Sermon Year: 1989

He Gambled His Life on God

Date: May 21st, 1989  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Commitment, Dedication, Faithfulness, Paul

HE GAMBLED HIS LIFE ON GOD Dr. W. A. Criswell Philippians 3:12-14 5-21-89     7:30 p.m.     This is the pastor bringing the message, and it’s a Latin/Greek one out of the Holy Scriptures.  So let’s begin.  In the third chapter of Paul’s letter to Philippi, beginning at verse 12 [Philippians 3:12]: “Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect,” reaching the goal for which God set before me, “but I follow after, if that I may apprehend”—this whole passage is taken out of theContinue Reading

The Family and the Nation

Date: May 28th, 1989  |  Scripture: Proverbs 14:34  |  Topics: America, Christian Life, Duty, Family, Nation

Righteousness exalteth a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people.

The Family and the Nation

Date: May 28th, 1989  |  Scripture: Proverbs 14:34  |  Topics: America, Christian Life, Duty, Family, Nation

Righteousness exalteth a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people.

The Old Jacob and the New Israel

Date: May 31st, 1989  |  Scripture: Genesis 32  |  Topics: Israel, Jacob, Supplanter, Theophany

And Jacob went on his way, and the angels of God met him. And when Jacob saw them, he said, This is God’s host: and he called the name of that place Mahanaim. And Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother unto the land of Seir, the country of Edom. And he commanded them, saying, Thus shall ye speak unto my lord Esau; Thy servant Jacob saith thus, I have sojourned with Laban, and stayed there until now: And I have oxen, and asses, flocks, and menservants, and womenservants: and I haveContinue Reading

In Defense of the Faith

Date: June 3rd, 1989  |  Scripture: Jude 1:3  |  Topics: Atheism, Christianity, Faith, United States

Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints.

Honoring God in the Home

Date: June 4th, 1989  |  Scripture: Genesis 24  |  Topics: Children, Divorce, Family, Home, Marriage

And Abraham was old, and well stricken in age: and the LORD had blessed Abraham in all things. And Abraham said unto his eldest servant of his house, that ruled over all that he had, Put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh: And I will make thee swear by the LORD, the God of heaven, and the God of the earth, that thou shalt not take a wife unto my son of the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I dwell: But thou shalt go unto my country, and to my kindred, and take a wife unto my son Isaac.Continue Reading

School of Sorrows

Date: June 7th, 1989  |  Scripture: Genesis 35-42  |  Topics: Jacob, Rebekah, Sorrows

And God said unto Jacob, Arise, go up to Bethel, and dwell there: and make there an altar unto God, that appeared unto thee when thou fleddest from the face of Esau thy brother. Then Jacob said unto his household, and to all that were with him, Put away the strange gods that are among you, and be clean, and change your garments: And let us arise, and go up to Bethel; and I will make there an altar unto God, who answered me in the day of my distress, and was with me in the way which I went. And tContinue Reading

Dad, Look Behind You

Date: June 11th, 1989  |  Scripture: Ephesians 6:1-4  |  Topics: Children, Fathers, Parenting, Parents

Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right. Honour thy father and mother; (which is the first commandment with promise;) That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth. And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.

The Coat of Many Colors

Date: June 14th, 1989  |  Scripture: Genesis 37  |  Topics: Hatred, Jesus, Joseph, Types

And Jacob dwelt in the land wherein his father was a stranger, in the land of Canaan. These are the generations of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was feeding the flock with his brethren; and the lad was with the sons of Bilhah, and with the sons of Zilpah, his father’s wives: and Joseph brought unto his father their evil report. Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age: and he made him a coat of many colours. And when his brethren saw tContinue Reading

The Christian Home

Date: June 18th, 1989  |  Scripture: Revelation 19:7-9  |  Topics: Christian Life, Family, Home, Money, Sex

Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honour to him: for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his wife hath made herself ready. And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: for the fine linen is the righteousness of saints. And he saith unto me, Write, Blessed are they which are called unto the marriage supper of the Lamb. And he saith unto me, These are the true sayings of God.