Sermons by Dr. Craig Dale

Sermons by Dr. Craig Dale

Meeting Joseph’s Brothers

SCRIPTURE REFERENCE: Genesis 37:18-36    SERMON IN A SENTENCE The only hope for guilty, hardened, and troubled sinners like you and me lies in the fact that Jesus endured the pain, suffering, and death of the cross to bring about our salvation. SERMON OUTLINE They were troubled by the truth. They were hardened by their hatred. They were guilty of causing grief.

“Coming Back From Rock Bottom”

SCRIPTURE REFERENCE: Genesis 35:1-15   SERMON IN A SENTENCE In order to reverse the slide toward—or to rebound from—rock bottom, you must rekindle your passion for the Lord, repent of that which you have allowed to take His place, and remember His promises and past faithfulness. SERMON OUTLINE Comfort Completion Correction Confirmation

The Road to Recognition

Luke 24:13-35 – Sermon Title “The Road to Recognition”, Sermon in a Sentence “Faith that Jesus was crucified and has risen from the grave turns hopelessness into hope, fear into courage, and despair into joy.”

A Crippling Victory

Sermon #11 from the Series Major Genesis Part Three: (Genesis 32:22-32): Title: “A CRIPPLING VICTORY”, Sermon in a Sentence: “God will bring us to the end of ourselves so that He can bless us and change us as we cling to Him in humility and repentance.”

Faith That Overcomes Fear

Sermon #10 from the Series Major Genesis Part Three: (Genesis 31:1-21): Title: “Faith That Overcomes Fear”, Sermon in a Sentence: “Faith demands that when trouble comes, we not be overwhelmed with fear by forgetting the One who keeps His promises to us because of His grace—not our merit.”

Returning Home

Sermon #9 from the Series Major Genesis Part Three: (Genesis 30:25-31:55): Title: “RETURNING HOME”, Sermon in a Sentence: “God proves that He alone is the one true living God by graciously keeping His promises to provide for and protect His children.”

Desperate Housewives

SCRIPTURE REFERENCE: Genesis 29:31-30:24  SERMON IN A SENTENCE When we find ourselves in desperate situations, it is often to remind us that there is only One to whom we can turn for help – the Lord.  SERMON OUTLINE Rachel turned to her spouse. Rachel turned to her surrogate. Rachel turned to her superstitions. Rachel turned to her Savior.

Providence, Discipline, and Sovereignty

Sermon #7 from the Series Major Genesis Part Three: (Genesis 29:1-35): Title: “Providence, Discipline, and Sovereignty”, Sermon in a Sentence: “God fulfills His promises through His providential grace, His sanctifying discipline, and His selection of the rejected.”

From Failure to Faith

Sermon #6 from the Series Major Genesis Part Three: (Genesis 28:1-22): Title: “From Failure to Faith”, Sermon in a Sentence: “Faith in God’s promised protection and continual presence should produce worshipful devotion and bring comfort to those feeling forsaken.”

God’s Way vs. Our Way

Sermon #5 from the Series Major Genesis Part Three: (Genesis 26:34-27:46): Title: “God’s Way vs. Our Way”, Sermon in a Sentence: “Though undeserved and opposed by the world, God’s blessing and abiding presence should cause us to live worshipful, faith-filled lives for His glory – a testimony to the watching world.”

Of Wells and Blessings

Sermon #4 from the Series Major Genesis Part Three: (Genesis 26:12-33): Title: “Of Wells and Blessings”, Sermon in a Sentence: “Though undeserved and opposed by the world, God’s blessing and abiding presence should cause us to live worshipful, faith-filled lives for His glory – a testimony to the watching world.”

Like Father, Like Son

Sermon #3 from the Series Major Genesis Part Three: The Story That Explains Our Stories (Genesis 26:1-11): Title: “Like Father, Like Son”, Sermon in a Sentence: “Rather than allowing adversity to cause us to cower in fear and make a mockery of our faith, we should instead walk in fearless obedience, trusting fully in God’s promises.”

Grace, Grace, God’s Grace

Sermon #2 from the Series Major Genesis Part Three: The Story That Explains Our Stories (Genesis 25:19-34): Title: “GRACE, GRACE, GOD’S GRACE”, Sermon in a Sentence: “By His sovereign grace, God will fulfill His promise and redeem sinners whose faith is in Him.”

Passing the Baton

Sermon #1 from the series: Genesis Part Three: The Story That Explains Our Stories. Genesis 24:1-9; 25:5-11. Sermon in a sentence: God’s faithfulness to His promises demands that we live lives of faith and obedience while relying on Him and resting in the hope He gives.

The Unsanitized Christmas Story

Series Christmas 2018 (Matthew 2:13-23): Title: “The Unsanitized Christmas Story”, Sermon in a Sentence: “The unsanitized story of Christmas tells us that Jesus entered our world of evil and chaos in order to defeat our greatest enemy and redeem us from our sin.”

The Wise Still Seek Him

Christmas 2018 Matthew 2:1-12 – Sermon in a Sentence: Wise men and women will respond to God’s revelation of Christ by seeking and worshiping Him.