Who am I – Why Jesus Identity Mattered

Who am I Who am I ?  The admittance by Jesus that he was the Christ, the son of the living God was required for the Death Penalty by the Sanhedrin. Matthew 26:57-68 Those who had seized Jesus led Him away to Caiaphas, the high priest, where the scribes and the elders were gathered together. … Continue reading “Who am I – Why Jesus Identity Mattered”

I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven

I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven. Luke 10:18 – And he said unto them, I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven. Would you like to see Satan utterly defeated? Would you like to see him flounder helplessly in total confusion? Would you like to see him fall flat on his face completely disoriented? … Continue reading “I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven”

God and Chaos

God and Chaos God and Chaos – This morning I want to begin with a word association. The word I want you to think about is the word “chaos.” When you hear the word “chaos” what other word or words instantly come to mind? The two words that most commonly come to people’s minds when … Continue reading “God and Chaos”

God reveals His Glory through Us

God reveals His Glory through Us – Have you wanted to be someone else? As children, we all probably wished we were someone else. A very common fantasy of children is pretending to be their hero or superstar. As an adult, have you ever wanted to be someone else? Some of us would say, “No, … Continue reading “God reveals His Glory through Us”

The Darkness Within

The Darkness Within – It is distinctly possible that every adult in this audience and most of the teens in this audience all used a similar object this morning. In fact, it is distinctly possible that all adults and most teens use this similar object every morning. In fact, we all use this object so … Continue reading “The Darkness Within”

David and Anger

David and Anger David and Anger – One great enemy of the godly man and the godly woman is anger. It is not evil to be angry. It is evil to allow your anger to control your motivations, decisions, and actions. Paul declared to the Ephesian Christians, “Be angry, and yet do not sin; do … Continue reading “David and Anger”

And God Said It Never Happened Part 2

And God Said It Never Happened Part 2 And God Said It Never Happened Part 2 – Through much of this century, one of the common topics of discussion in the church has been what is right. Countless sermons have been preached on what is right. We could not estimate the number of arguments that … Continue reading “And God Said It Never Happened Part 2”

And God Said It Never Happened Part 1

And God Said It Never Happened Part 1 And God Said It Never Happened Part 1 – A judge who had three cases scheduled for the day called his courtroom to order. The first case involved mean-spirited, destructive vandalism. The judge handled the case in a highly questionable manner. He looked at the broken, grieving … Continue reading “And God Said It Never Happened Part 1”

Unity The Meaning Of Oneness

Unity is not a simple subject to discuss. I am surely aware of that. I sincerely request that you be aware of it also. I also sincerely request that each of you be aware of my objective. I am NOT trying to get you to agree with my concept or with me as a person. … Continue reading “Unity The Meaning Of Oneness”

Unity The Concept Part One

Too often we make assumptions about a concept. We assume our concept is God’s concept. The result is that we never examine the concept to see if it is correct. We simply build on our assumption as if it is God’s concept. Often we generate unquestionable conclusions in the full conviction that our foundation assumption … Continue reading “Unity The Concept Part One”