Sermons by Robert Prater (Page 3)

The Authority To Forgive

This is a continuation of Robert’s sermon series looking at some of the miracles in Mathew. We’ll see what we can learn from Matthew 9:1-8 about the remarkable healing of the paralytic in Capernaum. This story shows us the greatest need we have and Jesus shows us He has the ability to fulfill that need.

Calming the Storm

The Christian’s life is not always smooth sailing. Sometimes we encounter storms. Are you in the middle of a storm in your life? This sermon is a continuation of Robert’s sermon series looking at some of the miracles in Mathew. We’ll see what we can learn from Matthew 8:23-27 where Jesus miraculously stops the storm.

Amazing Faith

In this sermon, Robert continues his series of lessons looking at some of the miracles in the Gospel of Matthew. These miracles set forth proofs that Jesus is the Son of God through His Divine power. This lesson is titled “Amazing Faith,” from the account in Matthew 8:5-13 where a Roman centurion surrenders to the authority of Jesus […]

The Healing Powers of Jesus

The miracles of healing of Jesus gave proof that He was the Son of God, the promised Messiah. But His miracles of healing also taught great spiritual lessons. Similar to parables, these miracles were earthy examples that pictured an even greater spiritual work of healing- the healing of the soul! This sermon looks at the healing of […]

Churches in the Shape of Scripture (Part 13)

This is the final sermon in the “Churches in the Shape of Scripture” series. In the last lesson we left off stating that we believe God has called men to lead in the worship assembly to serve as a visual expression of His will for male spiritual leadership in the church. This lesson focuses on Paul’s […]

Churches in the Shape of Scripture (Part 12)

This sermon is a continuation of our special sermon series titled “Churches in the Shape of Scripture.” Is our practice of male leadership in our assemblies an out-of-date, sexist, chauvinistic mindset? Does the New Testament really teach what we practice? In this lesson we’ll look at the bigger picture of what the Bible says about men […]

Churches in the Shape of Scripture (Part 11)

This is the second part of last week’s sermon called “Musical Praise in the Assembly”, which looks at what is probably the most obvious difference between us and many of our Bible believing friends. We’re talking about why we in churches of Christ in our worship assemblies practice vocal only praise. We’ll begin by walking through the […]

Churches in the Shape of Scripture (Part 10)

This sermon titled “Musical Praise in the Assembly” looks at what is probably the most obvious difference between us and many of our Bible believing friends. We’re talking about why we in churches of Christ in our worship assemblies practice vocal only praise. We’ll begin by walking through the Bible to see how we and […]