Category Kingdom

Lesser Of Two Evils Nonsense

Christians cannot vote for any Democratic candidate, or any candidate from any party, that supports the abortion of infants. Christians must steadfastly reject any candidate that wants to take taxpayer dollars to spill the blood of children. This is evil, and because abortion is such an evil,  Christians cannot vote for anyone who supports it. […]

The Rich Man

My Bible, over the passage in Mark 10:17-31, says this: The Rich Young Man. I don’t know why we assume this guy was young. He was obviously rich, 10:22, but there is nothing I can see that would lead us to believe he was young. I guess that might not matter and it depends who […]

The Authority of Jesus

Here is another nugget that won’t make it into my Palm Sunday sermon. Read Mark 11. At the end of this encounter, Jesus’s opposition confronts Him concerning His authority to do all that He has down. He borrowed a donkey, He rode into Jerusalem as a conquering king, He inspected the house of Yahweh and […]

Palm Sunday Victory Sacrifice

Palm Sunday is nearly upon us, and since I have too many thoughts to put into one sermon you will get some here. Read Mark 11. Jesus is the coming King. He is announced as king and rides into the city with a kingly greeting (11:8-10). The Son of David has come to the holy city […]

Fat And Happy Marriage

What qualifies me to say anything about fat and happy marriages? Well, hopefully I have one. Perhaps our marriage is not “fat and happy” maybe we are on our way there and currently in the “chunky and cheery” category. Well, my wife and I have been married for five years now, six this May, look […]

The Way Of The King

I have been preaching through the Gospel According to Mark and it is truly amazing. I had always thought that Mark was kind of lame because it was short, terse, and it did not seem to have much internal cohesion. I always opted to read the longer Gospels as if they were better. After actually studying […]

A Pile Of Hope

In the midst of cultural upheaval, presidential nonsensical political bickering, and the draconian Islamic State, we have hope. A Light that shines in the darkness, the coming of King who will never be removed from His throne. The forgiveness of sins for those overturning society, for lying political candidates and cronies, and yes, even for […]

Many Sons To Glory

A snippet of an Advent sermon concerning Romans 9:25-26. The question is not: why would God save some and not others? The question is: why would God save any of us at all? When the boots are on the ground, after we understand this high theology, how does this play out? How does this work […]

The Parousia of Christ

It is Advent season, which means the church reflects upon the coming of the Lord, the first coming, that is. This is a wonderful time of joy as the course of world history changed. The Great Expectation of history when the Eternal Word of God was born of a woman. This truth has universal ramifications. […]

Attempt For Sermon Clarity

My sermon this past Lord’s Day was on Mark 3:13-35, and while I am certain there are things which I said that lack a level of sufficient clarity, for which I ask your pardon, but one particular point came through after the service. I am thankful for the push, because in my mind I was […]