The Narrow Way

Matthew 7:13-14 Someone put up a sign along one of the muddy roads in rural Iowa during the rainy season. It read: "Choose your ruts carefully; you'll be in them for the next ten miles." That sign may invoke a smile, but actually it offers sound advice. When roads are slippery, it's for your

Easter: The Proven Gospel

Jesus has defeated death; that is the full message of the Gospel. Yet what the world regards as inviolable laws of nature seem to have been defied. Can Easter be true? This sermon takes a look at proof of the resurrection and the truths that the resurrection proved.

Funeral Sermon: Moving Funeral Messages Honor Parents

The two sermons which follow were preached by Robert E. Coleman at the funerals of his parents. His father, James Henry Coleman, was buried January 7, 1975, and his mother, Helen Hood Coleman on August 21, 1985. Both messages offer fitting tribute to loved ones, and provide a model for bringing comfort and inspiration in the funeral setting.

Prayer: The Promise of Praying Together (Matthew 18:19-20)

Jesus manifests His presence in a special way when two or more of His disciples meet to pray. The promise is "that if two of you shall agree on earth as touching anything that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of My Father which is in heaven. For where two or three are gathered together in My Name, there am I in the midst of them" (Matthew 18:19-20). In order for the promise to be realized, however, several conditions are laid down.