If It Had Not Been for the Lord…

Evening Worship at NCPC-Selma, sermon audio of “Where Is Your Help?” (19:00), May 20, 2018.

Further applications for prayer (8:27).

Sermon text: Psalm 124

Sermon outline: (1.) Deliverance by the Lord, vv. 1-5. (2.) Blessing upon the Lord, vv. 6-7. (3.) Confidence in the Lord, verse 8.

Posted in Series: Biblical Psalms and Prayers, Psalms | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jesus said, ‘You Follow Me’

Sermon audio from the 9:00 am morning worship service of Little Sandy Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Deposit, AL, “The Path of Discipleship,” (20:51), preached May 20, 2018.

Sermon text: John 21:17-23

Sermon outline: (1.) Some believers are called to courageous sacrifice, verses 18-19. (2.) Some believers are called to ordinary faithfulness, verses 20-23.

Posted in John, Series: The Gospel According to John, Sermon | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

He Takes the Initiative

Sermon audio from Sunday Morning May 13, 2018.

Morning Worship, 9:00 am at LSRPC-Ft. Deposit, “Restored and (Re)Commissioned” (20:51).

MORNING WORSHIP, NCPC-Selma, “Restored and (Re)Commissioned” (22:48).

Sermon text: John 21:9-17

Sermon outline (1.) The Place & Nature of Leadership, 9-14. -Dealing with the past. -Doing what has to be done. (2.) The Purpose and Necessity of Restoration, 15-17. -Duty toward your calling. -Useful service.

Posted in John, Series: The Gospel According to John, Sermon | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

He Infuses the Mundane with Meaning

MORNING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma, audio from the sermon, “Breakfast with Jesus,” (23:06) preached at 11am May 6, 2018.

The same text and title preached at 9am as a Communion Meditation  (18:34) at Little Sandy Ridge Presbyterian Church in Ft. Deposit, AL.

Sermon text: John 21:1-14

Sermon outline: (1.) Jesus Calls (1-8). (2.) Jesus provides (9-14).

Posted in John, Series: The Gospel According to John, Sermon | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Glorifying and Enjoying God…Today

MORNING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma, audio from the special sermon, “Experiencing His Favor,” as we celebrated a 50th wedding anniversary.

Sermon texts: Ecclesiastes 2:24-25; 9:7-10a

Sermon outline: Because it only comes from God (2:24-25), you may find (1.) Contentment, 9:7, (2.) Comfort, 8 (3.) Companionship, 9a (4.) Commitment, 9b, 10a. (5) And all with a Clear Conscience in him.

Posted in Ecclesiastes, Ministry Event, Sermon | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Studying Under the One Who Wrote the Book

Sunday Evening worship at NCPC-Selma on April 22, 2018. Audio from the sermon “In the School of Scripture, or ‘The Game of Life‘”.

Sermon text: Psalm 119:33-40.

Sermon outline: (1.) The Game Plan, 33. (2.) The Offensive & Defensive Plays, 33-37. (3.) The Off-Season Program, 38-40.

Posted in Psalm 119, Psalms, Series: Biblical Psalms and Prayers, Sermon | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Spirit of Worship

Evening Worship at NCPC-Selma, audio from the sermon, “A Spiritual Home” April 15, 2018.

Sermon text: Psalm 122

Sermon outline:  (I.) The Pleasure of a Spiritual Desire Fulfilled, or (Joyful Hope & Satisfaction.) (vv. 1, 2). (II.) The Satisfaction of Spiritual Obedience Rewarded, or (Robust Worship & Fellowship) (vv. 3-5). (III.) The Prayer for the Peace of God’s Spiritual Children, or (Fervent Prayer & Commitment) (vv. 6-9).

Wednesday night study: Praying Psalm 122

Lord, give me new spiritual affections, give me a new spiritual attitude, fill me with a spirit of thanksgiving, give me a new spiritual appetite, give me a heart for your people.

Posted in Psalms, Series: Biblical Psalms and Prayers, Sermon | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment