Sermon preached December 13, 2020, for Advent at Columbus First Christian Baptist Church.
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What is the beginning of Christmas?
Sermon from Columbus First Christian Baptist Church. Preached on November 29, 2020 for first Sunday of Advent.
The Promise of the Comforter.
Farewells can be bitter experiences, especially if there is no guarantee of ever seeing the other person again. Jesus gave the disciples a promise that He would return one day (John 14:1-4). It is not an empty promise. He would give the gift of the Holy Spirit, and this showed that Jesus would keep HisContinue reading “The Promise of the Comforter.”
The Lamb of God – John 1:29-34
What is your Jesus story? In other words, what is your personal testimony? It may seem difficult at times to share our faith, but doing so is important to our faith. By the Holy Spirit, God strengthens and gives us the boldness to share what coming to Jesus in faith has done. He helps usContinue reading “The Lamb of God – John 1:29-34”
The Faith of Jesus Christ
The apostle Paul is known for his ability with the ancient Greek language used in the New Testament. He would create words and phrases that were full of meaning and hijack other words, such as the Greek word for Gospel, and use the for Christ’s glory. It is because of the heavy meaning found inContinue reading “The Faith of Jesus Christ”
Sermon Outline – Trust God’s Word
We see a decline in trusting Scripture. Refer to American Worldview Inventory 2020 – At a Glance AWVI 2020 Results – Release #11: Churches and Worldview – https://www.arizonachristian.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/CRC_AWVI2020_Release11_Digital_04_20201006.pdf We believe man’s word more than God’s Ignorance “My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, thatContinue reading “Sermon Outline – Trust God’s Word”
Video Sermon – Galatians 4:1-11
Galatians 4:1-11 Three Important Truths are Seen in Chapter 3. We are the Children of God. We are heirs of God. We should not trade our Sonship for slavery. Slaves to Sons (Vs. 1-7) Paul often speaks to Gentile Christians who sometimes were made to feel inferior to the Jewish Christians because of heritage. TheContinue reading “Video Sermon – Galatians 4:1-11”
Video Sermon & Outline- Galatians 3:1-9
5 – Galatians 3:1-9 Intro There are false teachers in the Galatian churches preaching what Paul calls a different gospel (1:6), which is no gospel at all. Take inventory of your personal walk with God (vs. 1) Bas-kai-no “Bewitched” refers to the old superstition -the old superstition of the “evil eye,” according to which someContinue reading “Video Sermon & Outline- Galatians 3:1-9”
Welcome, Olivia Jean Kamer!
My wife and I have welcomed our fourth child (third girl) into the family. Olivia “Livie” Jean, was born at 8 pounds, 2.5 ounces and 20 inches. She is our smallest baby but a huge blessing to our family.
Everyone sees the World from Somewhere
One of the things I like about teaching is to have a degree of freedom to make learning fun. As a professor, I try to make connections between theology, philosophy, science, and all other disciplines. Here is a reply to a student’s post about the Cosmos in an introduction to philosophy class. Names have beenContinue reading “Everyone sees the World from Somewhere”