Monthly Archives: July 2000


1 Samuel 16:1-13

Download sermon 1 Samuel 16:1-13 Text Comment We now begin a new section of the Samuel history.  Saul is still the king and we will hear of him, but David steps to the fore as the hero of the account.  Saul enters the picture only as he bears on the history of David’s progress, against all […]


A Southern Aphorism John 6:35-51

Audio:   Download Audio Download sermon John 6:35-51 We are in the midst of the Lord’s “Bread of Life Discourse.”  The theme of this great discourse, as we said last week, is faith in Jesus Christ.  Last Lord’s Day morning we considered from vv. 25-40 the nature of this faith, what John means when he […]


1 Samuel 15:24-35

Download sermon 1 Samuel 15:24-35 Text Comment v.24     Saul will say “I have sinned” twice in this text, again in v. 30. He will say the same thing again to David – whom he has been hunting and trying to kill – in 26:21. In no case does Saul’s confession appear to be sincere. We […]


What is Faith? John 6:25-40

Audio:   Download Audio Download sermon John 6:25-40 Text Comment In v. 59 of this chapter, we learn that this great discourse, widely known as “The Bread of Life Discourse” was delivered in the synagogue at Capernaum. John does not tell us when the transition to the synagogue took place. Perhaps between vv. 27 and […]