Fruit of the Flesh - On Conflict
Sermonette; Given 10/9/2021
As God's chosen saints, we must not let our keyboard or mouth defile us. Godly conversation includes stifling the urge to win the argument at all costs.
The Last Great Day of Reconciliation
Sermonette; Given 9/28/2021
God did not create rebellion, but He did create free will, giving us a choice, which our carnal nature sabotages because it is enmity against God and His law.
Service with a Smile
Sermonette; Given 9/11/2021
Jesus Christ expects His followers to serve while expecting nothing in return. Whoever wants to become great must fill the role of an unpretentious servant.
Saved By Our Attributes of Hope
Sermonette; Given 7/17/2021
In 2018, what is known as 'the ultimate storm,' whose 155 MPH winds generated waves 80 feet high, failed to scuttle a small boat out of New Zealand, Tonga.
Attitude Is Everything
Commentary; Given 6/12/2021
We must wrest control of the narrative away from Satan, the Destroyer, expert in promulgating misinformation, focusing instead on the end of the story.
Twelfth Apostle?
Sermonette; Given 5/29/2021
Was it Matthias or Paul who replaced Judas Iscariot? Christ did not choose him; rather, the disciples selected his name by prayer and casting lots.
All Leaves, No Fruit
Sermonette; Given 5/15/2021
Jesus cursed the fig tree because it lacked fruit and produced only leaves. It symbolized pharisaical hypocrisy, where works and talk are not in alignment.
Armor of Light
Sermonette; Given 4/3/2021
God commands His people to walk in the light, radiating the unfathomable brilliance of the Father and Son Who are within them.
Easy Money
Commentary; Given 3/6/2021
The Robinhood app turns rational investors into addicted users who turn the stock market into a fool's game by taking high-risk positions for quick profits.
Are We Mentally Fit?
Commentary; Given 1/30/2021
People are now battling sleep difficulty, anxiety, depression, and loneliness as never before in history.
Vengeance is Mine
Sermonette; Given 1/2/2021
Christ counsels us to love our enemies in order that we may be children of God, demonstrating not only His mercy but also our sonship by being peacemakers.
Penalty of Death
Sermonette; Given 11/21/2020
Gossip is like scattering feathers in a wind: It is just as impossible to reverse the damage done by gossip as it is to regather the feathers.
Cash No Longer King?
Commentary; Given 10/24/2020
Instead of stuffing our mattresses with potentially worthless cash, we should focus on maintaining allegiance to God, storing up spiritual treasure.
One Moment in Time
Sermonette; Given 10/10/2020
Christ's followers should be caring shepherds, invested in the success of the flock they serve, cheering them on and rallying them to perform at their best.
A Memorial of Our Joyful Future
Sermonette; Given 9/19/2020
To the reprobate world, the sound of teruw'ah represents terror and war, but to God's called-out ones it is a time to render praises of happiness and great joy.
The Branch of God's Planting
'Ready Answer' Article; Posted 9/9/2020
God's Word often employs the metaphor of grafting a branch into a rootstock, the best known of which is Paul's use of it in Romans 11.
Journey for Joy
Sermonette; Given 8/1/2020
Only when we are united with God can we find true joy. If we consistently use His Spirit as a resource, we will have joy as we navigate through trials.
Fortress of Joy
Sermonette; Given 6/13/2020
Human happiness is perishable, dependent as it is on positive life-experiences. Spiritual joy is infinitely more enduring than happiness based in the world.
The Microbe is Nothing, the Terrain is Everything
Commentary; Given 5/23/2020
We should be more concerned about a compromised immune system than about germs. Instead of fearing the virus, we should fear breaking God's health laws.
Walk By Faith Not Fleece
Sermonette; Given 4/18/2020
God mightily used Gideon, initially a timid man who required multiple signs from God, when he began walking more by faith than sight.