I believe in God because nothing in the universe makes sense without him. After all the arguments on both sides are finished, you still have to decide for yourself. You still have to choose. What choice have you made?
Text: Genesis 1:1Sermon Series: What a Christian Believes
My story today begins a long way from Oak Park, and a long way from our current controversies. In order […]
Text: Genesis 1:26-28; Revelation 22:17Sermon Series: God Speaks Today
Upon reading these verses, the thought comes to mind that we’re not in Eden anymore. Whatever else you can say […]
Text: Genesis 1:26-28Sermon Series: First Things: The Amazing True Story of How the World Came to Be (Genesis 1-11)
Did the events described in Genesis 1-11 really happen? Does it matter? The answer is yes to both questions. They really happened and it really matters because ideas have consequences. What you believe about where you came from will radically impact the purpose of your life.
Text: Genesis 1:1-2:3Sermon Series: First Things: The Amazing True Story of How the World Came to Be (Genesis 1-11)
True faith must begin with the very first verse of the Bible. If you can believe Genesis 1:1, you won’t have any problems with the rest of the Bible. Truth begins with God. That’s why the Bible begins with this verse.
Text: Genesis 1:1Sermon Series: First Things: The Amazing True Story of How the World Came to Be (Genesis 1-11)
“True and substantial wisdom principally consists of two parts; the knowledge of God, and the knowledge of ourselves.” With this […]
Text: Genesis 1:1; John 17:3Sermon Series: How To Be Right With God
“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” First sentences matter. Every writer knows that the very first […]
Text: Genesis 1:1Sermon Series: Sermons I Always Wanted To Hear
If we start with the biblical record, we find it fundamentally incompatible with evolutionary naturalism. Three words summarize where we come from–created, not evolved. We need to teach those three words to our children and make them a bulwark of our own personal faith.
Text: Genesis 1Sermon Series: Why I Believe
“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.” John 10:10 The devil is a thief. He steals, he kills, he destroys. Everything he touches turns to death. Behind every suicide is the laughing face of Satan, rejoicing that he has found another victim. But when Jesus comes in, he brings life! The only life worth living is the life that is found in Jesus Christ. His life is free, eternal and abundant.
Text: Genesis 1:26-27; Deuteronomy 30; John 10:10Sermon Series: Critical Issues
I find myself in a peculiar position this morning. No matter what I say, or how carefully I say it, […]
Text: Genesis 1-3Sermon Series: Critical Issues