Be Holy! (2 Kings 5:1-4 & 1 Peter 1:16)

Sunday, May 17, 2020, was originally going to be Graduation Day for Scott City High School. Because of COVID-19, it has been rescheduled for Sunday, June 21st (Father’s Day). Graduation is a special time of year when we celebrate the hard work and sacrifice our High School and College Graduates have made. This is aContinue reading “Be Holy! (2 Kings 5:1-4 & 1 Peter 1:16)”

The Purifying Pursuit of Perfection (Matthew 5:48)

Max Lucado once shared a story about the dangers of comparison. His mother would tell him and his brother to clean their rooms. One time, when Max’s mother told him that his room was not clean, he took her to his brother’s room (which was much messier) and said, “See, my room is clean; justContinue reading “The Purifying Pursuit of Perfection (Matthew 5:48)”

A Wise Father’s Teaching (Proverbs 4)

On Father’s Day, we honor fathers by listening to a wise father’s teaching. A wise father’s instructions are “life to those who find them, and health to one’s whole body” (22). He says: Guard Your Heart (23) The wise father tells his children to guard their heart. Notice that we are not told to followContinue reading “A Wise Father’s Teaching (Proverbs 4)”

A New Year’s Resolution: Pursue Holiness (1 Peter 1:16)

Holy means to be consecrated. This is not a word we use very often but it means that something or someone is set apart by God for honorable use. In this sermon we shall briefly discuss how we are to pursue holiness, even while we are holy. You were Unholy. Ephesians 2:1-3 tells us thatContinue reading “A New Year’s Resolution: Pursue Holiness (1 Peter 1:16)”

The Good & the Not So Good (Luke 16:16-17)

Our verses this morning are Luke 16:16-17.  It reads: “The Law and the Prophets were until John; since then the good news of the kingdom of God is preached, and everyone forces his way into it. But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for one dot of the Law toContinue reading “The Good & the Not So Good (Luke 16:16-17)”