Living Faith: Overcoming Trials & Temptations

This sermon is the third message in a series of sermons on the New Testament book of James. Using the closing eight verses of chapter one, the sermon provides help in overcoming trials and temptations. To read excerpts of this message click here.

Living Faith: Under Pressure (II)

This message is the second sermon in a series of messages on the New Testament book of James. We continued our discussion about trials, tests and temptations by learning the process of temptations to evil. Such temptations do not come from God, but from our own desires and passions. God, on the other hand is…

Living Faith: Under Pressure

This sermon is the first in a series of messages on the Epistle of James. It is based on James 1:1-12 and presents six different truths that James provides regarding daily tests and trials. To read excerpts of this message, click here.

A Prayer from Prison

This is a sermon based on Ephesians 1:17-19, which is a prayer that the Apostle Paul had prayed for the believers in Ephesus. This letter was written while Paul was in prison, thus it is a “prayer from prison.” The message takes the different aspects of Paul’s petitions and applies them to believers living today….

Father Abraham

This is a message that was given on Father’s Day using comments about Abraham in Genesis 18:19. The sermon uses the four facts stated about Abraham in this verse to encourage present day fathers in their awesome role as the father/leader in their families. To read excerpts of this sermon, click here.

The Communion Cup

This sermon was given for a worship service that included the sacrament of communion. It compares the words of Jesus, “This is my blood of the new covenant that is shed for many for the remission of sins,” to the events connected with the sealing of the Old Covenant as recorded in Exodus 24. To…

Our Problem Has a Remedy

This sermon is a follow-up to last week’s message, which presented evidence from Scripture concerning the problems all humans have with sin and the sinful nature. Because of our problem, we cannot have a relationship with God. But God provided a remedy through the death of Christ and the blessing of the Holy Spirit. To…

Humans, We Have a Problem

This is a sermon based on various passages of Scripture that relates to the fact that all people are separated from God due to the inherited problem of sin we share. God desires for every one of us to be in fellowship and communion with Him, but our sinfulness prevents it. To read excerpts of…

A Family Blessing

This message was given on Mother’s Day and it is based on the thought found in Proverbs 31:28, “her children rise up and bless her.” The sermon discusses the various uses in Scripture for the word “bless,” and then presents some practical ways that husbands and children can bless the wife/mother in the home. If…

A Permanent Victory

This sermon, given on Easter Sunday, is based upon the phrase, “Death is swallowed up in victory,” which is found in 1 Corinthians 15:54. The message emphasizes the fact that the resurrection is not merely a momentary victory, but it is a permanent victory because of the implications of the wording Paul uses in this…