Tag Archives: discouragement

“Inviting Jesus Into Your Home” (Luke 10:38-42 sermon)

Last week I mentioned George Washington, and some of his strengths and weaknesses. One of the good qualities that he and his wife Martha had was the gift of hospitality. After the Revolutionary War, in which Washington became a hero, … Continue reading

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“He Will Hold Me Fast” (John 10:27-29 sermon)

We have SO many blessings to count this Thanksgiving season, don’t we? But surely one of THE greatest blessings we have to give thanks for as God’s people, is the SECURITY of our salvation in Jesus Christ — that “HE will … Continue reading

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Comfort For The Doubter

“Are You the coming one, or shall we look for someone else?” (Matthew 11:3) These words were spoken by John the Baptist, who had been imprisoned by Herod.  And they should comfort any of us who have ever had doubts … Continue reading

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The Discipline of Fellowship (Hebrews 10:23-25 sermon)

(Preached at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, 6-07-15) Cheryl & I are fond of assigning “chapter titles” to different episodes of our life together, like “The Dark Year”, “Just Then It Began to Snow” or “The Girl in the Purple Bikini” … Continue reading

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Don’t Listen To What “Everybody” Is Saying

In Psalm 3:2 David writes: “Many are saying to my soul, ‘there is no salvation for him in God’.” The Psalm tells us that David’s situation was indeed bleak: he wrote it when he was in the cave, fleeing from … Continue reading

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