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Jesus, the Greater Moses

Jesus closes Matthew 11 by drawing to a head the running theme of chapters 2 – 11: Jesus is the greater Moses....

Jesus, the Greater Moses
posted on: Jan 15, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

Cutting through crime statistics.

Here is a very interesting video on crime statistics and their use by politicians and media in the current frenzy...

Cutting through crime statistics.
posted on: Jan 5, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

My favorite “Wayfaring Stranger”

Of all the versions I have heard of “Wayfaring Stranger,” this is my favorite. This is Tennessee Ernie...

My favorite “Wayfaring Stranger”
posted on: Jan 1, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

Obama to America: “You Face the Music and I’ll Dance.”

On this New Years Eve, with a bad economy, $16 trillion in debt, and the Fiscal Cliff less the 24 hours away, what...

Obama to America: “You Face the Music and I’ll Dance.”
posted on: Dec 31, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Embracing God’s sovereignty

Do you believe the promise of Romans 8.28, that God works all things together for good to those who love Him? If so,...

Embracing God’s sovereignty
posted on: Dec 21, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Sometimes it takes a tragedy to know what we know.

Thoughts on the Sandy Hook Elementary School slaughter. “He has put eternity in their hearts . . . .”...

Sometimes it takes a tragedy to know what we know.
posted on: Dec 18, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Verses for the families of the fallen children, and all who grieve with the...

Verses for the families of the fallen children, and all who grieve with them: Psalm 36 — An oracle within my heart...

Verses for the families of the fallen children, and all who grieve with them.
posted on: Dec 15, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

A Christian Reassessment

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 The election is over, and the political reassessments are well under way. They will...

A Christian Reassessment
posted on: Dec 14, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

When man is small and God is big . . .

“When man is small and God is big, man is free. When God is small and man is big, tyranny is on its way.”...

When man is small and God is big . . .
posted on: Dec 5, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Christ Hymns and the early Church.

One of the things we know about the early Christians is that singing Christ Hymns was integral to the liturgy and...

Christ Hymns and the early Church.
posted on: Dec 1, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Heaven and Hell

Entrance to heaven or hell is not a departure from the path you have been on but an arrival at the destination toward...

Heaven and Hell
posted on: Nov 28, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Overcoming objections on judgment

This is the 9th sermon on Evangelism, and it addresses the topic of Overcoming Objections Concerning Judgment. “Why...

Overcoming objections on judgment
posted on: Nov 27, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Liberty U. lives to fight another day on ObamaCare

The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday breathed life into Liberty University’s law suit challenging the...

Liberty U. lives to fight another day on ObamaCare
posted on: Nov 27, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

What is Thanksgiving, and how did it start?

Thanksgiving began as both a religious and national holiday back when the separation of church and state meant that...

What is Thanksgiving, and how did it start?
posted on: Nov 22, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Hell and freedom.

We like to believe our choices are significant and even to say that they have consequences, which is another way of...

Hell and freedom.
posted on: Nov 21, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Here’s our problem!

You think it’s the politicians? It’s the people who vote for them! The funniest, and saddest, thing about...

Here’s our problem!
posted on: Oct 23, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Countering Challenges – part 2 (2Cor 10.4-5)

Evangelism Sermon 6 – Countering Challenges and Overcoming Objections – part 2 (2Cor 10.4-5) Podcast:...

Countering Challenges – part 2 (2Cor 10.4-5)
posted on: Oct 22, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

False ideas

False ideas are the greatest obstacles to the reception of the gospel.  We may preach with all the fervor of a...

False ideas
posted on: Oct 19, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Jargon, not argument.

Screwtape to Wormwood: Your man has been accustomed, ever since he was a boy, to having a dozen incompatible...

Jargon, not argument.
posted on: Oct 16, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Countering Challenges and Overcoming Objections (1Pet 3.15-16)

Evangelism Sermon 5 – Countering Challenges and Overcoming Objections (1Pet 3.15-16) Podcast: Play in new...

Countering Challenges and Overcoming Objections (1Pet 3.15-16)
posted on: Oct 9, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Be Reconciled to God – part 2 (2Cor 5.18-21)

Evangelism Sermon 4 – Be Reconciled to God – part 2 (2Cor 5.18-21) Podcast: Play in new window | Download...

Be Reconciled to God – part 2 (2Cor 5.18-21)
posted on: Sep 30, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

The nature of unbelief.

I had motive for not wanting the world to have a meaning; consequently I assumed that it had none, and was able...

The nature of unbelief.
posted on: Sep 28, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

The Plea of the Gospel: Be Reconciled to God (2Cor 5.18-20)

Evangelism Sermon 3 – The Plea of the Gospel: Be Reconciled to God (2Cor 5.18-20) Podcast: Play in new window |...

The Plea of the Gospel: Be Reconciled to God (2Cor 5.18-20)
posted on: Sep 24, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

The Gospel Message to a Lost World (Acts 17.16-34)

Evangelism Sermon 2 – The Gospel Message to a Lost World (Acts 17.6-34) Podcast: Play in new window | Download...

The Gospel Message to a Lost World (Acts 17.16-34)
posted on: Sep 18, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

The Great Commission, the Gospel, and the Church (Mat 28.18-20)

Evangelism Sermon 1 – The Great Commission, the Gospel, and the Church (Mat 28.18-20) Podcast: Play in new...

The Great Commission, the Gospel, and the Church (Mat 28.18-20)
posted on: Sep 10, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

God Made Men for Glory

Toby Sumpter of Trinity Reformed Church, Moscow, Idaho, gave this excellent exhortation on glory yesterday to Knox...

posted on: Aug 23, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Janet Jackson to produce transgender documentary

Its been eight years since Janet Jackson flashed us with her right breast during the Super Bowl halftime show. Now...

Janet Jackson to produce transgender documentary
posted on: Jun 15, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Wilson book burned in Indonesia

  Hundreds of copies of Douglas Wilson’s book, “5 Cities that Ruled the World,” were burned in...

Wilson book burned in Indonesia
posted on: Jun 15, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

The psychology of Washington, D.C.

Walter Williams, Professor of Economics at George Mason University and popular commentator, published an...

The psychology of Washington, D.C.
posted on: May 29, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

“When the people find they can vote themselves money . . .”

“When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.” ...

“When the people find they can vote themselves money . . .”
posted on: May 29, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

What is Pentecost all about?

When we hear “Pentecost,” we immediately think of the giving of the Spirit. But if you said “Pentecost” to a first...

What is Pentecost all about?
posted on: May 25, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Catholic Church sues Obama administration

A dozen lawsuits were filed today in federal district courts around the country by 43 Roman Catholic institutions,...

Catholic Church sues Obama administration
posted on: May 21, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Catholic university drops student health insurance citing ObamaCare

Franciscan University, a 2000 student Catholic university in Steubenville, Ohio (40 miles west of Pittsburgh) says it...

Catholic university drops student health insurance citing ObamaCare
posted on: May 16, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Obama called “Most Biblically-Hostile U.S. President”

David Barton, founder and president of WallBuilders, called President Obama the “most biblically-hostile”...

Obama called “Most Biblically-Hostile U.S. President”
posted on: May 15, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Prayer for the Kingdom

This beautiful prayer was offered by Casey Christopher during worship today: Great God Almighty and Father in Heaven,...

Prayer for the Kingdom
posted on: May 13, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Forgiveness

At Growth Group Wednesday night, we got into an interesting discussion on what it means to forgive. One of the things...

Forgiveness
posted on: May 11, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Cardinal Dolan reacts to President Obama’s support for gay marriage

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, who serves as Archbishop of New York and President of the United States Conference of...

Cardinal Dolan reacts to President Obama’s support for gay marriage
posted on: May 10, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Pres. Obama supports gay marriage

President Obama came out in favor of gay marriage yesterday after having officially opposed it for years. He made the...

Pres. Obama supports gay marriage
posted on: May 10, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Husker’s coach faces firing calls after speaking against gay rights o...

 Nebraska football assistant coach Ron Brown is facing calls for his firing after testifying against extending an...

Husker’s coach faces firing calls after speaking against gay rights ordinance
posted on: Apr 26, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Lord’s Day prayer

We extol you, O God our Father, For you have lifted us up and have not let our enemies rejoice over us.  We cried to...

posted on: Apr 21, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Behold, Tolerance!

Jesus said you know people by their fruit (Luke 6.44-45). So sit back and watch, and as you do, ask yourself not,...

posted on: Apr 17, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

God the Blesser.

After creating, the next thing we see God doing is blessing (Gen 1.22, 28; 2.3.) This, too, is remarkable. The God...

God the Blesser.
posted on: Mar 27, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Hurricane Obamacare Hits the Supreme Court

Today is the day Hurricane Obamacare makes landfall in the U.S. Supreme Court. The case – a conglomeration of...

Hurricane Obamacare Hits the Supreme Court
posted on: Mar 26, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

God the Unselfish

The very first thing we see in Genesis is God creating (Gen 1.1-31). This of itself is remarkable. The God who needs...

God the Unselfish
posted on: Mar 26, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

The Most Important Theme of the Bible

The opening lines of Genesis are written so simply that it is tempting to jump ahead to when the story starts...

The Most Important Theme of the Bible
posted on: Mar 20, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Best Little Golf Video

This is one of the best little golf videos you will see. If you aren’t into golf, enjoy the music. If you are...

Best Little Golf Video
posted on: Mar 16, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Folly Like Fine Wine

Joash was one of those kings who began well and ended poorly. He served God for most of his days, but turned away...

Folly Like Fine Wine
posted on: Mar 15, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

What makes righteous judgement righteous?

Jesus said, “My judgment is righteous, because I do not seek my own will but the will of the Father who sent...

What makes righteous judgement righteous?
posted on: Mar 13, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Music lessons a drag?

Here is why you should keep going. Kids, now that you have watched, don’t be intimidated, be inspired. Remember...

Music lessons a drag?
posted on: Mar 9, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

Freedom and the Easy Yoke.

Working my way through Matthew, I recently preached on Jesus and the Law. One of the points I made there is that we...

Freedom and the Easy Yoke.
posted on: Mar 1, 2012 | author: Alan Burrow

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