Sermons by Jonathan Anderson

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Walking With A Donkey

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There’s a story about an old man and a young boy who were walking with a donkey. Somebody saw them making their way along the road and said, “Look at that waste. The old man and the boy are walking with the donkey and not using the donkey for what the donkey was created for.” […]

Worth The Risk!

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Before the Titanic sank, the crew had received three messages warning them to watch out for icebergs. Because everything appeared to be safe, the people who received the messages never passed them on to the captain. They never sent the warning to the people who needed to hear it, and as a result, fifteen hundred […]

Bring Your Children To Jesus

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“Pour out your heart like water before the face of the Lord.  Lift your hands toward Him for the life of your young children” (Lamentations 2:19). Dads, we can do this. We can be loyal advocates, stubborn intercessors. We can take our parenting fears to Christ. In fact, if we don’t, we’ll take our fears out […]

An Audience of One

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            Perhaps you’ve heard the story of the professional violinist who received a standing ovation after performing a concert one evening. As soon as he finished playing, he received a thunderous applause! He had certainly delivered a magnificent performance. In spite of the positive feedback however, the young violinist, with tears streaming down his cheeks, […]

The Foul-Mouthed, Frozen Parrot

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            There’s a story about a talking Parrot that had a foul mouth.  In fact, it cursed like a sailor!  One day, a lady went into the pet store and fell in love with the parrot. She felt that even though it had a terrible mouth, it was too cute not to take home with […]

Let’s Invest In People!

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After being warned by the prophet Daniel about his sinful pride (Proverbs 6:16-17; Psalm 101:5; cf. Proverbs 16:18), the Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar was struck with insanity. The Lord restored his mind, but only after he spent a long period of time in a field thinking he was a wild animal (Daniel 4:28-37). Nebuchadnezzar went from boasting, “Is […]

The Highest Office In The Land

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The former president of the United States, President James Garfield, was a gospel preacher and an elder in the church of Christ. When he relinquished his position as an elder President Garfield is famously quoted as saying: “I am stepping down from the highest office in the land to become the President of the United […]

Take This Quiz

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Name the ten wealthiest men in the world. Name the last ten Heisman trophy winners. Name the last ten winners of the Miss America contest. Name eight people who have won the Nobel or Pulitzer prize. How about the last ten Academy Award winners for best picture or the last decade’s worth of World Series […]

When It Doesn’t Seem Like It

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There’s a story that’s told about a little boy whose legs weren’t developing the way that they should have been. His pediatrician told his parents that their son needed to wear a leg brace, which would help to position the leg and foot so that it would ultimately be able to grow properly. The little […]

Comfortable In Your Own Sin

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We all like to be comfortable. In fact, we spend thousands of dollars each year to ensure that we live comfortable lives. In our homes, we buy the best furniture that we can afford and replace it when it is no longer comfortable. We spend thousands installing, maintaining, and running air conditioners so that we […]