Monthly Archives: June 2011

Personal Sacrifice

Hos 3:3 And I said to her, “You must dwell as mine for many days. You shall not play the whore, or belong to another man; so will I also be to you.” The statement Hosea makes to his bride is … Continue reading

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Creative Science 27 – Natural Selection

“Let us choose what is right; let us know among ourselves what is good.” – Job 34:4 (ESV) The theory of evolution, as articulated by Darwin, is built on a principle called natural selection. Darwin believed that natural selection was … Continue reading

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Good News of Luke 14

Parables of Luke 14 Throughout the chapter Jesus speaks in parables. In the first parable (vv 1-6) Jesus questions the religious leaders about doing good deeds on the Sabbath. The parable of the wedding feast (vv 7-11) is the first … Continue reading

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Hosea’s Obedience

Hos 3:2 So I bought her for fifteen shekels of silver and a homer and a lethech of barley. Faith is called faith because we sometimes we just have to take God’s word for when He speaks. He gives us more than … Continue reading

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Preaching Nehemiah 8 – Understanding WHY

Date: 6/26/11 Presented at: Marengo UMC Presented by: Lance Ponder Main Scripture: Nehemiah 8:1-6 Mom always made things easy to understand. She had the most patience with the “why” questions of the little ones. Teachers answer those why questions all … Continue reading

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Good News of Genesis 32

Genesis 32 In Gen 32:1-21 Jacob prepares to meet his brother Esau after years apart. All this time apart Jacob has lived in fear of his brother’s wrath for deceiving his father to obtain the blessing. As Esau draws near … Continue reading

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Why do people doubt Jesus and/or the Bible?

Denial. Jn 20:24-25 Now Thomas, one of the Twelve, called the Twin, was not with them when Jesus came. So the other disciples told him, “We have seen the Lord.” But he said to them, “Unless I see in his … Continue reading

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