Sermon Topic: Widow

A Parable of Prayer

Date: January 30th, 1966  |  Scripture: Luke 18:1-8  |  Topics: Abraham, Parables, Persistence, Prayer, Widow, pleading

And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint; Saying, There was in a city a judge, which feared not God, neither regarded man: And there was a widow in that city; and she came unto him, saying, Avenge me of mine adversary. And he would not for a while: but afterward he said within himself, Though I fear not God, nor regard man; Yet because this widow troubleth me, I will avenge her, lest by her continual coming she weary me. And the Lord said, HeaContinue Reading

Jesus Watching Us Give

Date: October 8th, 1978  |  Scripture: Mark 12:41-44  |  Topics: Giving, Judgment, Reward, Temple, Tithe, Widow

And Jesus sat over against the treasury, and beheld how the people cast money into the treasury: and many that were rich cast in much. And there came a certain poor widow, and she threw in two mites, which make a farthing. And he called unto him his disciples, and saith unto them, Verily I say unto you, That this poor widow hath cast more in, than all they which have cast into the treasury: For all they did cast in of their abundance; but she of her want did cast in all that she had, even all heContinue Reading

Michal: The Loneliness of Singles

Date: October 26th, 1980  |  Scripture: 2 Samuel 6:20-23  |  Topics: Divorce, Loneliness, Single, Single Parent, Widow

Then David returned to bless his household. And Michal the daughter of Saul came out to meet David, and said, How glorious was the king of Israel to day, who uncovered himself to day in the eyes of the handmaids of his servants, as one of the vain fellows shamelessly uncovereth himself! And David said unto Michal, It was before the LORD, which chose me before thy father, and before all his house, to appoint me ruler over the people of the LORD, over Israel: therefore will I play before the LORD.Continue Reading