Sermon Notes: Lessons from Eli the Priest

Sermon Notes: Lessons from Eli the Priest

Introduction

In the Bible 1 Samuel 4:21-22 perhaps records the saddest words we will ever get to read. ‘Israel’s Glory is Gone!’ (NLT) These last words of a dying woman were a precise description of the plight of an entire nation. As tragic as it is, the word of God shows this was a disaster that could have been prevented if not for a man who failed as a father. Eli was the name of that man.

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Sermon Notes: Answers to Questions about Resurrection

Sermon Notes for Easter 2018: Answers to Questions about Resurrection

Introduction

An atheist offended by the fact both Jews and Christians in America have many religious holidays but atheists themselves have none challenged the tradition in courts. The Judge, however, dismissed the case. ‘Atheists’ he said, after listening to the long, passionate presentation by the man’s lawyers, ‘do have a holiday already’. According to Psalm 14:1 & 53:1 it’s the first day of April!

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Sermon Notes: Four Responses to Jesus on Good Friday

Sermon Notes for Good Friday: Good Friday - A Call for Action

Introduction

The late Rev. Billy Graham once said, “We all talk about the sacrifice that Jesus made for us. But we seldom talk about the sacrifice he expects from us!” Of course, Pastor Billy wasn’t implying we shouldn’t remember the price Jesus paid in exchange for our redemption. He was saying mere head knowledge of Jesus’ sufferings is useless unless we do something with it because knowledge demands response. The Bible says,

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Sermon: How to discern God’s will? – Part II (Final)

Sermon: How to discern God's will without actually assuming it?

Introduction

More than a year has passed by since my last sermon. It was also 26 months ago I published Part 1 of this 2 Part Sermon Series. In that I shared four questions to ask when you feel confused and unable to discern God’s will when making an important decision. Today we will consider the last four questions. 

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Sermon notes: The necessity for Faith and Works in the Salvation of Man

Sermon notes: The necessity for faith and works in the salvation of Man

Introduction

I have been preaching God’s word for the past 20 years. However, I believe the sermon you are going to hear from me today is the most important sermon I will preach ever. I tell you so because it concerns the eternal salvation of our precious soul. It’s based on a question many Christians seem to struggle with. Is faith alone sufficient to be saved or should faith be accompanied by works?

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Sermon notes: Daniel in the Den of Lions

Sermon notes: Daniel in the Den of Lions

Introduction

In today’s sermon I want to consider yet another famous passage in the Bible. It is none other than the 6th chapter of the Book of Daniel or better known as the chapter in which he was thrown into the Den of Lions. This passage has five important Christian principles for us tonight.  

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Sermon notes: Doubts and how to eliminate them?

Sermon notes: Doubts and how to eliminate them?

Introduction

The name Charles Bradley Templeton (1915-2001) might not ring a bell to some of us but all of us are familiar with the International Christian Movement known as “Youth for Christ.” Templeton was its co-founder. According to The Christian Post–in the year 1957,  after a struggle with doubts, Templeton rejected Christianity and became an atheist.

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Sermon: Three things a Disciple of Christ must renounce

Sermon: Three ingredients of Discipleship and the price we pay for being genuine disciples of Christ.

Introduction

Christians love Chris Gayle for he talks about God, both in the field and home. Unfortunately, however, he leads a questionable lifestyle that doesn’t fit the Bible-believing Christians. Then there’s Tatenda Taibu, the Zimbabwe wicketkeeper-batsman, who gave up Cricket, to work for the church. Taibu played 28 Tests and 150 ODIs for Zimbabwe and has quit aged only 29, usually a cricketer’s prime.

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