This issue contains sermons by several contributing authors who have been effective contemporary preachers and successful pastors. Each of these authors is listed with his sermons in Contributing Authors
Each sermon a pastor preaches should be born out of a personal experience with God as he or she seeks to meet the needs of the congregation. These abbreviated manuscripts and outlines are only to be used as a guide.
Has been choosed organize this preaching resource book with attention to major events of the calendar year. The sermon series are all a month long. This book is dedicated to pastors who desire to declare the Word of Truth with integrity and power.
The way God blesses us when we are generous was the foundational principle of book The Blessed Life of Robert Morris. This collection of daily devotionals contains passages from the book that will guide you along the road to good stewardship.
In the incarnation, God’s Son deliberately “handicapped” himself, exchanging omniscience for a brain that learned Aramaic phoneme by phoneme, omnipresence for two legs and an occasional donkey, omnipotence for arms strong enough to saw wood but too weak for self-defense.
What is the image of God? The Hebrew word for “image,” tselem, comes from a root that speaks of carving. It is the same word used to speak of graven images (Ex. 20:4). It almost seems to convey the idea that man was carved into the shape of God.
Thomas had the duty of instructing novices in the spiritual life, and Imitation was probably a collection of books he wrote for that purpose. We know little else about the man. That is as it should be, because the book is more important than the author.
God is the Creator, not because He imagined or envisioned creation, but because He acted and brought it into existence. He expressed intense satisfaction in doing the work and seeing the final product. Why should it be any different for the creatures who were made in His image?