The Lord's Day Evening
December 23, 2007
Nine Lessons and Carols
The Seventh Lesson
Peace by Piece
The Reverend Mr. Bradford C. Mercer
Now if you will turn in your Bibles to Luke 2, we’ll be looking at verses 8 through 14. We won't read the entire passage; we’ll be looking at Luke 2:8-14. Before we read God's word, let's pray.
Lord, we thank You once...
November 24, 2005
Acts 13:52; 14:27-28
“Giving Thanks in Hard Places”
Mr. Brad Mercer
If you would, turn in your Bibles to Acts, chapter 15....now I might have just said 15; I meant 13. I'm still shaken up. I received when I walked into the sanctuary this morning a challenge. A mother walked up to me and looked me in the eye and said, “This is...
(1) “O God, hasten to deliver me; O Lord, hasten to my help! (2)Let those be ashamed and humiliated who seek my life; Let those be turned back and dishonored who delight in my hurt. (3)Let those be turned back because of their shame who say, “Aha, aha!” (4) Let all who seek Thee rejoice and be glad in Thee; and let those who love Thy salvation say...
Wednesday Evening July 14, 2004
Psalm 62:1,2 "Homosexuality and Same-Sex Marriage”
Reverend Brad Mercer
Let me commend another book to you. We've been commending books along the way that we think might be helpful. This one is hot off the press, and we don't have it yet, but we will. The title is Naming the Elephant. Surely you’ll remember that one! Naming the Elephant:...
Worldview Summer 2004 June 23, 2004
Psalm 24:1-5 Nature as God - Naturalism
The Reverend Brad Mercer
Let's pray before we begin. Lord God, we do thank You and praise You for the privilege and the opportunity. We also recognize the fact that we are needy. We are not self-sufficient. We need You. We need Your Holy Spirit. We pray that You would come, by...
Wednesday Evening June 16, 2004
“C. S. Lewis” The Reverend Brad Mercer
First Peter three, beginning in verse thirteen. This is a challenge to us.
“Who is going to harm you for doing good? But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always...
We come now in our study of the epistle of 1 John to chapter 2, and we’ll be looking at verses 15 through 17. Let's come to the Lord together in prayer before we look at this passage.
Lord, we find ourselves on our knees, a needy people. We find ourselves disappointed. We find ourselves hurting. We find ourselves full of experiences of joy. We find...