Tag Archives: James

Sermon: Articles of Faith – God

To the faithful, God’s existence is not only essential for salvation, it is obvious in the world around us and the heavens above.  Creation is simply to vast, complex and marvelously orderly to be explained without a divine Creator.  Yet, the Scriptures say that the fool says, “There is no God.” When I was in […]

Sermon: Articles of Faith – The Word of God, Pt 2

How and why can we trust the Bible to be true?  Certainly faith in God’s divine love are crucial to this trust, but the Lord has given us a book that is vast in historical scope and yet internally consistent, verifiable and confirmed by external sources.  Yet without the moving of the Holy Spirit, no […]

Sermon: Commandments of Jesus, Pt VII – Matthew 5:33-37

This week’s message takes on the importance of oath keeping and avoiding them where possible.  What may seem like an odd topic for Jesus fits right in with the previous messages concerning anger and adultery because our commitments or our failure to keep them impact not only ourselves but many others around us.  For instance, […]

Sermon: Commandments of Jesus, Pt VI – Matthew 5:27-28

Adultery and the broader sin of fornication are so destructive that nations have been torn apart over it.  Not only is sexual sin personally harmful, it undermines the family and corrodes the moral fiber of the church and society as a whole. The disturbing accessibility of pornography demonstrates this problem with massive amounts of internet […]

Gracious Gifts

This Resurrection Sunday I am reminded of the immense gifts of God.  The most amazing gift is salvation through Jesus Christ.  However, we would be remiss if we did not acknowledge the many daily gifts through which the Heavenly Father blesses us and makes us a blessing to others.  Read my latest article for the […]

Every Good And Perfect Gift – James 1:17

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It Is The Last Time – 1 John 2:18-29

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