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PM Sermon 6/7/15: Our Unfailing God

PM Scripture Reading: Zephaniah 3.1-5 This Evening’s Sermon: Brent T. Willey Our Unfailing God Zephaniah 3.5 Introduction: Zephaniah warns the southern kingdom of Judah with fiery images and looming judgment (Zeph. 1.1-3). Yet, he also gives a message calling for repentance, leading to forgiveness (2.1-3). He concludes, “The Lord is …

Righteousness, But Not Self-Righteous!

The gospel writer, Luke, informs us that Jesus “spoke this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others” (Luke 18.9). Most of us are familiar with the parable that exposes arrogant, self-righteous people and their religious hypocrisy. It’s good to know the truth. It’s …

PM Sermon 2/16/14: “Hold The Hill!”

Watch the video of this sermon PM Scripture Reading: The 15th Psalm This Evening’s Sermon: Brent T. Willey “Hold The Hill!” Psalm 15.1  Introduction: The story is told of a young officer during World War I who was told to hold a small hill at all costs. He did so, …

PM Sermon 5/19/13: Misdirected Zeal!

PM Scripture Reading: Romans 10.1-3 Brent T. Willey Misdirected Zeal! Introduction: The apostle Paul exposed Israel’s misdirected zeal when he wrote, “For I bear them witness that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge” (Rom. 10.2; read vs. 1-3). This is no less of a problem …

PM Sermon 3/3/13: The Greater Defeat

PM Scripture Reading: Joshua 7:3-5 David M. Fiddament THE GREATER DEFEAT Introduction: After the mighty victory at Jericho, I can only imagine Joshua’s confusion from the defeat at the battle of Ai. Israel was defeated by more than the people of Ai; they were defeated by sin. I. SIN CAUSES …

“What Did I Do?”

James wrote to Christians this following warning: “Therefore, to one who knows the right thing to do and does not do it, to him it is sin” (James 4.17). When children know they are in trouble, they think they did something wrong, otherwise why the problem? They may ask, “What did …

AM Sermon 2/10/13: Three Timeless Questions

AM Scripture Reading: Psalm 119.57-60 Brent T. Willey Three Timeless Questions Introduction: Whenever brother Gus Nichols (1892-1975) did any sort of counseling, he began the first session with three questions: “Do you really want to do what is right?” “Are you ready for the Bible to tell you what is …