Michael’s Sermons

 

The Fake News Spread About Jesus

Matthew 5:17-20 January 14, 2018 When Adam and Eve were placed in the Garden of Eden, they had one command or law to follow, “From any tree of the garden you may eat freely; but from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day...

Behold I Do A New Thing

By now, most of you have gotten something new since the last time we gathered or you’ve given something new to someone. We like new things.  We like new clothes, new cars, and new gadgets. Tonight, we will celebrate the coming of the New Year and we don’t even know...

Being Light in a Dark World

Christmas Eve Hans Christian Anderson published a short story in 1845 he titled, “The Little Match Girl.”  Walt Disney made the story into an animated feature short film in 2006.  It’s just a little less than six minutes long. If you are looking for a joyful story...

God With Us

December 24, 2017 Matthew 1:18-23 Sometimes, the closer you are to something, the harder it is to see it. We think that if we’d lived when Jesus lived, it would have been easier to respond and become one of his followers. If we saw his miracles, we’d believe, but the...

Joy that Transcends Circumstances

12-17-2017 2 Corinthians 11:24-28 (NIV) In 2002, a group of us went to New York City to help process victims from 9-11.  A friend of mine was out on the street in a line to buy a hotdog from one of the hotdog vendors and his Southern accent caused one of the people in...

He Tabernacled Among Us

John 1:10-14 In the television show “Undercover Boss,” a CEO of a very successful and sometimes well-known company leaves the corporate office and enters the workforce at one of the lowest levels of the business. The boss sometimes puts on a disguise and poses as a...

Signaling Thanksgiving

Signaling Thanksgiving November 19, 2017 Exodus 16:1-8 So, Jack Purcell and I were going to Bethlehem First Methodist Church to play Pickle ball.  Jack is driving through downtown Winder and he hits every light green all the way through town and you’d think he’d won...

Monologue of John Smyth

November 11, 2017 Monologue of John Smyth:
The Father of the Baptist Movement “Good morrow. How do you fare today?” as we used to say back in the 1600’s.
 
 

Smyth is the name.  John Smyth.  We spell it the correct way, S-M-Y-T-H. I understand you spell it with an...