Month: July 2008

Sermon: The Great Mystery of Sovereignty (Matthew 11:20-30)

The Great Mystery of Sovereignty   Matthew 11:20-30 (ESV)      Then he began to denounce the cities where most of his mighty works had been done, because they did not repent.  [21] “Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the mighty…

A Brief Account of a Pioneer Preacher by Brian Evans

A Brief Account of a Pioneer Preacher Introduction Since 2004 I’ve been serving in an independent church called “Bigelow Church”. Often, when I’m asked where I serve and I reply, “Bigelow Church”, I receive a strange look. To most, the name really doesn’t say…

Sermon: Prayer Transcends Trouble (1 Samuel 1:1-20)

Remember, Prayer Transcends Trouble 1 Samuel 1:1-20   Have you ever been in a situation in which you knew you should pray, but for whatever reason you didn’t?  Have you ever simply forgotten to pray? Have you ever been in a terrible situation and…

It’s Official…ESV: The Official Bible of GRF

The English Standard Version (ESV) Bible is a new, essentially literal Bible translation that combines word-for-word precision and accuracy with literary excellence, beauty, and depth of meaning. It is, in my estimation the best overall translation found. First, it is a word-for-word translation as…

Sermon: Obediently Abnormal (Genesis 6:5-10)

Obediently Abnormal Genesis 6 How do you know when a person is out of his mind? Well, what if a man behaves like nobody else behaves? What if he says he hears things nobody else hears? What if he fears what nobody else fears?…

Sermon: A Portrait of Salvation (2 Kings 5:1-15)

A Portrait of Salvation 2 Kings 5:1-15   In our passage today we are forced to deal with many things about God that stretch our understanding.  We just get to the place where we think we are starting to understand God and then He…