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Something Is Going On!!!

The sun shines; the stars twinkle; "the fields are jubilant" (Psalm 96:12) and all the birds join in, lifting their heads towards heaven. "...the rivers clap their hands" (Psalm 98:8). Something is...

 

Empowered

The template of our traditions: Last Sunday night I felt strangely stirred toward a particular expression of worship, but as I looked around me I decided against it. At that moment of decision I reali... Full story

 

Who is the Holy Spirit?

The definitions and their projected applications continue to fill books and divide individuals, churches, and nations. Now without ignoring James' definition in James 1:27 "Pure and lasting religion i...

 

The Missing Ingredient!

1 Corinthians 13:13 The subject of this message is love as viewed by the apostle Paul in 1 Corinthians 13. He makes his way through this by summarizing with "By the way, don't forget the 'LOVE.'" This...

 

Love Is That Way

Gifts, God gives them. Paul's message to the Corinthian Church concerning spiritual gifts was: "You've missed the point! You have been enriched in every way. In all your speaking and in all your...

 

In Spite Of It All

11-12-06 Sometimes a book, or a movie, a sermon, or a lecture may leave you with one sentence. I had such experiences in seminary; a few short statements, that altered my life; changed my...

 

The Ministry of Blessing Others

10-22-06 What's new with you since you gave your heart and body to Jesus? (Romans 12:1). Anything current? How does your life in Christ affect your relationship with others. An atheistic author out...

 

Blessing Others

Blessing may be one of the most overused and least understood words in our vocabulary. How many of you have exited a sneeze by having a friend pronounce a blessing over you? How many of us have...

 

Protect Your Nose!

Remember the oldie but goodie swearing in question for courtroom testimony: "Do you swear (now there's a heavy word) to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth, so help you God?" God...

 

Creation: God's "Discovery Channel"

Are you tuned in? Our text is taken from Psalm 8: "O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth!" Everywhere he looks the Psalmist finds the "signature" of God. The Bible says that...

 

One Never Knows, In Advance, What The Long Term Effect Will Be

9/13/92 A good number of years ago, a man, on his way to church one Sunday morning, noticed four boys hanging around on a street corner. On a burst of inspiration he stopped and invited them to go...

 

Serve Or Be Served?

10/11/92 Today we have been thinking about the ministry of serving, and we have celebrated some folks, both adults, teens, and children, who have been quietly moving about the community bringing a...

 

Three Guidelines For Rearing 3-D Children

Matthew 18: 1-6; 19: 13-15 When I was growing up back when dinosaurs roamed the earth and there were no T.V's or video games, we enjoyed more simpler forms of entertainment: like weeding the garden, a... Full story

 

The Worthiness Of Honest Work

Psalm 8 I saw a bumper sticker one time which read: "Work is for people who can't fish!" Most of you have seen the bumper sticker which reflects one of the commonest motivations for going to work toda...

 

Don't Get Yourself In A Stew

Genesis 25: 19-34 How many of you like stew? I mean the kind of stew you serve in a bowl or with cornbread or over biscuits. How much will you give me for this can of delicious, Casteberry's Beef...

 

He Will Turn Every Heartache Into Glory

Luke 6: 17-23 Through Jesus Christ, God offers us the anticipation of good things yet to come. Do you know what anticipation is? This may be a 12-foot word for the little people in the audience. The...

 

The Test: Uncovering False Teachers

1 John 4: 1-6 "Christians are too narrow," argued a man. He was responding to a Christian friend's witness to him of Jesus Christ as God's only provision for our Salvation. It is curious, is it not,... Full story

 

How We Can Know We Are OK With God

1 John 3:10-4:6 I had a conversation with someone in the community just recently who's wife passed away some time ago. They had been talking with someone who told them that they had given up their... Full story

 

The Indispensable Dad

Matthew 7:21-28, Proverbs 14:26 A young boy was being given a tour of a friend's house (a house of great size and splendor). As his friend showed him from room to room his eyes grew bigger and bigger... Full story

 

God Meets the Knee'd Part 5: Answers to Prayer

Abraham Heschel, in his book, "Man's Quest For God", writes: "We do not step out of the world when we pray; we merely see the world in a different setting. The self is not the hub, but the spoke of th...

 

God Meets the Kneed, Part 3 – Prayer Questions

Matthew 7: 7-12 God answers prayer. This is Jesus' view on the matter and Jesus has a room with a picture window on the top floor of the Kingdom of God where He can constantly observe His Father's...

 

God Meets the Kneed, Part II Behind Closed Doors 6/28/92

Matthew 6: 5-16 It was Alfred Lord Tennyson who penned the words on prayer which have been so often quoted over the years; “More things are wrought by prayer than this world dreams of.” I’m...

 

Meeting the "Kneed," Part 1 (6/14/92)

Psalm 4 Do you ever pray? What do you believe about prayer? What is your personal experience with prayer? Someone has suggested that "Prayer is warfare," and I'm inclined to agree. The Bible says we...

 

Who Ya' Gonna Trust (With a Capital T) - 5/17/92

What or Whom can I believe in without experiencing the BIG "Wipe Out," or the extreme pain of the "Big D." Disappointment? We all wonder and worry about this. If we run across the yard to kick the...

 

Lawlessness

Sermon given on 5/10/92 11 Corinthians 5:11 – 6:2 The headline on the front page of Thursday's Pioneer Press newspaper read: "L.A. buries its riot victims" The accompanying picture showed a young...

 

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