From the story of Abraham offering Isaac, we learn that God calls us to yield our dearest treasures to him. Anything good can become an idol when it becomes too important to us. What is your Isaac? Are you willing to lay it down for Jesus’ sake?
Text: Hebrews 11:17-19Sermon Series: Outrageous Faith
This sermon reveals the four disastrous consequnces if the resurrection is not true. If Christ did not rise from the dead, our preaching has no purpose, our faith has no forgiveness, our death has no deliverance, and our service has no significance.
Text: 1 Corinthians 15:12-20Sermon Series: Easter Sermons
Earlier this week I took a bike ride along the Natchez Trace. Exiting at Friendship Road, I rode a mile […]
Text: Luke 24Sermon Series: Easter Sermons
Christians, do you know what time it is? The Apostle Paul tells us it’s time to wake up, put off the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light. In light of the return of Christ, and the lateness of the hour, how should we then live?
Text: Romans 13:11-14Sermon Series: The Transformed Life (Romans 12-16)
In the history of the Christian church, few doctrines have been so hotly debated as the doctrine of predestination. Since predestination is a biblical concept, we must face this doctrine squarely whether we like it or not. It’s in the Bible, therefore we must first seek to understand it and then to ask what difference it makes.
Text: Romans 9:19-29Sermon Series: Understanding God's Plan (Romans 9-11)
“Brothers, I can tell you confidently that the patriarch David died and was buried, and his tomb is here to […]
Text: Acts 2:24-32Sermon Series: Easter Sermons
This is the hardest passage in the New Testament. That’s what my Greek professor said when we were studying I […]
Text: 1 Peter 3:18-22Sermon Series: Strangers in a Strange Land (1 Peter)
“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us […]
Text: 1 Peter 1:3-5Sermon Series: Strangers in a Strange Land (1 Peter)
Thirteen years ago I traveled to Russia with John and Helen Sergey. For 17 days we traveled from Leningrad to […]
Text: I Corinthians 15Sermon Series: The Apostles’ Creed
Dr. Billy Graham once told Time magazine, “If I were an enemy of Christianity, I would aim right at the […]
Text: I Corinthians 15:17-19Sermon Series: The Apostles’ Creed