Category Archives: Sunday sermon

Sunday Devotions: Back to The Future

Lectionary verse: Psalm 25:7 Remember not the sins of my youth and my rebellious ways; according to your love remember me, for you are good, O LORD. Most of the psalms in the Bible are written by David, Israel’s greatest … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon: High School Antics

Lectionary Passge: Matthew 22:34-46 35,36 One of them, an expert in the law, tested him with this question: “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?”   When I was a boy, our family lived a hundred yards away … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon: A Holy Helper – John 14:15-21

Yesterday, we held an elders’ retreat here at the church. We’re working on a few important ideas about how to strengthen our church’s commitment to Christ, His Kingdom, and His ministry in this part of Knoxville. It was an important … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon: Hearing His Voice John 10:1-10

Someone broke into a car in our neighborhood last week. It happened during the day when the subdivision was empty and quiet. The thieves broke the lock and stole some important items out of the car. No one heard or … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon: Touching God

John 20:19-29       Jesus confronts Thomas   It was just an ordinary day back in Maybole, Scotland. I had been making house calls in the village of Dunure, which was about 9 miles away from the manse. I was heading home … Continue reading

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An Easter Message for Our Town

The apostle Peter was one of the first witnesses to see Christ’s empty tomb. it changed his life forever. Fifty days after Christ was resurrected, Peter preached a short sermon to the people in Jerusalem which caused thousands to repent of … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon: Seeing is Believing

Experiencing the Reality of Christ in a Spiritually Blind World   Last night I was watching a program from the History Channel called “The Naked Archaeologist.” It’s hosted by an Israeli-born Canadian Simcha Jacobivichi, who is one of the professors … Continue reading

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