David Teaches on Worship (1 Chronicles 16:8-36)

Scripture Text: 1 Chronicles 16:8-36 David Teaches on Worship (MP3) David Teaches on Worship (Sermon Text) Introduction Worship is a fact of life. Everyone does it whether they realize it or not. Anyone who says that he or she does not worship is deceived. We worship something or someone by the very nature of who …

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Are You Invited to the Wedding Feast? (Matthew 22:1-14)

Scripture Text: Matthew 22:1-14 Are You Invited to the Wedding Feast? (MP3) Are You Invited to the Wedding Feast? (Sermon Text) Introduction As we wind down our look at the Parables of Jesus, we come to a time in the year that we celebrate thanksgiving to God. It is not that we give thanks to …

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What Are You Doing in the Vineyard? (Mark 12:1-12)

Scripture Text: Mark 12:1-12 What Are You Doing in the Vineyard? (MP3) What Are You Doing in the Vineyard? (Sermon Text) Introduction As we wind down the series on Jesus’ parables, we come to a couple of parables that Jesus spoke during His final week before His crucifixion. The parable today asks us what we …

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Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (Luke 10:25-37)

Scripture Text: Luke 10:25-37 Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (MP3) Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (Sermon Text) Introduction In 1968, the first national broadcast of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood appeared on television with a theme song called “Won't You Be My Neighbor?” It began like this: It’s a beautiful day in this neighborhood, A beautiful day …

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Lord, How Often? (Matthew 18:21-35)

Scripture Text: Matthew 18:21-35 Lord, How Often? (MP3) Lord, How Often? (Sermon Text) Introduction Are there things you love to receive but do not like to give away as much? For instance, when I was growing up, I loved to get the last piece of friend chicken my mother cooked. When my brother was around, …

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Bridging the Gap (Luke 16:19-31)

Scripture Text: Luke 16:19-31 Bridging the Gap (MP3) Bridging the Gap (Sermon Text) Introduction This passage is about gaps. A gap is break or difference between two things. In many respects, this describes the difference between certain people in society, but in reality, it may be better to describe it as a great divide. There …

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Where is Your Treasure? (Luke 12:13-21)

Scripture Text: Luke 12:13-21 Where is Your Treasure? (MP3) Where is Your Treasure? (Sermon Text) Introduction What is worship? How do we do it? I think of worship as giving value and worth to something or someone. We do it all the time, and sometimes we think we are doing it when we probably are …

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Where is My Fatted Calf? (Luke 15:11-32)

Scripture Text: Luke 15:1-10 Where is My Fatted Calf? (MP3) Where is My Fatted Calf? (Sermon Text) Introduction Last week, we looked at two parables that had much to do about the same thing. We read Jesus’ parables about the lost sheep and the lost coin. In both of those parables, Jesus illustrated the need …

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Have You Found What is Lost? (Luke 15:1-10)

Scripture Text: Luke 15:1-10 Have You Found What is Lost? (MP3) Have You Found What is Lost? (Sermon Text) Introduction Have you found what is lost? I have often thought that I lost things such as keys and other valuables, only to find out that they were not really lost, just misplaced. I am sure …

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Never Give Up, Never Surrender (Luke 11:1-13)

Scripture Text: Luke 11:1-13 Never Give Up, Never Surrender (MP3) Never Give Up, Never Surrender (Sermon Text) Introduction This week, we are looking at a parable from the Gospel According to Luke about prayer. Prayer is an essential part of our Christian faith. We need to all be praying both individually and corporately. Lately, we …

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