Sermon Archives

December 10, 2017

“Because of Bethlehem…We Have PEACE”

In the second message of the Advent Series, “Because of Bethlehem…,” we focus on Joseph, Mary’s fiancée.  In this no-win situation for Joseph, the Lord God gave him (and us) a situation and with it the gift of peace.  I am thankful to Pastor Isaac Butterworth and his insightful thought about Joseph in the Christmas […]

December 3, 2017

“Because of Bethlehem…We Have HOPE”

In the first message in our Advent Series, ‘Because of Bethlehem…,’ we look at the song, (“Benedictus”) that Zechariah, husband of Elizabeth, who is cousin to Mary, sang when his son John was born.  This praise song speaks of  HOPE to the people of Israel in God’s coming in faithfulness & power (“God’s hand” & […]

November 26, 2017

“The Giver’s Motto”

In our final message on stewardship, we give some more thought to being Christian stewards and to the purpose of our giving (“God’s Glory”). The morning message looks into Paul’s instructions from which we may see a Christian Giver’s motto or slogan: “Be Content.” The message asks, “Are we servants of stuff (the things of […]

November 19, 2017

“The Grace of Giving”

Continuing our series on Stewardship, we listen to the Apostle Paul’s teaching on giving to the needs of Christian Brothers & Sisters (Jerusalem church in extreme need).  We hear and learn from Paul that our giving is by the grace of God and our goal should be to”excel in this grace of giving.”

November 12, 2017

“Fish Story”

November 5, 2017

Checking Our Investments

This is the first of a series on Christian Stewardship.  I am indebted to Pastor F. Fritz for his insights on this passage where Jesus asks all his followers to check on their investments – where is your treasure?  More emphatically Jesus tells us to check our hearts – “for where your treasure is, there […]

September 17, 2017

Lives That Matter

This message was given on Missionary Sunday by Christi Boyd.  Christi and her husband are missionaries to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

August 27, 2017

“The Original Top-Ten List”

August 6, 2017

“What is Man and Woman?”

The message looks at the great hymn and Old Testament “praise song” from Psalm 8 to answer the question, “What is man and woman that you (God) are mindful of them?”  The Psalm is inspired by the Creation accounts of Genesis 1 and 2 and shows how God looks upon His highest creation (“very good”)–“crowned […]

July 30, 2017

“To Begin With…”

In this morning’s message, we continue to explore the creation account.  The question from last week’s message was “how?”  Today the question is “Why did God create?”  The answer we find in Genesis is:  relationship.  Humanity above all other created creatures are the only ones created in the image & likeness of God.  This enables […]

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