Home is where the heart is

Last night, in the Sunday evening service I preached about “Heading home” from the Gospel of John, chapter 14.  Funny, that I would be asked in the same night to write about what home means to me! In John 14 Jesus sought to allay the fears of His disciples regarding His imminent return to His place of origin, by saying… 14 “Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. 2 In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it []

Take a good look around!

For a blog with over 1,300 followers, lately I haven’t given you all much to follow. But instead of boring you with excuses, I’ve decided to floor it!  This year I’ll be progressively changing the look and feel, and maybe even the name of my blog, and accelerating my posting intervals on a host of subjects, including details of my travels. Never fear! I’m not going to stop publishing sermon outlines and lessons for you Bible lovers.  First and foremost,  I’m a []

Launch Out, Let Down and Go DEEPER!!

TEXT: 4 “Now when he had left speaking, he said unto Simon, Launch out into the deep, and let down your nets for a draught.” BR: Luke 5 (4) INTRO: Jesus was standing by a lake. The people wanted to hear Him share the Words of God. In fact, it said that they pressed upon Him (applied pressure) “Please preach to us,  Jesus” – “We want to hear the Words of God”. “5 And it came to pass, that, as the people pressed []

Sold in the Shambles

TEXT: I Cor. 10 (25) “ 25 Whatsoever is sold in the shambles, that eat, asking no question for conscience sake” INTRO:  This strange bit of instruction in I Cor. might not make sense to many people today.  Animal sacrifices were part of the OT law given by God to Israel; but other nations that worshipped idols and statues in their pagan religions also offered animals to their gods. When the leftover meat from those sacrifices was discarded, it was still edible and sold in []

Lionhearted – A Veteran’s Day Sermon

TEXT:  Rev. 5 (5)  5 “And one of the elders saith unto me, Weep not: behold, the Lion of the tribe of Juda, the Root of David, hath prevailed to open the book, and to loose the seven seals thereof.” BR: Rev. 5 (1-6) INTRO: To be “lionhearted” means to be brave and determined. alpha male – The dominant male animal in a particular group • a man tending to assume a dominant or domineering role in social or professional situations. Those who wish []