Category Archives: Service

You Can Do It!

Philippians 4:13 Introduction: I. I can do. What was Paul doing? a) Content with his circumstances (V. 12) Paul has learned the secret of contentment . . . he can be hungry, or well fed . . . he has learned to be content with much, or with little. He was rejoicing in all things

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What Does it Mean to be a Missionary?

Romans 15:14-33 Introduction: When people here in the USA are asked to support missions, they often wonder what do missionaries do? It reminds me of a cartoon I once read: Illustration: In a “Peanuts” cartoon, Lucy asks Charlie Brown, “Why are we here on Earth?” Charlie replied, “To make other people happy.” Lucy replied, “Then why are they

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The Leader God Uses

Numbers 12:3 1. God is not concerned with age. Moses was 80, Aaron 83, (Exodus 7:7). Christ was thirty, (Luke 3:23). Timothy was young, (1 Timothy 4:12). Jeremiah was a youth, (Jeremiah 1). The key is trusting God with this man. The one God wants to serve might seem to be too old or too

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Excuses

Exodus 3:11-4:17 A major company reviewed the reasons its employees had given for being late and awarded a prize. The winning excuse was, “My pig fell in the furnace and I had to take it apart to get him out.” The employee elaborated that his pig had become ill so he brought it indoors to recuperate. The

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Whom Can God Use?

Romans 12:1-21 Introduction: A basic fact of life is that none of us will live forever.  Thus comes the question:  Who will replace us in our places of service for God? Who will replace Billy Graham? James Dobson? Dr. White? We need not worry about the replacements for these people.  God has already picked them out.  The

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Keeping Your Heart for the World

Romans 5:5 Introduction: Have you ever noticed that a pro baseball player often has his best year just before he becomes a free agent?  Also, have you noticed that they often have one of their worst years just after they have signed a huge contract?Have you ever noticed how beautiful a bride is on her

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