Sermons on Marriage & Family

A Word to Fathers

Judges 6:1-24 — In this sermon we consider the call of Gideon and as we do, we discover a person most of us can identify with. We also find some encouragement for our Christian life. This message was given on the occasion of Father’s Day so there are particular applications for fathers the things they struggle…

The Greatest Danger Our Children Face

Proverbs 22:15a — If someone was to ask you, “What is the greatest danger our children face?” How would you answer? Is it peer pressure? Bullying? Social media? Internet pornography? Consumerism? The secular worldview? These all pose a significant threat to our children’s emotional and spiritual well-being, but the Bible gives a different answer. That’s…

Secure In His Father’s Love

Luke 23:46 — “And when Jesus had cried with a loud voice, he said, Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit: and having said thus, he gave up the ghost.” Right at the end of His ordeal on the cross, Jesus was thinking about his Father. So great was His confidence in His Father…

Civil War

Judges 12:1-7 — “There fell at that time of the Ephraimites forty and two thousand…”  42,000 dead Israelites. Why? What happened to cause this terrible loss of life? This is the final chapter in Jephthah’s story and it’s awful. A small grievance turned into violence and violence into civil war. As we work through this story,…