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Montreat Conference Center: Summer Worship Series 2021

Montreat Conference Center Summer Worship Series 2021 John 20:3-8This sermon can be viewed on Vimeo. I wish to read for you from the twentieth chapter of the Gospel of John. I shall begin to read at the third verse. This is the Word of God. "So Peter and the other...

A Thank-You Letter From My Heart To Yours

A Thank You Letter From My Heart to Yours Philippians 1:3-6I wish to read these few verses from Paul's letter to the Philippians. A handful of words, really. But these words are nothing less than the Word of God: "I thank my God every time I remember you. In all my...

The Day Jesus… #4: The Day Jesus Wrote In The Sand

The Day Jesus Saved A Wedding The Day Jesus Stopped A Funeral The Day Jesus Tackled A Tsunami The Day Jesus Wrote In The Sand The Day Jesus Wrote In The Sand John 8:1-11I shall be reading from the eighth chapter of the Gospel of John. This is the Word of God: "Then...

The Day Jesus… #3: The Day Jesus Tackled A Tsunami

The Day Jesus Saved A Wedding The Day Jesus Stopped A Funeral The Day Jesus Tackled A Tsunami The Day Jesus Wrote In The Sand The Day Jesus Tackled A Tsunami Mark 4:35-41I wish to read for you these verses from Mark 4. This is the Word of God. That day when evening...

The Day Jesus… #2: The Day Jesus Stopped A Funeral

The Day Jesus Saved A Wedding The Day Jesus Stopped A Funeral The Day Jesus Tackled A Tsunami The Day Jesus Wrote In The Sand The Day Jesus Stopped A Funeral Luke 7:11-17I wish now to read for you these verses from the 7th chapter of the Gospel according to Luke. This...

The Day Jesus… #1: The Day Jesus Saved A Wedding

The Day Jesus Saved A Wedding The Day Jesus Stopped A Funeral The Day Jesus Tackled A Tsunami The Day Jesus Wrote In The Sand The Day Jesus Saved A Wedding John 2:1-11I wish to read for you these verses from John, chapter two. This is the word of God. "On the third...

Why I Believe #7: Why I Believe In The Church … And This Church

Why I Believe In The Incarnation Why I Believe In Angels Why I Believe In The Virgin Birth Why I Believe In Jesus Christ Why I Believe In God Why I Believe The Bible Why I Believe In The Church Why I Believe In Heaven Why I Believe In The Atonement Why I Believe In...

The De-Moralizing Of America Is Demoralizing America

The De-Moralizing Of America Is Demoralizing America Matthew 7:24-29 I wish to read for you these words Jesus delivered in the Sermon on the Mount. This is the Word of God. “Therefore, everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise...

2,000 Sermons Later

2,000 Sermons Later November 16, 2014 | Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church | II Corinthians 4:1-6I wish to read for you these words from the second letter that Paul wrote to the Corinthians. This is the Word of God. “Therefore, since through God's mercy we have this...

Living Generously #3: All My Begs In One Asking

The Gospels According To The Dead Sea Everything You Thought You Knew About Generosity All My Begs In One Asking Living Generously: All My Begs In One Asking I Timothy 6:3-12I wish to read for you these words from Paul's first letter to Timothy. This is the Word of...

C.S. Lewis: The Choice is Ours

C.S. Lewis: The Choice is Ours October 28, 2014 | Memorial Drive Presbyterian ChurchI'm grateful for the privilege, first of all, of just being able to be a part of this incredible church and then to have the privilege of speaking to you at an ungodly hour in the...

Living Generously #1: The Gospels According To The Dead Sea

The Gospels According To The Dead Sea Everything You Thought You Knew About Generosity All My Begs In One Asking Living Generously: The Gospels According To The Dead Sea Acts 20:25-35The great Apostle Paul is on his way to the city of Rome, where he will be put to...

Heart Cry #7: You Can’t Lose!

Forgetting Is A Dangerous Thing Our Life Is What Our Thoughts Make It Two Syllables People Will Die For A Call To Drink, Steal, Lie, And Swear The Best Is Yet To Come The Power Of Principle Thinking You Can't Lose! Heart Cry: You Can't Lose! Philippians 4:10-20Paul's...

Heart Cry #6: The Power Of Principle Thinking

Forgetting Is A Dangerous Thing Our Life Is What Our Thoughts Make It Two Syllables People Will Die For A Call To Drink, Steal, Lie, And Swear The Best Is Yet To Come The Power Of Principle Thinking You Can't Lose! Heart Cry: The Power Of Principle Thinking...

Heart Cry #5: The Best Is Yet To Come

Forgetting Is A Dangerous Thing Our Life Is What Our Thoughts Make It Two Syllables People Will Die For A Call To Drink, Steal, Lie, And Swear The Best Is Yet To Come The Power Of Principle Thinking You Can't Lose! Heart Cry: The Best Is Yet To Come Philippians...

Heart Cry #4: A Call To Drink, Steal, Lie, And Swear

Forgetting Is A Dangerous Thing Our Life Is What Our Thoughts Make It Two Syllables People Will Die For A Call To Drink, Steal, Lie, And Swear The Best Is Yet To Come The Power Of Principle Thinking You Can't Lose! Heart Cry: A Call To Drink, Steal, Lie, And Swear...

Heart Cry #3: Two Syllables People Will Die For

Forgetting Is A Dangerous Thing Our Life Is What Our Thoughts Make It Two Syllables People Will Die For A Call To Drink, Steal, Lie, And Swear The Best Is Yet To Come The Power Of Principle Thinking You Can't Lose! Heart Cry: Two Syllables People Will Die For...

Heart Cry #2: Our Life Is What Our Thoughts Make It

Forgetting Is A Dangerous Thing Our Life Is What Our Thoughts Make It Two Syllables People Will Die For A Call To Drink, Steal, Lie, And Swear The Best Is Yet To Come The Power Of Principle Thinking You Can't Lose! Heart Cry: Our Life Is What Our Thoughts Make It...

Heart Cry #1: Forgetting Is A Dangerous Thing

Forgetting Is A Dangerous Thing Our Life Is What Our Thoughts Make It Two Syllables People Will Die For A Call To Drink, Steal, Lie, And Swear The Best Is Yet To Come The Power Of Principle Thinking You Can't Lose! Heart Cry: Forgetting Is A Dangerous Thing...

Moses And The Road To The Red Sea

Moses And The Road To The Red Sea Exodus 14:10-16, 21-22 I wish to read for you these verses from Exodus 14. This is the Word of God. “As Pharaoh approached, the Israelites looked up, and there were the Egyptians, marching after them. They were terrified and cried out...

King David: A Heart Like God’s #6: Life With A Forward Lean

The Rock Star And His Greatest Hit The Best Thing You Can Be In Life Big Problems Make Big People The Sound Of A Breaking Heart Winning Isn't Everything, But The Will To Win Is Life With A Forward Lean King David: A Heart Like God's: Life With A Forward Lean II Samuel...

King David: A Heart Like God’s #4: The Sound Of A Breaking Heart

The Rock Star And His Greatest Hit The Best Thing You Can Be In Life Big Problems Make Big People The Sound Of A Breaking Heart Winning Isn't Everything, But The Will To Win Is Life With A Forward Lean King David: A Heart Like God's: The Sound Of A Breaking Heart...

King David: A Heart Like God’s #3: Big Problems Make Big People

The Rock Star And His Greatest Hit The Best Thing You Can Be In Life Big Problems Make Big People The Sound Of A Breaking Heart Winning Isn't Everything, But The Will To Win Is Life With A Forward Lean King David: A Heart Like God's: Big Problems Make Big People I...

Sticking Your Toe Into A Sea Of Joy

Believe It Or Not Eyes Cleansed By Tears See More Clearly Sticking Your Toe Into A Sea Of Joy Jesus Died Of A Broken Heart The Man Who Came Last The Day The King Cried An Easter Symphony In Four Movements Sticking Your Toe Into A Sea Of Joy Psalm 16:1-11Can you...

Faces and Places Around The Cross #7: The Empty Tomb

Gethsemane The Roman Barracks Simon Of Cyrene Mary: The Mother Of Jesus Unknown Soldier Jerusalem: The Triumphant Entry The Empty Tomb Faces and Places Around The Cross: The Empty Tomb John 20:3-8I wish to read these words written by John, but they are the Word of...

Faces and Places Around The Cross #5: Unknown Soldier

Gethsemane The Roman Barracks Simon Of Cyrene Mary: The Mother Of Jesus Unknown Soldier Jerusalem: The Triumphant Entry The Empty Tomb Faces and Places Around The Cross: Unknown Soldier Mark 15:33-39This is from the Gospel according to Mark. But this is the Word of...

Faces and Places Around The Cross #4: Mary: The Mother Of Jesus

Gethsemane The Roman Barracks Simon Of Cyrene Mary: The Mother Of Jesus Unknown Soldier Jerusalem: The Triumphant Entry The Empty Tomb Faces and Places Around The Cross: Mary: The Mother Of Jesus John 19:25-27I wish to read from the 19th chapter of the Gospel...

Faces and Places Around The Cross #3: Simon Of Cyrene

Gethsemane The Roman Barracks Simon Of Cyrene Mary: The Mother Of Jesus Unknown Soldier Jerusalem: The Triumphant Entry The Empty Tomb Faces and Places Around The Cross: Simon Of Cyrene Mark 15:21-24Reading from the Gospel according to Mark. This is the Word of God....

Faces and Places Around The Cross #2: The Roman Barracks

Gethsemane The Roman Barracks Simon Of Cyrene Mary: The Mother Of Jesus Unknown Soldier Jerusalem: The Triumphant Entry The Empty Tomb Faces and Places Around The Cross: The Roman Barracks Matthew 27:17-31 This from the Gospel according to Matthew, and this is the...

Faces and Places Around The Cross #1: Gethsemane

Gethsemane The Roman Barracks Simon Of Cyrene Mary: The Mother Of Jesus Unknown Soldier Jerusalem: The Triumphant Entry The Empty Tomb Faces and Places Around The Cross: Gethsemane Mark 14:32-42Mark chapter 14, beginning at verse 32. This is the Word of God. “They...

A Faith That Sings #7: The Cross: Stumbling Block Or Stepping Stone?

From Crib To Cross To Crown When The Waters Are Deep Jesus Is Coming Soon - Look Busy! Night Is When The Stars Shine The Greatest Storyteller's Greatest Story The Greatest Songwriter's Greatest Song The Cross: Stumbling Block Or Stepping Stone? A Faith That Sings: The...

A Faith That Sings #6: The Greatest Songwriter’s Greatest Song

From Crib To Cross To Crown When The Waters Are Deep Jesus Is Coming Soon - Look Busy! Night Is When The Stars Shine The Greatest Storyteller's Greatest Story The Greatest Songwriter's Greatest Song The Cross: Stumbling Block Or Stepping Stone? A Faith That Sings: The...

A Faith That Sings #5: The Greatest Storyteller’s Greatest Story

From Crib To Cross To Crown When The Waters Are Deep Jesus Is Coming Soon - Look Busy! Night Is When The Stars Shine The Greatest Storyteller's Greatest Story The Greatest Songwriter's Greatest Song The Cross: Stumbling Block Or Stepping Stone? A Faith That Sings: The...

A Faith That Sings #4: Night Is When The Stars Shine

From Crib To Cross To Crown When The Waters Are Deep Jesus Is Coming Soon - Look Busy! Night Is When The Stars Shine The Greatest Storyteller's Greatest Story The Greatest Songwriter's Greatest Song The Cross: Stumbling Block Or Stepping Stone? A Faith That Sings:...

A Faith That Sings #3: Jesus Is Coming Soon – Look Busy!

From Crib To Cross To Crown When The Waters Are Deep Jesus Is Coming Soon - Look Busy! Night Is When The Stars Shine The Greatest Storyteller's Greatest Story The Greatest Songwriter's Greatest Song The Cross: Stumbling Block Or Stepping Stone? A Faith That Sings:...

A Faith That Sings #2: When The Waters Are Deep

From Crib To Cross To Crown When The Waters Are Deep Jesus Is Coming Soon - Look Busy! Night Is When The Stars Shine The Greatest Storyteller's Greatest Story The Greatest Songwriter's Greatest Song The Cross: Stumbling Block Or Stepping Stone? A Faith That Sings:...

A Faith That Sings #1: From Crib To Cross To Crown

From Crib To Cross To Crown When The Waters Are Deep Jesus Is Coming Soon - Look Busy! Night Is When The Stars Shine The Greatest Storyteller's Greatest Story The Greatest Songwriter's Greatest Song The Cross: Stumbling Block Or Stepping Stone? A Faith That Sings:...

The Story We Thought We Knew #6: The Family We Love To Know

The Story We Should Know The Father We Wish We Knew The King We Wish We Never Knew The Wise Men We Ought To Know The Christ We Can Know The Family We Love To Know The Story We Thought We Knew: The Family We Love To Know Luke 2:25-40Pray with me, please. Give me Jesus,...

The Story We Thought We Knew #5: The Christ We Can Know

The Story We Should Know The Father We Wish We Knew The King We Wish We Never Knew The Wise Men We Ought To Know The Christ We Can Know The Family We Love To Know The Story We Thought We Knew: The Christ We Can Know Luke 2:1-7The birth of Jesus according to Luke. This...

The Story We Thought We Knew #4: The Wise Men We Ought To Know

The Story We Should Know The Father We Wish We Knew The King We Wish We Never Knew The Wise Men We Ought To Know The Christ We Can Know The Family We Love To Know The Story We Thought We Knew: The Wise Men We Ought To Know Matthew 2:1-12I wish to read for you from the...

The Story We Thought We Knew #3: The King We Wish We Never Knew

The Story We Should Know The Father We Wish We Knew The King We Wish We Never Knew The Wise Men We Ought To Know The Christ We Can Know The Family We Love To Know The Story We Thought We Knew: The King We Wish We Never Knew December 15, 2013 | Memorial Drive...

The Story We Thought We Knew #2: The Father We Wish We Knew

The Story We Should Know The Father We Wish We Knew The King We Wish We Never Knew The Wise Men We Ought To Know The Christ We Can Know The Family We Love To Know The Story We Thought We Knew: The Father We Wish We Knew Matthew 1:18-25I wish to read for you just a...

The Story We Thought We Knew #1: The Story We Should Know

The Story We Should Know The Father We Wish We Knew The King We Wish We Never Knew The Wise Men We Ought To Know The Christ We Can Know The Family We Love To Know The Story We Thought We Knew: The Story We Should Know Luke 2:8-20I read for you a portion of the story...

Encounters With Christ #7: The Beast Who Became Beautiful

The Nobody Who Became Somebody The Somebody Who Became Nobody The Woman Christ Complimented The Odds Are In Our Favor The Man Locked In A Prison Without Bars The Man Who Died Twice The Beast Who Became Beautiful Encounters With Christ: The Beast Who Became Beautiful...

Encounters With Christ #6: The Man Who Died Twice

The Nobody Who Became Somebody The Somebody Who Became Nobody The Woman Christ Complimented The Odds Are In Our Favor The Man Locked In A Prison Without Bars The Man Who Died Twice The Beast Who Became Beautiful Encounters With Christ: The Man Who Died Twice John...

The Church Is Always Asking For Money: True Or False?

The Church Is Always Asking For Money: True Or False? Matthew 6:19-21 I wish to read for you from the sixth chapter of the Gospel of Matthew, just a handful of words from the lips of Jesus. But these few words are nothing less than the Word of God. "Do not store up...

When Is It O.K. To Be O.T.T.?

When Is It O.K. To Be O.T.T.? John 12:1-7 Personal word, please, before I preach. Let me remind you that the elders of our church have called all of us at MDPC to engage in a day of fasting and prayer. That will begin after the evening meal on Tuesday of this week,...

Spiritual Arson: Setting The World On Fire For Christ

Spiritual Arson: Setting The World On Fire For Christ Luke 12:49-50 I wish now to focus your attention upon Luke 12. These words of Jesus are the Word of God. “I have come to bring fire on the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled. But I have a baptism to...

Tithing Is A Selfish Thing To Do

Tithing Is A Selfish Thing To Do Malachi 3:8-10I'm about to read for you these words from the Old Testament prophet, Malachi. This is the Word of God. "’Will a man rob God? Yet you rob me. But you ask, “How do we rob you?” In tithes and offerings. You are under a...

Encounters With Christ #5: The Man Locked In A Prison Without Bars

The Nobody Who Became Somebody The Somebody Who Became Nobody The Woman Christ Complimented The Odds Are In Our Favor The Man Locked In A Prison Without Bars The Man Who Died Twice The Beast Who Became Beautiful Encounters With Christ: The Man Locked In A Prison...

Encounters With Christ #4: The Odds Are In Our Favor

The Nobody Who Became Somebody The Somebody Who Became Nobody The Woman Christ Complimented The Odds Are In Our Favor The Man Locked In A Prison Without Bars The Man Who Died Twice The Beast Who Became Beautiful Encounters With Christ: The Odds Are In Our Favor II...

Encounters With Christ #3: The Woman Christ Complimented

The Nobody Who Became Somebody The Somebody Who Became Nobody The Woman Christ Complimented The Odds Are In Our Favor The Man Locked In A Prison Without Bars The Man Who Died Twice The Beast Who Became Beautiful Encounters With Christ: The Woman Christ Complimented...

Encounters With Christ #2: The Somebody Who Became Nobody

The Nobody Who Became Somebody The Somebody Who Became Nobody The Woman Christ Complimented The Odds Are In Our Favor The Man Locked In A Prison Without Bars The Man Who Died Twice The Beast Who Became Beautiful Encounters With Christ: The Somebody Who Became Nobody...

Encounters With Christ #1: The Nobody Who Became Somebody

The Nobody Who Became Somebody The Somebody Who Became Nobody The Woman Christ Complimented The Odds Are In Our Favor The Man Locked In A Prison Without Bars The Man Who Died Twice The Beast Who Became Beautiful Encounters With Christ: The Nobody Who Became Somebody...

What Christ Says to MDPC #7: Don’t Settle For Less Than The Best

Don't Forsake Your First Love Don't Fail To Be Faithful Don't Water Down The Message Don't Give Out, Give In, Or Give Up Don't Be Christian In Name Only Don't Miss Your Opportunity! Don't Settle For Less Than The Best What Christ Says to MDPC: Don't Settle For Less...

What Christ Says to MDPC #6: Don’t Miss Your Opportunity!

Don't Forsake Your First Love Don't Fail To Be Faithful Don't Water Down The Message Don't Give Out, Give In, Or Give Up Don't Be Christian In Name Only Don't Miss Your Opportunity! Don't Settle For Less Than The Best What Christ Says to MDPC: Don't Miss Your...

What Christ Says to MDPC #5: Don’t Be Christian In Name Only

Don't Forsake Your First Love Don't Fail To Be Faithful Don't Water Down The Message Don't Give Out, Give In, Or Give Up Don't Be Christian In Name Only Don't Miss Your Opportunity! Don't Settle For Less Than The Best What Christ Says to MDPC: Don't Be Christian In...

What Christ Says to MDPC #4: Don’t Give Out, Give In, Or Give Up

Don't Forsake Your First Love Don't Fail To Be Faithful Don't Water Down The Message Don't Give Out, Give In, Or Give Up Don't Be Christian In Name Only Don't Miss Your Opportunity! Don't Settle For Less Than The Best What Christ Says to MDPC: Don't Give Out, Give In,...

What Christ Says to MDPC #3: Don’t Water Down The Message

Don't Forsake Your First Love Don't Fail To Be Faithful Don't Water Down The Message Don't Give Out, Give In, Or Give Up Don't Be Christian In Name Only Don't Miss Your Opportunity! Don't Settle For Less Than The Best What Christ Says to MDPC: Don't Water Down The...

What Christ Says to MDPC #2: Don’t Fail To Be Faithful

Don't Forsake Your First Love Don't Fail To Be Faithful Don't Water Down The Message Don't Give Out, Give In, Or Give Up Don't Be Christian In Name Only Don't Miss Your Opportunity! Don't Settle For Less Than The Best What Christ Says to MDPC: Don't Fail To Be...

What Christ Says to MDPC #1: Don’t Forsake Your First Love

Don't Forsake Your First Love Don't Fail To Be Faithful Don't Water Down The Message Don't Give Out, Give In, Or Give Up Don't Be Christian In Name Only Don't Miss Your Opportunity! Don't Settle For Less Than The Best What Christ Says to MDPC: Don't Forsake Your First...

My Sacred Journey

My Sacred Journey July 7, 2013 | Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church | Romans 1:8-17I wish now to read for you these words from Paul's letter to the Romans, the first chapter. This is the Word of God: "First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because...

Live Like Who And What You Are!

Live Like Who And What You Are! Philippians 1:12-21Back during the days of the French monarchy, the children of the royal family were always taught by hired tutors. Now given those circumstances, you can imagine that sometimes it was quite difficult for those tutors...

Divided Loyalties

Divided Loyalties Genesis 19:15-17, 24-26So one day I walked into a plant nursery, and hanging on the wall was a sign that stopped me in my tracks. The sign read “The best time to plant a tree was 25 years ago.” Just recently, I’ve been thinking about that... Also,...

The Most … Word #2: The Most Popular Word In The Bible

The Most Useful Word In The Bible The Most Popular Word In The Bible The Most Popular Word In The Bible Matthew 26:26-29It may surprise you to know that the word “bread” is what may be termed the most popular word in the Bible. I went to my Bible concordance recently...

The Most … Word #1: The Most Useful Word In The Bible

The Most Useful Word In The Bible The Most Popular Word In The Bible The Most Useful Word In The Bible Genesis 39:7-21The editor of a prominent literary magazine asked a group of authors to respond to three questions. He asked first: “What is the most beautiful word...

When Were You Converted?

When Were You Converted? Matthew 19:16-22 You know how it is, don’t you, that sometimes brief, apparently insignificant incidents in life actually turn out, upon deep reflection, to have much greater meaning ... That’s exactly what happened to me one day when a fellow...

The Gospel According to the Dead Sea

The Gospel According to the Dead Sea Acts 20:28-37 Pray with me, please.  Now, may the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable in your sight, Oh, God, for You are our rock, and You are our Redeemer. Amen. Many of you will be aware of the fact...

The Christian Faith In 25 Words Or Less

The Christian Faith In 25 Words Or Less John 3:16-21 Here, in 25 words or less, is the essence of the Christian Faith: “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life.” Twenty-five...

Lessons Learned From My Two Fathers

Lessons Learned From My Two Fathers Proverbs 2:1-8 Today I’d like to share with you some lessons I have learned from my two fathers. I refer, of course, to my earthly father and to my Heavenly Father. You see, so many times in my life, my Heavenly Father used my...

Some Things Never Change

Some Things Never Change Acts 2:43-47 My great friend, Dr. Leonard Sweet, recently reflected on some of the alarming changes which are happening in our world today. To document his concern, Dr. Sweet shared some statistics from a California Department of Education...

The Tomb Is Important Because The Tomb Is Not Important

The Tomb Is Important Because The Tomb Is Not Important Revelation 1:4-8, 22:12-13 If you were to visit the city of Jerusalem today, you would be shown two tombs both of which claim to be the tomb of Jesus. First, you would be shown what is called “The Garden Tomb.”...

Palm Sunday: Celebration Or Confrontation

Palm Sunday: Celebration Or Confrontation John 18:33-38When Jesus rode into the city of Jerusalem on that first Psalm Sunday, because of the way He entered the city and because of the response He received, He knew that He was signing His own death warrant. Let me...

A Mother’s Worst Nightmare

A Mother's Worst Nightmare John 19:23-27 It had to be a mother’s worst nightmare… The Bible says, “Near the cross of Jesus stood His mother...” Note that please. His mother was there. It was a ghastly, hideous, terrible thing for her to see. She had brought Him into...

The Sound Of Hammering

The Sound Of Hammering Acts 2:22-24 Whatever else is to be made of it, the cross of Jesus Christ is a dreadful fact—as black as a splash of ink upon the record of human history. How did it happen—this appalling act? What sudden orgy of insanity overwhelmed the usually...

Crossroads On The Cross Road

Crossroads On The Cross Road Luke 23:26-32 We call it the Via Dolorosa—the way of sorrows, the way of grief. I refer, of course, to the route which Jesus traveled through the streets of the city of Jerusalem on His way to the hill called Calvary. Today, I would like...

Eyes Cleansed By Tears See More Clearly

Believe It Or Not Eyes Cleansed By Tears See More Clearly Sticking Your Toe Into A Sea Of Joy Jesus Died Of A Broken Heart The Man Who Came Last The Day The King Cried An Easter Symphony In Four Movements Eyes Cleansed By Tears See More Clearly Isaiah 43:1-11When you...

You Can’t Lose

You Can't Lose Philippians 4:10-20His name was Cyprian. He is one of my great heroes in the faith. He was born in Carthage in North Africa... not converted until he was middle aged... lived so faithfully then that ultimately he was elected Bishop of Carthage......

The Best Loved Carol Of Them All

The Best Loved Carol Of Them All Matthew 2:7-12 Today, I wish to tell you the story of the best loved Christmas carol of them all, weaving in its sublime message and meaning. It is a story which will introduce to us seven people: a village priest, a substitute...

Keeping Christmas Holy And Wholly

Keeping Christmas Holy And Wholly Luke 2:1-14 Christmas is more than just a season. Christmas is a time to keep. The things that make Christmas Christmas ought to be true all year round. In the first place, Christmas gives us a new understanding of power. In King...

Christmas Is For Ordinary People

Christmas Is For Ordinary People Luke 1:26-38 Christmas has been, is now, and always will be for ordinary people. In other words, Christmas is for you and for me. When we stop to examine the Christmas story, what strikes home to us is its ordinariness. Christmas came...

What True Presbyterians Believe #6: Sola Ecclesia

Sola Christus Sola Scriptura Sola Fide Soli Deo Gloria Sola Gratia Sola Ecclesia What True Presbyterians Believe: Sola Ecclesia Matthew 16:13-20In recent years, many within the Presbyterian Church have begun to devalue and diminish the great beliefs upon which the...

What True Presbyterians Believe #5: Sola Gratia

Sola Christus Sola Scriptura Sola Fide Soli Deo Gloria Sola Gratia Sola Ecclesia What True Presbyterians Believe: Sola Gratia Acts 16:25-34For four generations now, members of my family have served in the ministry of the Presbyterian Church. For nearly forty years...

What True Presbyterians Believe #4: Soli Deo Gloria

Sola Christus Sola Scriptura Sola Fide Soli Deo Gloria Sola Gratia Sola Ecclesia What True Presbyterians Believe: Soli Deo Gloria November 19, 2006 | PROVIDENCE Presbyterian Church | Ephesians 1:3-10For four generations now, members of my family have served in the...

What True Presbyterians Believe #3: Sola Fide

Sola Christus Sola Scriptura Sola Fide Soli Deo Gloria Sola Gratia Sola Ecclesia What True Presbyterians Believe: Sola Fide Mark 11:11-26For four generations now, members of my family have served in the ministry of the Presbyterian Church. For nearly forty years now,...

What True Presbyterians Believe #2: Sola Scriptura

Sola Christus Sola Scriptura Sola Fide Soli Deo Gloria Sola Gratia Sola Ecclesia What True Presbyterians Believe: Sola Scriptura II Timothy 3:14-17For four generations now, members of my family have served in the ministry of the Presbyterian Church. For nearly forty...

What True Presbyterians Believe #1: Sola Christus

Sola Christus Sola Scriptura Sola Fide Soli Deo Gloria Sola Gratia Sola Ecclesia What True Presbyterians Believe: Sola Christus John 14:1-6For four generations now, members of my family have served in the ministry of the Presbyterian Church. For nearly forty years...

The Table That Turned The World Upside Down

The Table That Turned The World Upside Down Matthew 26:20-30 It was such a simple ordinary event, and yet it wound up having earth-shaking, world-changing implications. .. I am referring to the meal shared one evening by a little-known, traveling preacher and a small...

The Shortest Verse in the Bible

The Shortest Verse in the Bible John 11:17-35Pray with me, please.  Lord, nothing in my hand I bring. Simply to Thy cross I cling. Amen. Now here's a bit of trivia for you. 455 years ago, a French printer named Robert Estienne sat down and, for the very first time,...