Illustration • • 2,694 views
The Waco Tribune-Herald Series, Fort Worth Star-Telegram/March 3, 1993 By Mark England and Darlene McCormick /On Saturday, the Waco Tribune-Herald published the first story of an indepth series exposing the Branch Davidians and their leader, Vernon Howell. The series has become part of the unfolding…
Anthony Wheeler • Sermon • • 1,034 views
Intro Today, I want to look at the topic of Christians interacting with the government and the responsibilities that we have, as described in the Bible. It seems like the appropriate topic, this time of year with the election coming up this Tuesday. The way I see it is, on Wednesday, 30% of the population…
Eddie Snipes • Sermon • • 553 views
Psalm 67:4 Oh, let the nations be glad and sing for joy! For You shall judge the people righteously, And govern the nations on earth. On this inauguration day it is good for us to be reminded of the scripture’s instruction on leadership and our responsibility as citizens and Christians. The Bible has…
What is the church?
I have heard this said of the local church, “A church is one bad pastor away from crumbling into liberalism.” In other words, if I the pastor were to die tomorrow, and you all were left with the decision to call a new pastor, if you make the wrong choice the consequences could be devastating for the…
Savoring the Psalter
We must continue to pray for our governments of today, but we ultimately look for the return of Christ to establish His perfect rule and reign.
Dave Shepardson • Sermon • • 142 views
One Nation Under God (Oct 26, 2008) The TOPIC for today is: The Godly Heritage of this Great Country we live in I need to give full credit to WALLBUILDERS.COM for both the concept, & information - I encourage you to go to their website - & get involved April 19, 1775 - The morning after Paul Revere's…
GLENN PEASE • Sermon • • 106 views
By Pastor Glenn Pease Paul was a man of authority who respected the authority of others. In Acts 23 it is recorded that he was struck on the mouth, and he began to rebuke the one who did it. Those who were near by asked, "Would you revile God's high priest?" Paul answered, "I did not know brethren that…
Just leaving the Holiday Season Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year 2018 Family and Friends, Celebrate, Parties, Gift, Meals Two subjects generally off limits (Sanity): Religion and Politics Today I get to speak about both…lucky me All joking aside, there are many implications in today’s text About War…
RCL - Trinitytide (Ordinary Time)
Benjamin Snyder • Sermon • • 88 views • 14:01
This sermon is based on the Gospel reading (Matt 22:15-22) and explores the heart of the "gotcha" question posted to Jesus about paying the Tribute Tax to Caesar. The trap set by the disciples of the Pharisees and the Herodians is based on money, politics, and religion and the setup entails truth and impartiality. 19th Sunday after Trinity
1 Peter: The Glory of Suffering
13 Be subject for the Lord’s sake to every human institution, whether it be to the emperor as supreme, 14 or to governors as sent by him to punish those who do evil and to praise those who do good. 15 For this is the will of God, that by doing good you should put to silence the ignorance of foolish people.…
Philosophy for Kids
J. Remington Bowling • Sermon • • 80 views
The Ant and the Grasshopper The Ant and the Grasshopper Retold by Michelle Whitworth Retold by Michelle Whitworth Narrator: In a field one summer's day a Grasshopper was hopping about, chirping and singing to his heart's content. An ant passed by, puffing and panting, loaded down with an ear of corn.…
The Book of Acts
Rick Crandall • Sermon • • 74 views
The power of God: 1. Overcomes the worst conditions (vs. 12-16). 2. Outrages God's enemies (vs. 17-18). 3. Opens prison doors (vs. 19-25). 4. Obligates us to the highest devotion (vs. 26-29).
Have you ever heard the sentiment that goes something like this-”I don’t want to become too serious a Christian because then I will have to change my life so much that I won’t have any fun anymore.” Have you ever heard that? Have you ever thought that? I can remember in high school one of my class mates…
Rev. Bruce Goettsche • Union Church of La Harpe Illinois • Sermon • • 50 views
Every day on the news we see countries that are torn apart by conflict. The news is filled with protests, riots, and debate. We are inundated by commentators in our own country, who point to the evils, or mismanagement of our government. No matter what side you are on in the political spectrum there…
George Toews • Sermon • • 41 views
Romans 13:1-7 Introduction Today is Canada Day and I am glad to be a Canadian. Even though we criticize our country and know that not everything is perfect, it is still a great place to live. I have not travelled outside of North America, but have done enough reading and listening to know that Canada…
As citizens of Christ's kingdom, the Bible calls us to pray for our leaders, to be exemplary citizens, and to ultimately trust in God rather than governments.
The Enemy of My Enemy is My Friend And they sent to him some of the Pharisees and some of the Herodians, to trap him in his talk. Pharisees and Herodians were enemies politically and socially. Pharisees were conservative nationalists who begrudgingly consented to Roman rule. Herodians were liberal “sellouts”…