Sermons by Douglas Kittredge

“The Conflict between the Rebellious and the Righteous”

Psalm 2 (NKJV) The Messiah’s Triumph and Kingdom 2 Why do the nations rage, And the people plot a vain thing? 2 The kings of the earth set themselves, And the rulers take counsel together, Against the Lord and against His Anointed, saying, 3 “Let us break Their bonds in pieces And cast away Their cords from us.” 4 He who sits in the heavens shall laugh; The Lord shall hold…

“Success and Failure”

Psalm 1 (NKJV) Psalms 1–41 The Way of the Righteous and the End of the Ungodly 1 Blessed is the man Who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, Nor stands in the path of sinners, Nor sits in the seat of the scornful; 2 But his delight is in the law of the Lord, And in His law he meditates day and night. 3 He…

“The Church as a Community of Counselors”

Ephesians 4:1-16 New King James Version (NKJV) Walk in Unity 4 I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you to walk worthy of the calling with which you were called, 2 with all lowliness and gentleness, with longsuffering, bearing with one another in love, 3 endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. 4 There is one body and one Spirit, just…

“Restoring Christ to Counseling”

Hebrews 4:11-16 (NKJV) The Word Discovers Our Condition 11 Let us therefore be diligent to enter that rest, lest anyone fall according to the same example of disobedience. 12 For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the…

“Let the Children Come”

Mark 10:13-16 New King James Version (NKJV) Jesus Blesses Little Children 13 Then they brought little children to Him, that He might touch them; but the disciples rebuked those who brought them. 14 But when Jesus saw it, He was greatly displeased and said to them, “Let the little children come to Me, and do not forbid them; for of such is the kingdom…

“Speaking Truth in Love” Part 1

“Speaking Truth in Love is a blueprint for communication that strengthens community in Christ. The principles outlined in this pivotal work are specific to counseling, yet extend to marriage, family, friendship, business, and the church.” “You probably speak 20,000 words a day, give or take, and each one influences those who listen. No wonder God…

“Speaking Truth in Love” Part 3

“Speaking Truth in Love is a blueprint for communication that strengthens community in Christ. The principles outlined in this pivotal work are specific to counseling, yet extend to marriage, family, friendship, business, and the church.” “You probably speak 20,000 words a day, give or take, and each one influences those who listen. No wonder God…

“Wrestling With God”

Psalm 119:137-176 (NKJV) צ TSADDE 137 Righteous are You, O Lord, And upright are Your judgments. 138 Your testimonies, which You have commanded, Are righteous and very faithful. 139 My zeal has consumed me, Because my enemies have forgotten Your words. 140 Your word is very pure; Therefore Your servant loves it. 141 I am small and despised, Yet I do not forget Your precepts. 142 Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, And Your law is truth. 143 Trouble and anguish have overtaken me,…