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Have You Stopped Blaming Others For Your Problems? - John 5:1-9 - Sep 22, 1991 - 790

You probably don’t recognize the name Bob Shannon unless you happen to be a student of Illinois high school football, in which case you know exactly who he is. Bob Shannon is the head football coach at East Saint Louis High School. I happened to be watching the game between Illinois and Hous ... More

Who Is Jesus Christ? Article D: The Person and Work of Jesus Christ - Various - Mar 15, 1992 - 751

Tonight we are coming to the most critical doctrine in the Articles of Faith. Other doctrines are important as establishing foundational truth (the inerrancy of the Bible, the Trinity) or as explaining what we believe in a particular area (eternal security, the premillennial return of Christ), but ... More

Who is Jesus Christ? - Matthew 16:13-16 - Oct 11, 2009 - 1215

Who is Jesus Christ? Before you answer that question, let me set the scene. It’s a few minutes past noon in downtown New York City. You’ve walking with a few friends to a favorite lunch spot when a camera crew stops you for a spontaneous interview. To your surprise, their questions have ... More

Out On A Limb With Shirley MacLaine: Is Reincarnation True? - Various - Jun 4, 2000 - 216

This is a sermon about reincarnation, which means that I have a serious problem right off the bat. It is also a sermon about Shirley MacLaine, which poses a second problem. My first challenge is to convince you that reincarnation matters enough to warrant a full sermon. Perhaps this will help. Over ... More

Will Everyone Eventually Be Saved? - II Peter 3:9 - Jul 24, 2005 - 143

I can think of only four ways to answer the question raised in the title of this sermon:1) Everyone will eventually be saved.2) No one will eventually be saved.3) Some will be saved and some will be lost.4) There is no way to know.Let’s consider answer #1, which is becoming increasingly popula ... More

Looking for a Second Chance: What About Purgatory and Postmortem Salvation? - Hebrews 1:3 - Jun 11, 2000 - 213

Most people think that Catholics believe in purgatory and Protestants don’t. That statement needs qualification in two ways. First, the various Orthodox churches also believe in purgatory, though we don’t often hear about it. Second, there is a sense in which Protestants in general and e ... More

The Life God Blesses - II Timothy 2:14-26 - Jul 6, 2003 - 491

Almost five years ago we started sending free copies of my books to prisoners across America. Through a partnership with Prison Fellowship, we have distributed tens of thousands of copies of Keep Believing, What a Christian Believes, and An Anchor for the Soul. The response has been overwhelming. To ... More

FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions About The Christian Life - Chapter 2 - Jul 9, 2012

What Happens When We Die? Article L: Future Reward and Punishment - Various - Jul 5, 1992 - 752

We live in a time when there is great fascination about life after death. S A few years ago Raymond Moody wrote a best-seller called Life After Life, which purported to detail the near-death experiences of men and women who “died” and then came back to tell remarkably similar stories o ... More

Payday Someday: Why I Believe in Heaven and Hell - Various - Nov 26, 1995 - 797

This morning we come face to face with the most basic question of all: What happens when we die? For thousands of years men and women have pondered this question and offered differing answers. The materialist says that there is no such thing as a soul or spirit so that when we die, we simply ceas ... More

Can I Lose My Salvation? - Philippians 1:6 - Nov 2, 1997 - 525

I would like to begin with the observation that this is a controversial question in Christian circles. It would be difficult to find a subject about which believers are more deeply divided. To the question, “Can I lose my salvation?” there are whole denominations that answer yes: The Met ... More

God Is So Good! - Psalm 107:1 - Apr 20, 1997 - 474

"Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good.” 1 Chronicles 16:34a “The Lord is good to all; he has compassion on all he has made.” Psalm 145:9 “Taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the man who takes refuge in him.” Psalm 34:8 Let’s begin with a definition, ... More

Christ B.C. Part III: A Prophet Like Moses - Deuteronomy 18:15-19 - Dec 17, 1995 - 67

Here’s a Help Wanted ad you may find interesting:Spokesman needed for international firm. No experience necessary, no education required. Must between 20-85 years old. Full- or part-time. Exciting job with lots of travel. Must be willing to move often, sometimes in the middle of the night ... More

Liar, Lord or Lunatic: Why I Believe in Jesus Christ - Various - Oct 22, 1995 - 792

Several years ago someone wrote a book called The Many Faces of Jesus. That title stands as a fitting symbol of the confusion surrounding Jesus in our time. Last month several thousand people filled Moody Memorial Church in Chicago to hear two noted scholars in a debate entitled “Will the Real ... More

A Prophet Like Moses - Deuteronomy 18:15-19 - Dec 8, 2008 - 1179

Here’s a Help Wanted ad you may find interesting:Spokesman needed for international firm. No experience necessary, no education required. Must between 20-85 years old. Full- or part-time. Exciting job with lots of travel. Must be willing to move often, sometimes in the middle of the night. Mus ... More

When Jesus Comes to Church - Revelation 2:1-7 - Oct 15, 2011 - 1295

If Jesus visited your church, what would he say about it? Would he be impressed by the things that impress others? Would he comment on your buildings? Would he mention the size of the congregation? Would he notice how much money was given last week? Would he feel like an outsider? Pastors always fe ... More

How Many Will Be Saved? - Luke 13:22-29 - Feb 4, 2014 - 1502

I can think of only four ways to answer the question raised in the title of this sermon: 1. Everyone will be saved.2. No one will be saved.3 Some will be saved, some will be lost.4. There is no way to know.In recent years answer # 1 has become increasingly popular. The people who say that every ... More


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