Sermons on Sin

A commitment to Purity

I heard recently about a preacher who had a conversation with a woman.  This lady was in her early 30s, was very attractive.  She had previously been married but at this point in time, she was very much into the singles scene.  But she had just become a Christian, she had just started going to…

Shame on You! (2 Timothy)

You’ve probably noticed that things have changed a lot in this country over the past couple hundred years.  One of the things that has changed is how we punish people when they commit a crime.  My guess is that it’s probably been quite a while since you’ve seen someone punished in stocks or pillories like…

Two Kings (1 Samuel)

This morning, I want us to pick back up with the study which we began back in January, going through the books of the Old Testament one by one, getting an overview of each book, and then looking at one of the key themes in that book.  We’ve been using videos from The Bible Project…

“Don’t Show Partiality”

            John Denver used to tell a story about a man who was invited to a fancy banquet. He arrived wearing simple clothing, and was told to leave the room and go to the kitchen for a handout.  The man left, went home, got dressed up in fancy clothes, and then came back to the…

Abigail , A Remarkable Woman

In November 1985, Weekly World News reported that there was a very wealthy married couple in Switzerland who got into an argument. It started when the husband cancelled a vacation. His wife expressed her “disappointment” by pouring baking soda into her husband’s fish tank, killing his entire collection of rare tropical fish. The husband responded…

Proverbs (8) — Pride

Solomon has a lot to say about pride. Pride is something we all struggle with and, in fact, I think pride and selfishness are built into us from birth. From the time we are little kids, we begin to calculate how we can maneuver to put ourselves in the number one position…