As I was reading today – A thought from Deuteronomy 14

Deuteronomy 15:1–6 (ESV) 1 “At the end of every seven years you shall grant a release. 2 And this is the manner of the release: every creditor shall release what he has lent to his neighbor. He shall not exact … Continue reading

As I was reading Today

Many of us avoid large swaths of the Old Testament, because they just do not seem relevant to us. But as the Puritan John Flavel noted, the Old Testament serves as the illustration book to the more direct, doctrinal teaching … Continue reading

Sermon Notes for Introduction to 2 Peter: Parting Words

PARTING WORDS A Study in 2 Peter Part 1 Introduction & Overview   The last words of people when they are about to die have always been of great interest to me. They tell you so much about what the … Continue reading

Sermon Notes: Toward a Theology of Giving

Toward a Theology of Giving Genesis 4:1-5 Exodus 23:14-17 John 3:16 AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE Something very interesting happened to the Evangelical Church in the 20th century, that seems to have no parallel in previous generations: … Continue reading

Sermon Notes: Understanding Sin

SIN The Problem with it The Consequences of it The Cure for it AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE   Scripture Readings: 1 Timothy 1:12-17 / Romans 5:12-21   1  THE PROBLEM: In 1988 – Dr. Karl Menninger, … Continue reading

Doing all to the Glory of God

Doing All to The Glory of God 1 Corinthians 10:31 (and selected texts)   AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE No doubt, virtually all Christians are familiar with this verse out of Paul’s 1st letter to the Corinthians. … Continue reading

Facing the Apocalypse Part 2 – 1 Peter 4:8-11

1 Peter Part 17 1 Peter 4:7-11 Facing The Apocalypse Part 2 AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE   Last time we saw Peter’s thought process in vs. 7 that:  “the end of all things is at hand, THEREFORE”. … Continue reading