Monthly Archives: May 2012

THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT #22

THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT #22 Gaining Mastery Over Mammon Matthew 6:19-24 INTRODUCTION A. In writing to Timothy, Paul described the danger of seeking to be rich… 1. The desire to be rich is filled with temptations which have destroyed … Continue reading

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SOMEONE WHO UNDERSTANDS

A farmer had some puppies he needed to sell.  He painted a sign advertising the pups and set about nailing it to a post on the edge of his yard.  As he was driving the last nail into the post, … Continue reading

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THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT #21

THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT #21 Fasting That Pleases God Matthew 6:16-18 INTRODUCTION A. You don’t hear much about fasting these days 1. In a culture where the landscape is dotted with shrines to the “Golden Arches” and an assortment … Continue reading

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THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT #20

THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT #20 Prayer That Pleases God (Matthew 6:5-15) INTRODUCTION A. A wonderful privilege enjoyed by the children of God is prayer… 1. Through prayer we can receive mercy and grace to help in time of need – … Continue reading

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WAVES OF WORRY

Several years ago a submarine was being tested and had to remain submerged for many hours. When it returned to the harbor, the captain was asked, “How did the terrible storm last night affect you?” The officer looked at him … Continue reading

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THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT #19

THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT #19 Charity That Pleases God (Matthew 6:1-4) INTRODUCTION A. Are you a charitable person? 1. If so, are you sure that your charity is pleasing to God? 2. Were you aware that some forms of … Continue reading

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DONT GET INTO THINGS

“Don’t get into things!” How many times did you hear that directive as a kid. Mom had to run to the store for a minute or Dad was tied up on a project in the garage. Knowing what children will … Continue reading

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