Psalm 139:1-24 The Greatest Relationship

Psalm 139:1-24 The Greatest Relationship The greatest relationship you will ever have is with God. Why? Because even though our lives may be filled with mountain peaks and valleys, God is faithful to be with us every step of the way. The reason can be so faithful is because God has eternal qualities that will [Read More…]

5 Ways to Prove That I Love God’s Word

5 Ways to Prove That I Love God’s Word 3 July 2017 Year A Psalm 119:161-168 When is the last time you fell in love with God’s Word? I don’t mean whether you loved the new translation. I am not asking if you were impressed by the new commentary that came with the latest Bible [Read More…]

The Prayer of Jehoshaphat Against Bullies

The Prayer of Jehoshaphat Against Bullies 30 June 2017 Year A 2 Chronicles 20:5-12 You may have heard of the Prayer of Jabez. You may have even heard of the Prayer of Jesus. But have you heard of the Prayer of Jehoshaphat? The Prayer of Jehoshaphat is the prayer against bullies. In  2 Chronicles 20, [Read More…]

What Matters Is Faith Working Through Love

What Matters Is Faith Working Through Love 29 June 2017 Year A Galatians 5:2-6 Many Christians today, like the believers in Galatia, think that if they do good things that God will let them go to Heaven. However, Paul makes it clear that a person does not become a Christian and enter Heaven because of [Read More…]

5 Indicators of National Moral Decline

National moral decline happens when God is neglected. [Read more…]

Psalm 126:1-6 The Greatest Future Is Yet to Come

Psalm 126:1-6 The Greatest Future Is Yet to Come “Bringing in the Sheaves,” a hymn in the Baptist Hymnal was written by Knowles Shaw, is based on the last verse of Psalm 126. Mr. Shaw was born October 13, 1834. When Knowles was about twelve, his dying father gave him his cherished violin and told him [Read More…]

Matthew 9:35-38 The Greatest Mission

Matthew 9:35-38 The Greatest Mission Today is Father’s Day. Like Mother’s Day last month, we celebrate the role that fathers play in the lives of families. I would suggest that if men are called to be fathers and leaders of their families, then they should also take the charge in leading the church in the [Read More…]

4 Ways to Thank the Lord

4 Ways to Thank the Lord 15 June 2017 Year A Psalm 116:12-19 The psalmist spends the first half of this psalm praising God for how God has helped him. The psalmist loves the Lord (Psalm 116:1) and reminds himself of the ways in which God has shown both mercy and grace. Psalm 116:1-11 sounds [Read More…]

Psalm 8:1-9 The Greatest Glory

Psalm 8:1-9 The Greatest Glory Psalm 8:1-9 The Greatest Glory is the first sermon in a series on “The Greatest.” If you look in your Baptist hymnals, you will see a song that is based upon this psalm. Turn to page 29. Let me sing this song for you. Song: “Oh Lord Our Lord How [Read More…]

The Holy Spirit Flows Like Living Water Within Me



The Holy Spirit Flows Like Living Water Within Me 7 June 2017 Year A John 7:37-39 Blood flows through the physical body and gives it life. Leviticus 17:11 says that “life is in the blood.” It is an amazing ability that God has given my physical body. Blood pumps through my veins and it allows [Read More…]