Sermons from 2012

Christmas through the eyes of an engineer

The Truth About Santa Claus: The Engineer’s Perspective

There are approximately two billion children (persons under 18) in the world. However, since Santa does not visit children of Muslim, Hindu, Jewish or Buddhist (except maybe in Japan) religions, this reduces the workload for Christmas night to 15% of the total, or 378 million (according to the Population Reference Bureau). At an average (census)…

To Serve and to Give His Life

The world may measured by things you have the ability to control, accomplishments, position, possessions. What are some common characteristics of people who are considered great. Matthew 20:20-28How does God measure greatness. In His kingdom greatness is determined by amount of people you serve. Slave and servant are the two lowest positions in the society.…

Commitment to God

Matthew 19:16-30 The young man wasn”t ready to give God every area of his life. By holding on to his money he missed out on much bigger treasure. He made a bad choice. What about choices that I make on an every-day basis? Our every day decisions are affected by our way of thinking. (…

The Blessed and the Wicked

Psalm 1:1-3 Blessed translated as “all the happiness of…” Bible invites us to put our name instead of one. Path of the wicked: walk, stand, sit. Romans 1:18-32 That”s the world we live in. Are you a part of it? We see it everywhere these days. 1 John 2:15-17 Psalm 1:3

Learning to Forgive

Matthew 18:21-35It’s easy for us to look at the unforgiving man and think of him as wicked. There’s nothing wrong in trying to protect yourself and your family from being taken advantage of. But we should remember where we are coming from. Our sins have been forgiven. We should always keep that in mind. If…

Humility

Matthew 18:1-4 We cannot be successful with God without humility. 1. Dependence on God When Jesus talks about being like children he wants us to be dependent on God like children depend on their parents. John 5:30 Jesus was totally dependent on his father. 2. We need to have a teachable heart Matthew 11:28 We…

Jesus – The Essential One

Throughout history people would depicted Jesus differently. Even today people have different ideas of who Jesus really is. Matthew 13:54-58 For some people Jesus is like a appendix. If it doesn’t bother them, they would like him to be around. However, once it starts causing problems, they would like it to be removed. Matthew 16:13-14…

Don’t look too far

We live in the world where we always keep looking because we’re not satisfied with what we have Give thanks in all situations 1 Thessalonians 5:18 Thessalonians faced fierce persecutions and Paul was concerned about their ability to remain faithful. We are looking for a reason to be grateful. But reasons are plentiful and they…

What do you have?

Matthew 15:29-39 We can look at the obstacles in our life and think why miracles cannot happen as opposed to why they can happen – We tend to forget the miracles that happened in the past. Instead of focusing on what we have and what God can do with it we can only think about…