Monthly Archives: October 2010

Wake Up, Throw Off, and Put On

Romans 13:11-13:14 Introduction It was 5:30AM and the alarm had just elevated its piercing voice and shook me out of my sleep and slumber. I really didn’t feel like getting up that morning. I mean I really wanted to steal a

Posted in preaching, Romans, sermon, Sermons

The Complete Savior

As we near the close of this earth’s history, we find ourselves in need of a complete savior.  Too often we fall into the trap of only wanting a partial savior.  You know the savior who drapes us with a

Posted in Articles, Disciplines, Drapes, Earths History, Hebrews, Money And Fame, Savior

Do You Want Victory?

We often lose in our battle because we don’t really want to win.  We talk about desiring victory over sin, but we keep the emblems of sin around, “just in case.”  Sure we want victory, just not the victory that

Posted in Articles, Easy Victory, Emblems, God, Resurrection, Romans, Sacrifice

Do Not Be Surprised

1 Peter 4:12 Introduction I remember when I was a child that I would sometimes attend a surprise birthday party. We would attempt to hide from the guest of honor. Soon the guest of honor would show up and we

Posted in False Gospels, Guest Of Honor, Holy Water, Poor Decisions, River Jordan, Sermons, Surprise Birthday Party

Lord, Help Me To Hold Out

Perhaps you have heard the song, “Lord Help Me To Hold Out.” It is a call for perseverance in the midst of the storms of life. It doesn’t ask for the removal of storms, but it only asks that God

Posted in Devotional, Midst, Perseverance, Resolve, Storms Of Life, Struggle, Trust In God

Enough…Defend the Weak or Stop Calling Yourself A Church!

As I look at this Eddie Long situation, I am reminded of the call of the church to help the hurting and the weak. The Black Church likes to see itself as a refuge for the weak. However this “program”

Posted in Affront, Audacity, black church, Black Eye, Commentary, Contrite Spirit, defend, Evil World, Impropriety