The Zondervan 2018 Pastor's Annual: An Idea and Resource Book

The Zondervan 2018 Pastor's Annual: An Idea and Resource Book

by T. T. Crabtree

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780310536635
Publisher: Zondervan
Publication date: 07/25/2017
Edition description: Annual
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 678,471
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

T. T. Crabtree was for many years the pastor of the First Baptist Church in Springfield, Missouri. He taught preaching and homiletics in Southern Baptist seminaries.

Table of Contents

Contributing Authors 10

Preface 11

Sermons

Jan 3 Wed The Words of Jesus Christ (Col 3:16) 13

Jan 7 Sun AM A Controlling Motive for the New Year (John 20:30-31) 15

Jan 7 Sun PM Two Character References (Ps. 1:1, 4) 18

Jan 10 Wed The Invitation Continues to Come (Matt. 4:19) 20

Jan 14 Sun AM Jesus: God's Last Word (Heb. 1:1-2) 22

Jan 14 Sun PM Sinning Man and Seeking God (Gen. 3:6) 25

Jan 17 Wed Jesus's Assumption Concerning Prayer (Matt. 6:6) 28

Jan 21 Sun AM Be About God's Business (Luke 2:49) 30

Jan 21 Sun PM Down Life's Dead-End Streets (Gen. 22:2) 33

Jan 24 Wed The Savior's Encouragement Regarding Prayer (Matt. 7:7) 36

Jan 28 Sun AM Do the Things That Are Right (Matt. 3:15) 37

Jan 28 Sun PM A Token Forever (Ex. 12:14) 40

Jan 31 Wed The Nature of Prayer (Matt. 9:37-38) 43

Feb 4 Sun AM No, Satan, I Will Not Serve You (Matt. 4:10) 46

Feb 4 Sun PM Following the Shepherd (Ps. 23:1, 6) 49

Feb 7 Wed The Necessity for Privacy (Mark 6:31) 52

Feb 11 Sun AM What Are You Looking For? (John 1:38) 54

Feb 11 Sun PM The King of Glory (Ps. 24:7-8) 57

Feb 14 Wed Have Faith in God (Mark 11:22) 59

Feb 18 Sun AM God's Time Is Always Best (John 2:4) 61

Feb 18 Sun PM When Guilt Is Gone (Ps. 32:1-2) 65

Feb 21 Wed The Golden Rule for Human Relationships (Matt. 7:12) 68

Feb 25 Sun AM Resisting Reality (Matt. 26:57) 69

Feb 25 Sun PM Let's Just Praise the Lord! (Ps. 103:1) 72

Feb 28 Wed Are You Living the Abundant Life? (John 10:10) 75

Mar 4 Sun AM Trafficking in Treachery (Matt. 26:14-16) 77

Mar 4 Sun PM The Travail and the Triumph (Isa. 53:5) 80

Mar 7 Wed As I Have Loved You (John 13:34-35) 83

Mar 11 Sun AM Dallying with Denial (Mark 14:29-31) 85

Mar 11 Sun PM God's Social Register (Isa. 55:1) 88

Mar 14 Wed The Untroubled Heart (John 1.4:1) 90

Mar 18 Sun AM Cavorting with Cowardice (Mark 15:15) 92

Mar 18 Sun PM The Night of the Lions (Dan. 6:23) 94

Mar 21 Wed Jesus Sets Us Free (John 8:36) 97

Mar 25 Sun AM Choosing with Carelessness (Matt 27:20-23) 99

Mar 25 Sun PM God's Irresistible Love (Hos. 3:4-5) 102

Mar 28 Wed What Reward Will You Receive? (Rev. 22:12) 104

Apr 1 Sun AM Witnessing the Resurrection (Matt. 28:9-10) 108

Apr 1 Sun PM The Way of Faith (Heb. 11:8-9) 111

Apr 4 Wed The Great Commission (Matt 28:19) 114

Apr 8 Sun AM You Can Conquer Disappointment (Job 2:10) 116

Apr 8 Sun PM When Faith Is Tested (Gen. 12:10: 13:7, 11) 118

Apr 11 Wed Look on the Field (John 4:35) 122

Apr 15 Sun AM You Can Conquer Doubt (1 Peter 1:3-5) 123

Apr 15 Sun PM After These Things (Gen. 15:1) 126

Apr 18 Wed Witnesses for Jesus Christ (Acts 1:8) 129

Apr 22 Sun AM You Can Conquer the Guilt of Sin by Being Born Again (John 3:3) 131

Apr 22 Sun PM A Distinct Voice but Disguised Hands (Gen. 27:22-23) 134

Apr 25 Wed Hope for Sinners (Luke 5:32) 136

Apr 29 Sun AM You Can Conquer Unhappiness (Ps. 32:1-2) 137

Apr 29 Sun PM A Vision of God (Gen. 28:16-17) 140

May 2 Wed Someone Is at the Door (Rev. 3:20) 144

May 6 Sun AM You Can Conquer Worry (Prov. 3:5-6) 146

May 6 Sun PM Face-to-Face with God (Gen. 32:30) 149

May 9 Wed The Lord's Promise to Return (John 14:3) 152

May 13 Sun AM Helping Mothers to Be Good Mothers (Prov. 31:28) 154

May 13 Sun PM Back to Bethel (Gen. 35:1) 157

May 16 Wed The Proof of Love (John 14:15) 159

May 20 Sun AM Five Great Functions of the Holy Spirit (Eph. 1:13-14) 161

May 20 Sun PM Hard Knocks and a Right Response (Gen. 37:24) 164

May 23 Wed The Promise of Spiritual Power (Arts 1:8) 166

May 27 Sun AM Guidelines for the Prevention of Divorce (Mal. 2:16) 168

May 27 Sun PM When Temptation Strikes (Gen. 39:10) 171

May 30 Wed A Word of Triumph (Rev. 1:17-18) 173

Jun 3 Sun AM The Practice of Forgiveness in Family Relations (Luke 17:3-4) 174

Jun 3 Sun PM After the Storm-the Sunshine (Gen. 41:41) 177

Jun 6 Wed Abel: The Man of Respect (Gen. 4:4) 180

Jun 10 Sun AM Who Is Responsible for Christian Home Life? (Eph. 5:21) 181

Jun 10 Sun PM All These Things Are Against Me (Gen. 42:36) 184

Jun 13 Wed Enoch: The Man Who Walked with God (Gen. 5:24) 187

Jun 17 Sun AM Helping Fathers to Be Good Fathers (Gen. 5:21) 189

Jun 17 Sun PM The Memorable Moment (Gen. 45:8) 191

Jun 20 Wed Noah: The Man Who Built the Ark (Gen. 6:8) 194

Jun 24 Sun AM Proud of the Gospel (Rom. 1:16) 195

Jun 24 Sun PM Facing the Final Enemy (1 Cor. 15:26) 198

Jun 27 Wed Abraham: The Father of a New Spiritual Race (Gen. 12:3) 201

Jul 1 Sun AM The Universal Necessity of Salvation (Rom. 3:19-20) 203

Jul 1 Sun PM The Blessed Book (2 Tim. 3:16) 207

Jul 4 Wed Jacob the Supplanter Transformed into Israel the Prince of God (Gen. 32:28) 210

Jul 8 Sun AM The Nature of God's Salvation (Rom. 3:21-22) 211

Jul 8 Sun PM God Is Alive! (Ps. 42:2) 214

Jul 11 Wed Moses: The Leader and Lawgiver of Israel (Ex. 3:10) 217

Jul 15 Sun AM Salvation by Grace through Faith Illustrated (Rom. 4:4-5) 219

Jul 15 Sun PM A Giant Step for God (John 1:14) 222

Jul 18 Wed Joshua: The Soldier of the Lord (Ex. 17:9) 225

Jul 22 Sun AM Rejoice in God (Rom. 5:11) 226

Jul 22 Sun PM The Abundant Energy Resource (John 14:12) 229

Jul 25 Wed Jethro: The Man with Sound Advice (Ex. 18:19) 231

Jul 29 Sun AM Blessings Brought by Christ (Rom. 5:18-20) 233

Jul 29 Sun PM Whatever Became of Sin? (2 Sam. 12:7) 236

Aug 1 Wed Elijah: Mighty in Prayer (James 5:17) 239

Aug 5 Sun AM The New Attitude of the Saved Person (Rom. 6:22-23) 240

Aug 5 Sun PM Born Again (John 3:7) 243

Aug 8 Wed Gideon: The Big Little Man (Judg. 6:12) 246

Aug 12 Sun AM A Person's Intense Struggle against Sin (Rom. 7:6) 247

Aug 12 Sun PM The Marvel of Being Human (Ps. 8:4-5) 250

Aug 15 Wed Isaiah: The King of the Prophets (Isa. 6:8) 253

Aug 19 Sun AM The Christian's Ultimate Triumph (Rom. 8:18) 254

Aug 19 Sun PM Satan Is Real (Eph. 6:11) 257

Aug 22 Wed Joseph: A Just Man (Matt 1:19) 260

Aug 26 Sun AM More Than Conquerors (Rom. 8:35, 37) 262

Aug 26 Sun PM One of Christ's Greatest Promises (John 14:3) 265

Aug 29 Wed Titus: A Faithful Henchman (Titus 1:4) 268

Sep 2 Sun AM Jesus Is the One You're Looking For (John 4:26) 270

Sep 2 Sun PM The Conversion of Simon Peter (John 1:40-42) 273

Sep 5 Wed Jesus as Mark Saw Him (Mark 1:1) 277

Sep 9 Sun AM Jesus Is the Way (John 14:6) 279

Sep 9 Sun PM Simon Peter's Call to the Ministry (Matt. 4:18-19) 281

Sep 12 Wed One Having Authority (Mark 1:22) 285

Sep 16 Sun AM Christ the Door (John 10:9) 286

Sep 16 Sun PM In Simon Peter's House (Mark 1:17) 289

Sep 19 Wed One Facing Attacks (Mark 2:28) 293

Sep 23 Sun AM Christ the Living Bread from Heaven (John 6:35) 294

Sep 23 Sun PM Peter's Lesson on Faith (Matt. 14:27-28) 297

Sep 26 Wed One Demanding Response (Mark 3:35) 301

Sep 30 Sun AM The Open Secret Concerning the Resurrection (John 11:25-26) 302

Sep 30 Sun PM Peter's Loyalty to Jesus (John 6:67-69) 305

Oct 3 Wed One Sharing Truth (Mark 4:1-2) 309

Oct 7 Sun AM Zacchaeus (Luke 19:6) 311

Oct 7 Sun PM The Eagle Christian (Isa. 40:31) 314

Oct 10 Wed One Conquering Fear (Mark 5:34) 317

Oct 14 Sun AM Nicodemus (John 3:3) 319

Oct 14 Sun PM Look unto the Hills (Ps. 121:1-2) 322

Oct 17 Wed One Provoking Recognition (Mark 6:2) 325

Oct 21 Sun AM A Conversion in a Ghetto (John 4:13) 327

Oct 21 Sun PM Consider the Lilies (Matt. 6:28-29) 330

Oct 24 Wed One Defining Defilement (Mark 7:6) 333

Oct 28 Sun AM The Conversion of the Jewish Scholar (Acts 22:10) 336

Oct 28 Sun PM Palm Tree Christians (Ps. 92:12) 339

Oct 31 Wed One Offering a Second Chance (Mark 8:36) 342

Nov 4 Sun AM The Faithful Steward Is Faithful in Living (1 Cor. 4:1-2) 345

Nov 4 Sun PM A Throne Was Set in Heaven (Rev. 4:2) 349

Nov 7 Wed One Possessing Power (Mark 9:1) 351

Nov 11 Sun AM The Faithful Steward Is Faithful in Giving (1 Cor. 16:2-3) 353

Nov 11 Sun PM Ephesus: Remember, Repent, and Repeat (Rev. 2:5) 358

Nov 14 Wed One Teaching Reality (Mark 10:1) 360

Nov 18 Sun AM An Imperative for Christian Stewards: Living Within Our Means (Eph. 4:28) 363

Nov 18 Sun PM Be Sure to Let Him In (Rev. 3:20) 368

Nov 21 Wed One Exercising Authority (Mark 11:33) 370

Nov 25 Sun AM Big Deal Big Barn, Big Fool (Luke 12:20) 372

Nov 25 Sun PM How Well Do You Hear? (Rev. 3:22) 377

Nov 28 Wed One Probing Man's Heart (Mark 12:30-31) 379

Dec 2 Sun AM Christmas: Star and Scepter (Num 24:17) 382

Dec 2 Sun PM Hey, That's Our Church! (James 5:13-16) 384

Dec 5 Wed One Issuing Warnings (Mark 13:37) 387

Dec 9 Sun AM Our Ultimate Ruler (John 18:37) 389

Dec 9 Sun PM When a Church Worships (John 20:19) 391

Dec 12 Wed One Pondering Death (Mark 14:1) 394

Dec 16 Sun AM The Hinge of History (Luke 2:10-11) 396

Dec 16 Sun PM When a Church Prays (Acts 4:31) 398

Dec 19 Wed One Accepting Kingship (Mark 15:2) 401

Dec 23 Sun AM Where Is He? (Matt. 2:2) 403

Dec 23 Sun PM The Night before Christmas (Luke 2:11) 405

Dec 26 Wed One Erasing Doubts (Mark 16:14) 407

Dec 30 Sun AM Is There Any Word from the Lord? (Jer. 37:17) 409

Dec 30 Sun PM Closing the Door on 2018 (Ex. 14:19-20) 411

Miscellaneous Helps

Messages on the Lord's Supper

Breaking Bread Together (I Cor. 11:20, 33-34) 415

Sitting at the Lord's Table (1 Cor. 10:21) 416

Honoring Jesus Christ (1 Cor. 11:25) 418

Messages for Children and Young People

God Has a Plan for Your Life (Matt. 26:42) 419

A Disciplined Life (1 Peter 4-1; Luke 9:23) 421

Funeral Meditations

Three Things to Remember (Ps. 103:1-2) 423

God Cares! (1 Peter 5:7) 425

In Times Like These (Ps. 46:1, 10) 427

Weddings

A Wedding Ceremony 429

A Marriage Ceremony 430

Sentence Sermonettes 433

Subject Index 435

Index of Scripture Texts 437

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