We just celebrated Independence Day or July 4th. We live in the greatest nation ever but by no means are we perfect. We have a lot of good and some thing that need to be improved. Good: hospitals, colleges, orphanages, Seminaries... Bad: People wonder about the relationship of patriotism and following…
Turn to and read Psalm 119:105 . Pray. Opening: In the early years of our country Election Day sermons and Political Sermons were common place. In an article entitled, “When the Sermon Reigned,” the writer states: Beginning in 1634, and every year after 1640, the annual election day in Massachusetts…
Introduction Big Idea: The transformation of our society depends on Jesus in you, not political power Hook There were two basic topics that you are supposed to avoid at all costs if you were to enjoy a conflict free Thanksgiving with your family. Politics and religion. You can talk about sports. You…
Reopening We will begin meeting again on July 5th, three Sundays from today. We will have an early morning service at 8:30am and we will continue to post our service online at 11:00. Prayer — Three weeks ago we looked at Exodus 19 at how God wanted to create a nation on earth that He would live among…
Christians and Government
One of the greatest threats to a regular prayer life is anger. We are living in angry times. We must careful that our anger not ruin our prayer lives. It is a great challenge for us as Christians to remember the importance of prayer when a partisan world. Now I don’t presume to know what is going to…
Failure to continue steadfastly in the ministry of private and public praying is the sign of spiritual indolence and feebleness.
PRAY Today we are taking a detour from our sequential study of Luke to discuss a doctrine that involves our submission to God by submitting to governing authorities. What led up to this is the episode in Luke 20 where the ruling Jews try to entrap Jesus with a question that would either get him in trouble…
Ken Richter • Soldier Creek Church of Christ • Sermon • • 29 views • 27:23
A Thanksgiving sermon on being Thankful to live in the USA. We are first and foremost citizens of the kingdom of God. Today's social media/Internet culture makes criticism of our nation (and pretty much everything) the norm. We will look at the scriptures about our duties to authorities and God, and come to a conclusion that we have many great opportunities and freedoms to worship and share the good news.
Does anyone know what this picture represents? This might be the most amazing data picture you see in a lifetime! It shows the 63,779 cross-references in the Bible. The white bars along the bottom represent each Bible chapter, Gen. 1 - Rev. 22 . The line’s color shows the reference’s distance from the…
Holy God, open our hearts to hear the message you have for us this morning. Grant to us ears to hear, hearts to feel, minds to think, and spirits to respond as you speak. In Jesus Name, AMEN . As we begin this morning, we are coming off a tumultuous election week. A week that has driven the media into…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 19 views
God’s gracious rule over the nations, particularly Israel. Also, the divinely established ruling of people by God’s appointed authorities for the good of society and to prevent anarchy.