Kingdom of Love

Kingdom of Love

Kingdom of Love “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.” Mark 12:30 When asked about kingdoms and powerful leaders—and about Jesus in particular—Napoleon is reported to have said,...
Key Verses

Key Verses

Key VErses “So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.”  Matthew 7:12 A while back Pastor Bill and I preached a series of sermons on the Gospel of Matthew. When we were on chapters 5-7, a passage...
Just Say No

Just Say No

Just Say No “He was going down the street near her corner, walking along in the direction of her house.” Proverbs 7:8 I began teaching and coaching at a high school when I was 23 years old. Early in my first year some of the kids invited me to a party. Without...
Just Live Your Life

Just Live Your Life

Just Live Your Life In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.  Matthew 5:16 Once I was lamenting to a friend about my inability to boldly declare the gospel at work.  It’s not because I didn’t...
Jonah Didn’t Want to Go

Jonah Didn’t Want to Go

JOnah Didn’t Want to Go “He prayed to the Lord, “Isn’t this what I said, Lord, when I was still at home? That is what I tried to forestall by fleeing to Tarshish. I knew that you are a gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abounding in love, a God...