Tag: faith

Antidote to Fear

This sermon uses several passages from the Bible to address fear stemming from various circumstances and attempts to remind listeners that God has provided grace and assurance sufficient to remove our fears and give us confidence and victory in each situation. A video recording of the worship service in which this sermon was given can…


Our Salvation Summarized

This is a sermon that was based on the Scripture in Ephesians 2:8-9. The salvation we enjoy that gives us a relationship with Christ is provided by grace, procured by faith, and proven by works. The worship service in which this sermon was preached can be viewed by clicking here. Written excerpts of the sermon…


Freed from Fear

This is a sermon based on Psalm 112. Verse 7 of this Psalm speaks about a person who is not afraid when he hears evil tidings or bad news. When looking at the Psalm in light of this verse, we notice four qualities about the person who is able to hear or receive bad news…


What It Means to Be Saved

This is the 9th sermon in a series of messages through the New Testament book of First John. This sermon is based on 1 John 5:1-5 where the Apostle John speaks about three different evidences of conversion or saving faith. To be saved means we believe certain truths, we love God and others, and we…


John, Jesus and Joy

This sermon is the first in a series of messages through the New Testament book of First John. This message begins by providing limited background the Apostle John, who is the author, and the rise of false teachers, which is the occasion for the letter. The remainder of the message focuses on John’s description of…


God Is Not Dead

There is no audio recording for this message, but a video recording can be viewed on YouTube¬†here. The service was conducted in our church parking lot because of the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions on public gatherings. Attendees were able to hear the speaking and music via FM radio in their individual vehicles. The sermon continues…


Things I Know for Sure

This is a sermon that was preached with no congregation present because of the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions on public gatherings. The message shares a few brief truths that we can know for certain from God’s Word regardless of the uncertain circumstances in our world. The video recording of the entire service can be viewed…


Walking with Christ in the New Year

This is a sermon that was given on the first Sunday of the new year, 2020. It is based upon the text found in Hebrews 13:5-6 – (NKJV) Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have. For He Himself has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.”…


The Sower, the Seed, and the Soil

This sermon is based on the parable told by Jesus in Matthew 13, Mark 4 and Luke 8 about the four kinds of soil upon which the seed of the Word has fallen. The message uses the interpretation Jesus provided regarding each of the soils and applies them to the present day. Emphasis was given…


Separating from Worldliness – Part II

This is the eighth sermon in a series of messages on the New Testament book of James. This sermon is based on verses 13-17 of chapter four and verses 1-6 of chapter five. The sermon speaks about separating from the worldly traits of arrogant planning and living for luxury. To read excerpts of the message,…