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Today Is the Day of Salvation

Taken from 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18, this sermon seeks to persuade listeners not to waste a single moment more waiting to follow Christ.

The Glory of the Rainbow

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When God Comes Down

When God Comes Down
Parabolic Preaching

What is parabolic preaching? Jesus' parables are the key to understanding this genre of preaching.
Why Is Life So Unfair? (Job 40:1-5, 42:1-6, Romans 8:28, 31-32, 38)

It's not fair! This sermon on faith looks at the problem of why life seems so unfair and encourages us to cope with the reality of our sin-marred world by: trusting God's goodness, staying close to him, and asking him to bring good out of our pain.
Coping With Grief

Job 40:1-5, 42:1-6 Sometimes when I am with groups of children, I say to them, "If you could ask God any question, what would you ask Him?" Children raise questions like these: Why do dogs chase cats? Where does the sky end? Who does God’s job when he is on vacation? Is it true that my f
Faith's Bitter Foe

According to this sermon, Abraham has much to teach us concerning the life of faith. Despite the millennia that separate us, Abraham's successes and failures, of which there are an ample supply of both, offer surprisingly relevant insights into our struggle to live by faith. His life, much like ours, reflects an on-going battle with fear, faith's archenemy.
When God Seems Absent

This eternal fountain is hidden deep, Well l know where it has its spring, Though it is night! (St. John of the Cross) My friend Nancy Beach once taught a series on spiritual life in which she compared our varying experiences of God's presence to the seasons of the year.
Dancing in the Graveyard

Job 19:25-27 Paul Azinger was a popular professional golfer a few years back that had just won the PGA championship and had ten tournament victories to his credit. Then, at the age of 33 he was diagnosed with cancer. He recorded his feelings about the experience, "A genuine feeling of fear cam

When Prayer Doesn't 'Work'

God knows the ultimate outcome of our prayer requests, we don't.
The Forgiveness of Sins

Luke 24:45-47 Know What You Believe — A series based on The Apostles' Creed — Part 11
Praying in the Dark

There are times when prayer flows naturally and God seems so close. But on many other occasions prayer seems like a monologue. God feels distant and doesn’t seem to hear. It's like “beating on heaven’s door with bruised knuckles in the dark.” This sermon on faith reminds us that we can find God and we can grow - even in the dark.