Sermons from May 2018

Sermons from May 2018

First Responders

The condition of our homes is not always ideal. Sometimes they fall into a state of disrepair. How should we respond in such situations? What should we do to initiate the process of improving our homes? To answer that question we will examine how Nehemiah responded when he heard of the disrepair in Jerusalem because, like Nehemiah, we are ordinary people who have been given an extraordinary task. Sermon Handout 1 The words of Nehemiah the son of Hacaliah. Now it…

Firm Foundation

When it comes to the construction, you always start with the foundation because the foundation supports the entire structure and, as a result, determines the structure’s integrity. Just ask the wise and foolish builders. In one of Jesus’ most memorable parables, we learn some important truths about foundations, and we’ll seek to apply those truths to our homes because if we want our homes to improve then we need a firm foundation. Sermon Handout 24 “Everyone then who hears these words…

Beauty and the Beasts

In Revelation 12 we were introduced to “a great red dragon” who represented Satan. In Revelation 13 we will be introduced to the agents through whom Satan exerted his evil influence. They are depicted as two beasts who are empowered by Satan and who are leading the persecution against Christians. While chapter 13 may depict Christians as helpless in comparison to these beasts, it does not depict them as hopeless. In fact, there are some beautiful truths hidden among the…