Sermon Mark Sanders August 11, 2013 “The Heart of Worship” Psalm 138

Recently, God has impressed upon my heart the use of applications during a sermon.  Truly, if a sermon does not lead God’s people to apply his word to their lives, there is reason to question the purpose of such a sermon.  Sermons must affect the hearers of it.  But I wonder what kinds of effects ...

Sermon August 18, 2013 “God is Still on His Throne” Numbers 20:1-13

Numbers 20:1-13                      “God is Still on His Throne”                                Aug. 18, 2013   Intro: What did you complain about this week? Worry about? Get angry about?   1. We complain because we don’t believe that God is on His throne (vv. 2-5)     2 Now there was no water for the community, and the people gathered ...

Sermon “The Divine Design of Marriage” Part Two May 5, 2013

May 5, 2013 “The Divine Design of Marriage” Part Two on Marriage Last Sunday we examined what the Definition of what marriage is: “Marriage = 1 Man + 1 Woman United 2Gether 4 Life.” This definition is based on the foundation of Gen. 1:27 and Gen. 2:24, and Jesus quotes these in Mt. 19/Mk 10, ...

Sermon “Marriage = 1 Man + 1 Woman United 2Gether 4 Life.” Part One April 28, 2013

April 28, 2013 “Marriage = 1 Man + 1 Woman United 2Gether 4 Life.” Part One Heb. 13:4 “Marriage should be honored by all, and the marriage bed kept pure, for God will judge the adulterer and all the sexually immoral.” Marriage is not being honored by all in our culture: divorce is very common, ...

Why Granting Marriage Licenses to Same Sex Couples is Wrong: An Open Letter July 29, 2013

July 29, 2013 To the Editor of the Ambler Gazette An Open Letter To Joshua Shapiro, Chairman of the Montgomery County Commissioners; To Bruce Hanes, Montgomery County Registrar of Wills; and To Risa Ferman, Montgomery County District Attorney: As a pastor in Montgomery County who deals with marriage licenses for couples, I am dismayed that ...

Sermon: “Death’s Contamination and God’s Cleansing” (Part 2) Numbers 19:14-22 August 4, 2013

Numbers 19:14-22 “Death’s Contamination and God’s Cleansing” (Part 2) The Lord’s Supper Aug 4, 2013 Imagine that you are an Israelite, living under the Law of Moses. You have been caring for your elderly mother, and just today, she died. You were touching her when she died. You know that the law says that you ...