Category: Revelation

In the Light of His Glorious Face
December 26th, 2010

Revelation 1:10-18 Dan, one of my Facebook friends, posted this status on his page: “I’m not anti-Christmas, but the point of Jesus was and is Easter.” This set off a string of comments. Doug wrote, “Christmas is the big, noisy introduction song. Easter is the coup de grace, the ultimate triumph.” Elizabeth wrote, “Think about […]

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Lessons learned
November 22nd, 2009

Revelation 1:9-18 When Zak, Tracy and I sat down this summer to choose a theme for preaching this fall and came up with Renewal and Revival, we had a different idea of how this would be. We began thinking we would look back at past revivals and see what lessons we could learn from them […]

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In the Light of His Glorious Face
September 20th, 2009

Revelation 1:10-18 One of my all-time favorite movies is Cool Hand Luke with Paul Newman. I know this dates me but classics should never be forgotten. Cook Hand Luke contains some memorable lines such as: “What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate.” And for those of you who love eggs, there is a […]

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Entering into the kingdom of God
December 7th, 2003

Revelation 21:1-5 I want you to close your eyes and imagine you are walking down a country lane. The road is not paved, it is a dirt road. There are no cars or trucks. It is a beautiful day with a blue sky and soft clouds drifting along. There is a grove of trees on […]

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Two Banquets: Feast or be the Feast
December 17th, 2000

Revelation 19:6-21 When I set out an outline for the four sermons of advent, I thought I had a pretty good series. The first sermon would focus on waiting for Jesus. What are we to do while waiting? The second sermon would talk about how Jesus came in the first advent, the third on how […]

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