Mark 13:28-37 Gospel of Mark-#67 Introduction: The Game of Hide and Seek When the game started, someone was chosen to be “ it ”. A spot was chosen to be “ base ”. Whoever was “ it ” would stand at “ base ”, close their eyes and count to 100. The other players ran and hid. Then it was “ its ” job to find…
Preaching Through the Bible
What are we watching for? How do we Prepare? 25 “And there will be signs in sun and moon and stars, and on the earth distress of nations in perplexity because of the roaring of the sea and the waves, 26 people fainting with fear and with foreboding of what is coming on the world. For the powers of the…
Introduction There are things we have come to associate with one another to the point that they are basically two halves that make up a whole. Let me mention some. If I say… Peanut butter. You think… Jelly Macaroni. Cheese . Salt. Pepper . These things have become so familiar, and we are so used to hearing…
Trouble in the Text: Heaven and Earth will pass away, and some will be caught off guard. Jesus says that He, the one like a Son of Man, will return and Life as we know it will end. It will be Obvious. It will be Sudden. For unprepared, it may Hurt. Everything will not always be the same. For the prepared,…
Advent 2017: Prepare
Yesterday, Cathy and I had the opportunity to go down to Fort Street Presbyterian Church and hear a wonderful performance of Handel’s Messiah. I had forgotten just how different thing like violines and sapranos sound in person rather than as a recording. The Messiah isn’t just a concert, its a journey…
New Year's Day
Pastor Coon • ELBC • Sermon • • 9 views • 29:51
Mark 13:32-37 As we launch into a new year with anticipation and hope one key thing to be mindful of is the iminate return of Christ. In the new year we need to be watchful, not just for the possible return of Christ, but also for the opportunities God puts before us. Being faithful to use those opportunities for Him.
Wisdom Literature for application
God’s truth (wisdom) delivered According to 2Pt1:3 we have all things we need for life and godliness, and part of the all things is wisdom. We have the recorded, spirit inspired wisdom before us and the Lord wants us to receive the wisdom for it will instruct us and lead us. 3 seeing that His divine…
GOD CAN BECAUSE GOD IS
In this series session, Dr. Mercury Thomas-Ha addresses how we can get through changes that challenges our faith, especially during this time of the year. Advent reminds us of God's love, promise, and divine intervention with humanity for eternal security. Don't lose hope, know that GOD CAN BECAUSE GOD IS!
Book of Luke
Pastor George Coon • ELBC • Sermon • • 21 views • 33:34
Luke 4:1-13 Lust of the flesh, lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, these are the root of the temptations and sins that hold us back. So, how do we gain victory over them? In this message Pastor Coon gives eight things that will help us when dealing with the Devil, and will help us to walk triumphantly.
GOD CAN BECAUSE GOD IS
At a time of celebration, perhaps you’re experiencing changes that are challenging your faith. The good news is that this is the season where we're reminded of God's unwavering love, promise, and miracle. It is the one that manifest joy to the world. You wonder how?, GOD CAN BECAUSE GOD IS!
Keeping Watch New Year - 2023 Matthew 24:1–3 (NIV84) 1Jesus left the temple and was walking away when his disciples came up to him to call his attention to its buildings. 2 “Do you see all these things?” he asked. “I tell you the truth, not one stone here will be left on another; every one will be thrown…
Connor Alford • Sermon • • 3 views
Introduction But do not overlook this one fact, beloved, that with the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day. The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.…
George Box • Sermon • • 15 views
Matthew 25:1-13 - The Ten Virgins Matthew 25:1-13 We have been talking a lot about being ready when the Day of the Lord arrives and I don’t really think that anyone warned Jesus’ followers better than Jesus Himself. So today I think we will step back from our look at Revelation and look at Jesus’ own…
Intro Text - Luke 21.34-36 34 “But take heed to yourselves, lest your hearts be weighed down with carousing, drunkenness, and cares of this life, and that Day come on you unexpectedly. 35 For it will come as a snare on all those who dwell on the face of the whole earth. 36 Watch therefore, and pray always…
Ken MacLeod • Sermon • • 0 views
How confident are you when you pray that God will hear you and then lead you into perfect plans for your life? We want to learn to listen to God in prayer. Let’s take a lesson from a prayer from the Bible that ties together what we’ve learned the last two weeks. Our prayer comes from King David in Psalm…
Ethan Custer • Sermon • • 0 views
Last week, we considered the first eleven verses of 1 Thessalonians 5 from the perspective of counting our blessings. Paul writes to believers, telling them of the sudden destruction that will come upon the lost world. No matter what trials you and I are going through, we ought to be able to gain joy…
The Characters of Christmas Week 1, The Watchers
Pastor Jason Spade • Sermon • • 6 views
I love to watch people. I have been doing that my whole life. The things people do and say are amazing. Soemtimes they inspire me. Sometimes they scare me. We all have watchers. The birth of Jesus had watchers too.
Pastor C. H. Jr. • Sermon • • 0 views
Introduction Every parents dream for their children when they become adults is that one day the person they bring home is a keeper… Some would say… She's a keeper is a colloquial phrase derived from "for keeps," which means worth keeping forever. Therefore, the phrase is tantamount to saying she's good…