Michael’s Sermons

 

Grace in the Exile

Grace in the Exile

July 12, 2020 I and 2 Kings Grace in the Exile In our journey through the Bible,  we have come to the books of 1 and 2 Kings.  These books are one scroll in the Hebrew Bible.  While the scroll is divided as 1 and 2 Kings in our Bible, I'm only going to preach one...

King of Kings and Lord of Lords

King of Kings and Lord of Lords

2 Samuel  July 5, 2020 In the Hebrew Bible, Samuel is just one scroll. In our Bible, we have the books broken up into 1 and 2 Samuel. Before I teach on 2 Samuel today, let's do a review of 1 Samuel.   The three main characters are Samuel, Saul, and David.   Samuel is...

Build Your House on the Rock

June 28 Last year when we were tasked with finding a new children’s minister, our personnel committee did some interviews but could not find the right person for the job. Meanwhile, Alison Lambrechts and Brinna Gamblin were doing a great job and convinced us that they...

Be Careful What You Wish For

Be Careful What You Wish For

As we journey through the Bible, I want to give you a brief overview of where we have traveled so far. We began with the Torah or the Law. Another name for the first five books of the Hebrew Bible is the Pentateuch. Torah (Law) Genesis Exodus Leviticus Numbers...

Are We Living in the Time of the Judges?

Are We Living in the Time of the Judges?

June 7, 2020 The Bible is the story of how God made us, lost us to sin, and worked to reclaim us throughout history, through priests, kings, and prophets, and ultimately through his son Jesus, who was a prophet, priest, and king. The first five books of the Bible tell...

As For Me and My House (Joshua)

As For Me and My House (Joshua)

May 31, 2020 Today in our walk through the Bible, we have come to the book of Joshua.   This is the first book in the Bible named after a person. Who was this man Joshua? Joshua was born a slave under Pharaoh in Egypt. His parents gave him the name Hoshea, which means...

Say it Again Moses (Deuteronomy)

Say it Again Moses (Deuteronomy)

Say it Again Moses May 24, 2020 A Baptist church was looking for a pastor. After many candidates were vetted and interviewed, the perspective candidate preached his trial sermon and wowed the church. Everyone agreed that he was the right person for the job. The vote...

The Number is Two – The Book of Numbers

The Number is Two – The Book of Numbers

May 17 There's a lot we don't know about the human body. But when we fail to educate ourselves about the knowable things, we set ourselves up to get sick or to die a lot sooner than we should because we didn't take care of our bodies. There's a lot we don't know about...

Leviticus – A Savior in the Shadows

Leviticus – A Savior in the Shadows

 I've never met anyone that said, "I sat down and read the Book of Leviticus last night, and it was fascinating."   No. The truth is that most people, not even church-going people, have read the entire Book of Leviticus.    It's not entirely uninteresting, but if you...