Sermons from March 2006

Sermons from March 2006

From Darkness to Light

In this study we see another story of Paul’s testimony of the work of God’s grace in his life. This is the third time that Luke will record Paul’s testimony in this record of Acts. Some may wonder why we would cover this a third time and the answer is because Luke did. There are some unique aspects that Luke brings out in this third presentation of Paul’s testimony and we are going to focus particularly on those. Paul is…

Responding Rightly to Opposition

When Steve Lindscott was a student at Emmaus Bible College in 1980, he had a strange dream. Later, when he learned that a nursing student in Oak Park had been murdered the night he had the dream, some friends encouraged him to go to the police and talk with them about the dream. The Oak Park police arrested him, interpreting his dream as a confession. Steve Lindscott was tried and was found guilty of murder and was sentenced to forty…

Salvation in Three Phases

At one Bible conference, seminary president Earl Rodmacher began his sermon in this vein, “Last night while I was listening to Chuck Swindoll preach I got saved and when I listened to Tony Evans this morning I was saved two more times. I hope before I finish this message that I am to preach today that I will be saved at least one more time.” What did Dr. Rodmacher mean? Was Dr. Rodmacher suggesting that a person could loose their…

The Resurrection of the Righteous and the Wicked

A business was opening a new store and a friend of the owner sent flowers to the ribbon cutting ceremony. The flowers arrived on time and at the right location, but when the owner opened the card that was attached to the flowers it read this: “Rest in Peace”. The angry owner phoned the florist right away to complain about this obvious mix-up. The florist tried to calm him and said, “Sir, I am very sorry for out mistake, but…