Sermons from December 2021

An Assurance of Hope

There’s a Peanut’s cartoon where Lucy and Linus are sitting in front of the television set when Lucy says to Linus, “Go, get me a glass of water.”  Linus says, “Why should I do anything for you? You never do anything for me.”  So Lucy says, “On your 75th birthday, I’ll bake you a cake.”…

Immanuel — God With Us

I don’t know how you mark the beginning of the Christmas season, but every year, Christmas season for me begins when I get the first report that someone has gotten pepper sprayed at a Wal-Mart fighting over the latest toy.  That’s when I know that Peace on Earth, good will to man has truly arrived.…

Perseverance

I want to begin this morning by asking a question – How many of you feel that life turned out to be just as easy as you thought it would?  You see, I think, most of us, when we’re young, think that life is going to be like a beautiful day at the beach.  We…

The Faith of a Father

Last Sunday, we looked at a conversation that a mother, Mrs. Zebedee, had with Jesus.  This morning, I want us to take a look at a conversation that a father had with Jesus.  Now, I think it’s safe that mothers and fathers are very different and they have totally different parenting styles. Those of you…