Find sermons for any book of the Bible with volume 1 of John G. Butler’s Sermon Starters. This volume contains 100 sermons from the Old Testament, and 100 sermons from the Old. Volume 1 includes material from all 66 books of the Bible.
“The effect of the sin. Sin does not make us want to be around God. The cause behind the anti-God attitude in our society is sin. You cannot tolerate abortion, homosexualism, gambling, and other sins and still desire to be in God’s presence. If you are starting to miss church, your daily devotions etc. you probably have a sin problem.” (Page 11)
“The comparison of his attitude. Cain and Moses were a contrast in their attitude about God’s presence. Cain did not want God’s presence but Moses did not want to go anywhere without it (Exodus 33:15).” (Page 11)
“Being behind Lot meant she could could sin easily. Some places make it easier to sin than other places. First, she could look without being seen. If it appears we can sin without being caught it encourages us to sin. Second, she could look without being scolded. Without being seen she would not be scolded or preached at by anyone, and Third. she could look without being stopped. Being behind meant that no one would try to stop her. However, we can thank God for any circumstance that hinder our sinning.” (Page 12)
“The reason many of our churches do not do much for the Lord is because the people lack zeal for God’s work do not have much faith.” (Page 27)
“It is not a sin to be comfortable, but if your situation is becoming uncomfortable, God may be stirring you up in order to help you grow spiritually and to do something for him.” (Page 29)
John Butler was Baptist ministry for over fifty years. He attended both Tennessee Temple University and Cedarville University. Originally from Iowa, Butler served as a pastor for over 35 years with congregations in Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, and Iowa. He is a veteran of the United States Navy.