Category Archives: Repentance

Today’s Sermon: Wear The Right Garment

WEAR THE RIGHT GARMENT Matthew 22:11-14 In the last of 3 parables where Jesus rebukes the challenge of the Pharisees and scribes as to the source of His authority, there is the story of a king who has invited people … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: From Snakes to Humans

From Snakes To Humans Luke 3:7 Along the Jordan River, John was baptizing a multitude of people who came to him for repentance and the remission of their sins. We would think that any minister with a multitude of people … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: Commitment for a Full Blessing

Thanking God for my first sermon since my hospitalization.  Memory Eternal to Freddie Fowlkes whom I eulogized yesterday.  Praying for a wonderful service this afternoon in honor of our Deacons, Deaconesses, and Trustees.   Commitment for a Full Blessing Luke … Continue reading

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Homecoming Sunday Sermon: A Father To Come Home To

But when he was still a great way off, his father saw him and had compassion, and ran and fell on his neck and kissed him. Luke 15:20 In a distant country, the prodigal son has fallen to feeding the … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: Our Call to Sexual Purity

For this is the will of God, your sanctification; that you should abstain from sexual immorality; I Thessalonians 4:3 Our Call to Sexual Purity I Thessalonians 4:3-8 (introduction)  There was probably never a time when Christians didn’t have to struggle … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: The Purpose of Pentecost

And they were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.  And there were dwelling in Jerusalem Jews, devout men, from every nation under heaven. Acts 2:4, 5 The Holy … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: Repairing the Altar

I apologize for not posting a couple of previous sermons.  A blessed Father’s Day to all men who have nurtured and guided children.  Also, a blessed celebration of the Fathers of the First Ecummenical Council that defined that Jesus was … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: Correcting a Cain Condition

Today is the celebration of my 16th anniversary as pastor of Trinity Baptist Church.  This afternoon, we will be blessed to worship with our guest preacher, Rev. Calvin Rideau, and the Emmanuel Baptist Church of Saluda, Virginia.  I thank God … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: Blindness to the Judge

‘Lord, when did we see you …’ Matthew 25:37, 44       Matthew 25:31-46 Blind to the Judge We all recognize each other. All humans are able to remember certain traits, characteristics, and ways about one another; even after … Continue reading

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Today’s Sermon: Our Prodigal Problem

‘Father, give to me the portion of goods that falls to me’ Luke 15:12   Our Prodigal Problem Luke 15:11-13 As we prepare to observe Holy Week, I bring us to this familiar story of the Prodigal Son. We all … Continue reading

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