with, will also be a blessing to you.
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: Phillipians & Ephesians
  • Family: Married to the former Olivia Ann Jacobson Sons: Zechariah & Jacob.
  • What my parents think of my sermons: Very Supportive
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She is the strongest supporter of my ministry. I know that she will always be there for me and help me to continually strive to do better for Christ.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Preach from the Word and don’t give your opinion. Let God do the speaking.
  • Books that have had an impact: No More Excuses, by Tony Evans
  • Hobbies: Fishing and just about any sport
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: Now is the time for Salvation
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: A older ladies phone went off in the church, and she could not find out how to turn it off, so she answered it and had a nice conversation while I was preaching.
  • What I want on my tombstone: Obedient and Humble Servant
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  • Fallen From Grace

    Contributed on Jul 13, 2010
    based on 5 ratings

    The world today is full of false doctrine and false teachers. Paul in his letters to church at Galatia, gives a stern warning about both.

    Fallen from Grace Gal 5: 2-12 Introduction The text before us tonight is the beginning of the third section of Paul’s letter to the church at Galatia. In the first section (Ch. 1-2) Paul defended his apostleship, in the second section (Ch. 3-4) Paul preached his message of more

  • A Lesson In Divine Providence

    Contributed on Jul 13, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    The early church was on fire for God, but it did have its share of problems and opposition. It was how they handled those problems that made them attractive to a lost and dying world.

    A Lesson in Divine Providence Acts 5:12-42 Introduction There was never a dull moment around First Church of Jerusalem! Pentecost came in a blaze of glory. Healings occurred around the city. There were lessons on hypocrisy. The wave of power was building within the Church to a great more

  • America

    Contributed on Jul 13, 2010
    based on 8 ratings

    America has been blessed by God in its creation and even today, but the future is looking dim for America.

    America Past, Present, and Future Psalms 33:12 Introduction As we celebrate our Independence today, we often think about fireworks, picnics, maybe going to the lake, or just spending some quality time with family. But today I want you to focus in on what God has done and is continuing to do more

  • Two Covenants

    Contributed on Jul 13, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    Gal. 4:21-5:1 is a great use of an analogy by Paul to show the difference between the Mosiac Covenant and the Covenant brought by Jesus Christ.

    Two Covenants Gal. 4:21-5:1 Introduction In this text Paul continues to contrast grace and law, faith and works. Under the guidance of the Holy Spirit he employs an Old Testament story as an analogy, which serves not so much as an argument as an illustration. Paul here doesn’t give us more

  • Lessons From The Early Church

    Contributed on Jul 13, 2010
    based on 5 ratings

    The world today is full of people playing Christian, but the Lord is no friend of hypocrisy. The Lord is looking for a few good Christians.

    The Game is Over Acts 5:1-11 Introduction As children many of us played a game called let’s pretend. My favorite was pretending to be a soldier, like my Dad. I would dress up like a soldier and me and my friends would go out into the fields around our house and go on secret missions more

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  • A Light In The Dark

    Contributed on Jul 8, 2022

    While leaving in Germany, I had the fortune of going camping in the black forest. I found out quickly why they call it the black forest. When the sun goes down it is pitch black and you can barely see your hand in front of your face. We had just finished setting up camp and I had to run back out more

  • A Woman Who Traveled Abroad Without Her Husband ...

    Contributed on Sep 24, 2008
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    A woman who traveled abroad without her husband got to Paris and found this fabulous bracelet she'd been looking for. And so she sent a wire back home saying, "I have found this beautiful bracelet, one I've been looking for all my life. It only cost $7,500. Do you think I can buy it?" Her more

  • Come Back To The Plumb Line

    Contributed on Sep 24, 2008

    Come Back to the Plumb Line Every carpenter will tell you when they start to build a structure, one of the first things they are going to do is hang a plumb off of the first vertical post the install after it has been trued with a balance. So as they continue on in the building project, they can more

  • A Glass Of Water

    Contributed on Aug 12, 2008

    OBJECT TALK: 1. Use a clear glass of clean water to signify the soul of the person cleansed by God. 2. Pour a little dirt into the glass to signify the nature of the World, if we allow it to find a place in us. Make the point, that a little dirt little doesn’t distort the view. 3. Add a more