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”

Pathway to the Kingdom

  Pathway to the Kingdom Pathway to the Kingdom Matthew 7:7-27 Pathway to the Kingdom – A few years ago someone sent me this story. The other night my three-year-old son and I had been through the regular nightly routine: story, prayer, hugs. Then as my hand slide down the light switch, “I want a … Continue reading “Pathway to the Kingdom”

The parable of the Talents

The Parable of the Talents Matthew 25:14-30 Back in March when I asked what parables you would like to hear preached in a sermon, one of the ones suggested was today’s parable, the Parable of the Talents. The person who requested this parable said it was a particularly difficult parable to understand. What did she … Continue reading “The parable of the Talents”

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 The Meaning Of Oneness 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 … Continue reading “Unity The Meaning Of Oneness”