Sermons by Douglas Kittredge

“Turning the Page for the New Year”

The daily monitoring of the COVID 19 virus and the strain of a presidential election made for a trying and troublesome year. The hope of most Americans is that 2021 will turn the page resulting in a more “normal” daily life. But the future is determined by knowing in whom your identity is. Confusion about who I am results in confusion, perplexity, and aimlessness in approaching the future. Who am I? Our government increasingly views your identity as dependent on societal structures and cultural assumption not by individual decisions, hopes, and dreams. God determines who I am and He gives individual vision for the New Year and beyond. The cultural elites discourage personal hope by seeing everyone as a political class.

“A Clear Conscience: The Source of Genuine Happiness”

Psalm 32 New King James Version (NKJV) The Joy of Forgiveness A Psalm of David. A Contemplation. 32 Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, Whose sin is covered. 2 Blessed is the man to whom the Lord does not impute iniquity, And in whose spirit there is no deceit. 3 When I kept silent, my bones grew old Through my groaning all the day long. 4 For day and night Your hand was heavy upon me;…

“Joy in the Midst of Affliction”

2 Corinthians 8:1-9 (NKJV) Excel in Giving 8 Moreover, brethren, we make known to you the grace of God bestowed on the churches of Macedonia: 2 that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded in the riches of their liberality. 3 For I bear witness that according to their ability, yes, and beyond their ability, they were freely willing, 4 imploring…

“Let the Earth Be Filled with His Glory”

Psalm 72 (NKJV) Glory and Universality of the Messiah’s Reign A Psalm of Solomon. 72 Give the king Your judgments, O God, And Your righteousness to the king’s Son. 2 He will judge Your people with righteousness, And Your poor with justice. 3 The mountains will bring peace to the people, And the little hills, by righteousness. 4 He will bring…

“Joy in the Journey”

Psalm 120-122 (NKJV) Plea for Relief from Bitter Foes A Song of Ascents. 120 In my distress I cried to the Lord, And He heard me. 2 Deliver my soul, O Lord, from lying lips And from a deceitful tongue. 3 What shall be given to you, Or what shall be done to you, You false tongue? 4 Sharp arrows of the warrior, With…

“The High Priestly Ministry of Jesus Christ”

Psalm 110 New King James Version (NKJV) Announcement of the Messiah’s Reign A Psalm of David. 110 The Lord said to my Lord, “Sit at My right hand, Till I make Your enemies Your footstool.” 2 The Lord shall send the rod of Your strength out of Zion. Rule in the midst of Your enemies! 3 Your people shall be volunteers In the day of Your power;…