Category Archives: Sermon

My Times are in your hands

“My times are in your hands; deliver me from my enemies and from those who pursue me.” (Psa 31:15). Several years ago I was at the Grand Junction Airport early for my 1pm flight to Denver. I had preached a most glorious and robust sermon to the great delight of multitudes…. (I think there was a total of 130 people… (more…)

Sleeping Through a Revolution

Sleeping Through a Revolution (1 of 3) “Awake, you who sleep, arise from the dead, and Christ will give you light.” (Eph 5:14). Epic change is in the air while many have dozed off, seemingly oblivious to God . Perhaps we may be like Peter, James and John when the Lord invited them to a private prayer meeting on top… (more…)

Seeking Greatness

Seeking Greatness? “Now there was also a dispute among them, as to which of them should be considered the greatest.” (Luk 22:24) The disciples of old were not at all unlike the disciples of today. There yet continues to be disputes among us over who is the greatest. Fallen souls that we are, something deep within us is forever aspiring… (more…)

Sparkles on the Water

Sparkles on the Water “All who look to him will be radiant. Their faces will never be covered with shame.” (Psa_34:5) The moon is radiant only as it is in the right position to receive the light of the sun. That’s the way it is with us as well. Our lives are filled with light only as we are in… (more…)

The Ambiguious Man

The Ambiguious Man “Don’t think you’re going to get anything from the Master that way, adrift at sea, keeping all your options open.” Jas_1:7-8 (The Message) Some people trust in the Lord to help them save themselves. ”Lord, help me out here,” such a person prays. “I can do it, but I need a little push.” They trust the Lord,… (more…)

Fully Alive in the Light

Fully Alive in the Light “In Him was life; and the life was the light of men.” (Joh_1:4) Jesus is the Light of the World. He came into this world as a light shining in darkness, and brought us the one true revelation of God; showing us the love of the Father, and changing our world forever. But, He means… (more…)

new post since my massive heart attack

Arise! Shine! “Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the LORD is risen upon thee.” (Isa_60:1) It is the dawn a of a new day, filled with opportunities to tell others far and wide of God’s amazing Grace. And I wonder if there might be a word from the Lord to boost us on our way… (more…)

A Week in God’s Presence

August 18 A Week in God’s Presence “The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all. Amen!” (2Co_13:14) Have you ever experienced the Extravagant Love of God? Webster’s defines extravagant as “exceeding the limits of reason or necessity; lacking in moderation, balance, or restraint; profuse and lavish.”… (more…)

The Genius of Good Grief

The Genius of Good Grief “Think of your sufferings as a weaning from that old sinful habit of always expecting to get your own way.” (1Pe_4:1, The Message) Remember the old country western classic — “I beg your pardon; I never promised you a rose garden. Along with the sunshine, there’s got to come a little rain some time.” I… (more…)

The Unflappable Champion

The Unflappable Champion “He gathered up His courage and steeled Himself for the journey…” (Luk_9:51, The Message) There are some things that require little effort, and yield small results. Many people content themselves to spend their days in just such trivial pursuit. Will you settle for being one of them? F. W. Boreham wrote, “There is no intellectual stimulant so… (more…)

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