Contributing sermons since Nov 23, 2006
Contributed on Dec 1, 2023
An unusual Advent series focusing on how we arrived t our present condition so we will know why it was necessary for Messiah to be born in order to give His life.
“God said, ‘Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.’ So, God created man in his own image, in the ...read more
Contributed on Nov 25, 2023
A call for us who preach to determine that we are delivering the message our God has given and not speaking to make people feel good about themselves.
“‘Do not preach’—thus they preach— ‘one should not preach of such things; disgrace will not overtake us.’ Should this be said, O house of Jacob? Has the LORD grown impatient? Are these his deeds? Do not my words do good to him who walks uprightly? But lately my people have risen up as an ...read more
Contributed on Nov 17, 2023
Surprised by the intervention of God, Balaam pronounces one of the great aspirations of all who know and worship the Lord God.
“Who can count the dust of Jacob. or number the fourth part of Israel? Let me die the death of the upright, and let my end be like his!”  King Frederick the Great of Prussia is reported to have once asked his physician to provide proof for the existence of God. The physician is said to have ...read more
Contributed on Nov 8, 2023
We Christians are commanded to love one another. But what does such love look like? If we love one another, what practical impact will that love have on us as a congregation?
“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that someone lays down his life for his friends. You are my friends if you do what I command you. No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does not know what his master is doing; ...read more
Contributed on Sep 7, 2023
We must not imagine that the confusion roiling western culture is because of God. Having rejected the Lord, civilization is confused, and without hope of being set right without God's merciful intervention.
“God is not a God of confusion but of peace.”  We live in a world that is increasingly confused—confused about society, confused about the role of government, confused about the sexes, confused about God. And I could undoubtedly go on about the confusion that reigns in our world. Confusion ...read more