2015


1. Sermon Name:  Memory Lane

Scripture Reference:  Luke 22, 1 Corinthians 11

Overview:  My most requested sermon.  Highlights of my testimony.

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2. Sermon Name:  Suffering

Scripture Reference:  2 Samuel 12: 15-23

Overview:  It’s hard to understand suffering.  This sermon examines what suffering is and what it isn’t and how we can grow through suffering.

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3. Sermon Name:  Glory

Scripture Reference:  John 17: 1-5

Overview:  What is the essence, the nature of glory?  How can we obtain glory and once obtained, how do we use glory?

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4. Sermon Name:  Mission

Scripture Reference:  John 17: 13-23

Overview:  What is our mission on earth?  How do we prepare?  What is the result of operating in our mission?

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5. Sermon Name:  Hannah’s Prayer

Scripture Reference:  1 Samuel 1&2

Overview:  Learn about Hannah’s problem and what she did about it.

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6. Sermon Name:  Saul’s Rejection

Scripture Reference:  1 Samuel 15: 10-23

Overview:  King Saul’s failure and rejection by God and how it applies to modern society.

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7. Sermon Name:  True Beauty

Scripture Reference:  1 Samuel 16: 1-13

Overview:  How do you see yourself?  How do others see you?  Do you see beauty?  Why not?

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8. Sermon Name:  David and Goliath

Scripture Reference:  1 Samuel 17

Overview:  Counterfeit courage or true courage, which do you have?

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9. Sermon Name:  Envy

Scripture Reference:  1 Samuel 18: 1-14

Overview:  Envy is one of societies biggest problems.  What is it?  And, what can we do about it?

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10. Sermon Name:  Friendship

Scripture Reference:  1 Samuel 18,19,20,23

Overview:  The importance of friendship.  The elements of friendship.  An example of friendship.

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11. Sermon Name:  King David’s Sins

Scripture Reference:  2 Samuel 11 & 12

Overview:  No matter what our condition sin always lies at our doorstep.

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12. Sermon Name:  Traditional Beliefs

Scripture Reference:  1 Kings 17: 7-24

Overview:  What can we learn from the story of Elijah and the widow woman.

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13. Sermon Name:  Elijah vs Baal

Scripture Reference:  1 Kings 18: 16-39

Overview:  Is God real or not?  If not; eat, drink, and be merry.  But, if real; we better pay close attention (our life will depend on it).

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14. Sermon Name:  Elijah and Jezebel

Scripture Reference:  1 Kings 19: 1-18

Overview:  How do you handle fear?  Elijah ran for his life when confronted by Jezebel.  Surely there’s a better solution to fear.

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15. Sermon Name:  Our calling

Scripture Reference:  1 Kings 19: 15-21, 2 Kings 2: 9-15

Overview:  Do we have a biblical calling?  What can we learn from the study of “The Calling of Elisha.”

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16. Sermon Name:  The Widows Cry

Scripture Reference:  2 Kings 4: 1-7, Luke 4: 14-30

Overview:  One of the major questions we face as Christians is when to extend mercy or when to stand up for justice. If our heart is right, we will be lead of the Spirit to do one or the other, or both.

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17. Sermon Name:  Naaman

Scripture Reference:  2 Kings 5: 1-15

Overview:  Did Naaman have two levels of sickness, one physical, one spiritual.  Where did he find a cure and how did he know he was cured.

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18. Sermon Name:  Trust (Gehazi)

Scripture Reference:  2 Kings 5: 15-27

Overview:  Do we trust God or the blessings of God.

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19. Sermon Name:  Spiritual Blindness

Scripture Reference:  2 Kings 6: 8-22

Overview:  Jesus came not only to heal physically, but also spiritually.

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20. Sermon Name:  Home

Scripture Reference:  2 Kings 8: 1-6,  John 14: 1-4

Overview:  What’s the famous saying from the movie, The Wizard of Oz, “There’s no place like home.” What is our love affair with home?

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21. Sermon Name:  The Bible

Scripture Reference:  Luke 1: 1-4,  Luke 24: 25-32

Overview:  Why should we believe, trust in the Bible?  The Bible:  The truth about what?  Who?

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22. Sermon Name:  Biblical Authority

Scripture Reference:  2 Peter 1: 12-21

Overview:  Have you made Jesus the pre-eminent authority over your life?

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23. Sermon Name:  Final Word

Scripture Reference:  Hebrews 1: 1-4, 4: 6-13

Overview:  Jesus is the final word, the finished word

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24. Sermon Name:  Christian Reasoning

Scripture Reference:  Acts 17: 16-34

Overview:  How do we reach the cultural elite when they hold such diverse beliefs from us.

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25. Sermon Name:  Moses Meets God

Scripture Reference:  Exodus 3: 1-14

Overview:  Most people believe in God, but do they have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ?

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26. Sermon Name:  Sin

Scripture Reference:  Genesis 2: 16-17, 3: 1-9

Overview:  Sin is the fundamental problem facing the human race.  Explore the root and evidence of sin.  How it affects us and God’s response to our condition.

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27. Sermon Name:  Humility

Scripture Reference:  Philippians 2: 1-11

Overview:  What causes divisions?  How do you find and obtain a heart for peace?  Why is the Christian life like a baseball game?

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28. Sermon Name:  Salvation

Scripture Reference:  Ephesians 1: 3-10

Overview:  We have been blessed with all spiritual blessings in Christ.  What are some of these blessings and how do they become a reality in our lives?

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29. Sermon Name:  Holy Spirit

Scripture Reference:  John 14: 15-26

Overview:  Is the Holy Spirit really so mysterious?  Who is the Holy Spirit?  What does He do?  And, how can we receive the wonderful ministry of the Holy Spirit.

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30. Sermon Name:  The Church

Scripture Reference:  Ephesians 2: 11-22

Overview:  What is the church doing today?  Is it the inspirational church described in the Bible? What’s the problem and the solution?

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31. Sermon Name:  Easter 2016

Scripture Reference:  Rev 21: 1-6, 22: 1-5

Overview:  On this most important day of the year, we ask an important question, “Why would you want to become a Christian?”

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32. Sermon Name:  Money

Scripture Reference:  Proverbs

Overview:  Why does money have such a hold over us and how do we break its power?

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33. Sermon Name:  Rich Young Ruler

Scripture Reference:  Luke 18: 18-30

Overview:  Money can be spiritually dangerous and lead to a salvation by works mentality.

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34. Sermon Name:  A Heart for Giving

Scripture Reference:  2 Corinthians 8: 8-15

Overview:  Giving is not a commandment, but a blessing.  With Christ as our example we can reap the benefits of a heart for giving.

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35. Sermon Name:  Homeless

Scripture Reference:  Genesis 3: 6-24

Overview:  Something is wrong with the whole human race.  Could it be that we were not created to live in this world?  Can we find our way back home?

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36. Sermon Name:  Identity

Scripture Reference:  Galatians 3:26 – 4:7

Overview:  Everyone has a worldly identity.  Sometimes our worldly identity can be a negative.  Is there an identity available that is always positive?

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37. Sermon Name:  Reconciled

Scripture Reference:  Hebrews 9: 11-14

Overview:  Did you know that we need to be purged from an unclean conscience and dead works?  Find out how to be made acceptable to God.

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38. Sermon Name:  Justification

Scripture Reference:  Romans:  3:21 – 4:5

Overview:  Everyone seeks to be justified (validated, accepted, made worthy).  Are we justified by works or by grace?

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39. Sermon Name:  Genealogy

Scripture Reference:  Matthew 1: 1-17

Overview:  Why does Matthew start his gospel with Jesus’ genealogy?

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40. Sermon Name:  Death

Scripture Reference:  1 Thessalonians 4: 13-18

Overview:  How does one have the courage to face death?  The Apostle Paul says we need to consider this question and be comforted.

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41. Sermon Name:  Substitutionary Sacrifice

Scripture Reference:  Isaiah 52:13 – 53:12

Overview:  Isaiah 52 and 53 give a vivid presentation of Jesus Christ.  What can we learn about ourselves by studying Him?

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42. Sermon Name:  Crucified with Christ

Scripture Reference:  Galatians 2: 11-21

Overview:  Christ lives in me and I live by faith in the Son of God.  Do you believe it and do you express it?

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43.  Sermon Name:  Spiritual Thirst

Scripture Reference:  John 4: 6-26

Overview:  Jesus explains Spiritual thirst by an encounter with a Samarian women at Jacobs well.

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44.  Sermon Name:  Testimony

Scripture Reference:  John 4: 27-42

Overview:  What is the best way to spread the gospel?  Some would say, “Give your testimony.” That’s what the women in John 4: 29 did.  

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45. Sermon Name:  July 4th, Independence Day

Scripture Reference:  Matthew 5: 11-16

Overview:  Role of the Church: love and justice, salt and light, a city on a hill

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46.  Sermon Name:  Work

Scripture Reference:  Isaiah 60

Overview:  How can we integrate our faith into our work?

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47. Sermon Name:  Held Captive

Scripture Reference:  Jeremiah 29: 1-14

Overview:  Are Christians being held captive by a secular society?  If so, how are we supposed to react?

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48. Sermon Name:  God’s Justice

Scripture Reference:  Psalm 58

Overview:  God’s justice includes accusation, vengeance and rejoicing.  A subject that is little talked about in modern society today.

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49. Sermon Name:  Glory, Gifts, Grace

Scripture Reference:  1 Peter 2: 4-10

Overview:  How do you make God’s love and justice a reality in your life?  Try glory, gifts, grace.

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50. Sermon Name:  Love

Scripture Reference:  1 Corinthians 13: 1-13

Overview:  1 Corinthians 13: 4-7 is best known for being part of a wedding ceremony.  Listen and see if the Apostle Paul had something else in mind.

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51. Sermon Name:  Patience and Forgiveness

Scripture Reference:  Romans 12: 9-21

Overview:  Is Christianity growing in quantity but lacking in quality?  Patience and forgiveness are powers associated with a supernaturally changed heart.

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52. Sermon Name:  Suffering

Scripture Reference:  Romans 8: 16-28

Overview:  Secular society tries to create their own reality to avoid suffering.  As Christians we need to understand suffering and how to deal with it.

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53. Sermon Name:  Rejoice

Scripture Reference:  Philippians 4: 4-12

Overview:  Is it possible to enter a state of rejoicing even in the midst of suffering?

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54. Sermon Name:  Humility

Scripture Reference:  1 Corinthians 3: 21 -23, 4: 1-7

Overview:  How can we best express our love for others?  One way is through humility.

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55. Sermon Name:  Self- Control

Scripture Reference:  1 Corinthians 9: 23-27, 10: 11-13

Overview:  In Galatians 5: 22-23 we read about the Fruit of the Spirit.  One of the fruit is temperance (self-control).  We need self-control to reach our potential in Christ.

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56. Sermon Name:  Truth in Love

Scripture Reference:  Ephesians 4: 14-15, 25-32

Overview:  Do you sometimes think you are receiving facts, but those facts are meant to deceive?  Ephesians 4: 15 instructs to tell the truth in love.

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57. Sermon Name:  Doctrine of Original Sin

Scripture Reference:  Genesis 3

Overview:  As a society do many no longer acknowledge the “Doctrine of Original Sin”?  Let’s review Genesis 3.  You decide.

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58. Sermon Name:  Trials and Temptations

Scripture Reference:  James 1: 2-8, 12-15

Overview:  Do we need a Biblical perspective to face trials and temptations?

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59. Sermon Name:  The Word of Truth

Scripture Reference:  James 1: 19-27

Overview:  James gives us instruction on showing forth the image of God.  One way is to follow His word.

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60. Sermon Name:  Veteran’s Day 2016

Scripture Reference:  Genesis 1: 26, 27

Overview:  What do our veterans have in common with our Lord?

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61. Sermon Name:  A Conversation with Donald Trump

Scripture Reference:  James 2: 1-13

Overview:  A “let’s pretend” conversation with Donald Trump on how to treat people.

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62. Sermon Name:  Faith and Works

Scripture Reference:  James 2: 14-25

Overview:  In the second Chapter of James is there a conflict with the teachings of Paul in Romans 3&4.  Is it salvation by faith alone or by faith and works?

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63. Sermon Name:  Power of Words

Scripture Reference:  James 3:1-12

Overview:  Words can reveal our spiritual condition.  How can we speak positive words and not negative words.

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64. Sermon Name:  Godly Wisdom

Scripture Reference:  James 3; 13-18

Overview:  Find out how important and how to apply Godly wisdom in today’s society.

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65. Sermon Name:  Resources

Scripture Reference:  James 4: 13-17, 5: 1-6

Overview:  What is society’s attitude about money?  Find out what James has to say.

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Welcome. Thanks for viewing the following list of some of my recent sermons. These sermons are intended to open up God’s word to reward those that listen.  Each sermon is short, usually less than 15 minutes, so that you can easily listen on your cell phone or home computer.  Listen while driving to the store, going to work, running errands or just sit back in your favorite easy chair and enjoy.  I have found that to include in my day, a devotion or a sermon, gets me started on the right foot.  I hope these sermons will be a blessing in your life.


 


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