Category Archives: Joe Bob Mizell

What the Bible Has to Say About Gambling

Introduction: A woman was in a gambling casino for the first time. As she walks the floor, looking at all of the pretty lights, the machines and the special tables she is awestruck. The woman walks up to a roulette wheel and watches as someone plays a round. The attendant invites her to join the game and she

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Sanctity of Human Life and Abortion

INTRODUCTION: The third Sunday in January is designated by the Southern Baptist Convention as Sanctity of Human Life Sunday. A. Why do we need Sanctity of Human Life Sunday Because of what I read in the newspaper. Crimes of violence are escalating – the crime clock tells us that a woman is battered every 15 seconds, 1.3 adult

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Answers to Some Pro-Choice Arguments

It’s not a life. Even if one did not want to deal with the complications involved in the technical definition of “life,” an embryo is still a human being—it has human characteristics and it exists—thereby affording it the protection originally intended by the founding fathers when they drafted the Declaration of Independence. The Declaration of

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A Traveling Man

Jonah Introduction: A. Title for sermon. In trying to decide upon a proper and fitting title for this sermon, several interesting titles came to my attention. For example this sermon could be called “The First Deep Sea Diver” or perhaps “A Whale with a Stomachache.”  Some other fitting titles might be it, “A Man God Spoke

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On Top of Mount Carmel

I Kings 18:21 Introduction: A.     King of the mountain Who will control the Mountain? When I was a little boy, we would play a game called King of the Mountain. One boy would place himself on a mound and declare himself king. Then each boy would attempt to climb the mound one at a time

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America the beautiful is turning ugly

Introduction: My country ‘tis of thee, Sweet land of liberty, of thee I sing: Land where my fathers died, Land of the pilgrims’ pride From every mountain side Let freedom ring! I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands; one nation under God, indivisible

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