Sermon Topic: Unity

The One Baptism

Date: January 17th, 1971  |  Scripture: Ephesians 4:4-6  |  Topics: Baptism, Body of Christ, Faith, Ordinances, Spirit, Unity, Water

There is one body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling; One Lord, one faith, one baptism, One God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all.

Staff Retreat

Date: September 8th, 1975  |  Scripture: John 13  |  Topics: Church Government, Ministry, Organization, Rebellion, Shepherd, Sunday school, Unity

Now before the feast of the passover, when Jesus knew that his hour was come that he should depart out of this world unto the Father, having loved his own which were in the world, he loved them unto the end. And supper being ended, the devil having now put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon’s son, to betray him; Jesus knowing that the Father had given all things into his hands, and that he was come from God, and went to God; He riseth from supper, and laid aside his garments; and took a towContinue Reading

The Blessedness of Home

Date: May 9th, 1976  |  Scripture: Psalm 68:6  |  Topics: Children, Faithfulness, Family, Home, Love, Parents, Unity

God setteth the solitary in families: he bringeth out those which are bound with chains: but the rebellious dwell in a dry land.

The Baptism of the Holy Spirit

Date: February 6th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 2:1-4  |  Topics: Baptism, Change, Filling of the Spirit, Holy Spirit, Power, Revival, Transform, Unity

And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.

The Perfect Fellowship

Date: February 27th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 2:42  |  Topics: Body of Christ, Brethren, Church, Fellowship, Love, Prayer, Unity

And they continued stedfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.

Peter’s Defense of the Faith

Date: November 13th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 11:1-18  |  Topics: Division, Gentiles, Peter, Spirit, Unclean, Unity, cleansing

And the apostles and brethren that were in Judaea heard that the Gentiles had also received the word of God. And when Peter was come up to Jerusalem, they that were of the circumcision contended with him, Saying, Thou wentest in to men uncircumcised, and didst eat with them. But Peter rehearsed the matter from the beginning, and expounded it by order unto them, saying, I was in the city of Joppa praying: and in a trance I saw a vision, A certain vessel descend, as it had been a great sheet, letContinue Reading

My Life and My Church

Date: December 31st, 1978  |  Scripture: Acts 20:28  |  Topics: Assembly, Church, Congregation, Fellowship, Unity

Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.

Where is the Road to Heaven?

Date: November 14th, 1982  |  Scripture: Isaiah 35:8-10  |  Topics: Encouragement, Fellowship, Salvation, Unity, solidarity

And an highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called The way of holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it; but it shall be for those: the wayfaring men, though fools, shall not err therein. No lion shall be there, nor any ravenous beast shall go up thereon, it shall not be found there; but the redeemed shall walk there: And the ransomed of the LORD shall return, and come to Zion with songs and everlasting joy upon their heads: they shall obtain joy and gladness, and sorrow and sigContinue Reading

The Baptism of the Holy Spirit

Date: June 26th, 1983  |  Scripture: Joel 2  |  Topics: Baptism, Holy Spirit, Pentecost, Spiritual Gifts, Unity

Blow ye the trumpet in Zion, and sound an alarm in my holy mountain: let all the inhabitants of the land tremble: for the day of the LORD cometh, for it is nigh at hand; A day of darkness and of gloominess, a day of clouds and of thick darkness, as the morning spread upon the mountains: a great people and a strong; there hath not been ever the like, neither shall be any more after it, even to the years of many generations. A fire devoureth before them; and behind them a flame burneth: the land iContinue Reading

The Baptism of the Holy Spirit

Date: June 26th, 1983  |  Scripture: 1 Corinthians 12:13  |  Topics: Baptism, Holy Spirit, Pentecost, Spiritual Gifts, Unity

For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and have been all made to drink into one Spirit.