Category Archives: Apologetics

Longing to Believe: An Advent Sermon (Genesis 15.1-6; Luke 1.46-55)

Existentialist Jean-Paul Satre may have been speaking for many in today’s world, when he wrote about the human being possessing a desire to be satisfied and fulfilled, but nothing in this world being able to fill the bill. So we … Continue reading

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Great Time in Cambridge!

We have had absolutely sensational weather as we gathered for this International Congress on Preaching. David Jeremiah, N.T. Wright, Alistair McGrath, David Jeremiah, Lesslie Holmes, John Huffman, Robert Smith, David Jackman, Dave Stone and many others, including me, have been … Continue reading

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Congress on Preaching Ends

Today the International Congress on Preaching adjourned with the preaching of The Rev. Dr. J. Alfred Smith of Oakland, California delivering a stirring messages on “A Changeless Christ for a Changing Culture.” Based on Hebrews 12.8, “Jesus Christ is the … Continue reading

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The Shocking Truth about the Resurrection of Jesus Christ

An Easter Message from Mark 15.37-47; 16A Sermon by Dr. Michael A. Milton, Senior MinisterThe First Presbyterian Church, Chattanooga, TNOriginally Preached on: Easter Sunday, April 7, 2007 Introduction to the Reading There is a story about I read about a … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Faith from a Garden in March

“One generation will commend your works to another; they will tell of your mighty acts.” (Psalm 145.4 NIV) For a gardener, like myself, March is an in-between month. The dried, gray-brown stalks on the oak leaf hydrangea, left over from … Continue reading

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Is There Not a Cause? World War One, Easy Believism, and the Kingdom of God

“And David said, What have I now done? Is there not a cause?” (1 Samuel 17.29 ESV) The last combat veteran on record from World War I died recently. Cpl. Howard V. Ramsey died in his sleep on February 22 … Continue reading

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Instant Sea-Monkeys, Affliction and Discipleship

I talked Sunday (in an introduction to a sermon preached last Sunday) about ads in comic books. There was another one. You could send off for instant sea monkeys. Just drop them into water and then, “Voilà!” You have an … Continue reading

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