Archive for May, 2013

Why Have a Christian Wedding Ceremony?

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

More of a “chat,” here are some thoughts from a husband, father, and a pastor (who has performed weddings) about why, if at all possible, we should highlight a marriage with a Christian wedding ceremony. 10 reasons; 3 thoughts; 4 Bible highlights.

A Mother’s Lessons to Her Child (Part 3 – Proverbs 31:10-20)

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Proverbs 31 is usually addressed to women. However, it is actually a recollection by a son of what his mother taught him when he was a child. What should a mother teach her child? This is not a complete list, but it certainly is an important list. In this sermon, we look in detail last topic, #6, matrimony, taught to King Lemuel by his mother.

Timeline of Truth – God Blesses Jacob Amidst Hardships (Genesis 35:1-29)

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

God is not done growing Jacob. Spirituality and sanctification come through hardship. God blesses Jacob in the face of major losses, even later in life.

A Mother’s Lessons to Her Child (Part 2 – Proverbs 3:1-12)

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Proverbs 31 is usually addressed to women. However, it is actually a recollection by a son of what his mother taught him when he was a child. What should a mother teach her child? This is not a complete list, but it certainly is an important list. In this sermon, we look at the last 3 of 6 topics taught to King Lemuel by his mother: Mercy, Justice, and Matrimony.

Timeline of Truth: Jacob and Esau Meet (Genesis 33:1-20)

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Jacob comes face-to-face with the brother he cheated. God has promised Jacob ultimate blessing, but what will he face in the mean time?

Lessons from a Mother to Her Child (Part 1 – Proverbs 31:1-5)

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Proverbs 31 is usually addressed to women. However, it is actually a recollection by a son of what his mother taught him when he was a child. What should a mother teach her child? This is not a complete list, but it certainly is an important list. In this sermon, we look at the first 3 of 6 topics taught to King Lemuel by his mother.

Timeline of Truth: Jacob Wrestles with God (Genesis 32:1-32)

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Jacob struggles with himself, his future, and with God. God wins.

Life Principles from Proverbs: Minding our Manners towards Our Mothers

Monday, May 13th, 2013

An interesting topical study from Proverbs about our responsibility to our mothers.