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TEXT: LUKE 24:1-8
TITLE: “YOU CAN’T KEEP A GOD-MAN DOWN”
INTRODUCTION: A. Rudyard Kipling, The Jungle…Continue
Added by Bob Archer Site Pastor on March 20, 2013 at 3:14pm — No Comments
"Father, forgive them,
Added by Bob Archer Site Pastor on March 20, 2013 at 9:06am — No Comments
History is filled with examples of people who started out humbly, rose to great popularity, and came to the end of their life in utter humiliation.
In our text today, we see such an example. Jesus, the son of a carpenter, educated in Nazareth, one who gained favor with men, one who was cheered and praised, would soon be mocked, scorned, and cast aside by the same ones who did the cheering.
On that Palm Sunday as Jesus approached Jerusalem, there were several things that He was…Continue
Added by Bob Archer Site Pastor on March 16, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments
New Years - NOW IS THE HOUR!
So here we are, at the first Sunday of 2013. I wonder how we’ll do…Continue
THE MYSTERY OF PEACE
Complete peace; inward peace and the fullness of peace is in fellowship with God. Total freedom at all times from any form of physical and spiritual harassment can only come from God.
It can be argued a lot of marriages and certainly, the work…
Added by Bob Archer Site Pastor on December 12, 2012 at 2:01pm — No Comments
The Kind of People God Invests In
1 Corinthians 1:26-31
What kind of people does God invest in? Paul’s words here in this passage might well come as a bit of a shock. They’re shocking because they run COUNTER-CULTURALLY…Continue
Added by Bob Archer Site Pastor on November 28, 2012 at 4:52pm — No Comments
Trust in the Lord with all your heart,
And lean not on your own understanding;
In all your ways acknowledge Him,
And He shall direct your paths.
God's promise of help is given to those who are willing to trust Him. We all need God's guidance with equal urgency, but not all of us are willing to respect God's judgment. At those times when His…Continue
Added by Bob Archer Site Pastor on November 27, 2012 at 2:57pm — No Comments
The Hope of Advent: Coming Alive in Christ
Years ago, there was a very wealthy man who, with his devoted young son, shared a passion for art collecting. Together they traveled around the world, adding only the finest art treasures to their collection. Priceless works by Picasso, Van…Continue
Added by Bob Archer Site Pastor on November 23, 2012 at 4:03am — No Comments
Thus I will bless You while I live; I will lift up my hands in Your name.
My soul shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness,
And my mouth shall praise You with joyful lips.
When I remember You on my bed, I…
Added by Bob Archer Site Pastor on November 21, 2012 at 3:27am — No Comments
The Lord bless you and keep you; The Lord make His face shine upon you, and be gracious to you; The Lord lift up His countenance upon you, and give you…Continue
Added by Bob Archer Site Pastor on November 14, 2012 at 6:17am — No Comments
For this they willfully forget . . .
2 Peter 3:5…Continue
The Lord bless you and keep you; The Lord make His face shine upon you, and be gracious to you; The Lord lift up His…Continue
Added by Bob Archer Site Pastor on November 6, 2012 at 12:37pm — No Comments
Researchers recently asked a cross-section of adults: “If you could ask God only one…Continue
Added by Bob Archer Site Pastor on November 4, 2012 at 7:29am — No Comments
Then Samuel said to the people, "Do not fear. You have done all this wickedness; yet do not turn aside from following the Lord, but serve the Lord with all your heart. And do…Continue
Added by Bob Archer Site Pastor on October 30, 2012 at 9:41pm — No Comments
And this is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent.
Added by Bob Archer Site Pastor on October 29, 2012 at 9:57am — No Comments
For as the rain comes down, and the snow from heaven, and do not return there, but water the earth, and make it bring forth and bud, that it may give seed to the sower and bread to the eater, so shall My word be that goes forth from My mouth; it shall not return to Me void, but it shall…Continue
Added by Bob Archer Site Pastor on October 28, 2012 at 2:46am — No Comments
Once upon a time, in the heart of the Western Kingdom, lay a beautiful garden. And there, in the cool of the day, the Master of the garden was wont to walk. Of all the denizens of the garden, the most beautiful and most beloved was gracious and noble bamboo. Year after year, bamboo grew yet more noble and gracious, conscious of his Master’s love and watchful delight, but modest and gentle withal. And often when the wind came…Continue
Added by Bob Archer Site Pastor on October 21, 2012 at 1:47pm — No Comments
THE AGONY OF THE CROSS
"Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends" (John 15:13, NIV).
He was in a work detail on the railroad. The day's work had ended and the tools had been counted. When the party was about to be…
Added by Bob Archer Site Pastor on September 24, 2012 at 3:55pm — No Comments
"Now a certain man was there who had an infirmity thirty-eight years. When Jesus saw him lying there, and knew that he already had been in that condition a long time, He said to him, 'Do you want to be made well [whole]?'"1
If I were to ask…Continue
Added by Bob Archer Site Pastor on September 24, 2012 at 3:10pm — No Comments
YOU MUST BE BORN AGAIN
Paula Webster had been raised in a Christian home, had been given a Christian education, and was settled down in what seemed to be a Christian marriage. She was active in her church, attended Bible conferences, and even had regular times of personal Bible study. She said that if anyone had asked her if she was a Christian, she would have said yes,…
Added by Bob Archer Site Pastor on September 19, 2012 at 1:51pm — No Comments