Sermons on Faith

Snapshots: The Parable of the Sower

The Parable of the Sower Growing up, we likely all heard stories that were intended to teach a lesson. Think of “The Tortoise and the Hare” or “The Boy Who Cried Wolf.” Those stories weren’t intended to teach us about a slow turtle, a fast rabbit, or the dietary habits of wolves. Rather they were […]

One Book: Jude

Contending for the Faith So much of our experience of life is shaped by our expectations. We’ve all seen a movie or TV show that people have told us is great, only to be disappointed. Often the same is true with relationships, jobs, and so many other areas of life. It’s also true of the […]

One Book: 2 Peter

Beware If you were facing death in the near future, and you could write one last letter to people that you love, what would you write? You would probably fill the pages with sentimentality, encouragement, and well-wishes. Well, when the apostle Peter had a chance to write such a letter, he included a little bit […]

One Book: James

Prove It An author recounted an experience from his childhood where he’d told his father that he wanted to be a writer and then experienced a bit of a letdown when his dad said, “Here’s your pencil.” To say we are something is one thing. For our lives to demonstrate it is another. This week […]

One Book: Hebrews

No Turning Back On Twitter this week, a well-known Christian leader asked, “If you were to be stranded on a desert island the rest of your life and could only have two printed books of the Bible, which ones would you choose?” The book of Psalms? Proverbs? Maybe one of the Gospels? Would you consider […]

One Book: 2 Timothy

A Life Worth Dying For Can you imagine a father calling his son to “share in suffering for the gospel”? It’s a whole lot easier to imagine a father counseling his son, “Get a good education. Get a good job. Settle down. Have a family. Enjoy life!” But, challenging your son to “come suffer with […]

One Book: 1 Thessalonians

1 Thessalonians: Overcoming Spiritual Myopia Author Randy Alcorn once said “Being oblivious to eternity leaves us experts in the trivial and novices in the significant.” How many of us live with a sort of spiritual myopia, where all we are focused on is what’s right in front of us? We lose sight of eternity, and […]