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(New Posting)  A Covid19 Sermon

Posted 01/2021

A Covid19 Sermon

First, let me say despite what some say, “the pandemic is real”. With that being said, it is real that everyone is able to be infected. There are some groups that are more at risk to suffer extreme illness and or death. Despite the herculean efforts of man, we are unable to get rid of the virus. 

What is a person to do with the threat of death all around us? My first response is for all persons to consider the recommendations of the scientific community being those that know more about Covi19 than we do

 A Covid19 Sermon  

Posted  02/2021

Series  *************** T opic (Click on Topic to Read

Part 1 ******************  A Covid19 Sermon

God Is the Sovereign Authority

Posted 01/2021

God Is the Sovereign Authority

Romans 13:1–2 (NKJV) 1 Let every soul be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and the authorities that exist are appointed by God.  In June 2018, Romans 13 was used by Jeff Sessions to justify the Trump administration family separation policy, saying:  "I would cite you to the Apostle Paul and his clear and wise command in Romans 13 to obey the laws of the government because God has ordained them for the purpose of order." 

This series was spurred by another misuse of scripture by a government official trying to shame people (mainly Christians) into supporting the separation of children, of all ages, from their parents. There are not many things I hate more than to see leader with influence, Ministers, Preachers, Pastor and politicians manipulate and misuse the scriptures for their own purposes implying that God and scripture are on their side. That is why the scripture tells us to STUDY not just hear and read.

2 Timothy 2:15 (NKJV) 15 Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.

We must work to divide the truth from the false.

 God Is the Sovereign Authority  

Posted  01/2021

Series  *************** Topic (Click on Topic to Read)

Part 1 ******************  Be Subject to The Governing Authorities

Part 2 ******************  There Is No Authority Except from God - A

Part 3 ***************  There Is No Authority Except from God - B

Part 4****************  Authorities That Exist Are Appointed by God

Lord Teach us to Pray 

Posted 01/2021

Lord Teach us to Pray

Posted 11/2020

Let me ask you a question, how many of you remember starting your school days with a passage of

scripture, a prayer and the pledge of Allegiance to the Flag? Those of you that do are telling you

age. Over the course of time we memorized the pledge and many of us memorized what we refer

to as the 'Lord’s Prayer."

It has been said "familiarity breeds contempt." A bible college professor of mine added to that

quote. “Familiarity also breeds complacency." I believe that this prayer has become all too familiar.

I hasten to say that none of you feel contempt for it but we may have become complacent with it.

 Lord Teach us to Pray 

Posted 11/2020

Series Name ********** Topic (Click on Topic to Read)

Part 1 ********************* Adoration and Request for God

Part 2 **********************   Four Requests from God

Have You Any Time For God?

Posted 11/2020

Have You Any Time For God?

In many churches the focus is on making converts. Although this good I believe that there is an equally important task for the church and that is to make disciples,

Matthew 28:19–20 (NKJV)  19 Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; ...” Amen.

For a Christian to have a productive Quiet Time with God isprobably  one of the most important things he/she can do.

Quiet Time. Definition: - A quiet time is a brief part of your day that you set aside to be alone with God. It is a time of mixing scripture, prayer and meditation. It is a time for inspiration and fellowship rather than serious Bible Study.

If I had only one sermon to preach to a church it would be this series. I hope this practice blesses you as much as it has blessed me.

Have You Any Time For God?

Series Name ********** Topic (Click on Topic to Read)

Part 1 ********************* * T he Precedent and the Purpose

Part 2 **********************   The Practice

Part 3 **********************  The Practice the Place and the Profitability

All Things For Our Good and Predestination 

Posted 09/29/2020

All Things For Our Good and Predestination

Romans 8:28 is considered by some to be one of the most misunderstood passages in the Bible.

“This passage is surely one of the most precious to the child of God, fondly embraced in times of trial. And yet, it appears to be seriously misunderstood by many.”

Perhaps you have heard, like me, this particular verse quoted to someone going through some tragedy or difficulty. In trying to comfort them, many well-meaning Christian people would quote Romans 8:28. But does this verse apply to every situation and to everyone?

I intend to ask some basic questions along the way and also provide biblical answers to them. Some include the following:

1. Does v28 apply to all things, including evil and to all people?

2. Has God already determined the destiny of everyone through predestination?

3. If so, then are there some people that have no chance to be saved and are predestined to go to Heaven or hell?

4. If, so then how does freewill and free choice figure in?

5. What about the doctrine of Election? Does God elect (choose) some over others for eternal life or hell?

All Things For Our Good and Predestination

Posted 09/29/2020

Series Name ********** Topic (Click on Topic to Read)

Part 1 ********************* All Things Work for our Good

Part 2 **********************   Sovereignty of God

Part 3 **********************  According to His Purpose

Part 4 **********************   Foreknowledge of the Elect

Part 5 **********************  The Invited

Part 6 **********************  Is Predestination Unchangeable?

Part 7 **********************   Justification and Salvation

Part 8 ********************** He Glorified Them

Are You a Disciple 

Posted 09/29/2020

Are You a Disciple?

If a Christian is not careful, he or she will seek to enjoy the fellowship of each other in a non-threatening and comfortable environment. I have heard this described as a "Holy Huddle." We may sing praises, worship and tell God and Christ how much we love them. We may give to the needy and even open our doors to visitors, but let me suggest to you, that although all of these activities are good, they are not enough for us.

Obedience to God may require us to step outside our comfort zone.

Being born again is not the climax of the purpose of salvation. If that were so, why are we not taken straight to heaven to be with God as soon as we are born again? Why are we still here exposed to the sin that pervades this world and having the potential of sinning?

Let us go to the word of God to find our answer for the true purpose of our remaining here.

I believe we are here to become disciples of Jesus and to continue the work He started and that is to make disciples. A more concise mission is given in our Scripture text Matt 28: 19-20. Jesus wants His disciples to “GO” and make other disciples.

(New Posting) Are You a Disciple?

Posted 09/29/2020

Series Name ********** Topic (Click on Topic to Read)

Part 1 **********************  We are to Go

Part 2 **********************  Be a Disciple and Make Disciples

The Promise of His Coming Again

Posted 07/22/2020

The Promise of His Coming Again

When a promise is given that persons character and name is on the line. We should not have to say such thing as I promise or even, I swear, often people bring God into it. (“I swear to God”). The scriptures say our words should be enough. Our word is a promise within itself.

Matthew 5:37 (NKJV)37 But let your ‘Yes’ be ‘Yes,’ and your ‘No,’ ‘No.’ For whatever is more than these is from the evil one.

There are two main categories that demand that Jesus return.

1.  Prophecies:

Prophecy in the scripture occupies one-fifth of the scriptures and of that one-fifth 33% refer to the Second Coming of Christ.

Jesus refers to His return 21 times.

John 14: 3 (NKJV) 3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also.

John 14:6 (NKJV) 6 Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.

2.  Promises:

God made 33 promises regarding the deliverer but scholars say that only 109 were fulfilled in His First Coming. This leaves 224 OT prophecies remaining to be fulfilled.

Titus 1:2 (NKJV) 2 in hope of eternal life which God, who cannot lie, …,

The series also touches on the tribulation, Satan vs God and the Anti-Christ. I hope the series is a blessing to you.

The Promise of His Coming Again

Posted 07/22/2020

Series Name ********** Topic (Click on Topic to Read)

Part 1 ********************** Promise of His Coming Again  

Part 2 ********************** Jesus Must Return  

Part 3 ********************** The First, the next and the Second  

Part 4 **********************  The Sign of His Coming?  

Part 5 **********************  Who Is the Tribulation For?  

Part 6 ********************** Satan’s vs. God – No Contest!  

Part 7 ********************** The Antichrist Is No Joke  

The Antichrist

Posted 07/22/2020

The term or the title “antichrist” appears only 5 times in the Bible and not once in the Book of Revelation. Only one biblical writer uses the term and that is John. (1 John 2:18 [2x]. 22, 4:3, 2 John 7).

There are many definitions of “antichrist” and some may surprise you.

Just to name a few people that were said to be the antichrist include:

Nero, 4-5 Popes, Napoleon Bonaparte, Adolf Hitler, John F. Kennedy. Henry Kissinger Ronald Reagan, Mikhail Gorbachev, Pope Benedict XVI, Barack Obama and Bill Gates III

It made sense to me to look deeper into the subject. I hope you will find it as interesting as I did.

The Antichrist

Posted 07/22/2020

Series Name ************T opic (Click on Topic to Read)

The Antichrists Part 1 *****  What is Antichrist?  

The Antichrists Part 2 ***** Who is the Antichrist?  *

The Antichrists Part 3 *****  The Beast *


Posted 04/22/2020

Money or having money is not immoral. Money is amoral (neither moral nor immoral per Webster). How money is obtained or used affect the person not the money. In many churches one of the most delicate subject to preach about is money. I do not go into all the bad things associated with money for it is not caused by the money but the “love” for money (1 Timothy 6:10). Everything in this world belongs to God including money. Those that have it are only steward of what belongs to God the same as everything else (Psalms 24:1, 50:12). I hope this series gives a new light on money and possessions.


Posted 04/22/2020

Series Name ************ Topic (Click on Topic to Read)

)Stewardship Part 1 ***** It all belongs to God  

Stewardship Part 2 ***** A Faithful Steward  

Stewardship Part 3 ***** What is God’s Purpose for Money?  

Stewardship Part 4 ***** Why Should we give?

The Inerrancy of The Bible

Posted 04/22/2020

The Bible has always been under attack regarding its authenticity, inerrancy and perceived contradictions. I remember back in the eighties there was a big argument as to the inerrancy of the Bible. Those on the side of inerrancy believes that the Bible is without error, infallibility, or contradictions. Those on the other side believed that the bible contained many contradictions and errors. The sad part is that the mass of people believed one sided or the others blindly. That is without finding out for themselves. In this series I tried to address some of the most common charges I have heard concerning the inerrancy, errancy and contradictions. I looked at difficult passages and questions like, “who did the children of Adam and Eve marry? And a secular question, “What came first, the chicken or the egg?”

The Inerrancy of The Bible

POSTED 04/21/2020

Series Name ************************ Topic (Click on Topic to Read) 

Inerrancy of The Bible Part 1 *** I n the Beginning

Inerrancy of The Bible Part 2 *** The First Apologist  

Inerrancy of The Bible Part 3 *** Belief and Unbelief

Inerrancy of The Bible Part 4 *** Choose Life 

Inerrancy of The Bible Part 5 *** Follow Him All the Way  

Inerrancy of The Bible Part 6 *** Is it Better Not to Marry?  

Inerrancy of The Bible Part 7 *** Forgiveness  

Inerrancy of The Bible Part 8 *** Unpardonable Sin?  

Spiritual Gifts

Posted 01/29/2020

As I mentioned before, spiritual gifts and Spiritual office are two different things. Spiritual gifts are often given to assist us in our ministry of Spiritual Office.  Everyone that feels they have a spiritual gift is not automatically qualified to hold a Spiritual Office.  The same is true for those that have been given a Spiritual Office is not necessarily the one with the greatest Spiritual Gifts.  I hope this clears up a few things.

Spiritual Gifts

Posted 01/29/2020

Series Name *********** Topic (Click on Topic to Read)

Spiritual Gifts Part 1 **** Word​ of Wisdom, Knowledge  

Spiritual Gifts Part 2 **** Faith and Healings  

Spiritual Gifts Part 3 **** Miracles, Prophecy  

Spiritual Gifts Part 4 **** Different Kinds of Tongues

Spiritual Gifts Part 5 **** Prayer Language  

Spiritual Gifts Part 6 **** Not the Author of Confusion

Spiritual Gifts Part 7 **** The Make Up of Ministry  

Spiritual Gifts Part 8 ****  Teaching, Exhortation & Giving  

Spiritual Gifts Part 9 **** He who Leads  

Spiritual Gifts Part 10 ***  He Who Shows Mercy  

Spiritual Office

Posted 01/29/2020

Spiritual Office i try to point out the difference between "Spiritual Gifts" and "Spiritual Office". I have heard them treated as being the same as "Spiritual Gifts". these two are related but not the same nor are they from the same source. Nor do they serve the same purpose. Why is this important? We are told to identify our spiritual gifts and to identify and seek some. If we seek Evangelism it is a Spiritual Office with its own requirements as supposed to being a Spiritual Gift. I hope this helps.

Spiritual Office

Posted 01/29/2020

Series Name ******************* Topic (Click on Topic to Read)

Spiritual Office Part 1 ******* Spiritual Gift or Office  

Spiritual Office Part 2 ****** Apostles, Prophets 

Spiritual Office Part 3 ****** Evangelist, Pastors  

In the Fullness of Time

Posted 11/22/2019

"In the fullness of time". These word will be spoken often as the Galatians 4:4 Christmas passage will be read. It is important for us Christians to understand that God does not operate in a panic. we see things in the moment but God see things in the present and in the future. All throughout history we see god exhibit one of His greatest character traits , that is "long suffering". But history shows us that His long suffering is not unlimited and in His time He will act. Rewarding some and dispensing justice to others, I believe that God is waiting on the fullness of time before the Rapture comes and this time is winding up.

The Fullness of The Time

Posted 11/22/2019

Series Name ********************* Topic (Click on Topic to Read)

Fullness of The Time Pt 1 ***** Contemptuous Attitude  

Fullness of The Time Pt 2 **** God Will Act in His Time

Fullness of The Time Pt 3 ***** Working out His Plan

Fullness of The Time Pt 4 ***** In Need of a Savior  

Can Our Salvation Be Lost?

Posted 11/22/2019

Eternal security, also known as "once saved, always saved", is the belief that from the moment anyone becomes a Christian, they will be saved from hell, and will not lose salvation. Not all Theologians, Bible Teachers and Bible commentators agree that there is no way for a Christian to ever lose their salvation. I was taught this doctrine for years, but I later began to study on my own and have come to a different conclusion. My goal and objective is not to convince you to think like me but to encourage you to seek your own answers. As always I try to include multiple views on the subject.

 Can Our Salvation Be Lost?

Posted 11/22/2019

Series Name **************************** Topic (Click on Topic to Read) 

Can Our Salvation Be Lost? Pt 1 **  Salvation

Can Our Salvation Be Lost? Pt 2 *** Secured Salvation  

Can Our Salvation Be Lost? Pt 3 *** Were they Saved?

Can Our Salvation Be Lost? Pt 4 **  Nothing Is Impossible  

Can Our Salvation Be Lost? Pt 5 *** Willful Sinning

Preach No Other Gospel

The Essentials of Our Faith

POSTED 9/16/2019

No one is born directly into adulthood or adult maturity, either physically or spiritually, that takes place through a growth process. If we do not grow, we become like children vulnerable to every wind and doctrine.​

Ephesians 4: 14 (NKJV); 14 that we should no longer be children, tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, in the cunning craftiness of deceitful plotting,

The warning is loud and clear in Galatians 1:6-9 which is the basis for this series. I have included a link to my Resource and References if you choose to review them. I do not claim to agree with all that are listed but I tried to cover the different views as opposed to only listing those that I agree with.

Preach No Other Gospel 

POSTED 9/16/2019

Series Name **************** Topic (Click on Topic to Read) 

No Other Gospel Part 1 *** A Warning  

No Other Gospel Part 2 **  False Teaching and Heresy  

No Other Gospel Part 3 **  The Most Essential Doctrine   

No Other Gospel Part 4 **  The Essential Doctrine of Love  

No Other Gospel Part 5 **  Doctrine of Faith  

No Other Gospel Part 6 **  The Deity of Jesus, & the Holy Spirit  

No Other Gospel Part 7 *** Doctrine of Salvation

No Other Gospel Part 8 *** Non-Essential Doctrine of The Trinity  

No Other Gospel Part 9 *** Bad Example of The Trinity  

No Other Gospel Part 10 ** In Support of the Trinity Doctrine  

No Other Gospel Part 11 *** Not in Support of Trinity Doctrine  

  Essential Doctrine Resources and References *

Why does God Allow Evil and Suffering?

POSTED 9/16/2019

If God is omnipotent, if God is loving and good. If God is all powerful and can create a world without evil or rid the world of evil and He doesn’t do it then He is not good and He is not loving. If God did not create or generate evil, where did evil come or originate from?  These questions along with others are fair question because we all know that evil exist. I try to answer many of the questions as I understand the answers to be.  I have included a link to my Resource and References if you choose to review them. I do not claim to agree with all that are listed but I tried to cover the different views as opposed to only listing those that I agree with.

Why Does God Allow Evil?

POSTED 9/16/2019

Series Name ***** Topic (Click on Topic to Read)

Part 1 *************** Natural Evil  

Part 2 ************** Whatever God Does it is not Evil  

Part 3 *************** Where Did Evil Come From?  

Part 4 ***************  Evil is not the Result of Our Freewill  

Part 5 *************** Why Doesn’t God intervene Against Evil?  

Part 6 ***************  Why Doesn't God Get Rid of Evil Now?  

  Resources and References

What We Believe Compared to Other Religions and Denominations

POSTED 10/01/2018

The following series was done to point out some of the significant differences between what we believe and the doctrine of some other prominent religions and denominations. It is not intended to be an exhaustive report on other religions but to establish confidence in what we believe based on the Bible. I encourage you to review the topics that interest you most. There are many resource references that you can use to further your own study.

The Foundation for Our Faith

POSTED 10/01/2018

Foundation of Our Faith

Series Name *************************** Topic (Click on Topic to Read)

Foundation of Our Faith Part 1 ***** A Firm Foundation  

Foundation of Our Faith Part 2 ****  The Bible  

Foundation of Our Faith Part 3 **** The “Word of God”

Islam Compared

Series Name *****Topic (Click on Topic to Read

Islam Part 1 ***** Origin of Islam  

Islam Part 2 ***** Five Pillars and the Litmus Test  

Jehovah’s Witness Compared

Series Name ******************** Topic (Click on Topic to Read)

Jehovah’s Witness Part 1 ****** Introduction to Jehovah’s Witnesses  

Jehovah’s Witness Part 2 ****** The 144,000 Doctrine  

Jehovah’s Witness Part 3 ****** What Do They Think About Jesus?  

Mormonism Compared 

Series Name **************** Topic (Click on Topic to Read)

Mormonism Part 1 *********  Mormon Background

Mormonism Part 2 ********* Mormon Doctrine  

Mormonism Part 3 ********* The Litmus Test

Mormonism******************* Additional Info  

Seventh-Day Adventist Compared 

Series Name ******** Topic (Click on Topic to Read)

SDA Part 1 *********** Seventh-Day Adventist Background  

SDA Part 2 ********** Avoid Legalism  

Catholicism Compared 

Series Name ************* Topic (Click on Topic to Read)

Catholicism Part 1 ****** The Motherhood of Mary Doctrine  

Catholicism Part 2A *** The Perpetual Virgin Mother Doctrine  

Catholicism Part 2B *** Catholic History and Peter Doctrine

Catholicism Part 3 ***** Doctrine of Purgatory  

Catholicism Part 4a ***  The Eucharist, Father, and Salvation

Catholicism Part 4b *** Addendum - Interesting facts  

Catholicism Part 5 ***** Salvation, End-Times, Rapture  

Six Things, Plus one, That God Hates

POSTED 12/5/2018

There is always someone talking about how God is love and that is very true. (1 John 4:8,16). But we must realize that God is not a one dimensional being. God truly has a love that only a God like Him can have, but God also has wrath (Hebrews 10:31). God loves and God hates. If we love God we will love the things He loves and the things He hates. The following series Sermon Notes cover the six things plus 1 that God really hates.

Six Things the Lord Hates +1 

POSTED 12/5/2018

Series Name ************** Topic (Click on Topic to Read 

Part 1) *********************** #1 A Proud (Haughty) Look  

Part 2A) ********************* #2 A Lying Tongue

Part 2B) ********************* #6 A False Witness Who Speaks Lies  

Part 3) *********************** #3 Hands That Shed Innocent Blood 

 and  *************************  #4 The Heart With Wicked Plans  

Part 4A) ********************* #5 Feet Swift in Running to Evil  

Part 4B) ********************* #7 Sowing Discord Among Brethren                                                                                  

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