Sermon Year: 1997

The Eternal Consummation Of The Age

Date: January 5th, 1997  |  Scripture: Daniel 12  |  Topics: Bible, Daniel, End Times, Prophecy

And at that time shall Michael stand up, the great prince which standeth for the children of thy people: and there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was a nation even to that same time: and at that time thy people shall be delivered, every one that shall be found written in the book. And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt. And they that be wise shall shine as the brightness ofContinue Reading

Mt. Moriah: Mount of Sacrifice

Date: March 24th, 1997  |  Scripture: Genesis 22  |  Topics: Abraham, Dome of the Rock, Isaac, Mosque of Omar, Mt. Moriah, Pre-Easter, Sacrifice, Temple Mount

And it came to pass after these things, that God did tempt Abraham, and said unto him, Abraham: and he said, Behold, here I am. And he said, Take now thy son, thine only son Isaac, whom thou lovest, and get thee into the land of Moriah; and offer him there for a burnt offering upon one of the mountains which I will tell thee of. And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and saddled his ass, and took two of his young men with him, and Isaac his son, and clave the wood for the burnt offering, andContinue Reading

Mt. Carmel: Mount of Decision

Date: March 25th, 1997  |  Scripture: 1 Kings 17, 21  |  Topics: Baal, Decision, Elijah, Mt. Carmel, Pre-Easter

First, Ahab, he was the son of the wicked king of Israel Omri, and he even was more wicked than his father [1 Kings16:28-30]. As though that were not enough, he went to Sidonia, and chose for his wife the [daughter of the] king of Sidon, and her name was Jezebel [1 Kings 16:31]. She was a devotee of the god Baal. And when she came to live in the capital city of Samaria, she brought her god, her image, her idol with her; and Ahab built in Samaria a temple for her god Baal [1 Kings 16:32].

Mt. Hermon: Mount of Transfiguration

Date: March 26th, 1997  |  Scripture: Matthew 17:1-8  |  Topics: Elijah, Moses, Mountain Peaks, Pre-Easter, Transfiguration

And after six days Jesus taketh Peter, James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into an high mountain apart, And was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light. And, behold, there appeared unto them Moses and Elias talking with him. Then answered Peter, and said unto Jesus, Lord, it is good for us to be here: if thou wilt, let us make here three tabernacles; one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elias. While he yet spake, bContinue Reading

Mt. Olivet: Mount of Christ’s Return

Date: March 27th, 1997  |  Scripture: Acts 1:11  |  Topics: Christ's Return, Mount of Olives, Pre-Easter, Return

Which also said, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven? this same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven.

Mt. Calvary: Mount of Atonement

Date: March 28th, 1997  |  Scripture: Matthew 27  |  Topics: Atonement, Calvary, Crucifixion, Death, Pre-Easter, Sin

When the morning was come, all the chief priests and elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death: And when they had bound him, they led him away, and delivered him to Pontius Pilate the governor. Then Judas, which had betrayed him, when he saw that he was condemned, repented himself, and brought again the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders, Saying, I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocent blood. And they said, What is that to us? see thou toContinue Reading

Just for the Love of God

Date: August 10th, 1997  |  Scripture: Matthew 19, 20  |  Topics: Heaven, Reward, Riches, Sacrifice

For the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is an householder, who went out early in the morning to hire laborers into his vineyard. And when he had agreed— [Matthew 20:1-2] Now you remember that word— And when he had signed the covenant with the laborers for a denarius a day, he sent them into his vineyard. And he went out about the third hour, at nine o’clock, and did the same. Go ye into the vineyard, and whatsoever is right I will give you. And he went out about the sixth hour, that isContinue Reading

Preparing the Expository Sermon (Lecture)

Date: September 8th, 1997  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Criswell College, Expository Sermon, Lecture

Our lecture today is on Preparing the Expository Sermon. As I outlined the lesson, I thought of how I ought to have a sermon here – an expository sermon – for us to look at. Then, I remembered, I have book after book of expository sermons.

Preaching (Lecture)

Date: September 15th, 1997  |  Scripture: 1 Corinthians 1:21  |  Topics: Criswell College, Preaching

For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.

Damnation and Hell (Lecture)

Date: September 22nd, 1997  |  Scripture: Luke 16  |  Topics: Criswell College, Damnation, Hell, Preaching

And he said also unto his disciples, There was a certain rich man, which had a steward; and the same was accused unto him that he had wasted his goods. And he called him, and said unto him, How is it that I hear this of thee? give an account of thy stewardship; for thou mayest be no longer steward. Then the steward said within himself, What shall I do? for my lord taketh away from me the stewardship: I cannot dig; to beg I am ashamed. I am resolved what to do, that, when I am put out of the stewContinue Reading