Posted by on Jun 28, 2010 in Sermon Skeletons, The Ten Commandments | 0 comments

I resumed my study of the Ten Commandments this past Sunday with a message on the seventh commandment. Yes, where’s still counting number seven! Here is the sermon skeleton… Title: “Keeping Pleasure in its Place” Text: Exodus 20:14 Series: The Ten Commandments: Loving God, Loving Your Neighbor Theme: The sanctity of marriage and sex Point: Do not have sex with any person you are not married to. Outline: I. Do not commit...

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Finishing the Beatitudes

Posted by on Nov 12, 2009 in Sermon Series, Sermon Skeletons, The Beatitudes, The Sermon on the Mount | 1 comment

I am preaching through the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7) on Wednesday nights. Last night, I complete the introductory section – The Beatitudes of Jesus (Matt. 5:3-12). The next section of the passage in Matthew 5:13-16, where Jesus describes the influence his disciples should have on the world for the kingdom of heaven. Using to gripping and dynamic word pictures, Jesus declares, “You are the salt of the earth” (5:13) and...

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Lay Your Religion Down!

Posted by on Sep 15, 2009 in Sermon Skeletons | 2 comments

Last Sunday, I continued my study of the book of Philippians. I covered the first portion of Paul’s testimony, in which he discusses his conversion from Judaism to Christianity. What a text! Here is the skeleton from Sunday’s sermon. TITLE: “Lay Your Religion Down” TEXT: Philippians 3:4-9 SERMON SERIES: PHILIPPIANS: PARTNERSHIP IN THE GOSPEL THEME: The dynamics of Christian conversion POINT: Lay your religion down! OUTLINE: I....

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Power Under Control

Posted by on Sep 10, 2009 in Matthew, Sermon Skeletons, The Beatitudes, The Sermon on the Mount | 4 comments

I continued my new study of the Sermon on the Mount. I am presently through the Beatitudes of Jesus in Matthew 5:3-12. What a challenge it is to wrestle with the demands of Jesus. My soul is being stretched and my mind is being renewed. I pray the congregation of SMBC is being blessed by the study so far. Here is the sermon skeleton from last night’s message: Title: “Strength Through Meekness” Text: Matthew 5:5 Series: The...

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The Blessing of Brokenness

Posted by on Sep 3, 2009 in Sermon Skeletons, The Beatitudes, The Sermon on the Mount | 1 comment

Last week I started a study of the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7) in our midweek services at Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church. The first section of the message records the Beatitudes of Jesus (Matt. 5:3-12), in which Jesus announces those who exhibit certain kingdom attributes blessed. Last week, we studied the first beatitude on “the poor in spirit” (Matt. 5:3). Last night, the blessing Jesus announces on those who “mourn” (Matt. 5:4)....

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Posted by on Aug 26, 2009 in Sermon Series, Sermon Skeletons, The Beatitudes, The Sermon on the Mount | 0 comments

Tonight, I began a new Wednesday night sermon series through Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7). I had planned on doing another series, on “Total-Life Stewardship.” It was very eager to get that study going. But I just could not get a green light to start it. I trust that the Lord will allow me to get to it at another time. For the meantime, I will be in the Sermon on the Mount for a while. I plan to cover the entire...

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