Tag Archives: stewardship

“The Biggest Mistakes You Can Make This Christmas” (I Peter 4:12-19 sermon)

In England in 1938 no one wanted to face the reality that Germany was about to go to war. Many historians criticize British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, who tried to “appease” the Germans, and failed to lead England to get … Continue reading

Posted in I Peter sermons, Sermons, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Your Stewardship of God’s Grace

“If indeed you have heard of the stewardship of God’s grace which was given to me for you.” (Ephesians 3:2) These two little phrases are important regarding Paul’s ministry, and our own: “TO ME”/“FOR YOU.” God gave His grace “to” … Continue reading

Posted in Devotions/Bible Studies, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“The Servant & The Savior” (Matthew 3:11 sermon)

Several years ago, one of my sisters was attending a missions banquet, and she heard that the President of our Southern Baptist International Mission Board was going to be in attendance, so she was looking forward to meeting him. She … Continue reading

Posted in Matthew sermons, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Three Resolutions: Or What To Do If The End Is Near” (New Years Message 2017)

(Preached at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Jan. 1, 2017) A couple of years ago I read a survey of Americans which asked what they would do, if they knew the world was coming to an end soon. Two of the … Continue reading

Posted in Sermons, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“An Abundance For Every Good Deed”

“And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that always having all sufficiency in everything, you may have an abundance for every good deed.” (II Corinthians 9:8) The last phrase in this verse should cause many … Continue reading

Posted in Devotions/Bible Studies, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

“The Purpose of God’s Blessings” (Psalm 67 sermon)

This Thanksgiving week, many of us will sit down around a table and thank God for the blessings that He has given us this year — and we should. The Bible repeatedly commands us to give thanks to God for … Continue reading

Posted in Sermons, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What Kind Of Minister?

Many pastors and other ministers in churches today are noted for their “creativity”, or for their authoritarian nature. But how does this line up with scripture?  In I Corinthians 4:1, the Apostle Paul wrote:  “Let a man regard us in … Continue reading

Posted in Devotions/Bible Studies, Ministry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment