Blog: Seven Minute Sermons


19
Feb 2017

Strong (Dictionary): Having or marked by great physical power, having moral or intellectual power; having great resources (as of wealth or talent). Strong (Bible): Strong, mighty; solid; firm; steadfast; to strengthen; in good health. The Bible has much to say about righteousness. Psalm 4:5:  5 Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, And put your trust in the Lord. (NKJV). This Scripture really jumped out at me. We are urged by King David to enter into a position of total trust in the Lord. To do this,we must be in submission to the Lord’s will......

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12
Feb 2017
Puddles

Flow (Dictionary): To issue or move in a stream rivers flow into the sea; to move with a continual change of place among the constituent particles molasses flows slowly; to proceed with a smooth conversation. Flow (Bible): To pour; flow; run; trickle; drop; distil; a spring (of water); gush. God’s word has many references to rivers and reveals them from Genesis to Revelation. Genesis names four rivers whose source is a river flowing within Eden itself as described in Genesis: Genesis 2:10-14: Now a river went out of Eden to water the......

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11
Feb 2017
A Closer Walk

Strong (Dictionary): Having or marked by great physical power, having moral or intellectual power; having great resources (as of wealth or talent). Strong (Bible): Strong, mighty; solid; firm; steadfast; to strengthen; in good health. One of the longings of the Christian heart is the desire to grow closer to the Lord. Such a desire will one day be 100% realized when we meet Jesus in Heaven. In the meantime, we must walk out our salvation. One of my favorite hymns is “Just a Closer Walk with Thee.” The writer of this hymn......

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06
Feb 2017
Play by Play

Refuge (Dictionary): Shelter or protection from danger or distress; a place that provides shelter or protection; something to which one has recourse in difficulty. Refuge (Bible): Refuge, asylum; return; retire; withdraw; depart (underlying idea perhaps of taking refuge from danger or of going into retirement; lofty stronghold; refuge; stronghold; unassailable. The other day, my wife and I were watching an international volleyball match. The players were amazing but the matches were dull and just lacked the normal excitement you would expect. What was missing? There was very little play by play. Talk......

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05
Feb 2017
Reminders

Remind (Dictionary): To put in mind of something; cause to recollect; recall; remind. Remind (Bible): Remember; cause; reason; charge; straightness; uprightness; remind; pass; remember; call to mind. As we read Isaiah 40, we see the Lord carefully watching over His people the Jews including those who were or would become captives. The prophet writes about the destruction of Israel and its ensuing captivity. Chapter 40 seems to be a summary of God’s word to those set free from slavery. How does this apply to us today? Isaiah 40:18-22:  18 To whom then will you......

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15
Jan 2017

Refresh (Dictionary): To restore strength and animation to; to restore or maintain by renewing supply; to freshen up. Refresh (Bible): To support; sustain; stay; to cool; to lead or guide to a watering place; bring to a place of rest; refresh; o spread; to lean; lay; rest; support. Learning from and about God’s Holy Spirit has been a joy to me. So, just wanted to share a few words to talk about our wonderful Comforter. We know that the Holy Spirit is the third Person of the Trinity and was, and is,......

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08
Jan 2017

Reach (Dictionary): To make a stretch with or as if with one’s hand; to strain after something; project; extend; to arrive at or come to something; to stretch out. Reach (Bible): Stretch forth; hanker after; long for; am eager for; aspire to; to reach; hold out; complete; accomplish; and make perfect. These days it seems there are many more ways than ever before to “reach out” with the gospel including Twitter, Facebook, etc. And each time we speak the truth of the gospel we shine like a light. That thought brought me......

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