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Some Advice to the Discontented - Jeremiah 29:4-6 - Feb 18, 2008 - 816

Ever since the beginning of creation, when the first creatures came from the hand of God, there has always been someone, somewhere, unhappy with his position in the universe. It all started with an angel named Lucifer, the brightest star of the heavenly firmament, who was not satisfied to be the ... More

Rock Bottom Truth - Jeremiah 29:11 - Apr 21, 2008 - 822

“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope” (Jeremiah 29:11 NKJV).We have come at last to Jeremiah 29:11. This is one of the most-beloved verses in the Bible. I have often heard this verse quoted, and ... More

Why You Need Your Enemies and Your Enemies Need You—Part One - Jeremiah 29:7 - Mar 1, 2008 - 814

I suppose one of the hardest commands in the Bible to obey is the command of Jesus that we should pray for our enemies (Luke 6:27). It is hard because prayer is the last thing we want to do for our enemies. Mostly, there a lot of things we would like to do to our enemies–like getting even or m ... More

Trapped! - Jeremiah 29:1-4 - Feb 9, 2008 - 815

What do you do when you don’t like the circumstances of your life and it seems as if those circumstances aren’t going to change anytime soon?When I asked that question to a group of friends, a man looked up and said, “I hope you can give us some help because I’ve been wr ... More

How to be Happy in Babylon - Jeremiah 29:8-10 - Mar 30, 2008 - 820

One summer many years ago, when we were still living in Chicago, our family vacation took us to the Deep South.  Near the end of the trip as we were driving home, our route led through Knoxville onto I-75 heading north toward Lexington and Cincinnati. We weren’t in any hurry, and soon it ... More

God Has a Bigger Plan - Jeremiah 29:10 - Apr 8, 2008 - 821

We have heard it said that God loves us and has a wonderful plan for our lives. It’s easy to agree when we like the plan. But what do you do when the plan isn’t what you expected?The doctor calls with bad news. “I’m sorry. It’s cancer and there’s nothing we can do ... More

The Fourth Law: What You Seek, You Find - Matthew 6:33 - Mar 17, 2002 - 551

In this sermon series we are looking at the Seven Laws of the Spiritual Life. These “laws” are not exactly doctrines, not exactly duties,not exactly promises and not exactly rules. Each one represents a major truth that Christians need to know. They are like pillars that hold up a large ... More

Lucky to Love - I Thessalonians 3:10-13 - Mar 16, 2003 - 503

"Prayer is not everything but everything is by prayer.” So said Ray Ortlund. All Christians would agree with that statement. No matter what our background, instinctively we know that prayer is central to the Christian life.Most of you are familiar with Corrie Ten Boom. Her family hid Jews in H ... More

The Positive Power of Prayer - Daniel 9:1-23 - Feb 20, 2000 - 157

I suppose that most of us know the final words of James 5:16, “The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective.” This oft-quoted promise reminds us that when righteous people call out to God, their prayers actually change things. But we tend to forget the first half of that verse ... More

Why You Need Your Enemies and Your Enemies Need You—Part Two - Jeremiah 29:7 - Mar 9, 2008 - 817

“Seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the Lord for it, because if it prospers, you too will prosper” (Jeremiah 29:7).A few days ago a friend sent me an email that contained a reading called “Enemies as Emissaries of God’s G ... More

What You Seek, You Find - Jeremiah 29:12-14 - Apr 30, 2008 - 823

This week I received a message from a person who happened to read one of the earlier sermons in the ... More

Why You Ought to Pray for Your Enemies - Nov 10, 2002

WHY YOU OUGHT TO PRAY FOR YOUR ENEMIES by Ray Pritchard I suppose one of the hardest commands in the Bible to obey is the command of Jesus that we should pray for our enemies. It is hard because prayer is the last thing we want to do for our enemies. Mostly, there a lot of things we would like to do ... More

Three Arrows at Sunrise - I Samuel 18-23 - Sep 10, 2000 - 346

Several years ago a man named David Smith wrote a book that became very popular. The title tells you everything you need to know. He called it The Friendless American Male. The thesis of the book is that most American men don’t have very many friends. And a lot of men don’t have any frie ... More

Life-Changing, Heart-Moving, World-Shaking Prayer - 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13 - Sep 29, 1996 - 323

"Prayer is not everything but everything is by prayer.” So said Ray Ortlund. All Christians would agree with that statement. No matter what our background, instinctively we know that prayer is central to the Christian life. Most of you are familiar with Corrie Ten Boom whose family hid Jew ... More

Farewell to Paradise: Cast Out That We Might Someday Return - Genesis 3:20-24 - Jun 16, 2002 - 225

Have you ever said something, and the moment the words flew from your lips, you said to yourself, “Oops"? To ask the question is to answer it because we’ve all had those moments when we knew even as the words left our lips that we should not have said them. Have you ever done somet ... More

Experiencing God’s Love - Malachi 1:1-5 - Apr 27, 2003 - 1256

A man was having a hard time getting out of bed one Sunday morning. “Get up. It’s time to get ready for church!” He just grumbled and replied grumpily, “I don’t want to go to church today. Those people at church don’t like me. I don’t want to go.” She ... More

Empty on the Inside: How God Reveals Himself to Us - Acts 17:26-28 - Jun 28, 1998 - 241

In his book, Therefore Stand (written in 1945), Wilbur Smith has a chapter on Paul’s speech to the Areopagus (Acts 17:16-34). Along the way he comments on the similarity between ancient Athens and modern America. For all the obvious differences in culture and language, there is a similar appro ... More


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