Tag: walk the walk

Substitute Sacrifices

This sermon comes from 1 Samuel 15 regarding the story of Saul’s battle against the Amalekites in which he spared the best of the animals to bring back and sacrifice to God. Samuel rebukes him by telling him that sacrifices cannot take the place of obedience to God’s commands. The message suggests some of the…

The Divine Distinctive

This is a message based on Exodus 33:16 where Moses asks the Lord, “What else will distinguish me and your people from all the other people on the face of the earth?” He asks this question to support his request for God’s special divine presence to accompany them as they travel toward Canaan. It is…

Living to Please God

This is a sermon that explores what the Bible has to say about pleasing God. Several passages of Scripture are used which speak of various actions that are pleasing to the Lord. When we say that we want to conduct our lives in a way that is pleasing to the Lord, what does that entail?…

Something Worth Dying For

This is a message that relates to the observance of the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. Using a slogan that was recently launched by the Nike Corporation in an advertising campaign, this sermon focuses on much more important issues than “selling athletic shoes.” Are we Christians who are sincere enough about our…

Conformed or Transformed

This is a sermon that is based on Romans 12:2 and it speaks about the need for Christians to avoid the typical thought patterns and philosophies of the world and be truly Christian in our minds. To read excerpts of this message, click here.

Spiritual Maturity – Part 3

This is the fourth sermon in a series of messages on the book of 2 Peter. This message continues to discuss the list of qualities given in 2 Peter 1:5-7 that believers are urged to develop in their life of faith. The qualities covered in this sermon include godliness, brotherly kindness and charity or love….

Anatomy of a Denial

This is a sermon that was preached on Palm Sunday. It emphasizes the factors that precipitated Peter’s denial of the Lord while Jesus was on trial at the home of the high priest. It provides helpful insights for us to avoid Peter’s failure. Written excerpts of the message can be read by clicking here.

Redemption: Believers’ Highest Pursuit

This is the final message in a series of messages on the topic of Redemption. This sermon emphasizes the importance of living as a redeemed individual in this world. Salvation is more than our “ticket to heaven.” It also affects the way we live our everyday lives. To read a more complete transcript of the…

More Than Impressive Talk

A sermon based on I Corinthians 4:1-5, 14-21