The Unshakable Kingdom of God

Grounding Text: Daniel 2:44-45; Hebrews 12:28-29   Download The Church in Exile 3 February 4 2007 Daniel 2 1 49 This is part of a sermon I preached from Daniel 2. I think it is still relevant and still carries some weight. If you would like to read the text of the entire sermon, click… Continue reading The Unshakable Kingdom of God

Study Notes: Gospel Lesson, Luke 24:36-49

Friends, A new feature I will try to practice for a while. I have decided that I will follow the Lectionary readings for a while in 2009 for my preaching schedule. As I study and prepare each week, I will post my notes here at the blog for anyone to partake of. It will vary… Continue reading Study Notes: Gospel Lesson, Luke 24:36-49

Skycast: Filling a Cup from a Waterfall, 2 Samuel 9:1-12

Friends, here is the audio for the manuscript printed below (in the previous post). This is a sermon about God’s grace as expressed in the person of David, king of Israel. It is a sermon about the unmerited kindness that David demonstrated towards Mephibosheth, the grandson of David’s enemy, Saul. It is a picture of… Continue reading Skycast: Filling a Cup from a Waterfall, 2 Samuel 9:1-12

Like Filling a Cup From a Waterfall

Like Filling a Cup from a Waterfall 2 Samuel 9:1-12 Introduction David asked, “Is there anyone still left of the house of Saul to whom I can show kindness for Jonathan’s sake?” Now there was a servant of Saul’s household named Ziba. They called him to appear before David, and the king said to him,… Continue reading Like Filling a Cup From a Waterfall

Learning to Live by Grace *Updated*

Friends, Here are some thoughts on grace. I just cannot believe, at times, how abundant God’s grace is. Strangely enough, I think it is the church┬ámany times that is most afraid of this grace. My prayer is that the church will learn grace not only saves but that it empowers us to live freely. Too… Continue reading Learning to Live by Grace *Updated*

90 Days with Jesus, Day 74: John 16:16-24: The Joy of Jesus

John 16:16-24 (90 Days with Jesus, Day 74) 16″In a little while you will see me no more, and then after a little while you will see me.” 17Some of his disciples said to one another, “What does he mean by saying, ‘In a little while you will see me no more, and then after… Continue reading 90 Days with Jesus, Day 74: John 16:16-24: The Joy of Jesus