Sermons

Faith of our Fathers:

The Righteousness of Noah – Genesis 6-9 The temporary Sunday School teacher wasstruggling to open a combination lock on the supplycabinet. She had been told the combination, butcouldn’t quite remember it. Finally she went to the pastor’s study andasked for help. The pastor came into the room andbegan to turn the dial. After the first…

God’s Gift of Salvation at Christmas

Luke 2:7-14,25-32 A professor was giving a big test one day. Hehanded out all of the tests and went back to hisdesk to wait. Once the test was over, the students all handed thetests back in. The professor noticed that one of thestudents had attached a $100 bill to his test with anote saying “A…

God’s Gift of Peace at Christmas

Luke 2:11-14 An old lady walked into a pet store, found a parrotand asked the owner if she could buy it. The ownersaid, “Heck no! That parrot has a bad mouth! Trustme – you do not want that parrot!”She said, “I can teach it good manners.”But, when she got home the parrot said a badword,…

God’s Gift of Grace at Christmas

Luke 1:26-38, 46-49 A man is leaning on a farm gate, watching thefarmer round up some sheep when he realizes thatthe farmer isn’t using a sheepdog, but rather a pig.What’s more, the pig, which is expertlymaneuvering the sheep into a pen, only has threelegs. “Excuse me,” says the man to the farmer,“but why has that…

The Joyous Birth of John the Baptist

Luke 1:5-19 There were three guys named Jackson who were allin the clothing business.Due to lack of real estate options in their city, theyall set up shop next door to each other. In order toconvince customers to come to their store ratherthan one of the other Jacksons, they all put upsigns to attract customers. The…

Praise and Worship the Lord

Psalm 95:1-7 A young executive was leaving the office late oneevening when he found the CEO standing in front ofa shredder with a piece of paper in his hand. “Listen,” said the CEO, “this is a very sensitive andimportant document here, and my secretary hasgone for the night. Can you make this thing work?” “Certainly,”…

Trust in the Lord

Psalm 37:1-9 The story of Adam and Eve was being carefullyexplained in the children’s Sunday School class.Following the story, the children were asked todraw some pictures that would illustrate the story.Little Bobby drew a picture of a car with threepeople in it. In the front seat was a man and in theback seat, a man…

I AM Statements: True Vine

John 15:1-11 If College Students wrote the Bible Instead of God creating the world in six days and resting on theseventh, He would have put it off until the night before it was dueand then pulled an all-nighter. The Last Supper would have been eaten the next morning–cold. The Ten Commandments would actually be only…

I AM Statements: Way, Truth, Life

John 14 A man is giving his son advice, “Whenever you buysomething on the street, offer them half of what they want.” So the boy one day and wants to buy a Coke. Heapproaches a street vendor and asks how much. The vendorreplies, “$2.56.” The boy says, “I’ll give you $1.28.” The vendor is outraged…