Sermon Archives

April 2, 2012

Matthew 27:32-50 “A Savior for Sinners.”

Matthew 27:32-50 "A Savior for Sinners."

Matthew 27:32-50 Not a happy story The story of the crucifixion is not a happy story.  It’s not attractive. It’s not acceptable in popular culture. We like pretty things, nice things, attractive things.  A man dying a horrible and excruciating death is not going to be a point of interest for most people. Crucifixion was […]

April 9, 2012

Matthew 28:1-10 “The Greatest Day in History”

Matthew 28:1-10 "The Greatest Day in History"

The greatest day ever The resurrection of Christ is the greatest day in human history. No other events in history can compare to it.  The winning of the World Series, the winning of the Super bowl or an NBA championship, the election of a president, the winning of a war, the day you land a […]

December 3, 2012

Matthew 1:1-17 “A Crooked Line Made Straight”

Matthew 1:1-17 "A Crooked Line Made Straight"

A “holiday” For the next few weeks we will be celebrating the coming of Christ as a baby.  Christmas is a cultural holiday, yes. There are Christmas specials on television and Christmas music playing on the radio and lights and trees.  And Melonie and I enjoy this holiday. We decorate a bit and have Christmas […]

December 10, 2012

Matthew 1:18-25 “Man Interrupted”

Matthew 1:18-25 "Man Interrupted"

Good news or bad news? Have you ever had someone say to you, “I have some good news and bad news? Which one do you want to hear first?”  Has anyone ever been asked that? Isn’t that kind of an ominous question?  Okay how many of you are people who usually want to hear the […]

December 17, 2012

Matthew 2:1-12 “Come and Worship”

Matthew 2:1-12 "Come and Worship"

Older siblings How many of you grew up with an older brother or sister? Okay how many of you really looked up to and admired them? Okay how many of you have someone in your life right now, who you look up to as somewhat of a mentor? We need examples Well as people, we […]

December 26, 2012

Matthew 2:13-23 “A Greater King”

Matthew 2:13-23 "A Greater King"

A Disclaimer Now I have to say off the bat that I enjoy the Bible quite a bit, and I really enjoy listening to sermons. I could listen to sermons all day and sometimes I do. Just the other day I was listening to a sermon in my car and I had to stop at […]

January 7, 2013

Matthew 16:13-18 “A Vision for 2013”

Matthew 16:13-18 "A Vision for 2013"

Resolutions anyone? It’s the New Year and how many of you have made at least one resolution?  Well today, I do not want to kick off the New Year with a resolution. I want to kick it off with a vision for the church.  Resolutions usually end in failure because resolutions are not fueled by […]

December 23, 2013

Matthew 1:23 “Jesus Came to Change the World”

Matthew 1:23 "Jesus Came to Change the World"

Jesus came to change world   Jesus came to change the world. Do you believe that? Jesus did not come to condemn the world nor did He come to condone the world. He came to change the world.  Condemning the world is easy. I have 2 boys and saying the words, “don’t do that” is […]

April 14, 2014

Matthew 26:26-29 “The New Covenant in My Blood”

Matthew 26:26-29 "The New Covenant in My Blood"

A few questions   Well since it is Easter season I thought it would be good to spend this week looking at the last few days of Jesus’ ministry before His death. Specifically, I want to look at the night Jesus instituted something called the Lord’s Supper or communion.  And I want to ask the […]

December 26, 2016

Matthew 2:1-12 “Christ, the newborn King”

Matthew 2:1-12 "Christ, the newborn King"

Anticipation I can remember as a kid anticipating the coming of Christmas. There was a tree and presents and Christmas carols that all reminded me that Christmas was coming. And then Christmas came and I was excited and feeling good but in the back of my mind I was dreading the day after Christmas, when […]

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