Sermons from February 2016

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What Are You Arguing About?


Mark 9:30-37 (text v. 33) Here is a question Jesus asks His disciples about arguing amongst themselves— “What was it that ye disputed among yourselves by the way?” The word “disputed” means arguing and bickering. They were definitely having an intense debate among themselves. Debates are in the news today. If you saw the GOP […]

Telling the Truth


John 8:43-47 Truth is absolutely essential for a Christian in order to “stand against the wiles [tactics] of the devil” (Eph. 6:11). We must have our “loins girt about with TRUTH” (Eph. 6:14). God is the source of truth (v. 26; 17:3). His word is Truth (John 17:17). Jesus is the personification of truth (John […]

The Greatest of These


1 Corinthians 13 It’s Valentine’s Day—A day that has been set aside to celebrate LOVE. But, to celebrate love we must know what love is. Most secular definitions of love fall short of the essence of love. “A deep devotion or affection” (Funk & Wagnalls Standard Desk Dictionary). “An affection of the mind excited by […]

Why Sleep Ye-A Question of Vigilance


Luke 22:39-46 (text: v. 46) [Questions Jesus Asks] This is the night before Christ’s crucifixion. It is the night He is betrayed by a so-called “friend” and forsaken by His disciples. 1. A night of CONSPIRACY. While Jesus is praying, Judas is leading a band of soldiers to arrest Jesus. 2. A night of COURAGE. If you […]

God’s Super Bowl


Revelation 16:1-21 Today is “Super Bowl Sunday”—The champion football teams from the NFC and the AFC compete for Super Bowl glory (North Carolina Panthers vs. Denver Broncos). It is the biggest day of the year for football fans. People will crowd into taverns, bars, and living rooms equipped with wide-screen TV’s to watch the spectacle. Some churches have even […]